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RATINGS: 149   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
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This is a bigger, bolder version of our mainstay Pecan Porter, with a richer finish. Two months on recently emptied Jack Daniels select barrels imparted a wonderful vanilla character from the oak and a pleasant amount of whiskey nose and flavor.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
burg326 (5266) - Florida, USA - OCT 25, 2012
22 ounce bottle pours a dark brown, almost black color, aromas of light pecans, roasted malt, booze, oak, light vanilla, and some light coco. flavors are the same, not much nuts in the flavor, kind of dominated by the booze taste, but all the aromas are there. Glad I finally got to try this one, a really nice beer overall that I would love to drink again.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwood04 (5260) - Connecticut, USA - OCT 21, 2014
750ml bottle in a tulip. Pours black with a lacy, beige head. Aroma of roasted malts, some pecans, some light whiskey and oak, hints of chocolate, and some dough. Flavor the same with a nice blend of everything. Average texture. A solid beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mar (5226) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 20, 2010
tap at whip-in. pitch black with a khaki head. wood, vanilla, chocolate, cream and fudge on the nose. great on the palate with flavors of chocolate, roasted malts, vanilla, wood and a light nutty finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tom10101 (5206) - Quebec, CANADA - APR 1, 2013
Bottle (750 ml). Thanks to Daniel for this one! Black with a medium diminishing brown head and some lacing. Aroma is of whiskey (not overpowering), vanilla, nuts, chocolate and roasted malt. Taste is about the same with a pleasant subtle acidic presence. Medium body. Low to medium carbonation. Superb balance. Good use of the whiskey barrels. One of the best barrel-aged porter Iíve tried so far. Nice beer!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
markwise (5168) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - NOV 1, 2012
On draft at GABF 2012. Pours a medium porter brown with an off-tan head. Nose is big whiskey, some roasted malts, some chocolate, and some oak. Flavor is big whiskey with some chocolate, some roast, and hints of vanilla and wood. Medium in body and interesting overall.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Thorpe429 (5016) - , Illinois, USA - JUN 4, 2011
Thanks go out to wagenvolks for getting this beer out my way. Shared at a recent tasting and served in a Captain Lawrence tulip. Pours a dark brown color with a thin, fizzy tan head and some sparse lacing afterward. The nose carries some brown sugar alongside a bit of intermingling chocolate and roast. Bit of a nutty character is there along with a moderate whiskey-barrel presence. The flavor isnít quite as pungent or integrated, with some oak and whiskey plus background chocolate and roast. The feel is nice--medium body that is slightly-creamy with light carbonation. Overall, definitely a pretty solid brew. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 05-25-2011

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
michael-pollack (4959) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 21, 2012
750ml Bottle: Got in trade from Errl; THANKS Chris! Aroma of malt, nuts, pecans, dust, and a hint of cocoa. No aroma of oak, whiskey, and Jack Daniels. Poured pitch black in color with a huge, creamy, dense, brown head that diminished, but lasted throughout. Opaque. Sparkling. Flavor is medium sweet and slightly bitter. Tastes of malt, vanilla, Whiskey, slight alcohol, dust, cocoa, nuts, pecans, slight Bourbon, and a hint of wood. Medium body. Slick, then dry texture. Soft to average carbonation. Light to medium sweet, slightly bitter, malt, Bourbon, Whiskey, vanilla, pecan, nut, vanilla finish is lightly chalky and dry. 8.2%ABV is completely hidden throughout.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TimE (4955) - Tokyo, JAPAN - DEC 26, 2013
Dark brown color. Sweet malty pecan pie nose. Really smooth and silky. Malty smooth mouth, fairly sweet but enjoyable. Nice. But boozy.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
presario (4903) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 26, 2013
Dark beer. Big brown head. Boozy pecan flavour. Tasty. Exotic. 2013 Christmas tasting.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
travita (4833) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 25, 2010
Bottle thanks to ericandersnavy. The smell is pecans, malts, roasty, alcohol, and good. The taste is malts, sweet, chocolate, pecans, wood, alcohol, and nice.


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