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RATINGS: 142   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
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.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dnstone (2396) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - APR 30, 2012
Deep black in color with slight tan head. Strong whiskey notes on the aroma with some hints of roastiness underneath. Quite sweet and roasty with the vanilla whiskey strength intertwined. Really tasty! Notes: On tap at the Friendly Spot, San Antonio

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
vlan1 (218) - Austin, Texas, USA - NOV 19, 2015
Poured a inky black with a little beige foam. Nose was very reminiscent of pecan pie. Taste is brown sugar, nuts, bourbon, vanilla and a little alcohol bite. Very sweet , definitely a sipper otherwise it could be cloying. As a fan of regular 512 Pecan Porter I can say i definitely was not let down.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
HonusWagner (1872) - Florida, USA - NOV 18, 2015
Nose is vanilla, nuts, whiskey, rather pleasant. Flavors follow but the lingering whiskey flavor is a bit tacky and overwhelming. It’s still a good beer on the aroma alone but I wish the whiskey was less aggressive.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
hayduke (4123) - Eureka, California, USA - SEP 28, 2015
Sampled at the GABF 2015. Poured a dark brown color with tan head. Nose is whiskey and chocolate malts. Medium in body. So sign of the alcohol. The flavor is good balance of whiskey barrel and chocolate plus pecans. The whiskey adds a lot to the finish. Really good

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GRM (3421) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 8, 2015
Sample, brown bottle, 1 pint 9.4 ounces, at Stephen Morris’, savoured on December 12 2014; eye: black, opaque, voluminous beige head that turns into a thick sheet, light lacing; nose: whiskey, roasted barley, light coffee, light chocolate, light alcohol; mouth: whiskey, roasted barley, light coffee, light chocolate, light alcohol, finale in whiskey with presence of chocolate, full body, good carbonation, mildly sweet, lightly alcoholic texture; overall: a bit thin FRANÇAIS Échantillon, bouteille brune, 1 pinte 9,4 onces, chez Stephen Morris, savourée le 12 décembre 2014; œil : noire, opaque, abondante mousse beige qui se transforme en une bonne couverture, légère dentelle; nez : whiskey, orge torréfiée, léger café, léger chocolat, léger alcool; bouche : whiskey, orge torréfiée, léger café, chocolat, léger alcool, finale en whiskey avec présence de chocolat, corsée, bonne carbonatation, moyennement sucrée, texture légèrement alcoolique; en résumé : un peu mince

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beermack (725) - Dublin, IRELAND - JAN 25, 2015
2014 bottle. Brown with tan head. Nutty chocolate nose, little bit of barrel and whiskey. Taste gives nuts, light coffee, medium dark chocolate, mellow fruity whiskey notes. Medium mouthfeel, a little thin perhaps. Nuts and light barrel linger. Pretty decent, but I prefer the standard pecan porter if I'm honest (especially given the price point here)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pushkinwow (2343) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 20, 2015
Bottle opened up at the 2014 Ottawa End of Year Gathering. Dark brown with huge frothy mocha head that disappears fairly quickly. High carbonation, mild+ body that goes down easily, sweet, dry, vanilla, nutty (can’t say pecan but we did have a debate about pecan vs. walnut although they were subtle), oak, slightly bitter, some chocolate, light and fresh. Tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Boutip (5346) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 9, 2015
Bottle: Poured a deep black color porter with a nice light brown foamy head with good retention and good lacing. Aroma of light roasted malt notes with black chocolates with subtle pecan notes. Whiskey notes are also easily noticeable and provided a nice smooth finish to the beer. Body is a bit thinner then I was expected with great carbonation and no apparent alcohol. Very nice beer but can’t say that pecan are as apparent as I would have expected.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
talionis (6) - Pflugerville, Texas, USA - DEC 26, 2014 does not count
caramel, coffee, leather, leaves, earthy, vanilla, smoke, black, medium sweetness, full body, creamy, average carbonation, long finish, An exceptional, damn hard to find, example of a whiskey barrel aged ale. Superb with a chocolate silk cake or even a chocolate mousse.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rejtable (1924) - Ontario, CANADA - DEC 17, 2014
Really liked this. Pours dark, pitch black as a big gusher. Nose is big molasses. Flavours are very boozy, lots of sweet syrup, some nutella. Tastes big sweet, medium bitter. Oily body, light carbonation. Big beer, well done.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (11586) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 12, 2014
A deep dark porter with a thick frothy dark brown head. In aroma, bitter herbaceous chocolate, coffee grind, musty character, powdery character, interesting. In mouth, a nice bitter sweet chocolate with coffee grind, licorice notes, a bit dry, light bourbon, nice. Bottle at 2014 Ottawa Xmas gathering.

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