Bonfire Whiskey Barrel Tent Pole Porter
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RATINGS: 8   MEAN: 3.15/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.98   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
stumpyiliz (216) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - NOV 14, 2013
Aroma is lame and filled with vinegar. Taste is bland lactose followed by tart crappiness. Waste of $10.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 12, 2014

Bottle 22fl.oz.

[ As Bonfire Whiskey Barrel Tent Pole Porter ].
Clear dark red brown color with a large, frothy, good lacing, fully lasting, beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, caramel, wood, earthy notes. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and light to moderate bitter with a long duration, chocolate, roasted, sweet malt, light alcohol - whisky. Body is medium, oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20141024]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Meilby (8271) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 24, 2014
Bottle 650ml @ fonefan
Pours hazy brown with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of roasted malt, chocolate, wood, vanilla and caramel, Taste is medium sweet and medium bitter with a long slightly warm, chocolate, caramel and wood finish. Body is medium to full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (14146) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 24, 2014
Bottle, 22oz. It’s an unclear one, brown in color and with a small, beige head. The aroma has a little sourness, not of the malty side, more lemony, with roasted malts, coffee and a boozy hint. Some oak hints. It’s full-bodied and with a nice carbonation level. Roasted malts, coffee notes, chocolate, oak and something lemony in the flavor. Lasting finish with some alcohol notes and a more distinct whiskey touch than initially. Quite nice this one, although not a winner in my book. 141024

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (11899) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 24, 2014
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Clear very dark brown with a beige head. Aroma is sweet, malty, roasted malt, dark chocolate and wood. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and moderate bitter finish. 241014

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
adnielsen (9470) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - NOV 9, 2013
Bottle @ home, courtesy of arminjewell. Pours a deep brown appearance with a dark brow head. Burnt, a bit smoky dark chocolate, marshmallow, whiskey, a bit woody aroma. A bit thin, somewhat fruity, dark chocolate, very roasty, vanilla, slightly charred, a bit boozy flavor. Ok.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
arminjewell (6434) - Hastings, Minnesota, USA - NOV 9, 2013
Pour out of 22 oz bottle, dark brownish black pour with thin off white head, aroma brought notes of caramel, toffee, some slight oak, whiskey booze notes, slight chocolate, decent but a bit boozy, some ashes. Taste is a mix of slight whiskey, hints of oak, lots of dark chocolate, vanilla, roast, hints of earth, spice, slight coffee, finishing fairly bitter, dry, but a bit thin. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
notalush (5000) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 20, 2013
Draft - pours dark brown - sudsy, soapy lace - when cold, the vanilla in the base beer works pretty well with the oak and whiskey imparted by the barrel - however, as it warms, the base beer proves to lack the heft and complexity to stand up to the barrel treatment - the beer becomes thin, the wood too overpowering and bitter, and the whiskey too boozy - kind of weak, but has redeeming qualities.

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