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Bonfire Whiskey Barrel Tent Pole Porter
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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.2/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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1.3
   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.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ratman197 (10840) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAY 11, 2015
Bomber poured a clear dark brown with a small lasting tan head. Aromas of cocoa, caramel, vanilla, coffee, light oak and a hint of whiskey. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of cocoa, roasted malt, whiskey, light oak and light vanilla with a smooth lingering cocoa finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
gunnfryd (12067) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 8, 2015
Fonefan 241014. Dark brown colour with a beige head. Aroma is sourness, roasted malt, lemon, coffee. Flavour is chocolate, roasted malt, lemon, coffee, oak, cocoa. Weird ordinary beer.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
theothermatt (275) - Lakewood, Colorado, USA - JAN 2, 2015
Tap at Bonfire. Dark pour. No lacing. Sweet vanilla aroma. Sweet, caramel and dark malts, hints of oak without much of a whiskey character. It's ok.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
zoucrew102 (790) - - DEC 27, 2014
Bomber. Roasted malt aroma slight hints of vanilla and oak. Pours very dark brown with a thin, but retentive, light brown head and very little lacing. Starts with roasted malt flavors with a bit of chocolate and vanilla. Finishes smooth with some vanilla, oak and bourbon coming through before more roasted malt covers the palate. Pretty good, but I was hoping for more whiskey flavor and the body is light-ish for a whiskey barrel porter.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (38083) - 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]

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Meilby (8948) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (14904) - 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

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rasmus40 (12901) - 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

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
adnielsen (10028) - 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.


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