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BridgePort Bourbon Barrel Old Knucklehead

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RATINGS: 114   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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10% ABV (per bottle label - No. 12 bottling)


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DrinkyCrow (10) - Washington, USA - SEP 21, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 26, 2014 Very nice aroma. Bourbon flavor not overpowering. Well above-average barley wine.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
smallfry (18) - - SEP 15, 2014
A wonderful barley wine. Great bourbon flavor and wonderful aroma. Great sipping beer!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerandhockey8 (230) - Three Forks, Montana, USA - MAY 5, 2014
From 22oz bottle to shaker. Pour is a deep copper color with a thin white head. Nose is malty, alcohol, figs, banana. Taste is medium bodied, sour with some sweet parts as well. Finishes crisp. I'm not too seasoned with barley wines, however I figure this one is an ok one by standard. Excited I get to know this genre a little more ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TizzleJizzle (621) - Garland, Texas, USA - APR 10, 2014
On tap at the Bluebonnet Brew-off. Poured a clear dark amber with a cream top. Taste of oak, bourbon, vanilla esters, and sweet caramel malts. Medium carbonation, Thick body. Wow, this brew is the damn good!

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Frahmo (316) - Idaho, USA - MAR 17, 2014
Nice amber brown with an off white head. Slight caramel aroma that was also detected on the tongue. Malty throughout with a sharp bitter woody finish. Not as smooth as most barleywines

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Roadmilt (2) - Honolulu, Hawaii, USA - NOV 26, 2013 does not count
Very good barley wine. Really amazing on Tap. A must drink @ Bridgeport brewery in Portland during happy hour. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
crossovert (7443) - Illinois, USA - JAN 12, 2013
A sweet, sweet barleywine that mainly has notes of those process brach’s caramels.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (5483) - Ohio, USA - MAY 27, 2012
22 oz. bottle. Pours a deep amber/copper color with a medium plus sized beige head. The aroma has sweet caramel malts, bourbon, vanilla, wood and a slight tart character. The flavor is decent overall; caramel, bourbon, vanilla and wood with hints of dark fruits. The bitterness was a little more than I would like at the back.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JK (4476) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - APR 27, 2012
Well balanced. Sweet caramel, and very light bourbon, which is the way I like it. Sweet aroma.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JCB (3999) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAR 12, 2012
Boy, this one’s been sitting in the cellar for a wicked long time. I forgot it was there and when discovering it figured it wasn’t going to get any better. Medium copper pour, some carbonation remaining, although it tends to look a bit flat and grumpy. Evident tartness in the nose made me think wrong things. But surprisingly, the flavors are neither infected nor especially over the hill. Moderate wood and bourbon in there to complement what was at least at one point a boisterous West Coast BW. Malty and faded but still decent.


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