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BridgePort Bourbon Barrel Old Knucklehead

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RATINGS: 115   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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10% ABV (per bottle label - No. 12 bottling)


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Sarlacc83 (1414) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 24, 2015
Bottle from Belmont a while ago as a cellar release. No. 012 from 2008. A: Mahogany body that is near to black. Creme color head. Lacing. N: Oak, bourbon, peppercorn, oxidation, toffee, more oxidation. Cedar. T: Sweet and bitter. Definitely oxidized but not grossly so. (Getting there) M: Medium body, no alcohol, prickly carbonation. O: Well, this one wasn’t meant to go the distance. Would prefer it fresh or....maybe with 2 years on it.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DrinkyCrow (99) - 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 (167) - - SEP 15, 2014
UPDATED: OCT 2, 2014 (Tap) 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 (263) - 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 (736) - 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 (9539) - 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 (7103) - 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 (5028) - 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.


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