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RATINGS: 210   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 363   ABV: 12.1%
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Sour porter blend aged in bourbon barrels.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
tderoeck (5148) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUL 1, 2012
UPDATED: JUL 4, 2012 29/VI/2012 - 75cl bottle @ De Hopduvel (Gent) - 2009 vintage (2012-666) Thanks to BoBoChamp for sharing the bottle!

Little cloudy brown beer, no head. Aroma: very pungent sourness, earthy, tobacco, red wine vinegar, bread dough (yeast), sour cherries, red currants, alcohol, little cheesy, spices, pepper, gingerbread, chillies. MF: no carbon, medium body. Taste: sweet sugary caramel in the start. soft tartness, very fruity, cherries, strawberries, red currants, tannins, lemony acidic. Aftertaste: little sweet, earthy bitterness, tobacco, some alcohol, tart red berries, overripe plums, wine must.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
BoBoChamp (5759) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUN 28, 2012
75cl, Vintage 2009, at 12.1%Vol, exclusive American brew, with dates, thx to Secret Santa!, very complex sour Porter, roasted/vinous and slightly sweet/alcoholic, not too heavy, very balanced, cloudy, small head, top class!, yet very expensive!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
corby112 (2214) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 16, 2012
Huge thanks to sideshowe for sharing! Pours a dark chocolate brown, almost black color with purplish plum edges and a 1.5 finger beige head that quickly settles into a lasting ring.  Streaks of lace left behind. Slightly spicy, vinous aroma with a decent barrel character along with dark malt, toasted oak, vinous fruit and earthy funk. Hints of vanilla and bourbon followed by grape, dark cherry and plum. Medium bodied with tight carbonation up front and a tart vinous red wine flavor along with some dry, earthy oak. Good balance of dry toasted oak, dark malt, subtle puckering acidity, vanilla and bourbon. Really complex but a bit too sweet for my liking.  Hints of toffee, vanilla, spicy bourbon, oak, chocolate and dark fruit.  Really sweet but not boozy with the abv dangerously well masked. Faint vinegar in finish but not overly acetic or solvent like.  Pretty good but I that there was more bourbon.  There’s a bit too much going, overpowering the bourbon and hurting the overall flavor.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
anders37 (17520) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 15, 2012
Bottle @ Papsø. Pours a slightly hazy dark amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity sour funkycaramel aroma. Fruity sour funky tart caramel and bourbon flavor. Has a fruity sour funky bourbon and caramel finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jesperhammer (3049) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 2, 2012
22-MAR-2012, bottle @Papsø. Unclear brown with lasting beige head. Sour nose with roast. Taste is sour porter with roast and Flemmish-like vinegar notes. Black IPA meets sour? Strange beast, but really interesting.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pinball (10925) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 22, 2012
cloudy dark amber, small light brow head. woddy sweet caramelly sweet malty, dark fruity aroma.faint wood , flavor is wine, tart, flemish sour , dark fruits, fresh fruits,

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
madsberg (10458) - Søborg, DENMARK - MAR 22, 2012
Bottled. Dark burgundy coloured. Dense light brown head. Aroma of grape, sourness, light leather, caramel. Flavour of oak, sourness, vanilla, light caramel. Medium to full bodied. Dense grapy and funky end. NIce.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 22, 2012
Bottle 75 cl. Courtesy of Masterski. Pours an opaque dark brown with a beige head. Sweet Bourbon aroma blending in amazingly well with the Flemish sour accents. Medium body, sweet woody cherry notes, tartness galore but everything is blending in wonderfully with the Bourbon. rum, brown sugars, dark fruit - you name it. Ends tart, never bitter. Amazingly complex. 220312

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dimenhetfield (2487) - , Florida, USA - MAR 4, 2012
Bottle spit amongst friends. Getting this bottle opened was an absolute nightmare. The cork broke twice forcing me to poke a hole through it and pour right through it. Lucky though none of the cork got mixed in with the beer, which amazed me. The flavor and aroma were both sour, but not over the top mixed with that funk I love. It was a decent sour but nothing crazy.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ngeunit1 (1555) - San Francisco, California, USA - FEB 21, 2012
A - Pours a dark red-brown with a thin finger of chocolate colored head. Fades fairly slow leaving behind lots of lace. S - Aroma is a mix of Bourbon, sour cherries, roasted malts, vanilla, chocolate, and oak. T - Starts off with deep roasted and slightly burnt malts with some chocolate and vanilla and some sourness. Through the middle, the cherry comes through a bit stronger and the Bourbon starts to come through with some oak. The finish is a mix of Bourbon, vanilla, oak, deep roasted malts, and sourness with a bit of booze. M - Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Smooth with a nice warming finish. D - Very dirnkable. The balance is outstanding with so many flavors going on, especially the sourness and the Bourbon flavors.


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