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RATINGS: 189   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 363   ABV: 12.1%
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Sour porter blend aged in bourbon barrels.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cirrhosis (1192) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 2, 2013
Brown body with a thin film.... thanks jeff. Sour aroma... so very sour. Taste is so sour cherry with a massive sweetness. Grape juice...... and wood. Better then i say.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mora2000 (5527) - McKinney, Texas, USA - JAN 30, 2013
Dark brown with tan head. The aroma has a lot of tart dark fruit and a bit of funk. The flavor is a lot more complex. I get a lot of chocolate and tart dark fruit notes, as well as some roasted malt and vanilla. As the beer warms I start to get a lot more bourbon and oak notes. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation. A great sour.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nuplastikk (4268) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 3, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 4, 2013 750ml bottle courtesy of CaptainCougar. Really nice merge between a sour and a big bourbon beer. Sweet huge brown ale, but completely balanced by the sour tones. Dark orange brown body. The sour starts to eat away at other flavors Excellent beer.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dedollewaitor (13677) - Odense, DENMARK - DEC 31, 2012
Bottle. Trade with Hallingsen. Thanks. Pours dark Brown with a off White head. Tart and oaky nose. Wood, Roast, vanilla, coffee and berries. Mild tartness. Well balanced indeed. Nice

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mcberko (5919) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 15, 2012
750mL bottle, courtesy of bvc (thanks Brandon), pours a deep murky dark amber brown with a small tan head. Aroma is very complex, full of oak barrels, dark fruits, maybe some bourbon barrels, no hint of the spices – very deep and complex, characterized by red wine oak barrel complexity. Flavour is remarkably complex, with dates on top, loads of woody oak barrels, mildly tart fruits, a slight hint of bourbon, and loads of other dark fruits. The tartness is not overbearing, but perfectly accented, with both the wine and bourbon barrels well situated amongst the many flavours. Lively carbonation, which brings out all the complexities perfectly. Extremely complex and delicious stuff – a highly complex sour.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Steasy66 (837) - Minnesota, USA - NOV 29, 2012
Brown with tan head. Bourbon and fruit nose. Taste is some dark fruit and toasted sugar with good tartness. Medium body and carbonation. Pretty good beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (4409) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - NOV 27, 2012
Bottle provided by CaptainCougar. Thanks! Poured a really nice brown color with a tiny tan head. Aroma was sour notes, a touch of vanilla. Flavor was vanilla oak, with some bourbon and a touch of sour notes to it. A nice melding between a sour and a bourbon barrel aged ale.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (11317) - Washington DC, USA - NOV 24, 2012
75cl bottle, thanks CaptainCougar. Cola dark-brown body with small brown head. Aroma is moderately sweet, Bourbon, some sour, vanilla, light bittersweet chocolate. Taste is moderately sweet, sour lemon, some bittersweet chocolate. Medium-full body, some stickiness, light acidity.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
CaptainCougar (7129) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - NOV 23, 2012
UPDATED: JUN 17, 2013 750ml bottle: Pours a clear deep copper amber with a spotty-lacing beige head. Has a sweet toasty malty nose with some black cherries and bourbon oak. Starts with good effervescence and toasty malty sweetness with good tart balance and bourbon complexity before a drier a bittersweet finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (9999) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 23, 2012
Bottle courtesy of CaptainCougar, thanks! Brown color, small tan head. Aroma of sour brown bread. Taste is vanilla, booze, brandy, brown bread. Decent.


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