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RATINGS: 193   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 363   ABV: 12.1%
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Sour porter blend aged in bourbon barrels.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sledutah (4392) - Utah, USA - JAN 15, 2014
On tap at the Barrel House
Dark brown with a small beige and good lacing. Aroma is woody, chocolate and vanilla. Flavors of bourbon, woody, vanilla and chocolate
Nice and tasty

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Countbeer (4368) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - JUL 10, 2011
Bottle: Small tan head on top of a dark almost black colored beer. Smell sour, malts, hops, grains, sweets, yeast and wood. Taste is a well balanced mix of nice sour, malts, sticky malts, light sweet, bitter, nice fruity bitter, light spicy, wood and a hint of liquorice. A nice dark sour aftertaste. Low carbo, soft mouthfeel, full body and a light creamy texture. Great beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nuplastikk (4321) - 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.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JohnnyJ (4305) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 30, 2010
Sample at stone sour fest 2010. Dark brown pour, small off-white head. Dark fruit, very sour and tart, funk, berries, rich sweetness, dark malts, and cherry. This is excellent, one of the better ones.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
czar (4259) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 26, 2014
bottle shared by tom10101, thanks dude. pours unclear brown-reddish with a small light beige head, some retention and lacing. cacao and cherries, roasted spicy chocolate, unmistakable bourbon - loads of it, even tannic, grass, pepper, other spices. surprisingly not too boozy with a moderate sweetness. light to medium acidity - few balsamic notes and an overall nice acidity complexity. moderate carbonation, medium body - oily, grassy-spicy astringent finish. just a tad roastiness missing for it to taste more like a porter in my sense, but eh, it’s a quite nice offering!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
boFNjackson (4124) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 1, 2009
UPDATED: AUG 5, 2009 Tap @ AnniBrew 2 Barrel Aged Beer Festival... Poured dark brown with a tan head. Sour, sugary aroma. Flavors of tangy plums and grape-like wine characters. A little tart, but not overly puckering. A fruity, rind bitterness in the finish ending with a roasted, malt sweetness.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
emacgee (4000) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - NOV 27, 2013
Finally popped this ’09. Has held up nicely. Clean rich garnet brown with a thin fizzy tan head. Big nose, dark fruits and some alcohol show with a noticeable acidity and touch of spice. A lot going on in the flavor, booze shows and the acidity is upfront with rich dark fruit tones on the finish. Medium bodied and warm on the way down

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dmac (3983) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - DEC 9, 2010
Bottle shared at Paul’s Thanksgiving weekend bash. Poured a dirty muddy water brown body with a smaller fizzy head. Aroma is just plain sour with some chocolate and citrus notes. Much fuller bodied then I was expecting considering this is a sour and rather strong carbonation to boot. Overall the flavor is just sour with underlying choclate notes. Overall it’s interesting but sour chocolate is just plain odd.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DutchDrebus (3956) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - JUL 18, 2011
Black with some nice redness shining through. S: Gueuze, wine. T: Sour wine, cork. P: Warming.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
drewbeerme (3879) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 2, 2011
bottle. thanks to kan. pours dark brown with off white head. nose of raisin, vanilla, nail polish, and vinegar. flavors of sweet dates, vinegar, hints of bourbon.


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