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DC Brau Barrel Aged Penn Quarter Porter (Catoctin Creek Rye Whiskey)

DC Brau Barrel Aged Penn Quarter Porter (Catoctin Creek Rye Whiskey)
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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 3.61/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Matured w/ Wormwood & Chicory Root in Oak Barrels Previously used to Age Catoctin Creek Rye Whiskey


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
douglas88 (6015) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 2, 2014
On tap at Meridian Pint. Pours a pitch black color with a small white head. A big sweet smoky whiskey nose, some roasted malts. The flavor is ash, roast, dark chocolates, some heat, smoke. Very nice.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopscotch (9158) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - APR 19, 2014
Bottle... Pours black with a small creamy, khaki head. The aroma is nutty and chocolaty with a light note of leather and a hint of lactic acid. Medium-bodied with fizzy and prickly carbonation. This bottle of beer is way infected, but the acidity is clean and fairly sharp. The base beer’s nuttiness and chocolatiness along with the spicy, boozy and toasty notes acquired from time spent in the rye whiskey barrel are merely interesting nuances at this point. Finishes crisp, tangy and roasty with a light kiss of caramel. I’d love to try an uninfected bottle at some point.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nocturne (784) - Cheshire, ENGLAND - OCT 19, 2013
650ml bottle. Viscous black pour with a head that recedes very rapidly. Nice aroma out of the bottle displaying whiskey, oak, toffee, campfire. Tastes of toffee, BBQ sauce, hint of dark fruit and very oaky. Oily mouthfeel. Just doesn’t quite have the correct balance. Think I preferred the regular version.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tcane7 (1663) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 11, 2013
Bottle with Ray. Pours black with dense mocha head and thick lace. Nose of roasted malt, cherry, chocolate, espresso. Tart, not sure if this was an accident but its tasty

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mora2000 (5695) - McKinney, Texas, USA - JUN 23, 2013
(Bottle shared by someone at bu11zeye’s tasting, but it wasn’t me.) Black pour with a tan head. The aroma has some oak, chocolate and roasted malt notes. The flavor is similar. I get a lot of watery chocolate notes as well as some dry oak notes and a bit of whiskey. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (11942) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUN 3, 2013
(22oz bottle, courtesy of Mora2000) Pours a black body with a small brown head. Aroma of chocolate, oak, vanilla, whiskey, nuts, and roasted malt. Flavor of oak, chocolate, dark fruit, vanilla, wormwood, whiskey, light roasted malt, and caramel.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
thirdeye11 (5544) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 23, 2013
(22oz bomber thanks to mora2000) deep espresso, lasting creamy dark tan head. Nose is brett, cherry cough syrup, infected. taste of brett, cherry cough syrup, artificial flavors, highly infected, not my favorite.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kraddel (3113) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - APR 30, 2013
tasted side by side with the non-BA , thanx to travlr, at rampkrot. smell is sweet, sharp carbo. some sour touch, very diffrent from the non-ba, in a taste i would call whiskey ( maybe i do need to taste whiskey once? ) a bit dry .

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tderoeck (4684) - Gent, BELGIUM - APR 25, 2013
22/IV/13 - 1Pt. 6Fl. Oz. bottle @ Rampkrot (Deurne) - bottled: n/a (2013-357) Thanks to Travlr for sharing the bottle!

Clear very dark brown to black beer, creamy beige to brown head, little stable, non adhesive. Aroma: dusty, bit sour, chemical, rubbery, caramel, Play Dough. MF: lots of carbon, medium body. Taste: very sour start, cranberries, red wine vinegar, lemony, more sourness, bitter as well. Aftertaste: very sour, cranberries, dry, tannins, woody touch. Seriously, what’s up with this?

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BoBoChamp (5443) - Gent, BELGIUM - APR 23, 2013
65cl, Vintage 2012, as Oaked Penn Quarter Porter, new exclusive American brew, thx to Travler!, complex Porter, roasted/woody and slightly vinous/malty, balanced, hazy, nearly no head, good brew


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