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RATINGS: 194   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 42   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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People’s Porter aged in 20 year old bourbon barrels. this gold medal winning robust porter has a dark, ruby hue, and complex chocolate, caramel, and toffee notes. The bourbon barrels add a vanilla, bourbon character that is unmistakable. We hope you enjoy.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
egg (86) - USA - FEB 21, 2014
Bomber on 2/21/14. Pours dark not-quite-black with a thick off white head. Aroma is amazing. Bourbon, oak, vanilla, chocolate. Taste is slightly sour, fruity upfront followed by nice chocolate, caramel, vanilla that stays for a bit then ends with some burnt notes. Body is a little thin, dry. Overall a great beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
devman171 (985) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - FEB 20, 2014
Bottle pours brownish black. Aroma is light oaky bourbon with coffee roast. Taste is smooth sweet roast and booze, not too intense, good for the price ~ 7$ a bomber

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheBeerGod (5284) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - FEB 15, 2014
Bottle. Black pour with a tall, creamy tan head. Label shows ABV as 5.8%. Aroma is bourbon notes, vanilla, roasted malt, dark chocolate and oak. Taste is strong roasted malt and vanilla, light toasted coconut, bourbon notes, oak, dark chocolate and burnt caramel. Body is medium with a light, creamy carbonation. Finishes with more vanilla, roasted malt, chocolate, caramel notes, softer oak and hints of dark fruit.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Advocate_Ames (438) - Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 1, 2014
Pours very dark with a moderate, defined, and sticky foam head. The aroma is bourbon driven, oak, vanilla, dark roasted and sweet malts, butter toffee, molasses, with an earthy yet floral character. In tasting I picked on roasted sweet malts, moderate sweet bourbon, bitterness, mild bitter chocolate, vanilla, and a mild sugar sweetener. The finish had a nice dryness, with a malty, soft booze, and bitter sweet taste. Overall this was a nicely done beverage with a bitter kick and worth a glass.

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Dogbones (116) - North Carolina, USA - JAN 29, 2014
Bottle to glass. Beautifully done beer. Pours DARk brown with a nice cream head. Smells of malty scotch. Amazing! Tasty enough that I bought a keg for my house on the last batch! Bourbon strong on taste. Love this!!!

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Nikiel (878) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 26, 2014
Bottle from jay with Jake. Pours dark brown with frothy tan foam. Smells strongly of bourbon with hints of sweet vanilla. Tastes thin of bourbon, smoked meat and is surprisingly buttery.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dfonorow (1512) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 26, 2014
Bottle share at Hampton Inn pre-DLD party. Pour is dark brown with an off-white head. Some additional aroma of bourbon, wood, and vanilla. But besides that it is a basic porter - roast, licorice, chocolate, booze.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Jesse_Beerman (5) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - JAN 19, 2014 does not count
On Tap at 80/20 Burger Bar in Norfolk, VA. Very nice chocolate and vanilla notes, coffee and espresso are lighter than the normal People’s Porter. Nice notes from the barrel aging, not too boozy like some BA beers are, I’m sure it helps that the barrels used by Foothills are Pappy Van Winkle and Buffalo Trace barrels. Overall a very fine beer, absolutely a must try!!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
KajII (783) - Macon, North Carolina, USA - JAN 15, 2014
22oz Bottle. The pour was a very dark thick brown, almost black in color with a huge (3-4 finger) light brown fluffy head that lasted throughout with awesome thick pillowy sheets of lacing.

The aroma was bold and enticing of a dark roasted bread malt and a moderate dose of a leathery yeast with notes of molasses, dark chocolate, coffee, vanilla, oak cask, a mild hint of dark fruit and a light bourbon scent.

The taste was bitter sweet and a tad malty with a touch of chocolate, molasses and a light fruitiness early on, becoming slightly bitterer and very smooth with a large dose of coffee creeping in with a mild cask presence and a slight alcohol presence towards the finish. The flavor lasted a nice long time after the swallow with a Chocó-coffee maltiness giving way to a soothing bourbon alcohol warming sensation.

Mouthfeel was well past medium in body with a dry, creamy texture and a medium carbonation.

Overall this is one fine tasting brew. It has everything working in unison together allowing for an incredible drinking experience... www.facebook.com/KAJIIsBeerReviews

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
harrymel (1503) - Spokane, Washington, USA - DEC 12, 2013
People’s BBL Aged Porter, From label: "People’s Porter aged in 20 year old bourbon barrels." Bottled: unk (presumably latest vintage/edition) Pours black with a solid sheet of tan foam. Nose bursts out the gate sweet, vanilla, butterscotch, bourbon, more butterscotch and praline - really exquisite nose here for my impressions. Flavor carries some cocoa, graham, bits of coffee, oak and raisin. A well balanced and integrated brew. I’m happy with this for certain. Medium on thin bodied with a reserved carbonation - a little let down with the viscosity. Overall, a great brew. I’m consistently impressed with Foothill’s ability to barrel age their brews. I do not believe their are too many breweries above their capacity to barrel age a beer, and I think it has to do with their choice in barrels, honestly. The barrels are always highlighted to complement the beer, not overwhelm or whisper into the beer. Serving type: bottle 06-01-2012


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