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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.


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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hoerr (4) - North Charleston, South Carolina, USA - FEB 16, 2013
Big bourbon up front actually calms into the porter chocolates and mild coffee. Seems like the bourbon is going to be over-powering on the nose but it's actually very well balanced. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chinchill (1957) - South Carolina, USA - OCT 21, 2014
22oz bottle served in a Belgian snifter. Pours dark brown and sits near black and opaque in the glass. Large frothy head is semi-durable and leaves a fairly full coat of lacing on the glass. Appealing aroma features BBL, dark roasted grains, and dark fruits. Flavor: BBL and fainter dark bread and a hint of vanilla. Too much bourbon flavor in the finish and aftertaste, but then others will find this attractive no doubt. Drinks big despite the modest 5.8% ABV.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jbruner (2356) - Athens, Georgia, USA - OCT 10, 2014
Pours a deep brown with fluffy tan head that leaves moderate lace. Aroma is nice barrel notes, vanilla and chocolate over oak, hint of musty funk. Taste is less of the odd, more of a nice porter with good barrel qualities. Thin mouth, hint of soy, light bitterness. Pretty solid.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dr_Fellini (459) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - OCT 2, 2014
Draft. Pours a medium to dark brown color with a medium brown head. Aroma of toasted malts, Bourbon, vanilla. Flavor is sweet, bourbon, oak, vanilla. Delicious.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Erikh04 (124) - - SEP 25, 2014
On tap at heaven and ale. One of the best bourbon barrel beers I have had. Very smooth. Can definitely taste the bourbon. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
penguinfinity (107) - North Carolina, USA - JUL 8, 2014
On tap at the brewer. This one goes up to 11. So dark, almost black. Aroma is mild, doesn’t boast about what’s to come. Very heavy in the mouth and full of flavor. Amazing taste. You can definitely taste the bourbon. Foothills Brewing makes an amazing porter to start with and this only builds on that. Absolutely amazing.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwood04 (4035) - Connecticut, USA - JUN 10, 2014
22oz bottle in a tulip. Pours black with a big, beige head. Aroma of roasted malts, some bourbon and oak and vanilla, some chocolate, light coffee, and light bitterness. Flavor the same with a nice blend of the bourbon and the base porter. Average to smoother texture. A solid barrel-aged beer.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Busick (379) - South Carolina, USA - MAY 30, 2014
roasty, earthy, vanilla, smoke, tan foam, brown, light sweetness, medium body,

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Homer321 (1962) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - MAY 27, 2014
Draft in Charleston. Menu says "pappy van winkle barrel aged porter". Nose of strong alcohol. Pitch black pour with a medium sized white head. Taste is immediately boozy as well. Not much else besides boost and chocolate here. Good but the porter is masked by the booze and the booze is noticeable. And by noticeable I mean in your face.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
5000 (6300) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - MAY 19, 2014
Bottle:   Big bourbon aroma, dark brown, nice head and lacing.   Not a real complex Porter, mainly Bourbon with hints of vanilla and graham cracker.   Not too thick, body and mouthfeel are moderate.   Not real complex.   Flavorful, but needs to be a bit more complex and more body.   Seems like a lighter example.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
djd07 (3699) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 19, 2014
Bottle. Pours a dark amber with small beige head leaving spotty lacing along the glass. The aroma is strong roast, caramel, wood, and light smoke. Thin mouthfeel with sweet roast, dark chocolate, caramel and lingering sweet finish. Good.


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