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RATINGS: 61   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Aged in Woodford Reserve barrels for 8 months, our deliciously roast chocolatey Eugene Porter now packs a punch.

This entry shares a place for the original Barrel Aged Eugene entry which was aged in a Heaven Hill barrels for 6 months.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopscotch (8890) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - APR 18, 2014
Bottle... Pours very dark brown (nearly black) with a small, creamy, khaki head. Good retention. Aroma is a malty, roasted swirl of milk chocolate, bourbon, toasted coconut and vanilla. Medium to full-bodied with spritzy carbonation. Flavor is semisweet vanilla, nuttiness and just the right amount of bourbon. Acrid, lightly acidic, fudge finish. Over-carbonation is the only problem here. Bottle courtesy of BBB63!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
troyc (2422) - Illinois, USA - APR 10, 2014
[Bottle] Pours an inky black color with a small amount of brown foam on top. Initial aromas of bitter chocolate and bourbon/alcohol. Taste is of roasted and charred malts, moderate amount of bourbon, vanilla, ash and mild anise. Oily texture and coating mouthfeel. Lingering notes of mocha and alcohol. A solid beer, and one of my favorites during a barrel aged tasting. Tasting notes from 2/2014.

1.9
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
rxeight (1232) - Illinois, USA - MAR 21, 2014
Sample at bottleshare. Ew. Smells like running alcohol. This one and me did not agree. Sorry rev loved some of your other stuff. But this was subpar

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Christpuncher (997) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 21, 2014
A super chocolately stout from revolution. Easy to drink and nicely bitter. Pours a dark brown color with a nice head. Had at home. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sammy (8405) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 1, 2014
Bottled February 2013. Ageing did it some good, as very bourbon but smooth, bourbon not overwhelming. Black, smooth, significant aroma. Also chocolate in aroma. I think this one from masterski trade.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheArgoPirate (68) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 21, 2014
9 oz snifter. Sting bourbon and vanilla aroma with fdark fruit and coffee. Taste is similar but not heavy. Very tasty. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BelvidereIPA (140) - Belvidere, Illinois, USA - JAN 24, 2014
Pours very dark brown, lot of chocolate and burboun on the nose. Some wood. Very rich malts, very nice beer. Enough fire to feel the 8%+ abv. I will be buying this again and often.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
ADesenberg (561) - Ohio, USA - JAN 18, 2014
Bottle: Pours a dark black brown with a tan head. Aromas are dark wood. Fruit and bourbon. Taste is sweet bourbon and molasses, roastiness, if that’s a flavor. Nice, but nothing super special for this. After tasting the Bean Gene first, this is a little bit of a letdown, none of which means this is a bad beer by a long stretch.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
changeup45 (1716) - Mount Dora, Florida, USA - JAN 3, 2014
Bottle from csteele2144. A nice fluffy tan head pours out on top of a dark body. Toasty wood, bourbon, dark fruit in the aroma. Some light ash as well. Fairly slick and creamy but a touch thin in the body with overly active carbonation. Mocha, bourbon, and wood dominate the flavors. Some complimentary sweet toffee and dark fruit mixes in. I don’t mind a barrel-aged beer strong on the bourbon/wood. In fact, I often welcome it. But I do wish the carbonation was kept in check more. Still, this is a nice beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hockey9930 (80) - - DEC 27, 2013
Strong alcohol and dark malt aroma. Dark red pour. Strong bourbon taste but also sweet caramel and dark malt. Palate a little thick and oily.


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