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RATINGS: 79   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78   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.


Dunt's rating

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Dunt (299) - Illinois, USA - OCT 3, 2012
Sampled on tap at the brewpub. So happy this is finally back! It was my favorite beer by Revolution until I tried BA Baracus, but I was too lazy to review it last time through. Mean Gene pours a pitch black color with only the slightest toasted marshmallow colored ring around the glass. The pour is all the way to the lip of the glass do there is no head formation. Nose doesn’t open up too much upon first sniff, but as it warms it becomes nice and rich. Heavy barrel character without being overpowering, oak, bourbon, caramel, a little brown sugar, and vanilla. It kinda reminds me of creme brûlée a little. All the same themes prevail in the flavor with a little bit more chocolate peeking through. Mouthfeel is medium bodied, maybe a little thin, low carbonation, faint booziness, velvety smooth, and finishes long and pleasant. This beer is dangerously drinkable and I would and will not have any problems polishing off a couple snifters of this. Revolution really knows their way around a barrel.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
alexsdad06 (6874) - Ohio, USA - MAY 29, 2015
Draft to mini snifter at Liberty’s. Pours a dark cola brown color with a medium sized creamy beige head. The aroma and flavor have mild roasted malt, chocolate, vanilla, bourbon, a hint of cherry, sweet marshmallow character, smooth, easy to drink, enjoyable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PartyFowle (583) - - APR 16, 2015
Bottle. Deep black yet thin, with one finger of tight ginger-colored foam. Sweet nose, a blend of maple, cotton candy and milk chocolate. A hint of smoke as well. Smooth yet subtle. The flavor’s sweet, almost tangy. Vanilla, tons of maple and molasses, a good amount of dark fruits, like prunes and figs. A touch of smoke, too. Light, whipped body, pillow-soft. Gentle carbonation.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
tderoeck (6067) - Gent, BELGIUM - MAR 4, 2015
UPDATED: MAR 10, 2015 14/II/15 - 1Pt. 6Fl. Oz. @ RBBWG IV (Beerlover_Ben’s place) - BB: n/a (2015-203) Thanks to 77ships for sharing the bottle!

Clear dark brown to black beer, small creamy beige head, unstable, falls down fast, non adhesive. Aroma: wow, very sweet, lots of vanilla, bourbon, sugary caramel. MF: ok carbon, medium to full body. Taste: little sour, lots of bourbon, alcohol, vanilla, caramel, more alcohol, sourish touch, sugary. Aftertaste: sweet, caramel, lots of vanilla, dried fruits, crème brûlée, sugary, cocoa powder. Nice stuff, though weird enough the alcohol stands out in this one.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
charule (1555) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 25, 2015
Bottle at Tim OTooles. Poured black with thin beige head. Aroma super boozy vanilla. Light carb med bod. Tastes sweet marshmallow choc.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AndyReynolds (1048) - Dayton, Kentucky, USA - FEB 22, 2015
Straight whiskey.... I mean, that’s what I got. They really should have done this with a stout, not a porter.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JefVerstraete (2037) - Ghent, BELGIUM - FEB 17, 2015
Bottle from 77ships. Many thanks! @ RBBWG 2015. Dark brown colour, brown head. Aroma of roasted malts, vanilla, bourbon and a sour touch. Sweet, bit thin, bitter finish. Ok.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
77ships (5244) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - FEB 15, 2015
Bottle sampled @ RBBWG IV. Personal contribution. Obtained in a trade with AdamJackson. Dark brown, blackish, little mocha head; Nose is bourbon, thick, vanilla, lots, candy sugar, unfortunately a bit sour. Taste is light odd bitter herbal taste leading into bourbon, vanilla, cold coffee, sweet finish is slightly tart sadly, light red berries sour. Body could be thicker. Seems off sadly, still tastes pretty nicely.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benzai (9898) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - FEB 14, 2015
Bottle @ RBBWG 2015 shared by 77ships. Opaque black color, average sized beige to light brown head. Aroma is malts, light vanilla, light touch of (Dutch) ’hopjesvla’, bourbon. Taste malts, bourbon, vanilla, sweet bourbon and light bitter. Medium body and carbonation.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ElManana (1023) - Scheldewindeke, BELGIUM - FEB 14, 2015
Bottle at RBBWG shared by 77ships. Aroma is bourbon,chocolate, caramel and unfortunately a little sour. Tastes like bourbon, vanilla, some hops. Too bad there's a little sour.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
UDBeernut (2140) - Between JAX and SGJ, Florida, USA - FEB 13, 2015
A bit more barrel, chocolate and slightly fuller body than the bean gene, obviously less coffee and less astringency but still kinda meh.


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