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Shoreline Big Bourbon Series Smokestack Porter

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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.57/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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This smooth dark Porter has a touch of smoked malt is then aged for a year in the barrel that contained 15 year old Elijia Craig Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. On sale for limited time in 750ml bottles at the brewery and sealed with an black wax.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
DavoleBomb (1467) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 9, 2011
Poured into a snifter. 2007 vintage. Big thanks to johnbjaeger for this. 3.5 A: Black color. Aggressive pour yielded less than one finger of head in mostly large beige bubbles. Some creaminess in there and a good bit of lacing given the original head size. 4.0 S: Bourbon is dominant in this and it smells great. Leathery and woody with a good bit of oak and vanilla. Light fig and currant fruitiness with a touch of char. The problem with this is that there isn’t much of the beer itself (which isn’t going to be a problem for many of you). Very, very little booziness. There’s a decent chocolate component, but the smoke and the roastiness I was expecting are sparce. Still, as a bourbon delivery vehicle, it succeeds. 3.5 T: Taste is like the nose - bourbon with chocolate. Bourbon again is leathery and woody with a light peat and dark fruitiness. Aside from the chocolate, the porter doesn’t even show up. This isn’t surprising given how light the body is. Regardless, it’s still a tasty drink, just not one that focusses on the beer itself. 2.5 M: Light body. A bit undercarbonated (it’s not that old either). Smooth, but lacking creaminess. 3.5 D: This reminds me a lot of the 50/50 Eclipse I had. Excellent barrel aging, but the beer itself has too light of a body and fails to impress on the taste front. Whatever the case, it isn’t a bad drink, particularly if you like bourbon. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 07-16-2011 02:03:00

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (16397) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 24, 2011
Bottle @ Papsø. Pours a dark brown color with ruby hints and a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty bourbon vanilla and chocolate aroma with weak smokey hints. Roasted malty woody vanilla chocolate and caramel flavor. Has a roasted malty woody chocolate vanilla finish with some weak smokey hints.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pinball (10724) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - DEC 3, 2010
clear dark amber, smalll light brown head. flavor is licorice, roasted grains, lots of wood, very well balanced. kinda mild, great taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Plovmand (6313) - Helsinge, DENMARK - DEC 3, 2010
Bottle. Dark reddish brown body with a creamy tan head. The aroma is roasted malt, light booze, light smoke and some acid. The flavour is hard roasted malt, some smoke, light vanilla, coffee and booze. Roasted and oaky finish. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theis (13286) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 25, 2010
Bottle at Papsø’s - Thanks. Pitch black - offwhite head. Smoked, sweetness, bourbon, vanilla, wooden. burned, nice malty, fruity, bitterness, fruity, light hoppy. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (29134) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 24, 2010
Bottled. A black beer with a red shine under a thin brown head. The aroma has notes of chocolate and roasted malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of chocolate and roasted malt, leading to a dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (34232) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 24, 2010

Bottle 750ml.

Clear medium to dark amber brown color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, caramel, chocolate, vanilla, alcohol - bourbon, light smoke. Flavor is heavy sweet and moderate to light heavy bitter with a long to average duration, chocolate, bourbon. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat, finish feel is moderate bourbon. [20101122]

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (20569) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 23, 2010
Bottle at Papsø. Clear dark brown coloured with a small beige head. Sweet and roasted aroma of caramel, dark chocolate, bourbon and vanilla. Sweet and roasted flavour of caramel and bourbon with notes of chocolate and liquorice. Sweet and roasted finish,

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yespr (30734) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - NOV 22, 2010
75 cL botle, 2007. Pours dark brown to black with a small tan head. Aroma is dark malt, bourbon and a mild fruity note. Thick malt flavoured, bourbon warming and mild fruity. Slight vanilla touch to the dark, vague smoked and chocolate malt base. Ends lingering bourbon and warming.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
madsberg (10140) - Søborg, DENMARK - NOV 22, 2010
Bottled. Reddish black colorued. Brownish head. Aroma of sweetness, vanilla, boubon, vague smoke, roast, caramel and vague liqourice. Flavour of liqourice, vanilla, alcohol, smoke. roast, vague coffee. Meidum to full bodied. Roasty and vanilladense bitterness in the end. very balanced and smooth.

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