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RATINGS: 792   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 14   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Complexity. Aged for three months in Wild Turkey Bourbon barrels, this luxurious stout has a deep ebony hue and a beautiful mahogany head. The woody, vanilla-like notes imparted by the barrels mingle with aromas of fresh baked bread, toffee, and espresso and envelop the rich chocolate and roasted barley flavors with a fine bourbon character. Our exclusive partnership with Wild Turkey gives Anderson Valley a world class, consistent source of barrelage, allowing our brewers to explore new frontiers in barrel-aged craft beer.

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3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
woodychevy (874) - - MAY 31, 2014
Had on tap at Bier Garden. Was expecting better, but will make a point to try again from the bottle. Was served way too cold (think Bud Light cold) and somewhat stale. Would not return to Bier Garden for a quality beer experience. Decent stout flavors, pretty complex but the Bourbon was overpowering to me. Want "bourbon aged" to add a subtle note to my beer- not feel like I am drinking beer with a shot of Wild Turkey. Drinks on the sweet side, but fairly smooth. Decent mouthfeel. Pours jet black with a decent looking reddish/tan head. Nice on the nose. Palate just overpowering.


4
Clarkdvm (512) - Florida, USA - AUG 6, 2017
UPDATED: AUG 6, 2017 Black pour. Wonderful fruity, raisin aroma. Bourbon flavor blends perfectly. Great stuff

4
bergstaden (3035) - Røros, NORWAY - JUL 16, 2017
Black with a brown head - Roasted malt aroma - Roasted malt body with wood, vanilla, and bourboun flavours - The vanilla and bourboun goes into a long lasting finish - This had a heavy bourbon flavour that made this good

3.8
bigericsports (86) - Berkeley, California, USA - JUN 24, 2017
Bomber poured into a tulip glass, pours black with a tan head. Nice lacing which dissipates slowly. Chocolate, bourbon, dried fruits, malt and vanilla a nice combination. I like this beer would recommend to friends!

2.9
AssKicker (529) - Strasbourg, FRANCE - JUN 10, 2017
Couleur bien bien sombre, mousse brune pas trop durable. Nez boisé sur le fût de Bourbon, clairement. En bouche c’est malheureusement bien décevant car pas mal aqueux et fade. Reste une sorte d’impression de Bourbon dilué dans une bière bien trop light pour être appréciable, malgré la présence de notes de café. Ça manque de rondeur, de corps et de malts. Ouaip, vraiment déçu...

4
Bricks (1130) - Delaware, USA - JUN 6, 2017
Pours a nice dark black w/ tan head. Smell is excellent.. bourbon, oak, vanilla toffee wow. Taste is a little sweet.. heavy on espresso, vanilla, chocolate. Very smooth. Excellent.

4.2
fajry (2104) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - MAY 25, 2017
Fľaša z beershop.sk. Tmavá až čierna farba, hnedá pena. Vôňa prezretých sliviek, ovocia, pražené slady, jemne bourbon. Chuť sladová, sladká čokoláda, prezreté slivky, červené ovocie, divoké jahody. Dlhá dochuť pražených sladov, sliviek. Výborné, ľahko piteľné. Alkohol je pekne skrytý, ale cítiť ho neskôr :)

3.6
luttonm (6483) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 23, 2017
Barrel Aged blind tasting at Andrew’s. From bottle. Fuzzy foam, dark leather brown. Fuzzy base. Bitter/baking chocolate. Leather and tobacco. Sweet, maybe lacto finish. Light pepper. Low abv, small head in nose. Nice.

2.9
Drago7 (353) - Warsaw, POLAND - MAY 12, 2017
UPDATED: MAY 12, 2017 Z: Przyjemna wanilia, czekolada zanosi sie na pyszny deser. S: pustawe, wodniste, beczka w taniny, ?suche?, wanilii niewiele. Ech, a zapach tyle obiecywal.

3.4
Homer321 (5115) - Melboring, Florida, USA - MAY 11, 2017
Draft. Moderate booze on the nose. A weird almost buttery thing in the background. Dark chocolate. Tatse follows. Slick on the tongue but good beer seven with that. Smooth.

3.4
jandorris (693) - Warsaw, POLAND - MAY 7, 2017
W aromacie dominuje beczka po bourbonie, wanilia, kokos, trochę drewna + czekolada. W smaku kawa, trochę to wodniste.


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