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RATINGS: 279   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 363   ABV: 12.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Sour porter blend aged in bourbon barrels.

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4.1
Plovmand (8266) - Helsinge, DENMARK - JUL 9, 2011
Bottle shared by Theis - thanks. Pours dark brown bubbly light tan head. The aroma is cherries, acid, liquorice, sweet fruit, bourbon and some hard roasted malt. The flavour is sweet and acidic. Notes of bourbon, cherries, sweet fruit, liquorice, light chocolate and some roast. Long acidic and sweet fruity finish.

4.1
bytemesis (8223) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JUN 28, 2016
Bottle, 2011 project. Pours deep reddish chestnut, small beige head, some lacing. Aroma is bourbon, vanilla, toffee, roast, lemon, cherry. Flavor is, whoah, some sweetness, light tart, light funk, cherries, Manhattan, vanilla, toffee. Whoah. Medium body. Me likes.

4.1
after4ever (8025) - Mukilteo, Washington, USA - FEB 5, 2011
750, corked and baled. Pours nearly black with a tightly bubbled surging tan head. Big sharp bourbony nose with roasty malt character and tons of vinegary lacto. What a fantastic combination. This is definitely a sum of its parts effort, as is the mid-palate. Some things play well together, some things donít, and then some things just crystallize perfectly into an ideal amalgamation and really jump out at you. This is one of the latter. Creamy medium body with lively carb. Toasty, roasty, vinegary, bourbony, and thereís no real reason why these things should work together as well as they do. But they do. Long tart lactic finish. Very satisfying and skillfully executed beer. Hugely ambitious concept and the results really shine--as always with Cascade, the bottles really dazzle too. Doesnít show the booze. Until you stand up. Then you show the booze.

3.8
radagast83 (8002) - Alexandria, Virginia, USA - NOV 27, 2012
Bottle provided by CaptainCougar. Thanks! Poured a really nice brown color with a tiny tan head. Aroma was sour notes, a touch of vanilla. Flavor was vanilla oak, with some bourbon and a touch of sour notes to it. A nice melding between a sour and a bourbon barrel aged ale.

3.9
BMan1113VR (7931) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JUL 19, 2010
On tap at Stone Sourfest. Pours with a tan head over a brown body. Aroma is a bit buttery, bourbon, and dark fruits. Taste is dark fruits, a bit of raspberry, bourbon and incredibly decadent. Light carbonation.

3.6
kraddel (7779) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - OCT 2, 2016
At Borefts 2016. thnx for sharing,everyone ! Pours black, smell is sweet, bit bourbon, OK. Taste is sharp, sour/sweet, roasty malts. Almost like a cherry aspect. OK, which is surprising for a sour stout, yet I still donít get the fuzz and donít think the combo is a nice thing.

3.7
BuckeyeBoy (7512) - Boise, Idaho, USA - APR 11, 2011
750ml bottle Pours out darker brown topped with a tan head. Aroma was of bourbon, oak, vanilla, pit fruit, and funk. Taste was much as the aroma with the bourbon leading the way. I have to say I was really excited to try this as soon as I heard about it. When we opened it what a letdown, but as it sat it opened up and made a comeback. Unfortunately it didnít live up to my hopes.

4.1
Ughsmash (7508) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 1, 2014
750mL bottle, 2009 vintage. Opened with a loud pop, and it gushed a bit.. poured medium-deep brown with a tall beige head that fizzled down quickly. The aroma picked up sour oak, bourbon, and leathery notes over sour coffee and licorice notes.. sweet roast came through in a nice way.. spicy on the back of the nose with more bourbon barrel. The flavor found tart oak, lightly metallic barrel, and some tannins on the tip of the tongue, with sweet, roasty black malt and vanilla following.. tasty bourbon and lactic notes laced throughout.. finished with great balance between the porter and the barrel.. and some belly warmth. Medium-bodied with fizzy carbonation.. moderate-plus overall sourness, and it was always in balance.. really tasty stuff!

4.1
Sledutah (7487) - Utah, USA - JAN 15, 2014
On tap at the Barrel House
Dark brown with a small beige and good lacing. Aroma is woody, chocolate and vanilla. Flavors of bourbon, woody, vanilla and chocolate
Nice and tasty

3.6
vtafro (7445) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - JUL 16, 2014
(backlog) RBSG í11 GT Bottle.(these notes are not getting neater) Brown pour with tan head. Sharp tart tones, oak, bourbon, sour porter tones.


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