Santas Little Helper Bourbon Barrel Aged - Port Brewing Company

Santas Little Helper Bourbon Barrel Aged

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Overall: 9.00/10 by 1 dude

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Style: American Imperial Stout

ABV: 10.50%

Season: Winter

Have Another: 100%

  • 9.00/10 have another
  • A: 9.0 | T: 9.0 | L: 9.0 | M: 9.0 | O: 9.0
  • Color: Black
  • Poured so dark I couldn't see anything through this beer. No foam so retention and lacing followed and I like an aggressive pour.

    Aroma is good and would be outstanding with some aging. Vanilla, molasses, sweet, bourbon/alcohol. The vanilla is a real nice part of the aroma.

    Taste is really good. Some sweet up front to try and balance the rest. Cherry, vanilla, even a touch of nut followed but big bourbon and a burn to your toes.

    A really big body that is meshed with almost no carbonation - could you have noticed by the lack of foam?

    A ton of heat in this one but it is easy to see the complexities behind it and I like bourbon beers more than just about anything else. So the bourbon is well placed while aging this beer could only bring out new experiences. Enjoy!
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  • Reviewed: Thursday, December 31, 2009 at 13:44:16
  • Tasted: Thursday, December 31, 2009
  • $12.99 for 22 oz. bottle
Cost Breakdown
  • $12.99, 1 serving(s), 22 oz. bottles
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