Brew by Numbers 12|02 Barrel Aged Imperial Porter

Difford's Guide

alc./vol: 9.2%

Proof: 18.4°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: No age statement

Product of: Product of United Kingdom United Kingdom

A strong (whopping 9.2% alc./vol.) imperial porter brewed by Brew by Numbers in London’s Bermondsey where it is aged in Jim Beam oak barrels. Unfiltered, unpasteurised and bottle-conditioned so expect a yeast sediment. Hence, store upright and pour slowly.

Review and Tasting


Sampled on 11/04/2015

Appearance:

Opaque, deep deep brown, virtually black with retentive tan head and good lacing.

Aroma:

Caramel, coal dust, mocha coffee and bourbon.

Taste:

Mocha coffee, toasted malt, woody liquorice and bourbon with light black pepper spice.

Aftertaste:

Dry wood tannins, tobacco leaf, bourbon, dark chocolate and espresso coffee. Leaves a sticky sweetness on the lips.

Overall:

Rich and yet dry. Roasted malt, charcoal and mocha coffee.

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Closure: Crown cap

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