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Port Brewing Churchill’s Finest Hour 2015

IMG_851314% abv. Barrel-aged Double Imperial Stout from Port Brewing/Lost Abbey in San Marcos, CA. This was a ’15 vintage (blue wax) that I landed after giving up quite a bit as this beer is extremely limited and difficult to acquire. These annual releases are sold at the brewery through a lottery based system. At one time, the brewery was willing to sell a limited number of bottles online for $150 each with most of the proceeds going to charity. I tried a ‘11 and ’12 in the past and was absolutely blown away with this beer. Pours a powdery brown appearance basked in pitch black darkness along with a thin mocha head. Aromatics of oak, bourbon, brown sugar, anise, slight coffee, and molasses. The flavors picked up the same qualities along with charred marshmallows, vanilla, and caramel. Kind of reminded me of a Central Waters anniversary beer, which could be had at a steeper discount. Medium to thick mouthfeel with a delicious creamy backfinish with all the complex undertones. I just wanted to dip a Snickers candybar in there! Excellent!

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This entry was posted on August 6, 2015 by in Beer.

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