Avery Night Warden Whiskey Barrel-Aged Stout

#23 Top 25 beers 2020
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This is a barrel-aged stout made for everyday drinking. With a manageable alcohol level, drinking this need not be a special occasion. The base stout recipe, with subdued chocolate, toffee and coffee flavors, remains intact and is lightly accented by a softly toasted wooden-barrel character. There is nothing flashy about this beer, no bells or whistles, just a showcase of what a familiar beer can do after a spell in whiskey barrels. A chocolate bitterness creeps in on the finish, but is washed away clean with the next, slightly sweet yet still refreshing sip. John Holl

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  • Rating
    94
  • Alcohol
    8.2%
  • Bottle Size
    12 oz/6 pack
  • Category
    Barrel-aged Stout
  • Date Published
    12/1/2020
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