Port Brewing’s “Santa’s Little Helper” Aged in Oak Barrels

     Ho Ho Ho! Merry Craft-Beermas! You didn’t think I would neglect my annual Christmas "Santa's Little Helper" Aged in Oak BarrelsBeer review did you? This year’s review is sort of a follow up to a review I did last year. The Christmas season is full of incredible beers. Anytime you can take one of those brews and make it even better, is a special gift to all!
     Last year I reviewed Port Brewing’s “Santa’s Little Helper” Imperial Stout. This year I thought it would be fun to check out “Santa’s Little Helper” Aged in Oak Barrels. It pours coal black with a thick brown head. The aroma is full of chocolate, bourbon, espresso and brown sugar. The taste has big bourbon flavor upfront, followed by hints of chocolate, dark sticky fruits, licorice and molasses. The ABV(?) The mouth-feel is full, with soft carbonation and oily slick. The finish is bittersweet and boozy which is ok. Who couldn’t use a little extra Christmas Cheer?! Hope Santa leaves this one in your stocking this Christmas! Merry Christmas and Here’s to Good Beers!

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