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3 Stars Pandemic Breakfast Porter

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Serve in Shaker, Snifter

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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 3.66/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   EST. CALORIES: 288   ABV: 9.6%
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grain bill: 2 Row, Wheat, Chocolate Malt, Crystal, Rolled Oats & Black Patent Malt hops: Tettnanger and Willamette, cold steeped espresso added during secondary fermentation flavor profile: Huge roasted malt and coffee nose, lots of chocolate and roasted malt flavors up front, finishes smooth with strong coffee flavors and slight hints of alcohol. Lingering chocolate and coffee flavors, with smooth malt sweetness. food pairing: This beer can be paired with many different foods; best with big flavors like game, salmon, roasts and BBQ. Also works very well paired with desserts like crème brulee, gelato, and chocolate cake.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
stevoj (2338) - Boise, Idaho, USA - DEC 14, 2014
This beer is almost firing on all cylinders, except for a flat appearance, pouring out like an oil slick. Slick, slippery body, aroma carries some wine like essences, along with some molasses and soy sauce. Alcohol warmth right up front, woody, sweet taste. Medium sweet finish.

3.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Westchesterco (1113) - mclean, Virginia, USA - NOV 6, 2014
On tap at spacebar in falls church va it is a dark brown color with a slight head. The aroma is boozey with cherry and some malt. The taste is is a strong boozey licorice chocolate taste that lingers on the palate

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iphonephan (3652) - McLean, Virginia, USA - NOV 6, 2014
On draft at Spacebar in Falls Church VA. Pours a clear cola brown with an ecru head. Malty nose. Flavors of toasted nuts and caramel. Sweet finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GenDV138 (1834) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - NOV 2, 2014
4 oz draft at Spacebar. Black with light tan head. Aromas of vanilla, dark fruit, dark chocolate, caramel. Tastes of chocolate, coffee, booze, dark fruit, a little cola. Medium body with a dry and syrupy finish. The booze kind of masks the other flavors and holds the beer back a bit for me.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
illidurit (2174) - Petaluma, California, USA - AUG 28, 2014
Pours darkest brown with a faint tan head. Aroma is Tollhouse cookies, ink, port, alcohol. Flavor is dark chocolate, coffee beans, slight meaty smoke. Pretty thin, airy body, could use some heft.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
jesus_leal (11) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 26, 2014
This is a very unique porter without the traditional sour grainy flavor and palate. It has a very pleasant appearance with a dark chocolate color. The taste is sweet with strong coffee, citrus and vanilla aroma. The palate is very crisp and creamy. A very unique porter that you should try if you happen to be in the DC area.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
coolpop (1394) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - JAN 19, 2014
Draft at brewery. Poured black with a small tan head. Aroma and flavor were roasted malt, lots of coffee, quite boozy, hints of chocolate and smoke. Moderately sweet and bitter. Slightly creamy mouthfeel. Very good strong porter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (8962) - , New Jersey, USA - OCT 11, 2013
Draft at GABF. Pours dark brown with tan head. Nose and taste of vanilla, espresso, green pepper, chocolate and roast with some chocolate covered banana. Medium body.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (5751) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 5, 2013
Draft sampled at Pizzeria Paradiso Dupont. Pours black with a small beige head. Aroma of strong rich coffee, dark chocolate, caramel. Flavour is heavy sweet and bitter. Thick mouthfeel. Medium to full bodied with soft carbonation.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Nate (3778) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 4, 2013
On cask at Pizzeria Paradiso (Dupont Circle). Rich malty chocolate notes, sweet alcohol vapor, and espresso. Smooth nose, lots of coffee notes. Dark black opaque with cream tan lacing head. Medium body with cask carbonation. Starts rich and sweet with tons of coffee and espresso, chocolate, smooth and sweet. Nutty sweet coffee finish with very little bitterness. Alcohol warming. Delicious porter.


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