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Backcountry Porter (Peak One)

Backcountry Porter (Peak One)
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Formerly known as "Peak One Porter," it is a complex recipe utilizing 6 Malts, and 2 varieties of hops to create a dark, creamy and most importantly, balanced flavored “Robust Porter”. A local favorite!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BVery (7103) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Bottle. Very dark pour with a small off white head. Nice aroma of coffee and roast. Taste is a little disappointing compared to the aroma - something seems off.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ajnepple (2695) - Conifer, Colorado, USA - JUN 8, 2014
On tap at the brewery. Almost black appearance with a tan head. Aroma and flavor of coffee, chocolate and roasted malts. Medium body with a creamy feel. Nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
badgerben (4510) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - MAY 1, 2014
Very dark brown color with a small head. Aroma of coffee, cocoa, and caramelized sugar. Light roast character, heavy vanilla sweetness. Full body. Mostly sweet finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iphonephan (3714) - McLean, Virginia, USA - FEB 11, 2014
On draft at the brewpub in Frisco CO. Pours a clear dark cola with a tan head. Aroma of roasted malt. Flavors of coffee and licorice. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, toasty finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sonnycheeba (3858) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 13, 2014
Tap at brewpub. Pours clear brown with creamy beige head. Aroma is chocolate and lightly roasted malts, earth and woody notes, and light raisins. Flavor is dry roast malts forward, light chocolate bitterness, and light ash; dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
snoworsummer (2615) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 13, 2014
Draft at the brewery. Pours very dark brown with a thin, creamy beige head. Tastes very malty, nutty, lightly roasted, like burnt toast, with mild bitterness. Light/medium body and carbonation. Smells like burnt toast, coffee, and light cocoa.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Experiment_Ale (1052) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 7, 2013
Draft at Backcountry. Pours brown black with small light lacing. Aroma is thin, coffee toffee, roasty. Taste is big roasted malt, pretty clean on the palate, nice drawn out finish that is roasty chocolate marshmallow.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
foosnbrews (145) - Parker, Colorado, USA - SEP 19, 2013
Beer has a rich chocolate aroma with very low hop aroma and light esters. Beer poors black with a thin tan head. Flavor has a light sweetness, medium bitterness that is accentuated by the roasted malts. One the first drink, a light sour note is detected but fades quickly as the beer warms. Palate has a minor astringency, medium light body, creamy texture and average carbonation. Overall a nice porter, well done.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Brouwerij (945) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - AUG 29, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 8, 2014 1/8/14:
Bottle. Pours brown with tan head, settles quickly with minimal lacing. Aroma is mildly roasted and cocoa. Flavor is mild cocoa/chocolate with a mildly roasted finish and a sweet nutty, toasted aftertaste. Fairly mild and drinkable. Soft carbonation, medium-light body, and smooth texture. A mild, chocolatey porter.

Bottle. Pours an opaque brown with big, frothy light tan head and some stringy lacing. Aroma is mild roasted malt, chocolate/cocoa, sweet. Flavor is mild roast, sweet cocoa, mild chocolate finish. Soft carbonation, medium-light body, very smooth and drinkable. Enjoyable, sweet, with mild chocolate and roast. Only complaint is that the flavor could be stronger, bolder, otherwise quite pleasant. A mild, tasty, smooth porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RobertDale (3781) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - AUG 11, 2013
On tap at the brewpub. Comes dark brown with a decent tan head. Aroma of roast, chocolate, and coffee. Taste is roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, caramel, and a touch of hops. Nice.

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