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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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Minderbinder (2620) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 30, 2015
On tap on the premise. Pours black with low-medium light-beige head. Aroma is of chocolate, roasted malt. Taste is of chocolate, coffee, roasted malt, some acidity. Palate: Full bodied. Medium-high carbonation (strangely high). Overall: Good. Straight-forward. Enjoyable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
onceblind (5721) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAY 15, 2015
Dark deep brown pour with a thin light tan head. Smooth nose of cocoa and a touch of graham, gentle roast and black malt. Smooth and balanced flavor with some mild dark cocoa, breads toast, roast, gentle whispers of coffee, and finishes with a dry roastiness. Fairly standard run of the mill Porter. As it warms the chocolatiness comes through a bit more, but..eh.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BVery (8064) - Plymouth, 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 (3564) - 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 (4630) - 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 (4624) - 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 (4282) - 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 (3333) - 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 (1089) - 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.

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