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RATINGS: 386   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.65   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
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Porkslap is a new interpretation of the English Pale Ale with a hint of fresh ginger spices (and without their tendency toward cross dressing). It’s balanced, not overly bitter, easy to drink and incredibly refreshing. We brew PorkSlap with two row barley and a little chocolate malt for color. It pours orange and crystal clear with a frothy white head. If your nose is working, you might get a little malty whiff that soon gives way to pure thirst quenching goodness and happy satisfaction. The finish is clean, crisp and dry, and it plays really nice with spicy food like tex-mex, bbq or hot wings. Go ahead. Slap that pig.


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2.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
hainer (19) - New York, USA - SEP 3, 2011
Pours cloudy but with nice heads. Emits a nice aroma. That’s where the fun ends. Actually, the initial tongue contact is quite pleasant, but the aftertaste soon turns odd with its ginger (and cinnamon?) spices. The malty taste also overstays its welcome. I guess it’s a fun beer to throw in the mix, but every once in a blue moon is probably enough.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mkel07 (3017) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUL 6, 2014
330ml can while in New York in September 2013. Awesome looking can and as a bonus the beer was pretty good as well.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
czar (4110) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 2, 2014
can - also labelled as farmhouse (!). pours hazy nicely golden orange with a small off-white cap, some retention and lacing. soft and faint citrus and pine, fruity - tad awkward - slightly rotten small red and yellow fruits - cherries perhaps, sweetish toasted malts and spicy sweet graininess, caramel, brett infection, spices. moderate carboantion, light body, very lightly tart, semi-sweet and short grassy-spicy-piney-citrusy finish. calling it farmhouse to camouflage and confirm lack of control? or maybe i’m misunderstanding.. blah.

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JFGrind (1833) - Glenside, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 22, 2014
Dark golden thin malt bodied Pale Ale with faint aroma. English ale tendencies in this session beer. Why the beer is named ’Porkslap’ or label says ’Farmhouse Ale’ is a mystery to me.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Nephilium (1308) - Ohio, USA - JUN 22, 2014
Very faint malt aroma, pours a clear amber with a finger of white head. Some roasted malt flavor, with minimal hop notes. Light bodied, with a crisp finish. It’s drinkable, and beer, but there’s not much going on here.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
brianairb85 (71) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 11, 2014
Can- reminds me of honey nut Cheerios and throw in some malt. Light amber in color. Overall very unique to the pale ale family.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
TappanGordo (70) - New York, USA - MAY 31, 2014
Bought this one on name alone. From a can. Light amber in color. I think someone else said the aroma was like cherrios. I smelled that too. Somewhat bland in taste. Not a favorite.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hidden_Pooch (261) - Stratford, Prince Edward Island, CANADA - MAY 23, 2014
Can. I tried this because of the can. It was a nice a little quaff. With hints of honey, butter, and roasted malt, but all the just in the faintest. I wish I could have tasted the ginger more, but I guess that might ruin the style. It went well with the big greasy burger I had, very refreshing.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
SG111 (40) - - MAY 13, 2014
First review. Aroma is slightly floral, with bready character mixed in there. Nothing jumps out, kinda simple. Copper color. Light sweetness, light hop character. Nothing great, but it’s not terrible. It’s drinkable, but I won’t be running out and buying this one again. I had it on tap a few weeks ago, and the malt character was significantly more pronounced then.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
johnnyb10 (2) - , Massachusetts, USA - APR 18, 2014 does not count
This is my first review, so maybe I was being too critical, but I was very unimpressed at first. And I really noticed the bitter (sour?) lingering finish--almost like old Budweiser. But when I stepped back and just drank it, it wasn’t that bad. Decent mouthfeel. Kind of a fizzy, effervescent finish feel. I didn’t get any hops at all from this. It was all malty, or maybe even yeasty. I would drink it again, but I’m sure there are many, many beers of the same style that are much better at this price.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
JanLaursen (2985) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 14, 2014
Fra dåse, på toppen af The Standard, New York. Ravfarvet, klar med et lille off-white skum. Glat og karakterløs aroma af - tja, karamelsuppe og lidt støvede blomster. Venlig. Minder mere om en dansk classic end en "american farmhouse pale ale", sådan som etiketten prøver at bilde mig ind.


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