RateBeer
overall
89
87
style

bottled
common

on tap
available

Regional Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 313   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A robust, yet suprisingly refreshing porter, Mud Puppy is a favorite of dark beer lovers. Characterized by a thick, rocky head and luscious chocolate-like nose, the malty profile is balanced by liberal hopping for its style.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerKurve (430) - - NOV 4, 2013
Dark red/crimson with a filmy head with abundant lacing and a high amount of carbonation and good lacing. Nose is strong roasted barley/malts and chocolate with some floral hops. Flavor has some surprisingly strong hoppiness along with some coffee, roasted barley and chocolate flavors. Body is fairly heavy with some moderate carbonation. Pretty good!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DuffMan (6153) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 25, 2013
On tap @ the Über Tap Room in the Wisconsin Cheese Shop, Milwaukee. Murky brown with golden highlights. Chocolate and roasted malt in equal measure, medium body, with a surprising hoppiness. Quite nice.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JoeMcPhee (8188) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 5, 2013
Thanks to my sister in law for bringing this back from WI for me. Deep brown pour with a thick sticky tan head. The aroma is lovely - soft sweet milk chocolate with a nice earthy/herbal hop flavour. Fairly earthy cocoa and soft roast flavour along with a longer bitter finish. Really tasty pint actually. A bit of soft sticky malt sweetness on the finish

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nero55 (455) - Leeds, Alabama, USA - SEP 4, 2013
Draft. Dark brown with a small off white head. Aroma of roasted malts and chocolate. Light body with roasted malt and chocolate notes and a dry finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AWISLguy (1048) - Wisconsin, USA - AUG 7, 2013
Bottle from BrookFalls Discount. Pours a murky brown with an off-white head, almost no lacing. Aroma has cocoa, caramel and slightly burnt malts. Taste is of sweet caramel, bakers chocolate, roasted malts and a vague vegetal-ness. Medium bodied. More sweetly sticky than anything else. Finishes a bit short and sweetly bitter. Perhaps a bit of an old bottle?

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
kaser (2095) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 25, 2013
This is the nitrogen version. Tootsie roll smell. Like a sweet chocolate coffee candy. Black pour. Brown frothy head. Had on draft at Jerry's. taste is rich and creamy. Like milky. Very very good

2.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Tortman18 (175) - Batavia, Illinois, USA - MAY 11, 2013
UPDATED: MAY 12, 2013 Very cloudy brown. Looks like apple cider. Small creamy head with a lot of lacing. Aroma is malt and spice with a slight nutty hint. A Very weird lake/fishy aroma. Not pleasent at all. Mouth is strange. Very bitter/earthy with a chocolate finish. Not a pleasing beer at all. I definitely want to try this again, in hopes this batch I had was bad.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fidemaster (257) - Naperville, Illinois, USA - MAY 4, 2013
Dark Murky beer. Has a coffee like aroma. The taste was a lot like a hoppy coffee. I found that to be a strange combination. I want to say it was like a minty coffee. It was interesting but not really my favorite.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
5000 (6027) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - MAY 3, 2013
Bottle:   Deep cola, moderate to large frothy sandy head, nice lacing.   Soft chocolate like roasty nose.   Mild roastiness on the tongue, low hop, moderate maltiness.   Not your average PNW Porter, but thats okay.   Happy that its not overly hoppy.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate.   Soft chocolate roastiness lingers.   Pretty solid, nothing out of the ordinary tho.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
djroehler (290) - Minnesota, USA - MAY 1, 2013
Bottle. Pour is dark brown, small off white head. Aroma is malt rich, nuts, brown sugar. Taste is roasted malts, slight smoke, vanilla, caramel, slight tobacco, molasses.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1 2  3  4 5 6 » 32


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50