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RATINGS: 378   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
edgallow (3380) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAR 17, 2013
12 oz bottle pours black with a tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee and chocolate. Taste is coffee, malts and a hint of cocoa. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
koleminer20 (1850) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - MAY 11, 2016
On draft at B-Dubs around the corner from the hotel on a work trip to Wisconsin. I love that CW is on tap, but I don’t like this beer. The pour is a darker red color, kind of brown, with a thicker khaki head that falls down to a thick film leaving some decent lace. This thing just looks thin. The aroma is boring and basic. There is a hint of roasty malt and a light chocolate. More roast. Plain. The flavor is a little worse. There is a strong roasted malt and a light chocolate, but it’s really forced. It’s a sharp chocolate that doesn’t go with anything. The mouth feel is watery and light. The carbonation is thin and light and it’s just not good on the palate. The aftertaste is lightly metallic and just not good. Damnit Central Waters.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rlgk (16898) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAR 22, 2016
Can from Top Hops, New York. Dark mahogany beer with a rich beige head. Licorice aroma, chocolate, fruity, caramel and bread. Roasted chocolate flavor, caramel, cocoa, some tobacco. Surprisingly thin bodied.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dazz3 (1790) - Hallsberg, SWEDEN - MAR 22, 2016
Bottled. Pours black small brown head. Smells boiled vegetables, soy, roasted malt. Tastes soy, salty roaste malt with a similar finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mfhennig (275) - McHenry County, Illinois, USA - FEB 9, 2016
Clear brown pour, nice beige head. Aroma bitter chocolate and roasted malt. Flavor matches, mildly bitter finish. A bit thin but tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ron (3415) - Rochester, New York, USA - DEC 29, 2015
Bottle. Deep brown with white head. Muted nose of dark bread, toasted malt, some hops and faint cacao nibs. Taste is much the same with just a small amount of malt. Thin for a porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hfmejias (1229) - Marshall, Minnesota, USA - NOV 28, 2015
12 Fl. Oz. Bottle. Poured dark brown; nice brown head and some lacing. Aroma of roasted malts and barley. Taste is roasty, malty, some chocolate notes and even some hops (well balanced). Very good porter, very drinkable and quite enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Travlr (19889) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 11, 2015
Bottle sample in Sioux Falls. Clear brown color, tan head. Aroma of coffee and chocolate. Taste has coffee grounds and cocoa powder. Very stout-like.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Slipstream (2381) - USA - NOV 8, 2015
Thanks to Dave. A lot of molasses flavor in this porter. A little smoke and cola. Lightly hopped. Nothing too exciting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
euniceradio (382) - Worthington, Minnesota, USA - OCT 29, 2015
12oz bottle to tulip. Pours black with brown frothy head. Aroma of choc, caramel, vanilla and earth. Taste is big choc, vanilla, caramel, toffee and some creamy coffee (cappuccino). Mouthfeel is light-medium for style. Finish is nice bitter choc. Very good (choc) porter...at least it feels good tonight.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Carlisle (402) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 23, 2015
Draft. Dark brown color with tan head and some lacing. Coffee aroma with caramel note. Sweet coffee upfront followed by mouthcoating coffee, chocolate notes and crisp, bitter bite. Lighter body than expected for a porter. Long finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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