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RATINGS: 360   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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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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3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tedovertu (287) - Apple Valley, Minnesota, USA - SEP 23, 2009
Notes of coffee and dark chocolate. Clear dark brown body with a medium off white head. Really enjoyed this beer. It was pretty full bodied with a decent amount of malt/hop complexity.


4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
GuenSmith (18) - Wisconsin, USA - JUL 3, 2015
Pours dense, dark, brown to black with a plush foam head that remains, effervescent. Nose has notes of chocolate, hops, pepper, with a smokiness that provides a rich full aromatic experience. Goes across the palate silky and finishes crisp with a pleasant lingering aftertaste. Tastes smooth, milky, with the spicy hops rounding out the drink. The flavors blend so well it makes it hard to distinguish individual notes. This is a smooth, crisp, well made porter. This beer tastes like another!

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
scarletfire65 (1109) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 26, 2015
Bottle at home. Initial pour was a pint glass of foam. Took about 4 minutes before it settled into some liquid. Amber brown color - looked more like a dunklerbock. The aroma was somewhat muted by the foamy head but there was some standard roasty malts and coffee. The flavors come together quite nicely - roasty, smoky, sweet, chocolate, coffee. Great balance on the finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
deyholla (8120) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUN 18, 2015
Sampled from the bottle at the St. Paul Summer Beer Fest. Pours a clear deep brown with a touch of amber and a dark brown head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has notes of earthy dark grains with roasted malts and a touch of bitter coffee. Flavor has a nice bitter dark grains and roasted malts with a bit of bitter chocolate underlying.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MadRobin (2392) - Silver Spring, USA - JUN 13, 2015
Poured from 12 oz. bottle. Opaque, dark brown, when it settles enough to leave any liquid at the bottom of a very tall glass of foam. Eventually, the beer settled to leave 2" of dark brown liquid below a 5-finger light tan head and fair lacing. Aroma of rich chocolate, coffee and roasted malt. Taste of roasted coffee, dark chocolate, roasted malt, smokey peat and hay. Medium body and medium carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GIJOE (926) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - MAY 22, 2015
Pours dark, almost black. Huge tan head. Nose is bready and malty with notes of milk chocolate. Taste is on the sweet side. Cocoa finish. Nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Finhead (1351) - OFallon, Illinois, USA - APR 19, 2015
A black pour with some reddish highlights and a tan head. The aroma has roasted dark chocolate and mild coffee. It has a medium body with creamy texture and average carbonation. The taste is roasted with a dry finish.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
EtTuCthulhu (1375) - Columbia, Missouri, USA - MAR 22, 2015
This beer pours a slightly hazy reddish brown with a large tan head that fades quickly. The aroma is heavily reminiscent of roasted malts, so much so that some smoke lingers in the nose; however, the aroma is a bit one-dimensional in this aspect. The taste is slightly bitter and mildly umami, bit the aftertaste is dominated by the toasty and smoky flavors that the aroma hints towards. The palate of this beer doesnít overwhelm the flavor, bit the slick and thin texture, medium-light body, and soft carbonation donít really support the flavor either.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
johnnymusky (563) - Minnesota, USA - FEB 11, 2015
another solid central waters brew....not as tinny as alot of porters...nice smokey taste...really nice.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BREWMUSKCLES (2379) - New Jersey, USA - FEB 9, 2015
bit of cocoa and milky mouthfeel with some barnyard hay. aroma is ok and better than the taste. some sweetness and altogether pleasant. hop character does not seem all that liberal.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
starewich (168) - - JAN 27, 2015
Nice brown head. Coffee, super-roasted almost burned and with the hops tastes rather metallic. Bodyís a little light. Still satisfying but I donít think Iíd have another one.


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