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RATINGS: 204   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Penn Quarter Porter is our first in a line of draft-only limited-release beer, and it’s a robust porter! In the way that The Public is on the line between a pale ale and an IPA, this is on the line between a porter and a stout - with chocolate notes and a dry, roasted finish.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
djd07 (5407) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAR 6, 2015
Bottle during RBWG. Pours a dark brown with small beige head. The aroma is roasted malt and chocolate. Thin mouth with nice roast, cocoa, ash, light dry finish, very good.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Doofgoblin (416) - Chevy Chase, Washington DC, USA - FEB 26, 2015
Sturdy porter and a snappy hat. Aroma is slightly underwhelming but the taste delivers with in your face roasted malt followed by faint notes of coffee and chocolate with a light body. Doesn’t have that cloying sweetness that some porters have; however, it’s not overly dry either. Very nice.

3.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
pras (523) - Maryland, USA - FEB 3, 2015
Pours very dark brown, almost black. Aromas of dark roasted malt and some chocolate. Flavor follows through to the taste. Finishes mostly dry, with slight residual sweetness. In balance and tasty.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Maverick34 (2521) - New York, USA - JAN 19, 2015
Canned. Dark brown pour with tan he’d. Roasted malts predominantly. medium body. Not bad.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
can8ianben (1392) - State College, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 18, 2015
Smooth, drinkable, ans toasty, with minimal hop bitterness. Earthy and dark as night. Tasty and well done.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hershiser2 (1328) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JAN 16, 2015
$1.95 can from Wine Warehouse, CHO. Pours dark brown, nearly black, with a tiny quickly disappearing brown head. Smells of chocolate milk and coffee. Taste: First sip: interesting and different! Chocolate, nuts, roasted chestnuts. Bitter coffee finish. Extra point in taste for being different, but not a favorite.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
floydslip (238) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 12, 2015
Deep cola-colored beer with a medium foamy dark beige head. Bitter roasted nose of unsweetened cocoa, dark coffee, and a bit of smokiness. Flavor is rich, but milder than the aroma would indicate. It’s definitely more on the bitter side with burnt chocolate and coffee that’s evaporated in the pot most prominent. It could use a bit of sweetness to counter balance it, but overall a pretty good beer.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nickd717 (3602) - San Francisco, California, USA - DEC 28, 2014
12oz can from Chevy Chase Wine & Liquors. Darkest brown with a lacy light beige head. The aroma is nice and rich, loads of molasses and anise with dark baker’s chocolate and roasty malts. The flavor has mild sweetness yielding to an earthy, chocolatey, bitter finish. Thick and slick mouthfeel with soft carbonation. Pretty solid beer.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AKORN (220) - Virginia, USA - DEC 24, 2014
Dark black pour with a thin tan lacing. Roasted malt, chocolate and coffee aroma. Taste similar to aroma with a mild bitterness. Good beer

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
NikkTwist (1926) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 1, 2014
Draft at Monks. Very dark brown pour with a large frothy khaki head. Wet lace. Dark chocolate. Espresso beans. Black vinyl jacket. Slight charcoal grill. Peppercorns. Burnt peanut shells. Dances with some good stout notes.


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