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RATINGS: 172   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65   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.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Slubgob (184) - West Hartford, USA - FEB 27, 2014
Can into pint. Pours dark black, fairly thick and lingering coffee milk shake head. Lot of malt, dry chocolate in the nose. In the mouth nice balance of roasted malts with a bit of coffee, some bitterness, and finishing with a sweeter note. Long finish that bounces back and forth between sweet and roast, before settling in on a coffee note. Very drinkable and very enjoyable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
visionthing (2731) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 25, 2014
35,5cl can shared by Cunningham - thanks! Pours very dark, almost black, with a minimal beige head. Aroma of roasted malt with lots of coffee, some dark chocolate and hints of wooden smoke. Medium sweet with some lightly sour hints and a fairly mild bitterness. A bit thin, but decent stuff. (2014-02-14 - at Cunningham’s place before RBNG-14)

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rune (8044) - Tromsø, NORWAY - FEB 20, 2014
Shared 355ml bottle. Tan-coloured head to a jet black body. Laces well. Sweet and mid-dry malty nose in a dark chocolate direction. Taste is mocha, almond, and roasted dark chocolate. Fine bodied. Smooth on the swallow. Nice, rather sweet though (at Cunninghams, Halden 14.02.2014).

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cunningham (4492) - Halden, NORWAY - FEB 18, 2014
Appearance: Black color with a beige head that leaves an ok lacing.
Aroma: Chocolate, coffee and roasted malt.
Palate: Medium + body. Moderate sweet and a moderate bitterness. Soft carbonation. Dry texture.
Taste: Roasted malt, coffee and chocolate.
Overall impression: Nice tasty and balanced porter.
Personal stats: Can from a trade with RobertDale

US State #33

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Meilby (7609) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 14, 2014
Can 355ml @ Cunningham
[Courtesy of Cunningham] Pours dark brown with a tan head. Aroma has notes of roasted malt, chocolate, caramel, citrus, floral and hint of smoke. Taste is medium sweet and medium bitter with a long roasted chocolate and caramel finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yngwie (13555) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - FEB 14, 2014
Can, shared by Cunningham. Very dark brown in color, topped by a dense finger thick light tan head. The aroma has lots of licorice and molasses, as well as roasted malts and some coffee. Quite sweet on the palate, with molasses and some licorice. A nice bitterness too, lasting for a long time. Full body and soft carbonation. Lasting finish. A really pleasant one, could easily drink more of this. 140214

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lectvay (132) - Boise, Idaho, USA - FEB 12, 2014
Really enjoying the DC Brau brews I recently got from a trade - thanks, Andy. Pours a dark, translucent brown, with a medium light brown head. Enticing aroma of cherries and roasted barley. Tastes great, plenty of interesting flavor while still smooth and relatively light for the style.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
turbothy (1090) - Bonn, GERMANY - FEB 5, 2014
33 cl can. Pours almost jet black with a slight brown tinge. Coffee coloured head. Coffee and caramel aroma, slightly burnt roasted flavour. Very pleasant maltiness. Excellent porter.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bth122 (1267) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 3, 2014
Can. Poured a black color with a dark brown generous head that dissipated some. Aroma is generous roasted malts, chocolate. Medium heavy body. Texture is a bit creamy. Soft carbonation. Some bitter dry finish. Taste is roasted malt, cocoa, and vanilla. Very good.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Homer321 (1886) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - JAN 31, 2014
Can thanks to Bytmesis for my DC tick. poured into a snifter. HUGE chocolate nose initially that kinda fades in a minute or so revealing some grassy hop presence. moderate brown head that laces nicely. dark brown to black in color. Initially a full mouhtfeel with flavors of chocolate, deep, rich, dark chocolate. WOW. Very solid and full for 5.5%. Thick, viscous and not too sweet. slightly bitter in the finish from roastiness and helps dry it out. this is one of the damn best porters I have had in a while! Glad I got this for my DC tick!


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