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RATINGS: 206   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.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DrinkinWell (388) - - MAY 13, 2014
Pours a very dark brown, almost black, with caramel colored head and substantial lacing. Hints of chocolate, roasted coffee beans, and vanilla on the nose. Cocoa nibs, chocolate, coffee flavors. An excellent porter.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
jesperhammer (3493) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 10, 2014
10-MAY-2014, draft @DC Brau. Dark, dark, brown with low brown head. Aroma is roast, chocolate and dark fruits. Taste the same. Almost pruney. Very hard roasted - burnt. Full body, dry, medium body. Fantastic porter. Lovely.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
crossovert (9182) - Illinois, USA - APR 27, 2014
355ml can. Pretty ho-hum chcoolate and roasted malt notes, mix of a stout and porter but still quite small.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Strykzone (5526) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - APR 25, 2014
Sampled at dld eve. Black with a tan head. Some chocolate aroma notes with a bit of roast. Much more chocolate is tasted. Smooth and milk variety. Lactose. Smooth and quite nice.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TXBadger (1917) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 22, 2014
Had this at a share. A black oil like pour. Cocoa mainly on the nose. On the palate, there is roasted malt, cocoa, and just a hint of dark fruit. Glad I had the chance to try this.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
r464 (2038) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 21, 2014
Dark, roasty malt with toast, burnt caramel coffee, and char. Long and smooth finish. A bare hint of hops with a bit of crispness. A great porter, amazing for a can.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopscotch (10080) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - APR 19, 2014
Can... Black pour with a mid-sized, creamy, lightly tan head. Good retention. The bouquet is a luxuriant, malty swirl of brownie crusts, toasted almonds, pistachios and vanilla. Medium-bodied and oily with tickling carbonation. The hearty flavor is a marriage of roasty espresso and dark chocolate mocha. Robust, burnt, unsweetened-cocoa aftertaste. Can courtesy of ctipping!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
NeoHippie2 (1074) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - APR 15, 2014
Can courtesy of DandyWolfFloyd, thanks man! Dark brown almost black pour with a light tan head. Aroma of roasted malts and coffee. Flavor is coffee and cocoa with a nice malt backbone. Fairly light almost thin body but the flavor is all there. Very drinkable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
vtafro (4827) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - APR 2, 2014
Can. Black pour with tan lacing. Flavors are dry roasted malts with some hints of chocolate and vanilla. Roasted tones with lighter vanilla and chocolate aromas.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
snoworsummer (3237) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 24, 2014
Draft at Klobys. Pours very dark opaque brown with a creamy light brown head. Tastes like very roasted, very burnt coffee beans and toast. Bitter with a dry feel. Lightly earthy. Medium body and low carbonation. Smells earthy and like booze and roasted grains.


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