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RATINGS: 168   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 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iphonephan (3047) - McLean, Virginia, USA - OCT 7, 2013
From a 12 oz can courtesy of Kermis. Pours black with a tan head. Roasted malt nose. Flavors of chocolate and coffee. Moderate to high carbonation. Slight to moderately bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Braudog (5584) - Hampton, Virginia, USA - OCT 5, 2013
Can. Nice thick porter-like pour of muddy black. Slippery on the tongue, maybe without all the body I’d expected but still robust. Dry baking chocolate, dark fruit and toffee abound. More assertive than the 5.5% might suggest, giving this a deeper character than you’d expect. Quite yummy. Wish it was colder out. (#5278, 10/5/2013)

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beergeek23322 (2161) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - SEP 27, 2013
09/27/2013. From can. Pours black with a creamy tan head. Aromas of coffee, dark roasted malt and chocolate. Creamy mouth feel, rich with a slightly bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JBoan (176) - Arizona, USA - SEP 17, 2013
Can. Pours pitch black with a minimal mocha head. Aroma is roasted malt, coffee, bitter baking chocolate, tobacco, earthy notes. Taste is roasted chocolate, coffee, bitter ashy oak charr with tobacco and earthy notes. Full bodied little carbonation. A different type of taste but good.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheBeerGod (5178) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - SEP 13, 2013
Can. Black pour with a tall brown head. Aroma is strong roasted malt, dark, bittersweet chocolate, coffee notes, hints of licorice and vanilla. Taste is vanilla, dark chocolate, roasted malt, creamed-and-sugared coffee and faint licorice. Body is medium-full with a strong, dense carbonation. Slight stickiness to this as well. Ends with more robust chocolate notes, roasted malt, vanilla, coffee and burnt caramel.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sloth (2454) - Ceciltucky, Co., Maryland, USA - SEP 11, 2013
Thin tan head,short lived, decent lace, lasting, the lace that is. Damn dark for a porter. Mild nose of roast, faint chocolate and wort. Body is med/full with a crisp carbonation, almost tangy. Lotsa light flavors, roast, coffee, black patent and cola.Little lacto to boot.Thin all around.Little licorice too.Dry, roasty finish. Uneventful but appreciated. Props to jra 1983 for the chance.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bytemesis (3018) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - SEP 11, 2013
Can - thanks ygtbsm94! Pours deep mahogany tending to black, large brown creamy head that dissipates slowly with nice lacing. Aroma is roasty, anise, tobacco, earthy. Flavor is the same, light sweet and light bitter, drying out on the finish per description. Some cocoa notes, but really a coffee and cigarettes kind of beer. Full creamy body. Pretty solid porter.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
zizzybalubba (1388) - Elizabeth City, North Carolina, USA - SEP 1, 2013
12 oz. can from Total Wine, Virginia Beach, VA. Very dark brown pour with a creamy tan head. Heavy smoke and coffee are on the nose. Expected coffee, chocolate, and smoke are detected in the flavor. Finishes with a touch of floral hops. Tons of flavor and very impressive for a 5.5% ABV beer. One of the best porters I have tried. Great beer!

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
godfroyj (12) - - AUG 18, 2013
This is a porter... Duh. Not my favorite beer. But this one is pretty good. I like it.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cantabrian (780) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - AUG 18, 2013
Can, courtesy of Travlr, who brought it to NZ with him for a tasting session with Jimthechap and I, thanks a million! This is laptop black with a thin russet head, and a very stimulating aroma fo chocolates, roast malts, berries and allspice. The flavours follow the same ingredients, with the addition of hazelnuts, ashes and butter. Very buttery feel, more than many milk stouts. Tremendous porter. I love it and I will forever keep an eye on for its presence anywhere.


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