Dark Porter. This medium bodied deep brown ale was brewed with beech wood smoked malt, oak smoked wheat malt, brown malt and chocolate malt for a rich smoky character reminiscent of bacon & coffee. 6.0% abv, 22 IBUs
ben4321 (3463) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - NOV 25, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Location: Draft at the Brewpub, 11/21/12
Aroma: The aroma has some smoked malts, a little bit of oak, and some coffee as well
Appearance: This one pours a medium-to-dark brown color with a nice beige head
Flavor: This one has a nice smokey flavor with a little bit of bacon and a hint of coffee
Palate: This one has a nice creamy feel on the mouth and a medium-plus body
I thought this was a pretty solid Smoked Porter. The smoke doesn’t completely overpower everything else, which is nice. I really didn’t have too many complaints at all. If you like Rauchbiers/Smoked Malts/Porters, you’ll most likely enjoy this one.
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