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RATINGS: 81   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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Half Pipe Porter is brewed in the Brown Porter style. The beer is a flawless balance of caramel and chocolate malt flavors with a touch of Mt. Hood hops for perfect drinkability.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kyzr (1153) - Belgrade, Montana, USA - JAN 24, 2003
Good solid porter. Great color with nice carbination. Good roasted malt flavor and very clean crisp finish. Very light tasting.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 13/20
frylock (1135) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAR 5, 2005
Dark ruby brown color with a medium sized tan head. Some chocolatey malts, and some light hops in the aroma. Dry toasty bitterness, some bitter-sweet chocolate, a hint of caramel. A pretty average porter.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kaya161 (1128) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 26, 2003
Almost black in colour. Thin head. Inky/chocolate aroma. Bitter roast flavour. A dry, irish-style porter.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sickboy282 (1115) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 29, 2003
A very nice porter. Very nice color and flavor. A little bitterness on the head.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Andrew196 (1091) - Katy, Texas, USA - MAR 7, 2003
Almost black in color, thin beige head. Roasted coffee aroma with some smoke. Smoke really came out in the taste, very crisp for a porter. I like where they were going but something just didnt come together well.....not sweet enough?

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dberger624 (1028) - Phila, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 24, 2003
Thanks to Gregory for this bottle. Was looking for a little more in this one. Nothing wrong with. It just tasted like any other porter.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
loweredsixth (946) - Clovis, California, USA - MAR 23, 2004
Dark brown color with ruby highlights and a medium off-white head. The aroma was faint...some coffee...mildly sweet. The flavor had some coffee, cocoa, and a little citrusy hops. Thin, fizzy feel. Below average porter.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zach Diesel (906) - Sisters, Oregon, USA - JAN 10, 2003
roasted and bitter, pretty solid

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
P-tor44 (886) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - MAR 27, 2003
sweet. sugary molassessy nose. pours with a nice tope head. low hopping. light body, syrupy and very sweet

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrunkAsASkunk (847) - Lynnwood, Washington, USA - MAR 14, 2003
I dunno, i just found this to be extremely pleasant while nursing the flu bug. It pours a brownish black mix with ruby in the light and very small head if any. The aroma is coffee and chocolate with definite caramel malt presence, very sweet. The taste is smokey and coffee like with caramel malts taking over and little to no signs of bitterings qualities. Very dry malty finish, sweet, but i can understand how people see little body in this as it is a very easy drink, too easy some might say. I happen to like the smokey addition to this brew, it does it well...carbonation is medium. Nicely done, and thank you beerguy101.


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