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Georgetown Porter (9 LB Hammer)



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RATINGS: 60   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
Brewed for our friends at the 9 Pound Hammer here in Georgetown, this is an exceptionally flavorful medium bodied porter. We use tons of Chocolate, Munich, and Roasted Malt, then blend it with Centennial and Northern Brewer hops to create what we like to call Roasted Chocolaty Goodness. Mmm.. porter. Buy it by the pint at the Nine Pound Hammer or come on in to our retail shop for growlers to go!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KyotoLefty (8121) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JUL 8, 2015
Tap at Bud. Nutty chocolate nose, coffee. Medium body. nice flavors of coffee, chocolate, nuts. Great balance.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
arbine (8) - Bavaria, GERMANY - MAY 26, 2015 does not count
Smells a little dark but not really strong. Average I’d say. Black as the night, froth like a Guinness. Surprisingly fresh taste for a dark beer. After the first swallow, it develops a strong but never overwhelming, full and enjoyably bitter experience. Hm, also with a roast and malt component. I like it! Aftertaste is smooth, very decent. Does not hang unpleasantly in your throat. Overall, very good. One of the best over the last weeks.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Prufrockstar (1642) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 21, 2015
Schooner at College Inn after mis-timing my bus transfer. Oh well, carpe diem (noctum? Wish I knew Latin). Clear cola color, some head, irregular lacing. Some sweetness, but much more on the nutty, roasty side of the spectrum. Robust, with medium body and slick texture. Solid brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GothGargoyle (1882) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 7, 2015
Dark brown with a pale head. Aroma is chocolate, dark fruits, hint of vanilla. Medium bodied, creamy mouthfeel, bitter chocolate and roast on the palate. Taste is chocolate, roasted grain, vanilla.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mcberko (10556) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 8, 2015
On tap at Georgetown, pours near-black with a medium tan head. Aroma is well-balanced, with roast and dry cocoa. Flavour is fairly robust, with with dry cocoa and roasted malt. Good balance that is highly drinkable. Solid porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (8930) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 7, 2015
Draft - Dark roast malts and some coffee. Deep brown with a decent light brown head. Coco, toasted malts and some light burnt notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
furthur (540) - Eagle River, Alaska, USA - JAN 7, 2015
Draft, some head, great lace. Aroma coffee, roasted barley, faint dark fruit. Taste is roasted barley, coffee and dark chocolate, vanilla, dark fruit, faint dark fruit. Palate is good, but not heavy, carbonation subdued. Overall this is a really good Porter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Zeswaft (1505) - Charleston, South Carolina, USA - DEC 24, 2014
Tap. Typical black appearance. Aroma of faint chocolate and roasted malts but also a generic beer aroma. Flavor is the same. Mocha and sort of tame, bordering not too flavorful.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bpreo (2184) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - OCT 8, 2014
I must be losing my taste for Porters. I’ve had so many over the years, and so few that really surprise me anymore. This one, like usual these days, is just good enough to keep Porter as one of my very favorite styles, while making this beer nothing close to one of my very favorite beers.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mintzmeet (367) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUN 26, 2014
UPDATED: JUL 13, 2014 Bomb. Dark chestnut black color. Great coffee grounds flavors. Sweet. creamy. Clean...great dryness to it. Delish chaffiness.

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