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RATINGS: 94   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Our award winning dark ale which is an original London style, lighter in body than a stout but with the same alcohol content. Brewed with pale, crystal, chocolate and black malts to create a creamy, smooth, roasted, slightly chocolate tasting ale with a bit of hoppiness in the finish. The name comes from the fact that after brewing, the mash is given to a local farmer and there can't be anything better than spent grain from brewing for fattening up a pig.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cole (967) - , Alberta, CANADA - FEB 21, 2010
Deep very dark brown in coulour with a very thick foamy brown head. Looks great. Strong coffee aroma with a lot of chocolate as well. Light body with a very strong coffee flavour, finishes in dark chocolate and dry roasty flavours. It is very good but it could use a lot more body. This is a pretty thin porter in my opinion. Definatley not the "Pigs Ass" or is that "Cats Ass" any way not a very full Assed beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mjmcend (209) - USA - FEB 7, 2010
Aroma is both roast and bittersweet chocolate. Good sweet taste than a good coffee and chocolate finish. A fantastic regular porter.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
otakuden (1783) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JAN 3, 2010
Despite the wet sloppy disaster that was their Beltian White, I have hopes for the Pigs Ass Porter from Harvest Moon out of Bell, Montana. It may just be delusion, or it may just be because I like the name of the beer. There’s only one way to find out, so without further ado…

The label sports an amusingly cute caricature of 3 pigs dressed as olde English porters from whence the Porter itself originated, blended and then brewed to slake the thirsts of the hard-working and underpaid porters. As I pour this particular porter into my awaiting English nonic pint, I am greeted by a pleasant sight of rich browns and blacks simmering beneath a decent khaki head. Tracing his path down to mediocrity, his head leaves a generous trail of lace, a promising sight indeed. I swirl his brown-black depths, releasing a robust nose of chocolate, licorice root, raisins juicy and plump, tobacco leaf, burnt sugars, and a final wisp of cream and vanilla bean. Roasty and toasty, just the way I like it. Nothing overly complex, but satisfying nonetheless. My first quaff is lip-coating, filling my mouth with rich flavors of chocolate, burnt espresso, tobacco, wood, and spice. Dry and sweet at the same, he both slakes and induces my thirst for more. Raisins provided a pleasant meatiness to the middle of his palate while the chocolate dominates the front and the dry side of tobacco, licorice root, wood, and ash round out the finish. As the Pigs Ass Porter warms, there is a growing nip of tart prune juice which joins her meaty cousins, the raisins.

Nice, simple, and satisfying, I can wholly understand why the Porters of yore would slake their hard-earned thirst with this poor man’s refreshment. The fact that to this day the Porter is a thriving and vibrant beer style is testament to the universal enjoyment of a good dark quaffer. Skip the Beltian White, pass go, and find yourself at home with the Pigs Ass Porter.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
poisoneddwarf (1692) - Rathdrum, Idaho, USA - OCT 19, 2009
12 oz bottle. Smells of vanilla mocha. Pours black with a thick tan head which dissipates but never depletes. Tastes of sweet coffee, roasted malt,

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cprochak (590) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 10, 2009
Dark brown offwhite head. Rich caramel and vanilla aroma, just a hint of roasted nut. Nice sweetness then an awesome bitter coffee chocolate finish. Great mouthfeel and an awesome porter.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jake65 (2595) - Williston, North Dakota, USA - SEP 12, 2009
Tap @ Famous Dave’s Bozeman: Pours a deep brown color with a finger of fizzy beige head. Aroma is a nice blend of roast and bittersweet chocolate. The flavor is roasty and has a strong hoppy content before mellowing into a smoother, more roasty and chocolate finish. Different, but enjoyable.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
smith4498 (2988) - Miami, Florida, USA - SEP 7, 2009
Bottle courtesy of otakuden. Pours dark brown with tan head. Roasted malt and coffee aromas. Flavor is slightly swet and roasty with coffee and itter dark chocolate. Medium body with sot carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BuckeyeBoy (2649) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 12, 2009
Bottle Pours out a dark brown with some red highs topped with a sandy cream head. Aroma of sweet milk chocolate and roasted nuts. Taste a nice ligth coffee, some sweetness and a good bitter dark chcolate end. Thanks Toby

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
HonkeyBra (3286) - Lemont, Illinois, USA - AUG 3, 2009
Bottle my girlfriend randomly picked up somewhere in Montana. Dark pour with fluffy off white head. Aroma of Chocolate, light smoke and coffee. Flavor of chocolate syrup. darlk chocolate, light coffee and roast. Mouthfeel is pillowy and smooth, almost like drinking a chocolatey marshmallow cloud. Lightly bitter, roasty finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AdamGott (386) - Idaho Falls, Idaho, USA - JUL 15, 2009
very dark brown pour with lots of frothy head - aroma of chocolate and nuts with hints of light smoke - flavor is a very sweet coffee/chocolate and pear. Pretty good.


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