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Indie Alehouse Breakfast Porter

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Brewed by Indie Alehouse Brewing Co.
Style: Porter
Toronto, Canada

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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.58/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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Leadership Qualities: Breakfast Porter – It’s never too late to start the day off right A rich sweet malty beer balanced with hops and dark chocolate and oats, made with “milk” for a smooth full taste. Not just for breakfast! Edit: Previously listed as Indie Alehouse Leadership Qualities Breakfast Porter


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
robinvboyer (3491) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 24, 2015
Solid porter! Good, rich malts, nice cocoa notes, with some nuttiness, and subtle hops. Great mouthfeel and carb. Finish is medium bitter with loads of nutty and chocolatey goodness.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Niall73 (2232) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 24, 2015
Tap at brewery bar. Pours dark brown with a tan head. Pleasant light coffee, treacle aroma. Medium body, medium carbonation. Coffee, milk choc, treacle... Nice balance. Good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ametras (735) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 17, 2015
On tap at the brewpub. Murky brown with a frothy beige head. Flavors are sweet cereals, roasted malts, salted caramel, butterscotch, vanilla, chocolate and coffee. Medium body, soft carbonation, smooth texture.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (13426) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 27, 2015
Medium brown, chocolate, sweet, cocoa and a little nuttiness, good balance.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
WheatKing (1319) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 31, 2014
On tap. Very dark brown, tan head. Nose is berry coffee, chocolate. Flavour also has vanilla, really well balanced between sweetness and bitterness. Really well done. So so smooth.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwood04 (4645) - Connecticut, USA - OCT 14, 2014
On tap at the brewery. Pours near black with a lacy, beige head. Aroma of roasted malts, some coffee and chocolate notes, some dough, light bitterness, and hints of sweetness. Flavor the same with a nice dark malt note and a dry, roasty finish. Average texture. A really good porter.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dfearnley (1180) - Alberta, CANADA - AUG 16, 2014
Draft to taster Coffee, chocolate, caramel, biscuit, and oats. Silky black, creamy tan head. Dark chocolate, coffee, and oats.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Karol (699) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUN 24, 2014
Tapped at the Barhop in Toronto/Canada. Pitch black color when flash lighted. Beige head. I can’t remember the aroma anymore, because we got a bit drunk that evening. Taste however was a balanced mild taste of dark chocolate, coffee beans and the oatmeal gave a kind of tasty smoothness. Overall a very good brew!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
neongolden (738) - Linköping, Sweden/Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 12, 2014
(On tap at the brewpub, Mar 8 2014) Pours a very dark brown with a small pale tan cap of tiny bubbles. Aroma of roast malt, a little coffee, slightly nutty. On the palate, dark malt provides initial sweetness alongside a medium roast, some chocolate. The oats make themselves known mid-palate with a dry cereal character, along with some hop bitterness towards the finish that cuts right through the malt sweetness. The finish is very dry and oaty with a bit of roast. Fairly full-bodied for a porter thanks to oats, a little creamy, soft carb. I like the notion but thought the oats ended up killing a bit of the flavour later on. Still pretty good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bendrixian (1323) - Canadiana, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 24, 2014
On tap at beerbistro, so it was served a little bit too cold, as all their beers seem to be. Pours jet black and has mocha, espresso and oatmeal like notes on the aroma. similar mocha, roast and oats on the flavour profile make this a darn tasty beer.


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