RateBeer


 No Score 

Requires
more ratings


bottling
unknown

on tap
unknown

distribution
unknown

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 9   MEAN: 3.71/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The Porter is the grandfather of the stout. Ours is a light to medium bodied ale, smooth and dark, with some hop character and notes of coffee and chocolate in the finish.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dodgrblu (585) - Sacramento, California, USA - JUN 10, 2012
4 ounce taster at the Taproom. Reddish color, less roasted flavor than the red.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rosebud butternuts (2396) - Denton, Texas, USA - OCT 24, 2009
bottle thanks to bhensonb. poured dark brown with a beige/tan head. aroma was very pleasant with chocolate and coffee with a touch of hershey’s syrup. flavor was a bittering coffee followed up by subdued dark roasts with a nice bittering. medium body with high carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
probstblueribbon (2858) - Nepean, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 11, 2009
12 fl. oz. bottle shared by Lubiere (merci!), served cold in a goblet. Likely 3 years old. JA11/09.

App.: Deep brown-black with ruby highlights, clear, tan head that diminishes quickly. Aroma: Wow! Really thick, heavy rum, dark fruits, smoke, vanilla, some coffee and milk chocolate, sour cherries, light acidity, black strap molasses. Palate: Medium-light body, fairly full effervescence. Flav.: Coffee, dark and milk chocolate, vanilla, a little smoke, some fruitiness, a bit of hops (green leafy?), a little cardboard, some light smoke/ash; fairly dry with good bitterness.

Great stuff, held up

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
NYHarvey (2153) - New York, New York, USA - JUL 21, 2008
Draft. Nutty, malty aroma with light hints of chocolate, coffee and roast. The body is a dark ruddy brown and holds a thin tan head. Chocolate, some sour twang, toast, cocoa, coffee and a decent blast of roast malt. Not bad but not something I’d drink regularly. Just seems a little off.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hayduke (3317) - Eureka, California, USA - APR 3, 2008
From a 12 oz bottle purchased from Corti Bros in Sacramento for $1.49. Poured very dark brown that looked nearly black, but when held up to the light turned out to ber a very dark red.. Head was quite dark also tending toward tan. Great lacing rings Nose is of coffee, chocolate, and roasted malts. Mouthfeel is smooth and rich, and medium bodied. Flavor is rich dark malts with light hops in the background. Finish is dry and good to the last drop. A really quite excellent porter.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bhensonb (10699) - Woodland, California, USA - NOV 15, 2007
Bottle from Corti Bros. Nice darkly roasted, nigh toasted, malt aroma. Near opaque black/brown color with a beige head. A bit thin in body, with light, creamy carbonation. It’s definitely dark toast. We are talking antique Guinness, nearly. There’s coffee. Small hint of chocolate. The finish is dry, with a very light sour note, and dark toast. It seems to be a high quality porter that could rival some stouts. Smooth it is.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (9747) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 11, 2006
Dark brown ale with reddish hue and light moka head. Coffee aroma, with roasted bitterness. In mouth, roasted coffeee beans, powdery chocolate, medium bodied, very pleasant porter. On tap at brewery, August 2005.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fatguys (71) - Wisconsin, USA - NOV 11, 2005
Poured from a bottle purchased at the brewery. Nearly black, but more like a really, really dark ruby red. There’s a nice chocolaty milk head and strong aromas of coffee, dark chocolate, etc. The beer is really isn’t that thick, but it’s not a stout, so it doesn’t have to be. This beer’s asset is its strength of taste, which is quite strong. Most Jack Russell beers are good, along with a few duds, and this was a better beer than I thought it would be. If I could add one thing, it would be a bit more sweetness. This and Fuller’s are probably some of the best porters I’ve had. Nicely done. Would like to try on tap.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Gusler (2653) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - AUG 19, 2001
London Porter pours black, with a nice chocolate brown head and lace; the body is light to medium. The nose is chocolate and toasted grains with a hint of the hop flowers. The first taste is rich roasted malt, the middle is semi sweet and chocolatety, and the finish is hop spicy and slightly dry, with a lingering aftertaste. Some what more robust than most porters, with a relatively light body. The hops, black patent malts give a kick, that’s very enjoyable. This beer is a Porter and Stout lovers dream, so if you’ve not had the pleasure, try it out you will be pleased.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »





Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50