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RATINGS: 94   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Coffee porter released for Colorado Beer Week 2011.

In honor of Craft Beer Weeks all around the US, Left Hand created a special one-off beer called Beer Week Sauce Porter. This American-style porter contains a fair amount of coffee; which is just the thing that you’ll need to keep going through this week!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (12640) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 15, 2014
Draft. Creamy tan head atop black body with brown edge. Aroma is moderately sweet, coffee, some roast, light milk chocolate, caramel. Taste is moderately sweet, coffee, some roast, light milk chocolate. Creamy medium body, light stickiness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dnstone (2431) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - OCT 2, 2014
Aroma is a nice roast coffee. Smooth roasty porter w coffee notes. Deep brown, black color with soft tan head Notes: On nitro at the brewery for GABF 14 ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Darkmagus82 (2129) - - AUG 5, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 9-6-12- Served on tap in a 10 oz chalice glass Appearance – Served a deep-deep brown nearly black beer with a one finger tan head. The head a faded relatively fast to give light lacing. Smell – The aroma is of roasted and dark smells. Coffee is the strongest, but there is a strong presence of chocolate, and some char and roasted malt as well. Rounding these out is a light caramel aroma. Taste – The taste begins with the roasted malts, some chocolate, sweet caramel and a good dose of coffee. The caramel however fades and as the coffee grows stronger in taste the brew bitters in taste ever so lightly. These slightly bitter dark flavors take the taste to the end where a light char flavor and some sweetness comes back to the tongue, helping to deliver an overall very roasty flavor. Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the medium side with a carbonation level that is rather average as well. A little thicker body may have been better for the roasted and dark flavors, but the feel is not bad as it accentuates the easy drinking nature. Overall – The beer is a nice, semi-sweet roasty brew. Good if you are feeling something with a good dose of roast, but that is yet still very easy drinking and “light” in body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AWISLguy (2082) - Wisconsin, USA - JUN 28, 2014
1 day old from growler from Ray’s in Tosa’s new "growler gallery". Pours a very, very dark brown with a tan head leaving light spots of lace. Aroma is coffee ... and coffee. Fresh green coffee beans, with rich, roasty espresso kicking in behind. Later some lactose and some caramel show through. Taste is of sweet cocoa, heavy roast, sweet milk chocolate, and some caramel malt. Actually a bit thin - likely medium bodied. Finishes more sweet than bitter on that bitter-sweet scale, but with solid enough roast to maintain some balance. A nice fresh - coffee forward - brew! 14.1

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
marcus (8294) - Sacramento, California, USA - JUN 12, 2014
On tap at Mayor of OldTown. Pours near black with an impressive tan head and a chocolate and treacle aroma. There is a medium-bodied chocolate malt flavor with lots of coffee.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
after4ever (7061) - Brier, Washington, USA - JUN 3, 2014
Draft at sb. Pours black with a dense and creamy surging tan head. Huuuge coffee nose, like a fresh mug of decent overly roasted supermarket coffee. Creamy medium body with lively carb. Roasty coffee mid palate. Long roasty dry coffee finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
EcnarM (112) - Shawnee, Kansas, USA - JUN 3, 2014
Pours a standard dark color with a heavy lacing tan head. Strong coffee aroma with an much easier coffee flavor than expected from the smell. Even finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JaBier (6101) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - MAY 24, 2014
Glass at 101 Beer Kitchen. Pours darkest brown with a medium tan head. Aroma of coffee and chocolate. Big coffee flavor with some chocolate before a slightly nutty and bitter roasty finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Imaena (2144) - Maputo, MOZAMBIQUE - MAY 19, 2014
Draught. This is really nice deeply roasted coffee stout with lots of thick coffee flavor to go around.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 7/20
alicenmae (8) - - APR 27, 2014 does not count
Dark, but not heavy. Deeply coffee flavored, but not overpowering. A delicious change of pace from richer stouts or porters while still keeping a similar flavor profile.

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