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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 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
drfabulous (5579) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - OCT 22, 2011
32 ounce growler brought back by D&J. Big coffee taste upfront. Coffee and chocolate all around. Far more aggressive from other Left Hand beers. Need slightly more body But very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2 (11474) - Escondido, California, USA - OCT 14, 2011
Tap. Pours black with a medium creamy light tan head, medium-long retention with excellent lacing. Aroma is chocolate and coffee malt with earthy notes and dark fruit. Flavor is heavy malt and coffee with low bitterness and hops, dark fruits and a dry finish. Medium body, warmth, and carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MiP (14656) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - OCT 10, 2011
Draught. Weak roasted aroma, some coffee. Black colour, clear red shine. Small light brown head. The flavour is a little sweet, but rather pleasant, roasted and with coffee, like the aroma. Mouthfeel on the light side, but acceptable.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
onceblind (6381) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 6, 2011
On tap during the Milk Stout Nitro release party during GABF 2011 week. Dark dark brown with a light tan head. Nice roasty coffee aroma and roasty black malt. Flavor had a lot of brewed coffee overtones...lots. Rich dark malt, a touch of chocolate, and a subtle light bitterness on the finish. Sweet and dessert like but on a quaffable medium-full body. Just lovely!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (12755) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 18, 2011
Draft. Poured a black color with an average frothy light brown head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate toasted malt and coffee aroma. Medium to full body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. Medium to heavy toasted coffee sweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate to long duration. Solid complex brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TCredit (3) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - SEP 17, 2011 does not count
ZOMGGGGs Smellz like coffee! Tastes like coffee! Looks like coffee! Medium tan head with little lacing and stability (probably from acids in the coffee? maybe! WHO KNOWZ!), Beer is the color of coffee... (SRM seems to be right for the style tooo!) Tastes like coffee toooo and has mild milk chocolate flavors that barely poke through the coffee’s bitter-like astringency. Overall I’d say it’s pretty good. AND MY FIRST BEER RATING!!!! WOOP WOOP!!!!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tightslice (707) - Redwood City, California, USA - SEP 5, 2011
UPDATED: NOV 9, 2013 Draft Pour @ Stubbie’s & Steins. Pours a Rich Black/Brown probably somewhere between a Pantone Black 2 C / 4 C. Strong coffee aromas. A waterlogged torpedo of espresso and dark chocolate that could use a little malted mud to slow it’s roll.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HonusWagner (1914) - Florida, USA - SEP 4, 2011
Hits with the righteous hammer of pure coffee, almost no depth or complexity but a pretty solid coffee taste. Too thin, whatever.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
arminjewell (9169) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - SEP 3, 2011
On tap at the brewery, nice dark brown with khaki colored head. Aroma has notes of coffee and espresso, some chocolate, roast, and slight burnt toast notes. Taste is very coffee forward, like drinking an iced coffee but as a beer. Lots of coffee bean and espresso notes, with some dark chocolate, toffee, roast and bread notes, finishing nice and bitter from the roast and coffee. Delicious!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PorterPounder (6730) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - AUG 27, 2011
Tallahassee, Fl - Proof - on tap. Very deep dark brown pour with a nice sticky khaki colored head. Aroma of fresh brewed coffee - not strong like Starbucks - but your everyday main street coffee shop; hint of chocolate to top it off. Flavor has those same elements of coffee shop coffee. Hints of licorice make their way through in the back end - brief chocolate notes. Mouthfeel is decently thick - but not thick enough to match the boldness of the flavor. Overall, pretty solid though.

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