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RATINGS: 91   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   IBU: 22   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Roll out the Barrel: 7% Alcohol by Volume and 22 IBUs. This American-style porter has robust malt flavor with a slight hop character. Available in the Winter Season on tap and in 16oz cans. Quality Supreme: Porter is crafted in small batches at Trinity Brew House in Providence, RI and Cottrell Brewery in Pawcatuck, CT under the supervision of Brewmaster Sean Larkin. It is brewed with summit hops, black malt, pale malt, roasted barley and ale yeast, and then dry hopped with Amarillo hops. Taste & Enjoy: Gansett Porter offers an extremely approachable craft experience that, unlike many of the other porters on the market, is not overly smoky or bitter. The Narragansett Porter has a deliciously mild chocolate flavor with just a hint of smokiness and hops to balance out the finish. The History: The Porter has been a part of the Narragansett Brewing Company’s lineup for decades, dating back to the 1916 (often found under the name “Narragansett Dark” in bars). Though it was beloved in the Portuguese fishing communities of Fall River and New Bedford, MA, Falstaff decided to abandon it in the ’70s because it was not a true porter. Now it is back and better than ever. As a tribute to the old “Gansett Dark,” today’s Narragansett Porter is milder and more refreshing than most, yet it is a true porter with greater flavor and complexity than its predecessor.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leafs93 (1688) - Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 12, 2012
Pours deep dark brown with a brown head. Aroma is roasty, dark chocolate and earthy. Taste is sweet with a roasty bitterness on the finish. Medium bodied, better then expected.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Palidor19 (2954) - Brandon, Florida, USA - FEB 21, 2012
a very rich heavy beer, with a dark over toasted malty head a slight bitterness at the end, it looks really well done and the head is nice and creamy. there is a slight burnt that makes it really well drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (11122) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 28, 2012
Can with Sander at his place. Decent roast aroma, some mild tobacco and cocoa. Medium sweet flavor, some earth, cigar smoke, burnt sugar. Medium bodied with average carbonation. Sweet finish, modest roast, some dark sugar, light dirty bitterness of earth, mild charcoal. Pretty decent.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mcox90 (1548) - Wilton, New Hampshire, USA - JAN 9, 2012
16 oz can. Pours dark brown with some reddish highlights & a creamy 2 finger mocha head. Head slowly gives way to some decent lace. Yummy chocolate malt and vanilla bean aroma which carries through in the taste. Little on the sweet side, but I’m not thinking thats a bad thing. Full creamy palate with soft carbonation. I’ll buy again.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ernesto987 (3714) - Connecticut, USA - JAN 6, 2012
Sample at table and vine, decent roasty flavors. Dry over carbonated finish. Cool

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Chipalsa (1310) - Florida, USA - JAN 1, 2012
Can
Appearance - Deep brown
Aromas - Chocolate, raisins, malts, cherries
Taste - Cherries, rich malts, chocolate, hops

This porter was among the sweeter ones. Earthy notes on the tongue were too light, and rather sweet with a touch of hops.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jjuf1853 (1238) - Land O Lakes, Florida, USA - JAN 1, 2012
Can (16 oz) at World of Beer. Not a bad porter out of the folks from Narragansett. Good roasted malt profile with a nice aftertaste.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
OmegaX (1256) - Florida, USA - JAN 1, 2012
Thanks to Chipalsa for the brew. Nose is light chocolate and grainy malt with a bit of cherry/fruity esters. The nose also had an unidentifiable twang to it. Interesting. Pour was light ruby/dark brown color in the light. Taste is similar with a grainy chocolate malt flavor and some light fruit in the mix. Not too bitter at all. Easy to drink. Not a bad porter but it was lacking more chocolate malt to me.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SuIIy (1983) - Burlington, Vermont, USA - DEC 24, 2011
Tall boy can. Pours a dark brown color with a thick foamy head. Nose is light roast and chocolate notes. Palate is fizzy and activewuth a light velvet feel. Flavors of light roast, chocolate. Lions are in the playoffs son!

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
AirForceHops (3223) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 18, 2011
16 oz. can from Market Basket, Portsmouth, NH. Used an English Pint. Thick, full beige head. Decent retention. Nose is Chocolate and a large amount of grain. Taste has a clean roasted character with hints of molasses and a nice German hop. Well, it reminds me of a German or Euro hop. Medium body, maybe a bit on the thin side. I got to say, I was pleasantly surprised by this. It’s MUCH better than some of the ratings indicate. And the price is a bargain.


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