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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.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcwattsrugger (11078) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - DEC 27, 2010
@Rudolph Throwdown-thanks to Blazer06-16oz can-pours a foamy light brown head and black color. Aroma is dark malt-roasty/chocolate. Taste is dark malt-roasty/chocolate, nutty spice/earthy hops.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (10698) - 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
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Travlr (10574) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JAN 8, 2013
Can. And, in fact, drinking from the can, I couldn’tvreally tell what color it was. Dark, probably. It also had an aroma, I’m sure. Taste was kind of a dull chocolate milk and coffee.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
hopscotch (9063) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - DEC 25, 2010
Can... Vero Beach “GET YOUR RUDOLPH ON” Throwdown… Dark brown ale with a small, fizzy, off-white head. The aromatics focus on mocha and minerals. Medium-bodied with meek carbonation. The flavor is bitter and nutty… but mostly just bitter. Finishes roasty, bitter and bone-dry. Can courtesy of Blazer06!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
daknole (9044) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - NOV 24, 2013
Can. Nice roasted malt, plums, chocolate, toasted dark bread. I think this is quite a good porter.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Drake (8300) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - APR 14, 2012
16 ounce can. Pours a dark brown color with a thin creamy head. Decent head retention. Aroma of roasted malts with a sweet finish. Fairly faint. The taste is sweet malts, some roastiness, faint fruits and leafy hops. Medium bodied. A bit too sweet but still a solid beer.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
BMan1113VR (7853) - Los Angeles, California, USA - MAY 17, 2011
Can thanks to mattolesh. Pours with a black body and a small tan head that slowly fades. Aromas are fruity, estery, toffee, light chocolate, roasty, low hop notes. Flavors are roasty, peanutshells, chocolate, earthy, soil, coffee, esters and a bit acrid. Lively carbonation. Cola notes. Thin.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DocLock (7826) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 9, 2012
Pours very dark thick turbid brown, toward black (no ruby here), with 3-finger creamy tan head and copious lacing. Nose is chocolate malt, some definite spicy , peppery, and hoppy hints. Tastes rich, somewhat sweet, witha big chocolate flavor, some carob nibs, roasty chocolate malt, and finishing hints of smokiness and molasses. The hops emerge late, and the palate remains complex and thick and smooth. A wonderful porter.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
crossovert (7215) - Illinois, USA - DEC 31, 2012
Thin, water, metallic, an extremely poor porter. The original must have blown if they are saying this is better.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sebletitje (6624) - Enghien, BELGIUM - DEC 19, 2009
Cheers to Tony @ OTH for opening this one. Pours dark brown, off-white head. Aroma dark malts, intense roasted goodness, caramel. Flavor, amazingly easy to drink, lots of chocolate malts, roast, hints of hops bitterness, carbonation might have been a tad too high, nice bready/dough finish. This is tasty!


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