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Otter Creek Stovepipe Porter

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Formerly brewed at Otter Creek Brewing
Style: Porter
Middlebury, Vermont USA

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RATINGS: 643   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This is a traditional porter, made to warm the bones. Nearly black in color, Stovepipe Porter has a rich palate and a roasted, hoppy and slightly herbal aroma.


4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
tekstr1der (19) - New Hampshire, USA - NOV 27, 2014
First experienced on tap at Mad Mountain Tavern, this porter convinced me, in a good way, that there was soot in the recipe. One of my all-time favorite porters, it’s with great sadness that I learn it is no longer being produced. For that matter, MMT is closed as well. So goes the impermanence of life I suppose.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (6077) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 21, 2014
"great balanced beer...not sure why this one is as low. it’s pretty stinkin good. definitely above average, but i guess there’s a lot of competition in this category."

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KyotoLefty (6695) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 9, 2014
Tap at Macgregors in Gates. Old notes. Sweet chocolate but well roasted to balance. Very chewy and rich. Fruit flavor come in well too. Sturdy and flavorful.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Patrickctenchi (4063) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - APR 8, 2014
Bottle: Pours dark brown/burgundy with a short oatmeal coloured head. Chocolate malt, cream, light coffee scents. Taste is roast coffee, chocolate. Pleasantly mildly bitter.... Very well balanced...a nice one.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
swoopjones (6179) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JAN 25, 2014
bottle. medium bodied black pour. notes of chocolate, light coffee & roasted malts in both aroma & flavor. decent porter

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
anthony850 (279) - Andover, New Jersey, USA - NOV 27, 2013
Good overall appearance ,Smooth feel, nice aroma, very good Porter. Had one bottle at about forty five degrees ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ROGUE (2127) - Newark, Delaware, USA - OCT 1, 2013
12oz bottle. Pours a very dark brown color with a big light tan head that falls quickly. Smell is sweet and chocolatey with a hint of hops. Roasted malt flavor with moderate hop bitterness. Nice balance of malt and hops. Light bodied with a dry roasty coffee-like finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
czar (4671) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 3, 2013
pours clear light brown with a decent moka head, some retention. nutty, roastiness, grassy, hint of minerals. moderate carbonation, light body - not watery, nice herbal finish. sort of classic but falls a bit short.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jrodooo5 (1063) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - JUN 18, 2013
A nice deep dark pour with a mocha head that quickly fizzles without much lacing. Th aroma has a great coffee aroma with some hints of chocolate. The taste is roasty and finishes a touch bitter - very true to porter form. This a good solid example of the style! It’s a touch thin in body but tasty nevertheless!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
magsinva (881) - Virginia, USA - MAY 22, 2013
Bottle from TWM sterling - pours pitch with cream head. Aroma is coffee and woodsmoke. Taste is on the watery, bitter, dry end of the spectrum. Overall, drinkable but like drinking ashes, with the dryness.


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