RateBeer
overall
81
28
style
Serve in Shaker, Snifter

bottling
unknown

on tap
available

Local Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.46/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Thor, one of our favorite four-legged friends had a big, gentle heart to match his huge, smiling, slobbering face. Jeff, Thor’s best friend and owner, says that the gentle giant would pull him in the direction of the brewery on their walks, to park it by the garage door, get some love and smell what’s cookin’. He brightened everyone’s day and is missed by all. This Imperial Porter is made in memory of the big guy. A portion of proceeds will benefit the Great Lakes Mastiff Rescue.


2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fluffy (1957) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - JUL 23, 2015
Dont really remember much about this one, which isn't a good thing. Must have been kinda forgettable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
marcus (7671) - Sacramento, California, USA - MAR 15, 2015
Bottle shared by Big John. Pours dark brown with a decent tan head and a treacle aroma. There is a hearty dark molasses flavor with a carbonated finish. Very tasty.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (7103) - Ohio, USA - DEC 15, 2014
22 oz bottle shared with the group. I had to get this bottle since the dog looksvery much like one of my dogs. Pours dark reddish brown in color with a small beige head. The aroma and flavor have dark chocolate, dark fruits, some roasted malt, cocoa and coffee, the alcohol is well hidden. Decent stuf.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (12045) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 10, 2014
Bottle shared by alexsdad06. Poured dark brown color with an average frothy brown head that mostly lasted with very good lacing. Moderate to heavy roasted dark malt and chocolate aroma. Medium to full body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. Medium to heavy dark roasted sweet flavor with medium to heavy sweet finish of moderate to long duration. Solid complex beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrSilverworm (8695) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 7, 2014
22oz bottle, shared by alexsdad06. Dark brown red color. Thin khaki head. Dots of lace. Dark fruit, great cocoa, some coffee. Hides alcohol really well, not too sweet. Moderate bitter taste. Very mild warmth. Some floral. Nice imperial Porter.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
NeoHippie2 (1074) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - OCT 25, 2014
Bottle. Dark brown pour with a light tan head. Aromas of coffee and cocoa. Flavor is sweet and roasty with notes of toffee. A little bit boozy finish to this one from the abv. Not bad.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dfonorow (1721) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 25, 2014
Bottle share at DLD 2014. Pour is deep brown with a small tan head. Aroma and flavor of coffee grounds, dark caramel, brown sugar, chocolate, and espresso. Finish has a bit of lactose and licorice. Strange porter, but good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
AWISLguy (1820) - Wisconsin, USA - MAY 17, 2014
Bomber from Andersonville Wine & Spirits. Batch 320/321, so batch date was early January. Cellared a month, and served colder than cellar temperature. Pour a dark brown with a cafe au lait head. Strings and spots of lace. Aroma has lots of caramel and molasses; later down in the glass, there is chocolate and some roast and maybe black licorice. Taste is of sweet caramel, bakers chocolate, espresso and some lactose. Medium to full bodied. Some alcohol present. Finishes nicely blended between bitter and sweet. Another stellar effort from Pipeworks!

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
novice101 (308) - - APR 24, 2014
Pours a rich black color with a very thing mocha colored head. Smells of large amount of coffee and some malts. Taste is strong coffee with some sweetness at the end/

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
orangenblu62 (39) - Illinois, USA - APR 10, 2014
Rich dark pour with a thin frothy head. Light carbonation which seems to be a signature of Pipeworks. Bitter coffee first sip followed by mellow sweet.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50