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RATINGS: 122   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
Influenced by the classic Bamberg rauchbiers, our Mesquite Smoked Porter is brewed with a Texas twist, using malt smoked in-house over Texas mesquite. This dark mahogany porter has a velvety mouthfeel, and a roasty, dark chocolate flavor balanced with a subtle hop spice. The nose is warm and pleasing with aromas of cured meat, pepper, leather, dark roast coffee, and a distinct mesquite wood aroma. The Mesquite-Smoked Porter’s medium body, rich complex taste of roasted grains, coffee, dark chocolate, and meaty, smoky character make this perfect for any Texas day, be it the cold of winter, or the accompaniment to a summer barbecue.

UDBeernut's rating

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
UDBeernut (2315) - Between JAX and SGJ, Florida, USA - JUN 4, 2012
batch 007 courtesy of Kaggie97 via coldbrewky. deep dark oily black with ruby edges. Foamy tan head with amazing retention. Faint smoke and pepper in the nose bound by an inviting element of roast. Taste falls in order with a big but silky body. Sweet smoke lingers. What a treat.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Aniela (4198) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 1, 2015
Bottle thanks to Reza! Black beer with an brownish head. Roasted chocolate caramell licorice aroma. Roasted fruity chocolate and coffee flavour with some smoked notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (15333) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - AUG 1, 2015
Bottle thanks to Reza! Opaque black beer eith a small brownish head. Roasted chocolate flavor, menthol, caramel, licorice, some smoke. Roasted fruity flavor, chocolate, some coffee. Roasted chocolate flavor, menthol, slightly smoked, some raisin. Decent but a bit odd.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RRistow12 (503) - Lewis Center, Ohio, USA - APR 20, 2015
Tasted from bottle. Pours black with huge beige head. Too much carbonation in the bottle had. Aroma is dark chocolate, bacon, campfire. Taste is mild to moderate sweetness with similar bitterness. Nice smokey flavor. Smoked wood, bacon and cured meats, coffee, caramel and dark chocolate flavors. Very nice smoked porter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
dlihcsnatas (494) - Texas, USA - DEC 31, 2014
I do alot of cooking out on my grill and smoker with mesquite so I had to get this one for a try. Pours up a black brew with a really nice tan head that holds for a very long time. Smells of mild smoke with some chocolate malts. Taste is typical of a good porter with a subtle mesquite smoked flavor that sets this porter over the top. It is everything that I had hoped it would be and I would say max scores all around but there is the price issue. This one is out of the everyday buy due to the high price tag so points deducted on overall due to cost alone. Other than price this is on my list of best brews ever.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
roxtersoxter (358) - McKinney, Texas, USA - OCT 24, 2014
Pours dark brown with medium tan head on tap. Aroma of chocolate, mesquite, and malt. Flavor of sweet chocolate with smoke flavor and a caramel finish. Great beer! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Artistdave (65) - Austin, USA - SEP 16, 2014
Great Smoked porter...smoke notes are nice some phenolics, but I enjoyed it. Nice characteristics associated wih porters. good brew

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (17705) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 30, 2014
Bottle at DC Epic Sour Tasting 2014. Very dark maroon color, brown head. Nice aroma of burnt embers, smores dropped in campfires. Taste is rich, roasty with charred edges. Tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
fluffy (2023) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - AUG 18, 2014
honestly dont remember much about this one, just that it was decent on the smoke.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ZacM612 (372) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - JUL 15, 2014
Deep dark brown, with tan head. Mesquite smoky aroma. Sounds weird in a beer, but surprisingly good. Flavor is a mix of chocolate, coffee, and BBQ smoke.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
solidfunk (5984) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - MAY 19, 2014
Comes together ok. Finishes with some light bitterness. Pretty good. Smoked malt with roasty chocolate, very nice for smoked beer. Bottle shared at Epic Sour Tasting.

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