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RATINGS: 4   MEAN: 3.7/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
Red Wing lies at the head of the greatest lake on the Mississippi River – Lake Pepin. Twenty-five miles long and surrounded by mountainous bluffs, Lake Pepin is a natural and recreational paradise. But legend says that it is also the home of Pepie, the mysterious creature that lives in the dark depths of the lake. It is only fitting, then, that Pepie’s Porter be a dark beer with a mysterious complexity in flavor that derives from several varieties of caramelized, flaked, and roasted barley. While you might not be able to locate the elusive Pepie, you can always depend on finding satisfaction in a Pepie’s Porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
commonmac (724) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - SEP 6, 2015
Tap at the brewery. More of a restaurant feel than anticipated but definitely a friendly vibe. Pint glass. Dark brown, nearly black with tan head. Aroma features coffee grounds and chocolate both of the mild variety. Mouthfeel is super smooth with a velvety chocolate milk consistency. Taste has definite coffee bitterness but it’s well balanced with a sweetness. Hazelnut and roasted malts. Really solid representation of the style. Good with Red Wing!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
deyholla (8558) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 2, 2015
Sampled from the tap at Winterfest 2015. Pours deep black with a dark brown head that lasts throughout the beer. Aroma has lots of musty dark grains with a bit of chocolate and roasted malts. Flavor has lots of dark grains supported by roasted malts and dark chocolate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
islay (1600) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAY 15, 2014
Majority of 5 oz. pour, on tap at the brewpub. Pours a medium to dark brown with a copper / amber hue and beige head. Smoky, umami aroma features scents of coffee, dark chocolate, and tobacco. Nice smell. Nice, light, roasted flavor features a pumpernickel bread element. Smoky and meaty taste with some cream. Well balanced porter. Quite tasty. Medium body. Lively, frothy, and oily in the palate. Quite enjoyable overall.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BVery (8142) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - APR 21, 2013
Tap at the brewpub. Dark pour with a off white head. Nice roasty nose with a touch of sweetness from the honey they add. This is terrific!

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