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Rushing Duck Beanhead Coffee Porter

Rushing Duck Beanhead Coffee Porter
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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3.65/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
Beanhead takes the base beer of a robust porter and pairs is with a fantastic coffee flavor that comes from a Guatemalan bean roasted by Java Love Coffee Roasting Co. in Kauneonga Lake, NY. Beanhead is completely black in color with an impressive tan head. It has a taste of intense coffee with overtones of bittersweet cocoa and caramel malt balanced with a slight earthy bitterness. While it may look filling, Beanhead is actually medium bodied and lacks the cloying sweetness that makes so many other stouts and porters seem so “heavy.”

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Slipstream (2464) - USA - JUL 26, 2016
Draft from Beer Table. Solid coffee porter. Dry with a bit of acidic tang. The malt is noticeable too. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tia (1737) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - JUN 5, 2016
Tap @ Roscoe (I think this is the right one, they called it "Java Head Porter"). Dark with creamy tan head. Roasty coffee plus sweet with a hig of dark fruit. Light & dry.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
egajdzis (6105) - Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 14, 2015
Dark brown color with a small, tan head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of roasted malts, coffee, and cocoa. Taste of roast, coffee, cocoa, and a bit of caramel. On the thinner side.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sammy (11177) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 10, 2015
On nitro at Barcade Brooklyn. Looked good. Mild coffee aroma. Like coffee grounds whipped up. A bit astringent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
ben4321 (5697) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - DEC 5, 2015
Draft at Fool’s Gold, 12/5/15. Dark brown-black color with a sheeting tan head and coating lace. Great looking beer. Coffee comes through bickering with a slight tartness. Lighter bodied. Smooth and very creamy. Great look and feel, but slightly disappointed by the flavor.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sregnar35 (1030) - Rotterdam, New York, USA - MAR 14, 2015
Nitro at the bier Abbey. Pours black and thin with a small head, aroma is faint. Taste is not too roasty, mellow. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TBone (16159) - Pori, FINLAND - MAR 3, 2015
Tap at RnH, NYC. Dark brown color, small beige head. Strong coffeish, chocolaty aroma. Delicious! Light to medium-bodied. Flavor then is cld coffee and sweet aroma with light coffee tartness. Nose is great!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Damico (3144) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 19, 2015
Pours dark but not super black unclear, light roasted coffee with a grayish beige head. Aroma big zesty roasted coffee, like a French press in your face, so nice. The flavor is huge coffee notes, not super thick at all but just right for a porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mep3222 (1273) - East Greenbush, New York, USA - JAN 10, 2015
Aroma is very coffee. Very. Like a cup of coffee. Taste has lots of malt to balance the coffee. Smooth. Dark, full flavored, smooth coffee Porter. Not smokey, slight lactose sweetness of a milk stout even. Real nice beer.... If you like coffee. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nimbleprop (7489) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 11, 2014
8oz pour at Torst. Pours a watery, deep brown with some ringing off white head. Nose has a lot of fresh, fragrant coffee, nutty too, soke brown sugar, hints of dried berries, toast. Flavor has a nice blend of sweet malts, brown sugar, hints of toffee, then high quality coffee. Not too dark. Dry finish.

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