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Brewed by Sierra Andina
Style: Porter
Huaraz, Peru

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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3.26/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
In 1975 Don Juan began working as a porter – carrying tremendous loads throughout the Andes Mountains on countless climbing expeditions. His legacy lives on in this delicious and hearty porter. Let the rich flavor of the Don Juan Porter carry away your load of worries on a cloud of toasted malt and earthy hop flavor. Take a sip and let it go.


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3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bkurtz (866) - - DEC 13, 2012
Poured dark brown with a smallish, dark tan head. Chocolate and dark fruit aroma. Nice bitter taste with some complex fruits flavors. Smooth, nice balanced flavors and a well-made porter.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mcberko (7074) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 9, 2014
12 oz. bottle, pours a dark brown with a medium tan head. Nose brings out espresso, roasted malt, and some dry cocoa. Flavour is quite robust, with espresso and roasted malt. Medium body, with a rather robust profile. On the higher end of carbonation. Decent stuff, just nothing special.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
mzaar (1723) - Varberg, SWEDEN - OCT 24, 2014
Bottle @ Incontri, Aguas Calientes, Peru. Pours black with a beige head. Flavours and aromas of chocolate, roasted malt and coffee. Somewhat thin body, and I don’t Knowles white it is with the Peruvians and lively carbonation, but here it is again. Me not like.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lollopollo (12) - - AUG 9, 2014
Drinken @ Trivio Sierra Andina in Huarez. Draught. Smooth porter, chocolate taste. Dark color and brown head.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dreamflower (595) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 5, 2014
This was a fabulous porter. Coffee, chocolate. Beautiful dark colour with brown head. I loved it!

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
northropfrye (2303) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 4, 2014
Absolutely fabulous aroma of deep rich dried fruit, bubblegum, roasted malts and coffee. Taste is little less powerful, but still some nice coffee and cocoa flavours. A great Peruvian craft beer. Bottle at La Mar Cevicheria, Lima.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sdabvl (20) - PERU - FEB 18, 2014
UPDATED: MAR 19, 2014 aroma a chocolate y tostado, color marron oscurode bien cuerpo y bastante espuma color tierra, sabor medio dulce y un poquito de amargor, sabor medio fuerte y poco cremoso con un final muy parecido al fumar un cigarrillo.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tadahster (112) - SWITZERLAND - JAN 27, 2014
Some chocolate. Lots of roast. Some acidity or salty sharpness. Medium body, but lingers nicely. Good porter with some minor flaws.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
VT (1666) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 7, 2014
330 ml bottle. Pours orange tinted black with a thick, resilient beige head. Aroma is coffee, earth. Flavor is coffee, dark chocolate, and some dark berries. Finish is a good, bitter coffee and some earthy notes. Lingering bitterness. Light body, strong carbonation. Good porter.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
czar (4678) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 21, 2013
bottle from minder binder, thanks bro! pours clear dark brown with a small light beige cap some retention. some fruity and lightly roasted notes, never burnt of mineraly, hint of sweetness and smoke, lactose. moderate carbonation, light body - some texture, peppery finish. ok.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
tom10101 (3074) - Quebec, CANADA - JUL 20, 2013
Bottle (330 ml). From Minderbinder, thanks! Dark brown with a low beige head and little to no lacing. Aroma is of smoke, light roastiness and light fruits. Taste is slightly sweet with light smoke, light roasted malt and light fruits. Light body. Thin and watery. Pretty simple Porter with a very light body. Although, there’s no huge flaws, no off-flavors and that’s a fair Porter aroma/taste-wise. Decent beer from Peru!


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