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Sockeye Power House Porter

Brewed by Sockeye Brewing
Style: Porter
Boise, Idaho USA


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RATINGS: 43   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   IBU: 17   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
This medal winning porter pours dark brown with a rich tan head. A medium malt sweetness balances with the hops to produce slightly chocolatey overtones and a smooth finish. "Keeping the wheel rolling."
IBU: 17 115º Lovibond 70% AA 15º Plato
N.A.B.A. 2001 - Gold Medal N.A.B.A. 2003 - Bronze Medal

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jsquire (3797) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - SEP 2, 2015
Cola colored beer with a thin tan head out of the can. Malty nose with some wet grains. Caramel and milk chocolate sweetness with some wet toast and a bit of green hops in the finish. Okay porter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
robforbes (2089) - Bremerton, Washington, USA - JUL 21, 2015
Pours black with very small tan head. Great lacing. Smell of Milk chocolate, vanilla, malt. Taste of chocolate, some vanilla, malt. Ends creamy and slightly bitter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kerenmk (3414) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - APR 14, 2015
Can sample at a tasting at Troubles’ place. Thanks Denny. Murky brown with a beige wave. Nutty, some cocoa and chestnuts aroma, nutty and chocolatey taste, mildly bitter but also sweet. Medium body, nutty, earthy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DSG (8664) - Tel Aviv, - APR 12, 2015
Can sample at a tasting at Dror’s place. Thanks Denny. Dark brown with a nice cream beige head. Aroma of malt, nuts, a bit of fruitiness, and a hoppy touch. Sweetish flavor, nutty, with caramel, a bit of chocolate, a fruity note, and a dry finish, mildly bitterish. Medium-bodied. More like a Brown Ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (11504) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAR 2, 2015
Can poured a clear dark reddish brown with a small lingering tan head. Aromas of roasted malt, bakers cocoa and light earthiness. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a smooth dry finish. Flavors of roasted malt, bakers cocoa, light vanilla and light earthiness with a smooth dry lingering cocoa finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Sledutah (6180) - Utah, USA - FEB 16, 2015
12oz can from The Beerhive
Clear dark brown with a small beige head, light lacing. Aroma of roasted malts, chocolate and caramel. Flavors of dark malts, caramel, chocolate, medicinal and plastic
Not very good. It had a strange plastic flavor. Left have a glass at the bar.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lightbias (328) - USA - DEC 28, 2014
On tap, on nitro at the brewery, the beer is dark, chestnut brown with a small milk chocolaty head. The aroma is espresso with hints of chocolate. The medium body is creamy and flows easily over my tongue, carrying a sweet taste and roasted coffee flavors. The consistency is much lighter than you would expect from the visual, and the brew is easy to drink. It makes it that much harder to put the glass down that the coffee is enhanced by a chocolate backdrop that boosts the mildness without overwhelming you with any real sweetness. Nice beer, will have again. And again.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Beastwhite315 (21) - - OCT 28, 2014
This beer is amazing with a nice balance of roasted flavors that don’t overpower the maltiness and hops. Drink this beer whenever I can get it. Unlike other Porters I have tasted.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bleeng (1591) - Houston nowhere near Beersel, Texas, USA - OCT 4, 2014
Can pours dark brown with a very small tan head. Mild malty and slightly burnt nose. Nice smooth body with a moderate burnt malt and milkiness flavor. One of the better browns I’ve had.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
slowrunner77 (7438) - Reno, Nevada, USA - AUG 24, 2014
"Easily the best of the 4 sockeyed we tried. Chocolate and caramel aroma and flavor with light roast in both. Light to medium bodied, but pretty flavorful. And not stale....yay!!!"

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