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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3.2/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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Prior to brewing our Smoked Porter, Matt selects specialty malts to be smoked over an open flame, imparting a unique flavor profile in the porter. The malts are smoked using apple and hickory wood for a full 72 hours. Spring House Brewing Co. chose to smoke the grain in a local smoke house that dates back to the late 19th century. This one-of-a-kind smoke house imparts layers of smokey depth to the beer that cannot be replicated. Enjoy!


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3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
FishBizkit (234) - Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 19, 2013
Smoky nose. This one is a bit too much for me. It drinks very well, and is super smooth. It's a good beer, just not for me. -Fish!


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Damico (2355) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 19, 2014
Wow, smokey smokey. Aroma is a ton of smoke and some peat and band aid. Pours thick brownish not completely unclear with a darker amber hue. Flavor brings heaps of smoke and bandaid.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
snoworsummer (1602) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 28, 2013
Draft at the taproom. Pours dark brown with a creamy beige head and lots of lacing. Tastes very smokey and very ashy. Earthy and dry like charcoal. Light body and low/medium carbonation. Smells like ashy coals and smoked wood.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sonnycheeba (3042) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - DEC 28, 2013
Tap at Lancaster Taproom. Pours dark brown with creamy beige head. Aroma is smoked and roasted malts, light earthy notes, light ash, and light pork. Flavor is roasted and peated malts, earthy hop bitterness, light ash, light smoked meat, and faint chocolate; dry, smoked finish. Medium body and carbonation.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bigguns22 (585) - Maryland, USA - JAN 26, 2013
One of my first smoked porters good but not great. Aroma is smokey and bitter.Dark brown in color with a small tan head that dissipates quick. Flavor is very robust and to smokey for me. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Arayaga2 (1754) - portland, Oregon, USA - FEB 22, 2011
Almost black with a thin off white head. Aroma and taste are thick bacony smoke. Kudos for going bold, but it’s anything but subtle, with not so much malt behind it. $15/44 oz pitcher.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DocLock (7502) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 16, 2010
Bottle from Smith’s. Pours dark brownish black w 1f tan head and great lacing. Nose is huge smoked dark malt, cacao. Tastes rauchy, with dark malt, and some dry coffee and hop notes. Medium palate heft, decent complexity, and a solid smoked malt bill. Very good.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beastiefan2k (2274) - 2nd City (formely NYC & KS), Illinois, USA - MAY 29, 2010
Nice hookup from hopdog. 750mL bottle. Pours with a dark brown color and a small head. Aroma is not just smoked but as nice chard character. I like the mix of smoke and char. Flavor has more smoke and a cedar character. Its light and not boozy. Good smoke beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
phillybeer7779 (101) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 26, 2010
On tap at TJ’s in Wayne, PA. First time I’ve tried it, and it was exactly what I hoped for as a fan of rauchbiers! Great smoked taste and smell accompanied by the body and roasted qualities of a porter

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Indra (2570) - Overland Park, Kansas, USA - FEB 23, 2010
750ml bottle. Pleasant aroma of chocolate, smoke, raisin, prune, wood, roast and faint dark breadiness. Dark brown-black color, head is fine and uneven. Flavor follows the aroma closely, very lightly sweet, very smoky, roasty and coffeeish with suggestions of cocoa, more dark, dried fruits and light bitterness appearing late. Smoothly but generously carbonated palate, rather dry, with some faint warmth on the finish. Body is medium-full. Very nice. Thanks to beastiefan2k!


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