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Sudwerk Pacific Pioneer

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Brewed by Sudwerk
Style: Porter
Pfäffikon, Switzerland

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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.39/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our Porter is the pinnacle of what we can accomplish at Sudwerk. Masterfully constructed from 7 different specialty malts and three Pacific Coast hops, during a brew day lasting 15 hours to achieve the rich and complex flavors.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
17Beer (113) - SWITZERLAND - JUN 13, 2015
Aroma of yeast, malt and some pine. Pours a dark, dark brown with a tan thick persistent head some lacing. Roasted malt and caramel flavors, some chocolate but not too sweet. Very oily mouthfeel with mild carbonation. Short edamame finish. Pretty good.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mario_giri (162) - SWITZERLAND - MAY 27, 2015
Sehr feines Porter, schöne Röstaromen und gut bitter, genau so wie ich es mag. Gerne mehr davon.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daniele (6464) - ITALY - MAY 6, 2015
bottle scura buona schiuma buona persistenza discreto note torrefatte arrostito caffe leggera liquirizia tofee buona secchezza una lieve notaerbacea resinosa discreto amaro

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sdg (121) - SWITZERLAND - FEB 28, 2015
Black color; lasting brown head - intense malt aroma, roasted, coffee, dark chocolate, some hints of dark fruits - light sweetness and light bitterness - medium body, smooth and creamy texture, average carbonation - bitter finish with coffee aroma.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
teorn88 (3599) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 28, 2014
Backlog rating. Bottle at the Chriso’s May tasting, London. It pours a dark brown color with a medium beige head. Aroma is sweet and roasty, with roasted malts, biscuits, earthy notes. Taste is dried leaves, cocoa powder, tired hops, herbs and biscuit. Medium bodied with soft carbonation. Overall, ok

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AdiBeer (2083) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 26, 2014
Aroma: toasted malts, chocolate, light coffee. Appearance: black, small, beige head. Taste: light sweet. Plate: toasted flavours continue, intense malts, soft carbonation, medium body, slightly bitter finish. Overall: nice Porter, bit light in aroma and palate. Bottle from Drinks of the World, Zurich HB.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mR_fr0g (5333) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 10, 2014
Bottle shared at Chrisso’s May 2014 tasting 25/05/2014. Thanks to Matt. Aroma is dark choc, berry fruits, earthy porter notes.Caramel coloured pour with a off white halo head. Flavour is composed of berry fruits, dark choc, black forest gateau and woody notes. Lingering choc and wood. Palate is moderately high carbonation. and dry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (13942) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 26, 2014
Bottle shared at chriso’s May 2014 tasting - London. Pours clear brown with a frothy beige head. The nose holds lightly tangy dark malts, cocoa and wood. Moderately sweet with fine dark malts, earth, burnt wood. Medium bodied with mild to average carbonation. Earthy finish with all-around dark malts, burnt pine, chocolate. Fine.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheJvd (955) - NETHERLANDS - AUG 7, 2014
50 cL bottle. Pours almost pitch black with a small tan head. Aroma has some smoke, chocolate and roasted malts. Taste also has some roasted malts, a bit of chocolate and a medium bitter finish. Medium body and carbo. More roasted malts than in most other porters.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jonas (6099) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - JUN 13, 2014
Bottle. Dry spice and licorice aroma. Almost black, offwhite layer. Dry flavor bomb. Licorice, roast, fennel, roast sugar, orange peel. Dry yet full body, flavorful , light salted finish. Cool cool cool


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