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Wedge Community Porter
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RATINGS: 43   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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English Style Robust Porter with a West Coast twist, Carob and Maple are added into the Kettle. First Gold Hops are added just to balance the Malt Sweetness. Organic Pale, Munich, Chocolate, and Caramel malts comprise the Grain Bill.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Strykzone (4475) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - FEB 7, 2014
Pint at the brewery. Very dark brown wirh red. A nice tan head. Big bold chocolatey with roasted coffee. Fruity hops. Earth along with light bitterness. Really nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kinz (3188) - Glen Allen, Virginia, USA - JAN 19, 2013
Beer #20 Asheville trip. Pours a very dark brown that looks black initially. Aroma is mostly chocolate, a hint of mild coffee with a good shot of cream in it. Flavor matches. Rather similar to the oatmeal stout, just not quite as smooth on the palate. Does any brewer in this town make a bad porter?

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
magsinva (846) - Virginia, USA - DEC 20, 2012
Tap at the Wedge - pours clear dark brown with a tan head. Aroma is maple, chocolate and malt. Taste is sweet lingers to dry. Overall, nice!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DiarmaidBHK (3161) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 20, 2012
Draft at Wedge. Pours black with a thin khaki head. Slight chocolate on the nose and I’m also getting a bit of the maple. Solid maltiness on the tongue. Finishes clean. This should be great for sessioning.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nickd717 (3403) - San Francisco, California, USA - FEB 20, 2012
On tap at the brewery. Dark brown in color with a small khaki head. The aroma has caramel, milk chocolate, and maple syrup. Smells really nice. Excellent flavor with notes of burnt sugar, maple, and chocolate with just the right sweetness level. Just a touch of coffee. More chocolatey and less roasty than the oatmeal stout.  Dry finish with medium body and average carbonation level. Very good stuff, another winner from Wedge.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cmc619 (372) - California, USA - NOV 6, 2011
At tasting room in West Asheville. Super sweet and desserty. Big chocolate but not too bitter. Rich. Balance. Really liked this.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pantanap (3340) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 30, 2011
UPDATED: NOV 4, 2011 On tap at wedge... Pours a dull deeper murky dark brown and topped with a minimal thin wispy barely off-white head... Maple and dark rooted caramel and toffee. Lacking in a sense... Dull roast, sweeter caramel, and maple notes throughout. Lightly roasty bitter finish. Medium sweetness from start to finish. Body is somewhat thin with light carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (15493) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 28, 2011
Draft @ the brewery. Pours a dark brown color with a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty cocolate aroma with hints of caramel. Roasted malty sweetish chocolate flavor. Has a roasted malty chocolate finish with hints of caramel.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jhumphries69 (1034) - Tyrone, Georgia, USA - MAY 14, 2011
Draft at the brewery. Aroma is roasty and rich. Flavor is roasty with some hop bitterness and rich chocolate and caramel malts. Dry chocolate finish with a hint of sweetness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beernovice39 (3079) - Montana, USA - FEB 9, 2011
Draft at brewer 7.3% abv. Pours a deep brown with a tan head. Scent is dark roasty malts and coffee. Taste is roasted malts hops and coffee. Nice


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