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RATINGS: 249   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bert Grant’s Perfect Porter, a style of chocolate-brown ale, rose to fame during the 1700’s as a favorite refreshment of Industrial Revolution laborers including many working porters after whom it was named. Grant’s Perfect Porter is full-bodied and brewed with imported Scottish peated malt that enhances its delicious chocolate character with a pleasant, lightly smoky flavor.

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4.3
mlist55 (210) - media, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 23, 2007
the best there ever was. I sure do miss it. chocolate, a bit smoky. wonderful malty flavor. Lightly sweet, great finish. Heaven in a glass

4
Beerlando (3342) - Orlando, Florida, USA - MAY 18, 2007
UPDATED: JUN 5, 2007 First tried this beer at Jax in Downtown Orlando, and later found it at Whole Foods. Sorry to say that both Jax and GPP have gone by the wayside. Coffee, chocolate, smoke, and dark roasted malt shined. Very complex and layered. Enjoyed a good dozen of these over time and each one revealed something different. An excellent Porter....one of my all-time favorites. Please bring it back!

2.6
Storm (2684) - Amager, DENMARK - MAY 2, 2007
Bottle. Reddish dark brown colour with a weak head. Light aroma of chocolate, coffe and light smoke. Weak and watery flavour of little chocolate and ends up quite dry.

2.5
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 15, 2007
(Bottle 35,5 cl) Courtesy of Degarth. Black and opaque with a reddish hue and a small, off-white head. Very roasted aroma with distinct chocolate accents. Medium body, quite fizzy, notes of roasted malt and then an odd, artificial tang of milk chocolate. No bitterness. No real treat this one. 090407

3.4
Ungstrup (37677) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 10, 2007
Bottled. A dark brown beer with a red shine under a fast disappearing brown head. The aroma is sweet with strong notes of chocolate, combined with lighter notes of alcohol. The flavor is sweet malty with strong notes of chocolate - like sauce for ice cream, combined with light notes of soy sauce.

3.4
Hoser (387) - Cowtown, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 11, 2007
A decent Porter rating on memory of course bought at John’s Market Portland and this is definitely better than his attempt at an Imperial Stout.. Page 55 of Michael Jackson’s Great Beer Guide.

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hophead48116 (2) - Brighton, Michigan, USA - NOV 22, 2006 does not count
the best there ever was. I sure do miss it. chocolate, a bit smoky. wonderful malty flavor. Lightly sweet, great finish. Heaven in a glass

3.3
marchcow (664) - Coralville, Iowa, USA - SEP 29, 2006
UPDATED: OCT 11, 2006 Chocolaty smoky flavor, almost has a meaty or bacony flavor with a brownish black color. Head is frothy with a tan foam. Light sweetness up front with a lightly bitter finish. Slight saltiness at time. Medium body with a creamy and lively bitter finish. Good but a bit more watery than other good porters.

3.5
kramer (6682) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 26, 2006
12 oz bottle. Pours a clear dark brown body under a fizzy quickly fading light brown head that recessed to a thin film. Nice aroma of chocolate malt, roast, burnt toast, coffee, anise, milk chocolate, and a light hoppiness. Flavor is a little thin, not much up front save for some roast and chocolate malt, but the finish is quite nice. Finish has alot caramel and hints of licorice. Mouthfeel is light to medium bodied with very fizzy prickly carbonation. A little lacking in texture. Overall, this was fairly nice. I really dodn’t get a whole lot of peated malt as the description says though.

5
TomBach (1) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - AUG 9, 2006 does not count
This is my absolute favorite beer, hands down, siihb. If anyone knows where i can get a keg or a bunch of cases feel free to let me know. I need them for a wedding this spring. siih(y)b, Tom Bach


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