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RATINGS: 393   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A robust, yet suprisingly refreshing porter, Mud Puppy is a favorite of dark beer lovers. Characterized by a thick, rocky head and luscious chocolate-like nose, the malty profile is balanced by liberal hopping for its style.

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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
edgallow (4634) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAR 17, 2013
12 oz bottle pours black with a tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, coffee and chocolate. Taste is coffee, malts and a hint of cocoa. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


3.7
90 (946) - BELGIUM - JAN 19, 2018
Expected more by/from Central waters. Nose is chocolaty roasted nose as is taste. Malty taste. Average palate.

3.6
mike_77 (7274) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - JAN 17, 2018
Very dark brown with lasting head. Aroma and flavour have a lot of bittersweet cocoa and chocolate. Pleasantly dry finish.

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mjik83 (1722) - Maastricht, NETHERLANDS - JAN 5, 2018
35,5cl flesje via Keepin' it Hoppy, Maastricht Alcoholpercentage van 5,5% Uitgeschonken in Grimbergen glas Uiterlijk: zwart met mooie volle cremelaag, trekt wel snel weg Aroma en smaak: neus is gebrande mouten, koffie, smaak is koffie, chocolade, licht bitter, gebrande mouten Conclusie: beetje te dunne porter

3.3
StoutBeerReviews (275) - Kenosha, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 26, 2017
roasty Black coffee. lightly sweet. medium body. for a porter this is on the burnt/ ashy/ smokey end.

3.4
77ships (11482) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - DEC 25, 2017
355 ml. bottle / split cost & bottle @ train station post Kerstbierfestival 2017. Black spacious big mocha bubbles. Nose is iron, low metallic, thin weak, mocha, grainy, herbal, bit vegetable, low roast, plastic, bark, thin bitter roots, bark,… Weak, bit of a disappointment, I expected a bit more.

3.6
kraddel (9337) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - DEC 16, 2017
Pours dark browj, small creamy, rather stable white head. Smell is sweet, roasty, tad burnt malts. taste is sharp, birnt ,rather low mf and Rather high carbo . Ok intensity. Mainly roasted malts. Ok.

3.8
jbruner (5470) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - NOV 11, 2017
Pours a deep brownish black from the bottle with fluffy tan head that dissipates to leave moderate lace. Aroma of mild chocolate notes, earthy hops, a hint of caramel and slight soy oxidation. Taste follows, nice chocolate, light earth, oxidation is covered by all the malty sweetness. A good porter.

3.8
Bill Becker (2010) - Casper, Wyoming, USA - NOV 3, 2017
From Feb 2008 I got this bottle in a trade with Grizzly Adams. Thanks Cole! It pours a dark brown with close to a 2finger head of off white foam. A few minutes in and the head retention is very good and there's some spotty lacing. The smell has notes of coffee, roasted malt, and milk. The taste has coffee and a roasted/burnt malt flavour up front with some milky flavour in the background. The roasted malt is quite bitter but works well with the semi sweetness of that milky flavour. It finishes very dry, from the roasted malt, and leaves a nice lingering aftertaste. Nice Porter with a medium mouthfeel and fairly low carbonation. I'm certainly glad I got to try it.

3.3
unclefrito62 (382) - Stow, Ohio, USA - NOV 1, 2017
12 ounce bottle at home out of sampler 12 pack. No head when poured. Smell the malt. Kind of leathery aroma. Very deep brown in color. Taste a little chocolate, nuts, and is roasty in flavor. So smooth on the palate. Overall I like this and I considerer this a light winter warmer. Cheers!

3.6
Grumbo (4290) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - AUG 29, 2017
Draft at Valhalla, 9th Ave, New York City. Pours very dark brown with a small off-white to beige head. Aroma of malt, milk chocolate, light roasted coffee, vanilla and dark fruits. Moderate sweetness and roasted bitterness. Medium body, slight oily texture, soft carbonation. Finish a little dry, milky chocolate.


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