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RATINGS: 387   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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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nero55 (944) - Nevada, USA - SEP 4, 2013
Draft. Dark brown with a small off white head. Aroma of roasted malts and chocolate. Light body with roasted malt and chocolate notes and a dry finish.


3.8
jbruner (5287) - 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 (1806) - 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 (352) - 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 (3979) - 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.

3.8
Leighton (22307) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 15, 2017
Bottle in MV - picked up in CT. Pours rich brown with a creamy, tan head. Nice roasted malt aroma, with ample chocolate, some burnt toast. Medium sweet flavour with nice, gooey chocolate character, some raisins, brown bread, fudge, subtle burnt earth bitterness. Light to medium bodied with average carbonation. Pretty good balance in the finish, with nice chocolatey depth, further roast, cocoa, soft ash, dried berries. Great porter overall.

3
dpvrai (13) - New York, USA - JUL 29, 2017
UPDATED: JUL 29, 2017 Thin body, pleasant slight tang, easy drinking but does not fit porter profile

3.7
ajnepple (7076) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 23, 2017
12 oz bottle into a mug. Black appearance with a light tan head. Rich, creamy, smooth and sweet with notes of chocolate, dark malts and light hops. A pretty nice Porter overall, nice aromatics.

3.5
PorterPounder (8290) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - MAY 29, 2017
St. Paul, Mn - Wine Thief & Ale Jail - 12 oz bottle.Dark brown pour, bone colored head. Aroma has some creosote a touch of coffee, Flavor runs along the same line, coffee is prominent with a touch of chocolate, some topsoil notes, hints of licorice in the back end, Smooth mouthfeel.

3.9
Cavie (4805) - Arlington, Texas, USA - MAR 13, 2017
Tap at Pour House. Very clear dark copper to reddish color. White head. Sweet malty nose. Caramel notes, light grain, some nuts. Malty flavor, nutty, caramel notes. Easy finish. Sessionable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
DSG (15237) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - FEB 23, 2017
[2/8/17] Draught at Ginger Man in New York City. Brown. Caramel, nuts, chocolate, sweet, buttery hint, some roast. Medium-bodied.


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