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RATINGS: 236   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Penn Quarter Porter is our first in a line of draft-only limited-release beer, and it’s a robust porter! In the way that The Public is on the line between a pale ale and an IPA, this is on the line between a porter and a stout - with chocolate notes and a dry, roasted finish.

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3.4
hershiser2 (3821) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JAN 16, 2015
$1.95 can from Wine Warehouse, CHO. Pours dark brown, nearly black, with a tiny quickly disappearing brown head. Smells of chocolate milk and coffee. Taste: First sip: interesting and different! Chocolate, nuts, roasted chestnuts. Bitter coffee finish. Extra point in taste for being different, but not a favorite.

3.6
floydslip (428) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 12, 2015
Deep cola-colored beer with a medium foamy dark beige head. Bitter roasted nose of unsweetened cocoa, dark coffee, and a bit of smokiness. Flavor is rich, but milder than the aroma would indicate. It’s definitely more on the bitter side with burnt chocolate and coffee that’s evaporated in the pot most prominent. It could use a bit of sweetness to counter balance it, but overall a pretty good beer.

3.6
nickd717 (4996) - San Francisco, California, USA - DEC 28, 2014
12oz can from Chevy Chase Wine & Liquors. Darkest brown with a lacy light beige head. The aroma is nice and rich, loads of molasses and anise with dark baker’s chocolate and roasty malts. The flavor has mild sweetness yielding to an earthy, chocolatey, bitter finish. Thick and slick mouthfeel with soft carbonation. Pretty solid beer.

3.6
AKORN (221) - Virginia, USA - DEC 24, 2014
Dark black pour with a thin tan lacing. Roasted malt, chocolate and coffee aroma. Taste similar to aroma with a mild bitterness. Good beer

3.5
NikkTwist (3403) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 1, 2014
Draft at Monks. Very dark brown pour with a large frothy khaki head. Wet lace. Dark chocolate. Espresso beans. Black vinyl jacket. Slight charcoal grill. Peppercorns. Burnt peanut shells. Dances with some good stout notes.

3.3
anders37 (27577) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 30, 2014
Can @ SBWF 2014. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty chocolate aroma. Roasted malty chocolate flavor. Has a roasted malty chocolate finish.

4.2
mikedR (1561) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - NOV 23, 2014
Super nice porter. Overall just solid. Think of what you want from a porter, and this guy has it. There’s nothing here that will bring out attention, but nothing that will warrant a demerit either. Good stuff.

3.7
BeerdedDave (2001) - Beckley, USA - NOV 20, 2014
12 oz can; black with a tan head; very nice, chocolaty, roasted malt aroma; a nice,smooth porter; full bodied roasted malt flavor with lots of chocolate notes and hints of coffee

3.6
cubs (10740) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - NOV 9, 2014
Bottle @ home, via rotbox. Pours a very deep brown appearance with a lasting dark brown head. The aroma has a lot of roast, some smoke, coffee, chocolate, and lots of earth. Moderate light sweetness and moderate bitterness. Medium full body. Roasty chocolate flavor with a hint of fruitiness on the back end. A little bit of burnt sugar / caramel. Not all that bad.

3.5
oh6gdx (26485) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 28, 2014
[email protected] Pitch black colour with a small brown head. Aroma is toasted malts, some ashes, mild salted liquorice as well. Flavour is fruity, ashy, some liquorice and mild toasted notes.


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