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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.5/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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Torpor is the Freetail Bat’s hibernation period. You could hibernate all year with this deep, dark robust porter with a lasting beige head. Hints of toffee and dark cocoa, and a balancing hop bite bring this rich ale full circle. Based on a Texas original.

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3.5
can8ianben (1556) - State College, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 20, 2016
Nothing I sampled at Freetail really stood out.Aroma, taste, mouthfeel, and appearance were fine. Just fine. A good porter, nothing more.

3.9
Marheb (5817) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 12, 2016
(En fût à la brasserie): Une base mocha, feuilles de thé, biscuit graham et noix de coco dans un corps souple et finement carbonaté.

3.2
GreatDane1632 (1169) - North Dakota, USA - MAY 15, 2015
Rated based on notes taken 27 May 2012 -- On tap in the brewery for San Antonio Craft beer week. A solid porter.

3.4
kidmartinek (5001) - austin, Texas, USA - AUG 11, 2013
Medium, thin brown. White small head. Nice, bitter cocoa and toffee aroma. Very cool and clean aroma and palate. Full of flavor. Not too sweet. Decent bitterness. Dominated by toffee flavor.

2.1
tapthis (272) - Baytown, Texas, USA - JUL 13, 2013
No lacing or head, off brown in color and just straight up malty (although off flavored) taste. Wouldn’t reccomend

2.9
Foxbush (2044) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - FEB 24, 2013
Draft sample at the brewpub. The porter poured a dark brownish-black with a medium creamy tan colored head that diminishes steadily. Roasted malt and coffee on the nose. The body was thin. There were flavors of charcoal with a touch of hops in the background. The carbonation was soft. The finish was clean with coffee and dark chocolate aftertaste.

2.9
Beerenberger (1605) - Fischer, Texas, USA - FEB 2, 2013
Aroma of roasted malts. Pours a dark brown with a none lasting tan head and no lacing. The taste is fruity with notes of malt and chocolate. Medium body with soft carbonation. Smooth mouthfeel. Overall, not a lot of taste - in fact somewhat watery on the finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
Mora2000 (6158) - McKinney, Texas, USA - JUL 24, 2012
On tap at the brewpub. The beer pours a dark brown color with a tan head. The aroma is full of roasted malt, cream and chocolate. The flavor is made up of light chocolate and roasted malt notes, as well some oats and cream. Medium, soft and silky mouthfeel, with medium carbonation.

3.4
AmEricanbrew (6878) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - DEC 18, 2010
Black color/ tan head. Mild chocolate, roasty malt aromas. medium bodied. Dry chocolate, medium roast malt, coffee flavors. nicely bitter finish.

3.7
BarZigKin (511) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - FEB 22, 2010
On draft at the brewery. Dark brown body with ruby highlights and a small tan head. Smells of fresh coffee, dark chocolate and roastiness. Medium sweetness with caramel, roasty and dark coffee. Medium mouthfeel. Dry, medium bitter finish.


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