RATINGS: 98   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Coffee porter released for Colorado Beer Week 2011.

In honor of Craft Beer Weeks all around the US, Left Hand created a special one-off beer called Beer Week Sauce Porter. This American-style porter contains a fair amount of coffee; which is just the thing that you’ll need to keep going through this week!

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BelgianBeerGal (4067) - Panama City, Florida, USA - APR 21, 2012
Draught at Lucky’s celebrating my XXth birthday...a lady never tells! Really a mild mannered, coffee infused porter. The coffee was there but lurking in the background and not dominating. Really easy drinking with a lighter body. Fine.

elgiacomo (745) - Ringgold/Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, USA - APR 19, 2012
32oz Growler from Beverage World in Fort O, GA. Served at around 45-50F.

Pours black with a decent tan head that fades quickly to a light wispy cap but leaves some nice lacing behind.

Aroma is very coffee-forward, and they’re some nice beans too, dark roasted malts, some chocolate, smoke/char, maybe a little caramel and bread as well, but mostly coffee and some smoke. Very good strength.

Flavor generally mirrors the aroma...a lot of coffee and a fair bit of smoke. Premium coffee, smoked malt, roasted malt, some chocolate, vanilla, caramel, a little earthy hops, moderate sweetness, mild bitterness, minimal alcohol.

Mouthfeel is light/medium bodied, moderate carbonation, somewhat sticky. A little on the thin side, but fits the style fine.

Really nice stuff. Excellent aroma, nice flavor. Quality beans and I like the smoky aspects as well. It would probably be in my best interest to get another growler of this before the keg kicks!

hellbilly (3249) - scottsdale über alles, Arizona, USA - APR 6, 2012
2/16/12 on tap at pap Dark porter color, beige/ lite briwn head. A....coffee,roast,milk,cola,nutty caramel,vanilla. F is the same but with a litte lacto sweetness and phlegmy. Mild dry bitterness on finish. Fuller than typical body...fairly dry but with a slick sugar feel underneath. 8/4/7/4/15

Daytonbeer (730) - Ohio, USA - MAR 17, 2012
Pours jet black with nice tan lacing. Aroma is alittle too light...coffee and malts. Taste is coffee, licorice, soy sauce, and carmel. Very nice taste.

Dogbrick (13026) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAR 3, 2012
Sample at 1808 American Bistro during the Bell’s Tap Takeover. The beer pours brownish-black with a medium beige head that dissipates steadily. Short strings of lacing. Aroma of roasted coffee and malt. Medium body with a roasty character and notes of dark chocolate and malt. The finish is malty with a coffee aftertaste. Above average overall.

daknole (11049) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - FEB 24, 2012
Dark pour, tan head. Aroma is loaded with coffee, ashy notes, roasted malt. Flavor is charred, sweet coffee, ashy, chocolate. I like this one!

blipp (9295) - La Mesa, California, USA - DEC 30, 2011
Draft. Pours near black with a beige head. Roasted malty aroma with coffee and some light sweetness. The flavor has roasted malts, coffee, some light sweetness, and a light astringency. Decent.

patrick767 (4063) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - DEC 29, 2011
tap - Black pour with a small light tan head and some lacing. The aroma is of ground coffee and chocolate. The flavor is rich and roasty with coffee and chocolate notes. Mocha comes to mind. It’s medium to full bodied with a roast coffee finish. Good.

kp (10882) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011

Date: October 11, 2011
Mode: Draft
Source: Taco Mac, The Fred
Appearance: opaque dark brown, frothy tan head, drippy lace
Aroma: huge dry chocolate aroma, roasted coffee
Flavor: rich coffee flavor, dark chocolate, light spicyness, hint of dark caramel sweetness
Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 8/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 15/20
Rating: 3.6/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *** /4

Streets (29) - New York, New York, USA - DEC 23, 2011
Had at rattle n hum. Pours black with nice beige head. Subtle coffee taste with a hint of chocolate and raspberries. Also has a strong taste of roasted malts.

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