Double Mountain Crag Rat Porter

Formerly brewed at Double Mountain Brewery and Taproom
Hood River, Oregon USA
4.7% · Porter · 3 Ratings · 60 IBU · Special Release ·
Crag Rat is a session-strength dark ale that’s distinctively hoppy, courtesy of lots of Simcoe whole flower hops. Named in honor of the oldest volunteer mountain search-and-rescue organization in the USA, based right here in the Hood River Valley. Brewed with organic Pilsner malt, imported crystal and chocolate malts, Brewers Gold and Simcoe hops. 4.7% ABV, 60 BU

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Aroma is one of beer's most complex features. Aroma is propelled by lively CO2 and dampened by pillowy heads - especially nitrogen foam.

Malt
caramel bread hay cereal chocolate coffee nuts toast roasty

Hops
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Yeast/Bacteria
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Other
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Appearance is how a beer appeals to the eye and includes notes on color, the liquid's visual texture and the head -- the beer's foam top.

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Head
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Other
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The palate includes touch sensations on the lips, tongue, gums and roof of the mouth.

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Texture
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Carbonation
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Finish
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