Pughtown Porter - Sly Fox Brewing Company

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Pughtown Porter
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87
very good

10 Ratings
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Ratings: 10
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 5.13%
Wants: 0
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Brewed by:
Sly Fox Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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(Beer added by: BeerBeing on 05-13-2006)
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Reviews by TheSupremeAJ:
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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

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Photo of SPRichard
4.1/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

dark brown in color...tight light tan head a little lacing sticking towards the end of the glass

malt...caramel...chocolate

bittersweet chocolate...bitterness....roasted nuts....caramel...hops present but not over the top

medium body...dry....creamy

could do a session with this one without even blinking

Photo of Stinkypuss
3.85/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pughtown Porter
Sly Fox Brewing Company
Style: American Porter
ABV: 5.60 %

LOOK: Dark brown brew with a mocha cream foam that leaves plenty of lace and lasts a good while. Looks like a solid porter.

SMELL: Aroma of roast, nuts, chocolate, coffee and sugary malt.

TASTE: In the taste, roasted malt upfront with a faint smokey note that gives way to milk chocolates. There is a small complimentary bitterness, but this is a mostly roasty, chocolatey affair with a mild presence of coffee.

FEEL: Medium bodied, well carbonated, good thick feel and goes down smoothly and easily.

OVERALL: A tasty porter here from Sly Fox brewing based out of Pottstown, PA. Certainly a great beer to have more than one of in a sitting.

Photo of JimmytheSaintPSU
4/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of Cylinsier
3.98/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

tap at special tasting

Pours dark brown with an eggshell head.

Smells a bit smokey with some chocolate and dry hop character.

Tastes mildly toasty with some dark fruit malt sweetness and some mild hop bitterness.

Medium body with light carbonation.

Pretty delicious, an enjoyable porter, would definitely have this again.

Photo of DrJay
4.28/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

This beer was clear and dark brown with chestnut highlights. It was poured with a short cap of light tan head that produced some decent lacing and lasted for quite a while. The aroma was malty - caramel with (nearly) milk chocolate and slightly burnt. Moderate bitterness with plenty of caramel and bittersweet chocolate. Some nuttiness with a bit of burnt character. Hops aren't prominent, but do provide some depth. Dryness was a bit grainy, medium/full bodied, and the carbonation was on the creamy side. Great stuff. The English-style maltiness really pays off. I also liked the burnt character from black malt rather than roasted barley you get in some porters. I could drink this one all night.

Photo of DLS168
3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

Photo of fdig23
4/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of GeoffFromSJ
4.22/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I enjoy a good porter, and this one definitely fits the bill. I like my porters to have a vanilla characteristic. This has it. Noticeable ruby in the color should have given this trait away.

Roastiness from the chocolate malt is present though. Nice mixture. That prevents this beer from being cloyingly sweet.

I'd be very interested to try a cask version of this beer.

Photo of pearljam118
4.5/5  rDev +10%

Pughtown Porter from Sly Fox Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 10 ratings.