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Eye Opener Coffee Porter - East End Brewing Company

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Eye Opener Coffee PorterEye Opener Coffee Porter

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74 Ratings
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Ratings: 74
Reviews: 43
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 9.61%
Wants: 12
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
East End Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: rabsten on 09-12-2009)
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Photo of nmann08
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

From a bottle, pours dark brown to black, good carbonation and head retention.

The smell is all coffee grounds, a little caramel and roasted malt, dark chocolate. The flavor is more coffee, bitter chocolate. It taste a little like filtered coffee grounds, but balances well with the roast and smoke. Finish is a little thin, but this is still very enjoyable.

Would definitely drink this again.

nmann08, Aug 26, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev -0.5%

BigRizz62, Aug 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

Iparedman, Aug 07, 2014
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3/5  rDev -26.1%

Kayaker, Jun 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

zestar, May 31, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

outoffocus, Apr 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

calcnerd, Mar 26, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

HeelsandEers, Feb 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

hollywood_15063, Jan 29, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

Texasfan549, Jan 22, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

kjkinsey, Jan 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

twenty5, Dec 24, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

rwshelton2, Dec 24, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +17%

chooch5, Dec 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

Griggsy, Sep 20, 2013
Photo of Omnium
4.3/5  rDev +5.9%

A - Thick dark black 1.5 finger of tan color, thick lacing.
S - Nicely roasted coffee beans, light sweet malt, a little smoke.
T - Huge massive coffee flavor, nice earthy hop bite in the middle, a touch of smokey roasted malt and a little nuttiness on the end.
M - Creamy Texture, a little metallic after a while, but its faint.
O - Tons of great coffee flavor in this brew, one of the best Coffee Porters I've had

Omnium, Sep 16, 2013
Photo of TMoney2591
3.65/5  rDev -10.1%

Served in a wedding snifter.

Oh, trust me, my eyes are wide open... Anyway, this stuff pours a straight onyx topped by a finger of sandstone-khaki foam. The nose comprises molasses, dark coffee, perfume, and a light bit of roasted malts. The taste brings in more of the same, with the coffee really coming through earthily and greenily. The body is a solid medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a dry-ish finish. Overall, a pretty nice coffee porter, nothing amazing but enjoyable enough for what it is.

TMoney2591, Sep 02, 2013
Photo of Florida9
3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

Full on black in color. Forms a moderate sized tan colored head. Decent retention. Some sheeting lacing. Aroma is full of coffee. Roasted malts and chocolate, but very strong coffee. Taste is nice, but not overly impressive. Weak , watery coffee. A light chocolate note. Earthy With some Light woodsy notes. Finishes watery and thin. Medium body. Medium carbonation. Very light bitterness. Maybe even a bit acidic. Coffee acidic.
A drinkable beer. Not the greatest, but better than expected.

Florida9, Sep 01, 2013
Photo of bigred89
3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

bigred89, Aug 23, 2013
Photo of Mounty4Life
4.24/5  rDev +4.4%

Picked this up, assuming same beer having open eye on label and says coffee porter! Appears opaque black with light tan head that sticks around. Smells of coffee, roasted malt and a definable hop presence but has a lil alcohol on top. Taste is of coffee roasted malts and the hops smooth it out for a great finishing touch! Mouthfeel is so smooth and creamy went right into 2nd on my porter list! Just had me lapping for flavor for next couple minutes. Scott at east end I applaud you on a very delicate selection in a difficult field!

Mounty4Life, Aug 04, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

maq89, Jun 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

tommyguz, May 08, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +17%

reitzbrewing, Apr 06, 2013
Photo of EgadBananas
4.08/5  rDev +0.5%

Guess this used to be retired? Bottle 12/2012

Black color, light brown head, sporadic lace. Aroma of roasted coffee, dry chocolate, roasted malts, sweetness. Light bitter coffee, roasted notes, chocolate powder, brownie batter. Creamy, near full body, rich.

Good sheet.

EgadBananas, Mar 25, 2013
Photo of hinemk76
3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

hinemk76, Feb 16, 2013
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Eye Opener Coffee Porter from East End Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 74 ratings.