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Publican Porter - Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery

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Publican Porter
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BA SCORE
85
very good

15 Ratings
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Ratings: 15
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 11.64%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ahalloin on 10-26-2012)
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kylehay2004

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

06-12-2014 22:41:45 | More by kylehay2004
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kojevergas

Texas

3/5  rDev -20.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

4.9% ABV. Served on-draught into a 10oz stem-goblet at the brewery in Minneapolis. Reviewed from notes taken around Thanksgiving.

A: Pours a one finger tan colour head of nice cream and thickness, but poor retention (<20 seconds). Body colour is a solid nontransparent opaque black. No yeast particles are visible. No bubble show.

Sm: Musty chocolate, caramel, dark malts, and musty coffee. A mild strength aroma. No yeast or alcohol is detectable.

T: Brewers' licorice, vague noncommital chocolate, dark malts, and dominant caramelized malt providing the foundation. Overly simple for a porter. Balance is fair. Somewhat boring and bland, especially within the style. Lacks complexity and subtlety. No yeast or alcohol comes through.

Mf: Smooth and wet. Fair carbonation. Decently thick. Suits the flavours alright.

Dr: I wouldn't have it again, but it's a passable -albeit pedestrian- porter. Quite mundane. Needs work. It does hide its low ABV well. Meh.

High C

Serving type: on-tap

12-06-2012 18:30:19 | More by kojevergas
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

12-11-2013 00:26:11 | More by XmnwildX12
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imperialking

Illinois

4/5  rDev +5.8%

01-17-2013 19:14:26 | More by imperialking
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tempest

Pennsylvania

3.9/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had a pint off the cask at the brewpub. It appear black with a thick, light tan head from the tap's sparkler. As expected, it's a fine example of the style. Though it seems to straddle the thin line between English and American porter. It's more than just clean cocoa and roasted malts (though it does include those tasty elements), with mild earthy dark chocolate and black, roasted barley. I thought the aroma was a bit muted, but otherwise it was a very tasty beer.

Serving type: cask

11-22-2012 00:01:22 | More by tempest
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KarlHungus

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

11-09-2013 13:37:01 | More by KarlHungus
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mattmarka1

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

01-17-2014 06:09:25 | More by mattmarka1
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jera1350

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +5.8%

11-19-2012 00:42:38 | More by jera1350
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jarrgal

North Dakota

3/5  rDev -20.6%

06-10-2013 02:47:48 | More by jarrgal
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sacrelicio

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

02-21-2013 21:22:26 | More by sacrelicio
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huskermike12

Iowa

3.25/5  rDev -14%

02-28-2013 13:42:08 | More by huskermike12
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CJS

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

02-11-2013 00:11:01 | More by CJS
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ahalloin

Virginia

4.23/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a dark brown beer with slight funny highlights. Slight cloudiness perceptible despite the dark color. Espresso frothy head recedes rather quickly to thin ring.

Aroma brings out major chocolate notes with hints of cola and a bit of roast. The roast seems a bit subdued. Deep toffee notes.

Incredibly smooth with no astringency and little bitterness. Dark Chocolate is the dominating flavor over a toffee base.

Smooth with low carbonation makes the mouthfeel satisfying. Would be nice to be a little fuller.

Overall this is a very good porter. Well crafted and easily quaffable.

Serving type: on-tap

10-26-2012 17:39:49 | More by ahalloin
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Seefeldt

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +19%

11-08-2012 00:52:28 | More by Seefeldt
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Samwhyz

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

11-04-2012 20:54:03 | More by Samwhyz
Publican Porter from Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 15 ratings.