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Wolaver's Alta Gracia Coffee Porter - Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's

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Wolaver's Alta Gracia Coffee Porter
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BA SCORE
89
very good

631 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 631
Reviews: 230
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 12.98%
Wants: 32
Gots: 42 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Unfiltered and unpasteurized porter brewed with Vermont grown organic coffee and aged on organic vanilla beans.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-30-2009)
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3.8/5  rDev -3.3%

Ihadbeer, Yesterday at 10:31 PM
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3.9/5  rDev -0.8%

A: (3/3) dark brown almost black with thin dry brown head
S: (9/12) pretty strong coffee with some roasted malt, vanilla is noticeable, but not as strong
T: (16/20) very clean but flavorful profile: coffee and vanilla mingle but the bitter coffee seems a little stronger
M: (4/5) pretty light bodied for a porter, about as close to a soda as you can get with such a dark beer, but I think that’s mostly because of the carbonation
O: (7/10) A good, solid beer, and pairs nicely with most desserts, especially if you’re not looking for a death-by-richness experience.
39/50

TimZebGir, Monday at 01:24 AM
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

Stobin, Sunday at 08:29 PM
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

OnryAndMean, Nov 20, 2014
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4.13/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

rjp217, Nov 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

mrchrisray, Nov 18, 2014
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4.05/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from the 12 oz. bottle into a Lawson's tulip.

a: Opaque black with slight ruby highlights at the bottom when seen through light. Half finger thick tan head receded to thin patchy surface foam and spotty lacing.

s: Slight cold black coffee. Vanilla takes over as it warms.

t: Black coffee and dark smoky malt with some light hop bite. Slightly bitter finish later leavened by increasing vanilla notes

m: Light to medium, ok body, smooth, some carbonation tingle.

o: A very good coffee porter, well balanced and pleasant, especially after the vanilla kicks in and mellows it out. The best of the few organic brews I have had.

scotorum, Nov 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

domnalbrecc, Nov 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

PA-Michigander, Nov 15, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +20.9%

Reny, Nov 15, 2014
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4.76/5  rDev +21.1%

dpgoblejr, Nov 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

DownWithSocks, Nov 15, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

Vonhinx, Nov 13, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +6.9%

matthewmo, Nov 12, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev -3.3%

BrandonBriere, Nov 11, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

YeastEnthusiast, Nov 11, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

Whoa this is a chocolate coffee vanilla bomb! Good vt porters are usually much harder to attain than this. I will continue to buy this for as long as I can find it!

Blueapollo420, Nov 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

TimmyTwos22, Nov 11, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev +4.3%

A- Pours black with a light beige head.
S- Coffee and chocolate upfront, smells like really good beans.
T- Not as bold as the aroma, slight bitterness from the coffee gives way to a light kiss of coco and it that remains briefly after each sip. As it warms the chocolate flavor is turned up. Light vanilla on the back of the tongue.
M- Starts out creamy then the carbonation helps coax all the flavors through out
O- Tasty coffee porter, reminds me a lot of a Jr breakfast stout.

FatBoyGotSwagger, Nov 10, 2014
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4.56/5  rDev +16%

SeanZa, Nov 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

stevebrown, Nov 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.8%

bkwhoppa66, Nov 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

Joecaddie, Nov 07, 2014
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Wolaver's Alta Gracia Coffee Porter from Otter Creek Brewing / Wolaver's
89 out of 100 based on 631 ratings.