Painted Rock Porter - Flathead Lake Brewing Company
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Ratings: 10 | Reviews: 2 | Display Reviews Only:
4.05/5 rDev +3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
A: Had this on tap at the Iron Horse in Missoula. Poured a dark black color, good sized tan head, good lacing down the glass
S: Chocolate maltly scents are very abundant
T: Slightly smokey, also has the chocolatey flavors there. Good tasing beer
M: Smooth easy drinking, possibly a little overcarbonated
D: Good porter, very tasty. Would have this again if I could find it in my area
Serving type: on-tap
09-05-2006 23:54:38 | More by loren01
3.85/5 rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Stumbled across this small microbrewery and tasting room on our recent trip through Montana and had to sample each of their 3 offerings.
An as-of-yet unnamed porter, the brewery is having a "Name the Porter" contest where the winner would get a keg of beer.
Served in a logoed Flathead Lake pint glass, this is a deep dark colored ale. Mocha colored foam over a black liquid. Coffee and chocolate aromas fill the nose. Taste is also well balanced with lots of complexity. More coffee, cocoa, with just a touch of hops to keep it from becoming overpowering. Full bodied mouthfeel, delicious. A very good porter, and nice fit with their other offerings that include a pale ale and scottish amber.
If you are headed past Flathead Lake, definatley worth a stop.
This is owner Terry Leonards favorite beer! Try to imagine a very tiny chocolate, coffee-like, miniature beer grenade exploding in your mouth. This ale is deep and complex and it's in need of a proper name. We will be having a "Name our Porter" contest at the Grand Opening...so stay tuned to our website for details as the lucky winner takes home their very own keg of beer!
ROBUST PORTER The style features a moderately strong malt flavor, derived from black malt (chocolate/coffee flavors). The hop bitterness is low, yet present to create a harmonious balance that is complimented by a full body and mouth feel. Robust Porter is a style that is open to the brewer's interpretation; it may be distinguished from the style STOUT as lacking a strong roasted barley character. Our Brew Master has designed a robust porter that is delicious, and appreciated by beer novices and connoisseurs alike. This ale is great to recommend with dessert.
Serving type: on-tap
12-20-2005 15:13:00 | More by BigBry
Painted Rock Porter from Flathead Lake Brewing Company
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