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Old Leghumper - Thirsty Dog Brewing Company

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Old LeghumperOld Leghumper

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BA SCORE
85
very good

791 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 791
Reviews: 376
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 11.61%
Wants: 18
Gots: 58 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Thirsty Dog Brewing Company visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: rhoadsrage on 01-16-2006

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Photo of 322wingedfoot
3.63/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PaulSlazinger
3.76/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ngaron
3.93/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Dnalley82
3.38/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dcbobcat
3.83/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Zonian1
3.68/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jonny41
4.45/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is a sentimental beer for me, you know one of those that just brings back great memories... so ratings might be a little high but still a great beer I'll drink over and over.

Photo of misternebbie
3.84/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 4.25

even though it only one state over I really don't see this one in PA that often, shame because it a very nice porter both on tap and in the bottle format. Rich bitter chocolate with a nice roasted coffee back taste, which I saw more of it in my area.

Photo of AC-Mivsek
3.11/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of VaporDome
3/5  rDev -20.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Not great but very drinkable

Photo of merock1402
4.26/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JNForsyth
3.7/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Stofko1992
3.84/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of glass_house
3.74/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of angelmonster
4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a black body with a thin milk chocolate head. Lacing is pretty good and head retention is above average.

Smells of roasted chocolate malts and slight metal. Also getting some smoked malt with bakers chocolate. Not much hops or alcohol is detected.

Taste is of a classic rich porter. Lots of sweet malt paired with burnt malts also. Bits of chocolate and coffee are in the mix. Very slight alcohol detected, not much hops.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied and well carbonated. Head added slightly is consistency.

Overall this was a solid beer. No flaws to it but also nothing outstanding about it. This beer was on my want list for years, glad I got to try it, another tasty beer from Thirsty Dog.

Photo of WallstreetB
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of PatrickKlopfenstein
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of whatname
4/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of snaotheus
3.51/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce bottle split unevenly between two little plastic hotel cups. No visible codes or dates.

Pours black with a small beige head. Small amount of fine carbonation. Smell is yeasty, bready, overripe dark fruit, cherries.

Taste is surprisingly mild. Very slight coffee or chocolate, a medium fruity bitter.

Mouthfeel is a little overcarbonated, but light. Overall, it's fairly good.

Photo of MrBIP
4.29/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mklisz
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of dbrauneis
3.76/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Pours an opaque yet still clear very dark reddish brown approaching black in color with light to moderate amounts of gentle visible carbonation along the edges of the glass and some garnet red + dark cola brown highlights. The beer has a finger tall foamy tan head that reduces to a mottled thick film covering the entire surface of the beer with a thick ring at the edges of the glass. Moderate to significant amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of roasted malts with a light aroma of Nestle Quik syrup.

T: Upfront there are moderate flavors of roasted malts as well as chocolate malts, though there is little to no sweetness associated with the flavor of this beer. Hints of earthy hops which contribute a light amount of lingering bitterness.

M: Just shy of medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Hints of dryness in the finish.

O: Easy to drink and very enjoyable, a nice beer for the cold of autumn/winter. Definitely worth grabbing. Alcohol is very well hidden.

Photo of harryhops
3.8/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of brauseboof
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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Old Leghumper from Thirsty Dog Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 791 ratings.