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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

707 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 707
Reviews: 367
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 11.35%
Wants: 16
Gots: 26 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: rhoadsrage on 01-16-2006)
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BabaJohn

California

3.73/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured this porter, dark as night, into a snifter producing about 1/2 inch of head. Up front the smell was nutty and coffee like, as most porters from my experience, but this gave way to sweet, fruity scents. The taste was predominantly smokey, almost like slightly burnt whole grain toast, but this turned sweet and eventually clear and crisp (though the smokiness remained). By the end of the glass, these flavors seemed to be mixing just about evenly. I'm not a huge fan of the burnt quality in beer. Regardless, this is definitely an enjoyable beverage.

Serving type: bottle

06-29-2006 00:42:26 | More by BabaJohn
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S: Sweet with caramel malts. Seems to have a hint of some funk and roast. Hmmm...

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Poured from a bottle into a tulip glass at around 45 degrees Fahrenheit

Appearance: Dark brown with a red hue when put up to the light. A frothy two finger tan head

Smell: Roasted malts, chocolate, caramel

Taste: Sweet chocolate is dominate with undertones of roasted malts. Also a little smokey. Not very complex, but still above average for a porter. The aftertaste almost tastes like stale coffee to me which sort of put me off

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Old Leghumper from Thirsty Dog Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 707 ratings.