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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

No notes at this time.
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Served from the bottle into a nonic glass.

A- Poured black with frothy mocha colored head that left some dense and chunky lace. 4

S- Lots of dark fruits and some light smokiness and roasty notes. 3.5

T- Lots of dark fruits notes of raisin and slightly tart cherry juice, pretty big roasty character but definitely much more on the sweeter side for a porter. 3.5

M- Prickly carbonation, pretty smooth, not a dry finish. 3.5

O- It skews a little sweeter than I prefer for the style, but the dark fruit notes are pleasant and uniquely prominent for the style. It is missing a lot of the chocolate and coffee notes I really enjoy in most porters though. 3.5

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