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Red Duck Queen Bee Honey Porter - Purrumbete Brewing Company (Red Duck)

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Red Duck Queen Bee Honey PorterRed Duck Queen Bee Honey Porter

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Reviews: 6
Hads: 7
Avg: 3.45
pDev: 9.28%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Purrumbete Brewing Company (Red Duck) visit their website

Style | ABV
English Porter |  6.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: brendan13 on 05-05-2007

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Reviews: 6 | Hads: 7
Photo of heygeebee
3.23/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4

From Leura. No BB.

Appearance - Black - surprising three finger coarse head.

Smell - muted, wow like really muted - hint of roast, talc.

Taste - muted roast flavours, hint of honey sweetness. No bitterness. Oddly bland, but not offensive.

Mouthfeel - over carbonated for style.

Overall - beer is greater than sum of parts. Good drinking (let down by overcarbonation) but does it have any characteristics you can easily define? nope....

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Photo of CrazyDavros
3.08/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Pours dark brown, almost black, with a large, off-white head.
Nose shows honey, grainy malt, and some soft roasted malt.
Flavours have a little more impact in the way of roasted malt, with some coffee hints showing up, and more honey is present. Unfortunately there's also a huge grainy, cardboard character and overt alcohol which ruins it.
Carbonation is much too high.

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Photo of ADZA
4/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a very murky cherry brown with beautiful carbonation that leaves behind a two finger creamy head that stays and clingy lacing here and there,the smell is honey,milky coffee and caramel,the mouthfeel is medium bodied silky smooth and a tad creamy with tastes of caramel,honey,toffee,sticky date pudding,a touch of candy and the finish is creamy smooth honey and overall out of all the beers i have had that claim to have honey added this one you can really tell and i really enjoyed it would drink again and again cheers.

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Photo of belgbeerdrinker
3.15/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

a: dark ruby red color, small head quickly disappears
s: sweet caramel & honey aroma with some spices
t: soft intro with mild sweetness that balances the coffee taste well, coffee lingers a bit
m: softness turns to decent carbonated crispness, medium body
d: not as sweet as some other "sweet porters" i've had, but a very easy-to-drink & mild brew. worth a taste

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Photo of norwichboy
3.37/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Appearance nut brown, cloudy with a somewhat uncontrollable beige head which lasts well once it subsides. Aromas of chocolate and raisin, with a strong aroma of Granny Smiths emerging towards the end. Not much honey that I could detect in the aroma, however, the taste had a particular sweetness about it. Good length. Pleasant moderately effervescent mouthfeel.

Overall a pleasant porter, which the honey only adds to subtly. Glad I tried it but I didn't find it particularly moorish.

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Photo of brendan13
3.82/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Light brown with orange tints. Pretty big head that settles to a centimetre or so. Medium lacing.
S - Roasted and chocolate malts are dominating the aroma, subtle alcohol notes are present. Can't seem to get much of a honey aroma
T - Like most porters the aromas continue through to the taste. Again the honey seems pretty lacking.
M - Middle of the road carbonation, pretty sweet mouthfeel.
D - A nice porter. I think I'll have to do the task of comparing side by side with their regular porter to see if the honey is there or not. I guess in a lot of honey porters the honey is lacking due to pretty big, flavourful malts.

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Red Duck Queen Bee Honey Porter from Purrumbete Brewing Company (Red Duck)
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