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Boxcarr Pumpkin Porter - Starr Hill Brewery

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Boxcarr Pumpkin PorterBoxcarr Pumpkin Porter

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BA SCORE
76
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273 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 273
Reviews: 80
rAvg: 3.29
pDev: 17.33%
Wants: 4
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Starr Hill Brewery visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
English Porter |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Thorpe429 on 06-29-2011)
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Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

03-18-2014 20:33:14 | More by Iamjeff6
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RyanByorick

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -8.8%

03-09-2014 23:04:52 | More by RyanByorick
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Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

03-01-2014 19:01:58 | More by VeganUndead
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Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -16.4%

02-28-2014 00:27:45 | More by PGVG
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District of Columbia

4.5/5  rDev +36.8%

02-26-2014 20:38:51 | More by zp6167a
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jaymo18

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

02-25-2014 03:22:25 | More by jaymo18
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galapaghost

Delaware

4.5/5  rDev +36.8%

02-11-2014 07:07:40 | More by galapaghost
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Goldndomer

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -24%

02-10-2014 00:39:57 | More by Goldndomer
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nabevch

Virginia

4/5  rDev +21.6%

02-04-2014 05:53:21 | More by nabevch
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ShepardCommander

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +14%

02-01-2014 18:18:41 | More by ShepardCommander
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AMarkle6524

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

01-29-2014 18:59:57 | More by AMarkle6524
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Lehighace06

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

01-19-2014 23:24:31 | More by Lehighace06
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domnalbrecc

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -16.4%

01-19-2014 05:59:46 | More by domnalbrecc
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swgwilt

Tennessee

3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

01-11-2014 22:29:20 | More by swgwilt
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Satsuma

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

01-07-2014 04:24:26 | More by Satsuma
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Poupae

Thailand

2.75/5  rDev -16.4%

12-09-2013 11:53:58 | More by Poupae
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djrn2

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -8.8%

12-08-2013 18:32:55 | More by djrn2
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czeiders12

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +14%

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cbyrd4088

Virginia

3/5  rDev -8.8%

12-04-2013 00:06:46 | More by cbyrd4088
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Knapp85

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -8.8%

12-02-2013 04:22:01 | More by Knapp85
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ptat

Delaware

3/5  rDev -8.8%

11-25-2013 22:02:33 | More by ptat
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lockewoodfin

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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Maryland

2.5/5  rDev -24%

11-23-2013 19:03:05 | More by everlong353
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corby112

Pennsylvania

1.94/5  rDev -41%

Pours a dark chestnut brown color tht appears black and nearly opaque in the glass with faint mahogany edges and a half finger beige head that quickly settles into a thin ring. Minimal spotty lacin left behind.

Slightly smokey, robust dark malt aroma with a prominent autumnal spice presence. Strong roast character with hints of charred toast, oatmeal, coffee bean and dark chocolate. This is countered by heavy spices, especially allspice, coriander, clove and ginger. Some pumpkin purée in there as well with sweeter dark malt notes, notably chocolate and toffee. Somewhat artificial smelling with a overpowering potpourri scent that overwhelms the pumpkin. Smells like an overly spiced porter with just a touch of pumpkin.

Lighter bodied than expected with an overwhelming autumnal spice presence and acrid burnt malt flavors. I'm not picking up any pumpkin at all, just burnt malt and dry spice. Lots of pepper, clove and ginger without much else on the spice front to balance things out. Also, the malt character is lacking sweetness with overly dry charcoal flavor. Hints of ashtray, burnt wood and charred toast making this beer intensely dry and unpleasant. Even a little bit of pumpkin or sweeter malt flavor would help this beer but as is, it's a mess of a beer that I dumped down the drain.

11-18-2013 08:51:11 | More by corby112
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timjim1327

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -8.8%

11-17-2013 14:48:51 | More by timjim1327
Boxcarr Pumpkin Porter from Starr Hill Brewery
76 out of 100 based on 273 ratings.