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Sea Dog Riverdriver Hazelnut Porter - Sea Dog Brewing Company

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Sea Dog Riverdriver Hazelnut PorterSea Dog Riverdriver Hazelnut Porter

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275 Ratings
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Ratings: 275
Reviews: 170
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 15.23%
Wants: 3
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sea Dog Brewing Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is one of a kind! Four different malted barleys combine to create a distinctive, full-bodied beer with a roasted nuttiness, uniquely enhanced by a hint of hazelnuts. Smooth and creamy with the nose of the Willamette hop, this porter is a beer style unto itself.

(Beer added by: Dogbrick on 12-16-2002)
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OK, I bought a bunch of Sea Dogs and it took me a while to get to them all. I think there is one still left. I thought this one might be the least odd, and that seems to be somewhat accurate. Thankfully, the hazelnut flavor is way low, but the rest of the brew is somewhat lacking too.

It looks nice enough, dark, with a thin head and some nice lace. The aroma is slightly like an hazelnut coffee plus a sweet alcoholic ale odor.

The taste is fortunately not dominated by that hazelnut, but it is not anything to write home about either. It is also a bit harsh. Nicely somewhat bitter, but harsh, and not at all creamy.

I think I will stay away from these dogs in the future.

06-10-2013 01:06:24 | More by schoolboy
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Maine

3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

06-01-2013 17:23:38 | More by rderedin
Sea Dog Riverdriver Hazelnut Porter from Sea Dog Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 275 ratings.