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Contorter - Ale Asylum

Not Rated.
ContorterContorter

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BA SCORE
85
very good

215 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 215
Reviews: 78
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 11.17%
Wants: 10
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ale Asylum visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
English Porter |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: dirtylou on 04-27-2008)
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4.19/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Produced a finger, and a half of beige head. Left a little lacing. Beer color is a non-translucent, mahogany.

The aroma was nice, but a bit weak. It was of dark chocolate, and a hint of coffee.

The taste was the same, and the dark chocolate came through even more. No noticeable hop bitterness. Medium mouth-feel, and somewhat low carbonation.

Very good beer.

TCMike, Aug 28, 2013
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3.4/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

As awesome as Ale Asylum is with the hoppier beers....I think they are struggling with the darker ones. The Contorter Porter is ok. The beer poured a nice almost opaque dark with decent head that left some lacing. The scent carried some earth and roasty tones. The taste was similar to watered coffee. The mouthfeel was lighter in body with subtle carbonation. Overall not one of my favorite porters, but for those who like a lighter porter....this might be for you.

WoodBrew, Aug 13, 2013
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3.48/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Appearance: Black, starts with an ok head but dissipates quickly.

Smell: Nutty, roasted malt, good.

Taste: Moderate coffee, roasted malts, finishes very dry. Pretty thin mouthfeel.

Overall: I picked up a single of this to try as I enjoy most porters. This one just didn't do it for me though. Thin feel and dry finish are the opposite of what I like in porters. I'll try some of the other Ale Asylum beers but probably won't return to this one.

Mdog, Jul 28, 2013
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Contorter from Ale Asylum
85 out of 100 based on 215 ratings.