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Old Viscosity - Port Brewing

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93
outstanding

1,586 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,586
Reviews: 826
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 9.16%
Wants: 152
Gots: 247 | FT: 17
Brewed by:
Port Brewing visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: scottoale on 07-09-2006)
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n2185

North Carolina

3.28/5  rDev -21%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a jet black with about two fingers of chocolate-colored head. The head dissipates into a nice brown layer on top of the black beer with some decent lacing.

S: Smokey roasted malts with some dark chocolate and bitter coffee. About what you'd expect for any imperial stout, though nothing really sticks out.

T: Similar to the aroma, there's a lot of dark roasted malt and smoke flavors. There's some bitter chocolate and hops in the aftertaste, leaving a smokey, bitter finish with a little alcohol burn.

M: Thick, heavy body with more carbonation than many imperial stouts, which goes with the smoke and bitter flavors well.

D: This beer goes down pretty easily, though without the creaminess found in many imperial stouts.

Overall, a pretty decent imperial stout. There's just nothing about it that really makes it stand out from the pack.

Serving type: bottle

02-04-2011 22:03:44 | More by n2185
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Old Viscosity from Port Brewing
93 out of 100 based on 1,586 ratings.