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Santa's Little Helper - Port Brewing

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BA SCORE
90
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1,077 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,077
Reviews: 536
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 10.97%
Wants: 70
Gots: 150 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Port Brewing visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: scottoale on 12-09-2006)
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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bottle dated 8/20/13 poured into a pint glass
A: Pitch black with a 2+ finger mocha-colored head
S: Roasted coffee, roasted malt, cocoa, though a touch muted
T: Largely matches the nose, a noticeable bitterness from the coffee & cocoa comes through as well. Perhaps a touch one-dimensional but tasty
M: Full bodied/dry/bitter
O: Worth a try and a decent beer. Of the RIS I've had some have been better, this is right in the middle of the pack

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A:The beer is jet black in color. It poured with a finger high tan colored head that died down but consistently left a short head covering the surface, a collar around the edge, and lots of lacing down the sides of the glass.
S: Light aromas of chocolate and roasted malts are present in the nose; the taste becomes stronger as the beer warms up.
T: The taste mostly follows the smell and also has hints of burnt malts. A little acidity and licorice are noticeable towards the finish, which also has a light amount of bitterness.
M: It feels medium bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O:it seems that you really need to let this beer warm up as the complexion in the beer become stronger.

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Santa's Little Helper from Port Brewing
90 out of 100 based on 1,077 ratings.