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Sierra Nevada Porter - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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very good

2,804 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 2,804
Reviews: 1,321
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 11.03%
Wants: 86
Gots: 122 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-09-1999)
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355ml Bottle from Good Spirits Co, Glasgow (£2.60):
Another excellent beer from Sierra Nevada as I've come to expect from the California based brewery, this one's best bit seemed to be the fact it was so well balanced with no one flavour overpowering the rest, I even managed to detect the hops coming through in this one with relative ease which is fairly unusual for such a style of beer. Great from the get go, I'm just disappointed it has taken me so long to actually get round to trying this one but it's certainly been worth the wait.

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Dark pour with some brown highlights and an off-white one-finger head. Aroma is light roasted malts with a hint of chocolate and coffee. Flavor follows the nose with the roasted malt being the dominant flavor backed by some chocolate, caramel and toffee. Also has a moderately bitter espresso flavor that comes through as the beer warms. Medium bodied with a creamy mouthfeel. Finishes with a light lingering bitterness. Very good.

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A: Pours a clear but opaque very dark brown in color with light to moderate amounts of active visible carbonation rising from the bottom of the glass and some amber + golden yellow highlights. The beer has a three finger tall dense foamy tan head that slowly reduces to medium to large sized patch of thick film surrounded by a thin film covering the remainder of the surface of the beer and a medium thick ring at the edges of the glass. Significant amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Light to moderate aromas of roasted malts with the slightest hint of chocolate and coffee.

T: Upfront there are moderate flavors of roasted malts with very light flavors of burnt malts, toffee, coffee, and chocolate. Light amounts of bitterness in the finish which does not linger for too long.

M: Just shy of medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation.

O: Easy to drink and extremely enjoyable to drink - this one is just about sessionable. Alcohol is extremely well hidden and the slightly lighter mouthfeel makes it very easy and pair well with food.

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Sierra Nevada Porter from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 2,804 ratings.