Elevator Horny Goat - Elevator Brewery & Draught Haus

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BA SCORE
80
good

127 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 127
Reviews: 53
rAvg: 3.51
pDev: 17.95%
Wants: 4
Gots: 9 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Elevator Brewery & Draught Haus visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: mattcrill on 01-18-2010

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Photo of joepais
3.97/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4

Thanks to Csmiley for sending this one out to me bottle poured into a tulip glass produced a small off white head that turned into a thin lace. The body of the brew was a typical black stout color with burgundy highlights'

It had a nice whisky aromas that just won't quit there is also some great dark fruits as it warms. Before I get to the flavors the only real hit I will give it is that it is a tad light for its mouth feel. The flavor of warming alcohol and nice barrel aged whisky dominate this one. With just the right amount of sweetness from the malts to keep this extremely drinkable.

I was real glad I got to drink this one and I will say that I wish I had another I probably would have drank it right after this one.

Photo of HopHead29
4.5/5  rDev +28.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

served in snifter

pours a very light black, or more so a very dark reddish brown with a simi-tan white head. Left minimal lacing. Lightest colored porter I've seen.

Smell is at first dark fruits, much like a red ale of some sort, and then, a lot of chocolaty smells.

taste is the same as well with more of a chocolate presence and more fruit complexities of berries, figs, and prunes. Vanilla is a dominating flavor in this, too. Some oak in there as well. Beer begins to warm the palate about half way through.

Very drinkable as well

Lot of different flavors accented in this beer, especially the darker fruits and vanilla. Seemed almost borderline Irish red ale to me if the just subtracted the darker malts. Still, an enjoyable beer, and would drink again if given the opportunity to buy another.

Photo of mattcrill
4.15/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Given to me by the owner. Much thanks to Dick for the sample!

Barrel aged Robust Porter

Aroma: Vanilla and chocolate notes right out of the snifter. Warming alcohol aromatics open up as the beer warms up. Very inviting and well-knit together.

Appearance: Deep chocolate colored pour with a batter-like off white head.

Flavor: More vanilla and chocolate notes. Just a hint of roasted coffee flavors and a little bit of wood and leather round out the finish. Balance is to the bitterness and finish is clean and dry.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with high carbonation. A bit prickly on the palate and nice warming alcohol notes.

Overall impression: A well blended barrel-aged robust porter. I liked the fact that this was a barrel aged beer that still had beer character. Too many beers get lost in the wood aging but this had a wonderful porter character to complement the barrel aging. Nicely done!

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Elevator Horny Goat from Elevator Brewery & Draught Haus
80 out of 100 based on 127 ratings.