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Café Silk Porter - Hoppin' Frog Brewery

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Café Silk PorterCafé Silk Porter

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BA SCORE
88
very good

93 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 93
Reviews: 24
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 10.08%
Wants: 7
Gots: 9 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Hoppin' Frog Brewery visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: WesM63 on 10-20-2012)
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LukeK

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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Morey

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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

07-23-2014 09:47:59 | More by Morey
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smartassboiler

Illinois

4/5  rDev +0.8%

07-02-2014 00:52:01 | More by smartassboiler
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kbrown

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

06-20-2014 03:08:19 | More by kbrown
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JuicesFlowing

Kansas

4.46/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Poured into a balloon glass.

Look: Black as espresso beans with a mocha colored head that calms to a wisp with light watery lacing.

Aroma: Dark roasted malts, coffee grounds, dark chocolate.

Taste: Much like the aroma, bitter coffee and dark chocolate dominate. A nice roasted body with a tang of hops in the finish.

Mouthfeel: Fairly dry.

Overall: A lot of great coffee flavors in this, another great beer from Hoppin' Frog.

Serving type: bottle

06-15-2014 14:55:28 | More by JuicesFlowing
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GuttaMane138

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

06-13-2014 02:47:24 | More by GuttaMane138
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Ohio

4/5  rDev +0.8%

06-09-2014 19:59:12 | More by IAmHollywood13
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thereal_adam

Texas

4/5  rDev +0.8%

05-31-2014 18:07:46 | More by thereal_adam
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vfgccp

New York

4.29/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A - Dark muddy brown with caramel and ruby highlights. Thin off-white head settles into a thick halo with great retention, but poor lace.

S - Dry bitter chocolate, chipotle, dry coffee grinds, toasted bread crumbs.

T - Dry, smooth and well integrated. Medium roast coffee, toasted rye brad, dusty char, cocoa powder, and a touch of caramel sweetness. Mineral finish.

M - Medium-light body. Great finish: dry with nice legs.

O - Smooth, fantastic, roasty coffee flavor.

Serving type: bottle

05-30-2014 00:41:20 | More by vfgccp
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kylehay2004

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

05-12-2014 01:12:22 | More by kylehay2004
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whitenads

Ohio

4/5  rDev +0.8%

05-05-2014 18:16:01 | More by whitenads
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msquared36

Ohio

3.69/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Dark black, completely opaque. Thin sand colored head.

Smells like my great grandma's kitchen - cheap, strong coffee lingering over bread and a host of other unidentifiable scents. I guess that's a compliment.

Taste of roasted malt with notes of vanilla and berry. Black coffee aftertaste.

Quite smooth, though a little watery.

Coffee is present in the scent and taste but not particularly strong. More like a porter with coffee notes rather than a "coffee porter." I strongly prefer this to the regular silk porter. More intricate tastes and lives up to the silk in the name better.

Serving type: bottle

04-19-2014 01:53:49 | More by msquared36
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jaydoc

Kansas

4/5  rDev +0.8%

04-17-2014 02:17:29 | More by jaydoc
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marmstrong1212

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

04-15-2014 02:07:21 | More by marmstrong1212
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rcjennings

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

04-13-2014 20:43:05 | More by rcjennings
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bcm75

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

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Kelp

New Hampshire

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egrace84

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

03-31-2014 20:38:39 | More by egrace84
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jaycar06

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +0.8%

03-29-2014 23:42:20 | More by jaycar06
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BeerOps

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

03-21-2014 03:52:11 | More by BeerOps
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ralerwen

Illinois

4/5  rDev +0.8%

03-21-2014 01:14:51 | More by ralerwen
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SouthSider14

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

02-26-2014 22:06:39 | More by SouthSider14
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KAF

Iowa

3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

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TrappistJohnMD

Mississippi

3.7/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours black with light tan head.

Smell is toasted malts and coffee. Roasted nuts.

Taste is dark toasted malts. Bittersweet chocolate and coffee. Moderate bitterness late.

Mouthfeel is light bodied. Light carbonation.

Overall this is good. I am always dissappointed with the thinness of porters but this was good for the style.

Serving type: bottle

02-11-2014 00:00:47 | More by TrappistJohnMD
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JeffZeltwanger

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

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Café Silk Porter from Hoppin' Frog Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 93 ratings.