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Café Silk Porter - Hoppin' Frog Brewery

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BA SCORE
88
very good

107 Ratings
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Ratings: 107
Reviews: 25
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 9.85%
Wants: 8
Gots: 10 | 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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4.1/5  rDev +3.5%

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4/5  rDev +1%

fossage78, Sep 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

BeerTruck, Sep 22, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

wroywel, Sep 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Justdoit1234, Sep 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1%

oldvines, Sep 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1%

Sammy, Sep 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

masterofsparks, Aug 31, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

nickleeye, Aug 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

rbrefbeerman, Aug 15, 2014
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4.14/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bomber $ 9.99 at Vintage Estates, Boardman, OH
Undated bottle at 40 degrees into imperial pint glass
Aroma of coffee, coffee, and coffee
Head small (1.5 cm), light brown, creamy, slowly diminishing to 2 mm ring.
Lacing good – partial rings and stalactites of tiny bubbles
Body dark brown, opaque
Flavor of coffee; no hops, no malt, no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate medium to full, creamy, lively carbonation

Tastes like a light coffee – no gastric burn after drinking it. Smooth and creamy like a porter, good aroma and appearance. At 6.2 % the alcohol isn’t very high, but still cannot be smelled or tasted.

Ozzylizard, Aug 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Pearlstreetbrewingco, Aug 07, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

mikepcarney, Aug 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1%

LukeK, Jul 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Morey, Jul 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

kbrown, Jun 20, 2014
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4.46/5  rDev +12.6%
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.

JuicesFlowing, Jun 15, 2014
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4.29/5  rDev +8.3%
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.

vfgccp, May 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

kylehay2004, May 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1%

whitenads, May 05, 2014
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Café Silk Porter from Hoppin' Frog Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 107 ratings.