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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

105 Ratings
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Ratings: 105
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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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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4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

GuttaMane138, Jun 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1%

thereal_adam, May 31, 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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3.69/5  rDev -6.8%
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.

msquared36, Apr 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1%

jaydoc, Apr 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

marmstrong1212, Apr 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

rcjennings, Apr 13, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

bcm75, Apr 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Kelp, Apr 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

egrace84, Mar 31, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1%

jaycar06, Mar 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

BeerOps, Mar 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1%

ralerwen, Mar 21, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

SouthSider14, Feb 26, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -17.9%

KAF, Feb 26, 2014
Café Silk Porter from Hoppin' Frog Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 105 ratings.