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Café Silk Porter - Hoppin' Frog Brewery

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BA SCORE
89
very good

118 Ratings
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Ratings: 118
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 9.62%
Wants: 8
Gots: 9 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Hoppin' Frog Brewery visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: WesM63 on 10-20-2012)
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Black body with a small beige collar. Bittersweet chocolates, coffee, roast, light char. Smooth on the palate. Nice flavor, delivering good balance. Easy to drink. Solid.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Café Silk Porter from Hoppin' Frog Brewery
89 out of 100 based on 118 ratings.