Café Silk Porter - Hoppin' Frog Brewery

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Café Silk PorterCafé Silk Porter

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BA SCORE
88
very good

121 Ratings
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Ratings: 121
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 9.6%
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: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: WesM63 on 10-20-2012)
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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.

Photo of Pearlstreetbrewingco
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Photo of mikepcarney
4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of LukeK
4/5  rDev +1%

Photo of Morey
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Photo of kbrown
3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

Photo of JuicesFlowing
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.

Photo of GuttaMane138
4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

Photo of thereal_adam
4/5  rDev +1%

Photo of vfgccp
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.

Photo of kylehay2004
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Photo of whitenads
4/5  rDev +1%

Photo of msquared36
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.

Photo of jaydoc
4/5  rDev +1%

Photo of marmstrong1212
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Photo of rcjennings
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

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4/5  rDev +1%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

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4/5  rDev +1%

Photo of SouthSider14
3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

Café Silk Porter from Hoppin' Frog Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 121 ratings.