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Donner Party Porter - FiftyFifty Brewing Co.

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Donner Party Porter
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BA SCORE
89
very good

48 Ratings
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Ratings: 48
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 8.79%
Wants: 3
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
FiftyFifty Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  ABV ?

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mcallister on 02-28-2007)
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Black with a creamy mocha head.

S: Nose is dark roast coffee-forward with typical dark chocolate and roasted malt you expect from a porter.

T: Bittersweet chocolate, roasted malt and coffee, not very complex, but pretty tasty.

M: Full bodied and not smooth.

O: Pretty good, fairly characteristic of a porter, though perhaps not as bitter or robust as you'd expect. Recommended.

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On tap, in a shaker pint glass, at the brewery.

Appearance - Dark. Thick, tan head. Handsome.

Smell - Semi sweet chocolate. Burnt toast.

Taste - Semi sweet chocolate. Root beer. Burnt toast. Peppercorn.

Mouth - Acidic.

Overall - A rather aggressive interpretation of a Porter. Not bad but not smooth (like the famous English Porters that we all know and love). I would have guessed this beer was a Stout.

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Donner Party Porter from FiftyFifty Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 48 ratings.