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Donner Party Porter - FiftyFifty Brewing Co.

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Donner Party Porter
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Reviews: 8
Hads: 55
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: n/a
Wants: 3
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
FiftyFifty Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  ABV ?

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: mcallister on 02-28-2007

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Reviews: 8 | Hads: 55
Reviews by BlazmoIntoWowee:
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3.86/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Appearance: Darker than black coffee, completely opaque and thick. Looks more like a stout than a porter to the naked eye.

Smell: Roasty notes, nothing out of the ordinary.

Taste: Zowy! A pretty much equal mix of chocolate, coffee and caramel. Blends together superbly.

Mouthfeel: One of the nicest drinking beers I've had in some time. Smoother than silk.

My first beer from 50/50 and an impressive one at that. (416 characters)

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

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4.17/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

I had this on-tap at Capone's during Philly beer week. Served in a sample glass.

Appearance: The beer pours a dark brown color with some light coming through at the edges. There is a layer of off white head that fades to a ring and leaves some lace on the glass.

Smell: Light roast with a touch of sweetness that reminds me of brown sugar. I'm also getting some bitter chocolate.

Taste: Dark chocolate and roast flavors are there, but they're smooth. I'm getting some dark fruit and brown sugar as well. This is a very smooth and easy drinking porter.

Mouthfeel: Medium body with smooth, tingly carbonation and a dry finish.

Overall: This porter is complex and easy to drink. I thought it was very good. (708 characters)

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4/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Look: Almost black with a red ring a around the top and bottom. Almost a 1/4 inch tan head with no retention

Smell: Coffee and chocolate and a nice roasted malt smell

Taste: Very nice coffee notes not too much but just the right amount. Hints of chocolate and caramel

Mouthfeel: Buttery and silky. Medium body and medium carbonation levels

Overall: Very nice porter. Very nice and enjoyable flavors. This is my first beer by fifty/fifty brewing company and I am quite impressed. I also have a growler of the totality stout and I cant wait to crack it open (559 characters)

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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Donner Party Porter from FiftyFifty Brewing Co.
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