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Washington's Porter - AleWerks Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

260 Ratings
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Ratings: 260
Reviews: 123
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 11.72%
Wants: 12
Gots: 24 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
AleWerks Brewing Company visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  6.35% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Bleedingshrimp on 11-06-2006

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Ratings: 260 | Reviews: 123
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3.81/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of alexkwilhelm
3.99/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MisledTitan
3.92/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of cyrushire
3.55/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Spreetaper
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JamieDuncan
4.07/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of bubseymour
4.25/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Eamonn-Cummings3
4.16/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JohnParadee
4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Randall'd with chocolate morsels and fresh raspberries. Very nice!

Photo of misternebbie
4.05/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jrob21
3.25/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Drifter1
3.87/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ygtbsm94
3.77/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Aroma chocolate, roasted malt, anise, faint coffee, nuts, & brown sugar. Taste dark fruits, slight smoke, coffee, & cocoa, roasty malt.

Photo of DrJay
3.83/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of uvachief
4.1/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Draft at brewery. Full 2 fingers of lingering head with nice lacing. Dark chocolate brown but lighting isn't the best. Smells of slight chocolate, malts and heavy sugar maybe caramel or brown sugar. Tastes like a traditional porter. Malted with chocolate, caramel and I'm guessing roasted barley. Medium fullness in the mouth. Just the right amount of complexity. Would have guessed more than 6.35% abv. Didn't burn but drank like a stout. Liked it very much. Would love to see a barrel aged version of this. Excellent.

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3.98/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of MECove
4.3/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

When the bottle is poured into a glass, it is richly dark with no head or lacing. The smell is more roasted than the actual taste. The feel is slightly more carbonated than I prefer. The flavor, however, is just warm and sweet enough, making it easy to drink awhile with a lingering pleasurable aftertaste. For such a dark porter with a stronger content, it is amazingly not heavy.

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3.78/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DuffDaddy
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Flight size at the brewery...

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3.64/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kegatron
3.47/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Boone757
3.69/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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4.16/5  rDev +8.3%

Photo of xseanprimex
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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Washington's Porter from AleWerks Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 260 ratings.