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Cygnus X-1 - Flat Earth Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

179 Ratings
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Ratings: 179
Reviews: 103
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 14.25%
Wants: 19
Gots: 10 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Flat Earth Brewing Company visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
English Porter |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
English Porter made with all imported English malt and hops, except for the rye malt.

(Beer added by: tavernjef on 09-12-2007)
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Appearance:
Pours an incredibly dark brown color, a few shades off of black. Crowned by a finger-thick creamy, beige head that leaves plenty of lacing behind. There appears to be a considerable amount of carbonation present. Very appealing.

Aroma:
Sweet, dark cocoa nibs and molasses mixed with hints of star anise and cola. Nicely toasted.

Taste:
A fantastic clash of sweet and bitter. Upfront, you're greeted by rich, toasty chocolate notes. Rye pushes its way in with a wave of bitter coffee. Very malty and lightly hopped with herbal notes breaking through and peat on the finish.

Mouthfeel:
Quite thick, almost chewy consistency. Highly carbonated. Semi-sweet finish.

Overall:
A very good offering from a very small brewery in St. Paul, MN. Plenty of character can be found in this distinct English Porter. Worth picking up.

alphagnome, Feb 17, 2014
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Cygnus X-1 from Flat Earth Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 179 ratings.