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Saint Bridget's Porter - Great Divide Brewing Company

Saint Bridget's PorterSaint Bridget's Porter

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BA SCORE
85
very good

563 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 563
Reviews: 498
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 11.47%


Brewed by:
Great Divide Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-12-2002)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Reviews by Southernbrew:
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Southernbrew

Georgia

3.9/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a very dark brown, just short of black. Healthy tan head sits on top.

Lovely aroma, lots of roasted coffee and caramel, very nice.

Nice full body, fairly smooth. Hearty roasted coffee flavors blend with baker's chocolate as well as hints of caramel. Expected bitterness comes through near the end and a moderate roasted coffee aftertaste is left.

Very fine porter, exactly as I expect from a porter.

Serving type: bottle

02-24-2005 01:17:22 | More by Southernbrew
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It looks right for a porter, though it's got some lightness to the body and doesn't appear to have quite so much texture as the typical American-style, more robust porter. The tan head is retained fairly well after reaching one finger's height, though it gets a little wispy, and it manages a goodly amount of sticky lacing in patches.
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Presentation: Packaged in a standard twelve-ounce brown long-neck glass bottle, served in a Sam Adams Boston Lager sensory glass.

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Saint Bridget's Porter from Great Divide Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 563 ratings.