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Saint Bridget's Porter - Great Divide Brewing Company

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Saint Bridget's PorterSaint Bridget's Porter

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BA SCORE
85
very good

572 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 572
Reviews: 499
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 11.47%
Wants: 16
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
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)
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GABrew

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev 0%

07-07-2013 20:48:39 | More by GABrew
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JamLand

Texas

3.75/5  rDev 0%

06-30-2013 17:49:41 | More by JamLand
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jaxon53

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +6.7%

06-18-2013 08:14:20 | More by jaxon53
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bconsidine

Maryland

4/5  rDev +6.7%

06-10-2013 19:16:28 | More by bconsidine
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Pegasus

Texas

4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Deep, almost opaque brown color with a massive, dense, and persistent light brown head. The head notably roils, even with a gentle pour. Patchy, sticky lacing adorns the glass walls.

Aroma: Coffee, chocolate, and roasted malt are prominent in the aroma.

Taste: Strong coffee and bitter chocolate flavors fuse with smoky undertones for a very smooth, rich taste. The hops are quite subtle and understated.

Mouth feel: Smooth, soft, almost creamy, very pleasant.

Drinkability/notes: Well-made and very drinkable.

Presentation: Packaged in a standard twelve-ounce brown long-neck glass bottle, served in a Sam Adams Boston Lager sensory glass.

Serving type: bottle

05-26-2013 09:54:13 | More by Pegasus
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MinorThreat

Nebraska

4/5  rDev +6.7%

05-16-2013 02:27:42 | More by MinorThreat
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Kelp

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

04-15-2013 06:14:09 | More by Kelp
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bulldogg915

Wyoming

4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

04-02-2013 21:37:03 | More by bulldogg915
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brheuer

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

03-24-2013 15:30:23 | More by brheuer
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uturn

Florida

3.75/5  rDev 0%

01-16-2013 03:34:15 | More by uturn
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Ispeakforthetrees

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

01-09-2013 06:01:50 | More by Ispeakforthetrees
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cliff1066

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev 0%

12-17-2012 00:45:09 | More by cliff1066
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mychalg9

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

12-13-2012 02:50:42 | More by mychalg9
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szmnnl99

Michigan

4/5  rDev +6.7%

09-06-2012 23:08:39 | More by szmnnl99
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slowdaddy

Alabama

4/5  rDev +6.7%

08-19-2012 17:00:13 | More by slowdaddy
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LiquidAmber

Washington

3.4/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Review from 5/2010 notes. Poured into a Gulden Draak tulip. Dark red brown, one finger tan head. Faint aroma of caramel and roasted malt. Slightly bitter, light smoky malt and very distinct hay. I don't taste coffee or chocolate notes that are typical for an American porter. Thin bodied. A satisfactory kind of funky porter, but I won't need to visit again.

Serving type: bottle

08-03-2012 20:35:49 | More by LiquidAmber
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sammo

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev 0%

06-29-2012 20:25:29 | More by sammo
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hiphopj5

Colorado

4/5  rDev +6.7%

06-20-2012 12:48:30 | More by hiphopj5
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sulldaddy

Connecticut

3.73/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Sampling a cellar temp bottle poured into snifter. The bottle is 2-3 years old and cellared the entire time. Kind of a mistake cellaring, but lets see what happened.

Beer pours rich brown color with creamy tan head of 3 cm foaming up and fading very gradually to a sturdy surface layer. Tight lattice as it recedes to the surface.
Aroma is some soft chocolate malt and caramel, with a bit of brown sugar mixed in the background. I dont get any hop qualities to speak on the nose and the booze isnt present either.

First sip reveals a flavor profile similar to the nose advertises. I get some roasted malt and milk chocolate with a bit of brown sugar sweetness on each swallow. Finish is roasted malt that lingers a bit and is fairly appealing after each mouthful.

The beer is easy to drink and very smooth textured. Gentle rolling carbonation aids the drinkability even more helping this beer to go down the gullet very easily and enjoyably. A nice american porter, I admit to being a bit thrown off by the words robust porter on the label, as it is not a big beer, but I still am enjoying this one and would pick up more of it if shopping for an easy drinking malty brew.

Serving type: bottle

06-16-2012 03:21:42 | More by sulldaddy
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carteravebrew

Colorado

4/5  rDev +6.7%

06-15-2012 21:33:08 | More by carteravebrew
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abcramer

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +6.7%

06-03-2012 02:14:21 | More by abcramer
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ccozzi

Illinois

4/5  rDev +6.7%

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DrFunkenstein

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev 0%

05-01-2012 23:43:55 | More by DrFunkenstein
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South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev 0%

03-12-2012 01:22:21 | More by UltimateLivewire
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shelby415

Oregon

4/5  rDev +6.7%

02-25-2012 07:25:05 | More by shelby415
Saint Bridget's Porter from Great Divide Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 572 ratings.