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Pile O' Dirt Porter - Crow Peak Brewing

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Pile O' Dirt PorterPile O' Dirt Porter

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112 Ratings
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Ratings: 112
Reviews: 43
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 10.78%
Wants: 23
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Crow Peak Brewing visit their website
South Dakota, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: mcallister on 08-22-2010

This robust porter is black in color, is medium-bodied and has a rich, roasted malt flavor ending with a pleasing hop flavor and mild hop bitterness.
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Ratings: 112 | Reviews: 43
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4/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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4.09/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

This is a flavorful, layered porter. There's roasted, dark toasted bread crust, but also a little dry cocoa and toffee sweetness. The bitter finish has a ground coffee quality to it and the body is medium weight, appropriate for the style. The aroma focuses on the deep roast and toasted notes. Nicely done here.

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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.9/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.53/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.69/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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3/5  rDev -19.1%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

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4/5  rDev +7.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

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3.48/5  rDev -6.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

The Pile O' Dirt Porter may be my favorite offering from Crow Peak. The beer pours an opaque dark with off white head that is leaving only a spotty lace. The scent has molasses and slight vanilla vibe. The taste is a well balanced easy to drink porter. Vanilla and some roasty espresso are present. The mouthfeel is medium in body with smooth carbonation. Overall this is a decent porter.

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3.24/5  rDev -12.7%

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3.54/5  rDev -4.6%

Can I brought to share at drewone's tasting.

Thanks to Norseman for sending me this one.

Pours a clear reddish-brown with a foamy khaki head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Tiny dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of dark roasted malt, toast, earth, and cocoa aromas. Taste is much the same with earth, cocoa, and char flavors on the finish. There is a medium amount of roast bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a low level of carbonation with an almost flat mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer that is tasty but there is a better mixture of aromas in my opinion.

Serving type: can.

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3.85/5  rDev +3.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

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3.8/5  rDev +2.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

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3.93/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

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Pile O' Dirt Porter from Crow Peak Brewing
84 out of 100 based on 112 ratings.