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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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84
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90 Ratings
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Ratings: 90
Reviews: 40
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 11.59%
Wants: 15
Gots: 10 | FT: 1
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:
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.

(Beer added by: mcallister on 08-22-2010)
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Pacioli1445

South Dakota

4/5  rDev +7.8%

10-12-2013 22:53:15 | More by Pacioli1445
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ste5venla

California

4/5  rDev +7.8%

10-08-2013 05:23:59 | More by ste5venla
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Hanzo

Virginia

4/5  rDev +7.8%

10-06-2013 21:48:57 | More by Hanzo
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AngusOg

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +7.8%

10-01-2013 19:33:52 | More by AngusOg
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cliffjeckel

South Dakota

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

09-27-2013 01:31:14 | More by cliffjeckel
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Gatordaddy

Maryland

4/5  rDev +7.8%

08-14-2013 01:49:34 | More by Gatordaddy
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Drknight

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

08-14-2013 01:06:56 | More by Drknight
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JamesMN

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

07-22-2013 01:54:32 | More by JamesMN
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einman

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

07-06-2013 01:05:32 | More by einman
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vette2006c5r

South Dakota

4.04/5  rDev +8.9%

Pile O dirt pours a black color with a large long lasting tan head. Their is a weak aroma, but has nice coffee notes. The taste is nice and full, with strong coffee flavors, and a nice mellow hoppy undertone. Nice strong flavors, and very full bodies. Overall a very nice strong tasty porter.

07-03-2013 04:07:50 | More by vette2006c5r
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

06-21-2013 21:28:33 | More by ygtbsm94
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HuskyinPDX

Washington

3.71/5  rDev 0%

Can opened on 6.6.13
Thanks to jodan for my SD tick.

A - Pours a ruby-brown, looks black in the glass with a 3/4" dark tan head with good retention.

S - Roasted, subtle nuttiness and some chocolate. Pretty mild.

T - Bitter roasted and sgood amount of smoke.

D - Heavier body with medium carbonation.

O - Roasted and smokey porter. Solid, especially for my SD tick.

06-20-2013 03:49:52 | More by HuskyinPDX
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FreshmanPour77

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

06-12-2013 17:31:58 | More by FreshmanPour77
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spycow

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

06-11-2013 16:09:30 | More by spycow
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mikeincharleston

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

05-23-2013 01:38:48 | More by mikeincharleston
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schoenfelderr

South Dakota

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

04-19-2013 12:28:08 | More by schoenfelderr
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Michael_d_Thompson

South Dakota

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

03-10-2013 23:05:30 | More by Michael_d_Thompson
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SalukiAlum

Colorado

2.75/5  rDev -25.9%

01-20-2013 04:32:02 | More by SalukiAlum
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2dogbrew

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

01-13-2013 00:45:17 | More by 2dogbrew
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Lynn

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

01-06-2013 22:59:28 | More by Lynn
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Eric908

South Dakota

4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

01-06-2013 20:43:12 | More by Eric908
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woosterbill

Kentucky

3.65/5  rDev -1.6%

12oz can into a Duvel tulip. Thanks to mnbearsfan for this one.

A: Black body with two fingers of creamy tan head. Good retention and lacing. Beautiful.

S: Smooth, balanced mix of milk chocolate, sweetened coffee, and earthiness. Pleasant.

T: Spicy, husky malt up front, followed by coffee and a distinct cola flavor. Creamy, bittersweet finish. Pretty good, but not quite as nice as the aroma promised.

M: Medium-bodied with moderate, late-developing carbonation. All right.

O: Good, not quite great. Always fun trying a new craft beer in a can.

Cheers!

12-10-2012 01:46:14 | More by woosterbill
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FosterJM

California

3.85/5  rDev +3.8%

1616th Review on BA
Can to Alchemist stemless
12oz

No canning date

Thanks to Jodan for this one

All 50 states now ticked!

App- When this poured out it was a good mix of browns and blacks. It was dense in the center and a little lighter on the outsides but not reaching the red level of some others. The head was a nice mocha colored pulled apart bubbly note. The cling was nice but not overbearing or crazy. Nice looking canned porter.

Smell- This was a bit light on the nose. It had some good porter malty roasty notes and then transitioned to a bit of a smoother chocolate powder note like that at Starbucks and just tinges of a little bit of hop bitter.

Taste- I enjoyed this porter. In fact I drank both of my cans last night. It was a good amount of roasted malts with a bit of earth behind it and transfered over to a good chocolate cocoa flavor and just tinges of a little hoppy bitter. More of an Americanized and re-done recipe vs. the malt & hop heavy imports I have had.

Mouth- Its a pretty light body. Wouldve expected a bit thicker feel based on the pour. The carbonation was pretty solid medium with a fairly good creamy bubbly feel. The residual flavors are of the small bitter and some chocoalte malts.

Drink- Its a good beer. It was a bit hard to get ahold of but glad I did get to tick all 50 states. Was super rad of Jodan to hook me up. I think this could compete with other well regarded porters out there (Founders comes to mind)

11-15-2012 17:11:29 | More by FosterJM
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nicsman


2.5/5  rDev -32.6%

10-31-2012 01:55:05 | More by nicsman
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mhaugo

California

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

On draft in a 12 ounce pint glass.
Appearance: Mahogany dark with a rapidly vanishing head.
Smell: Roast, licorice, molasses.
Taste: Roasted malt with a sweet, charcoal finish. No bitterness to speak of. Pretty simple and straightforward.
Mouthfeel: Sweet and watery. Clears the palette very quickly.
Overall: Overall not a bad porter. Not very many layers to dissect, but that’s not always a deficit. Could be a decent “everyday” beer in the cold season.

10-07-2012 17:28:51 | More by mhaugo
Pile O' Dirt Porter from Crow Peak Brewing
84 out of 100 based on 90 ratings.