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Joe Coffee Porter - Philadelphia Brewing Company

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Ratings: 252
Reviews: 113
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 16.22%
Wants: 7
Gots: 20 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Philadelphia Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: gdfan47 on 01-17-2009)
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look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Porter brewed with coffee. Served it to myself in a pint glass. Freshest by 02/01/2013 (so, not entirely fresh).

Very dark cola brown with a light sepia head. Crowned at a humble half-inch and stuck as a dense third of an inch. Looks creamy.

Husky grain, dark roastiness, and only a hint of coffee in the nose. Some lax tinniness that I can't really explain. Smells somewhat similar to Yuengling Porter, not that that's a bad thing. Just was expecting a sweeter and more robust aroma.

Mild coffee gets mostly drowned out by dark roasty malts and a burnt nuttiness. Light hints of dark fruits. Backdrop of dry toffee. The whole flavor profile is rather dry. It's still hearty and almost savory with brothy elements surfacing here and there. Could definitely use some more brawn, and a sweetness might bring out the additives more. I can't help but think this letdown is a product of its age.

Drinks with upped carbonation. The body is on the thin side. It's not really satisfying me on this chilly and rainy March evening.

Merely ok. I need to get my mitts on a fresher bottle and do a re-review, proper. Until then, folks...

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Opaque blackness with little to no head/lacing. That's about it.

Plenty of roasted beans and iced coffee scents in the nose. Hints of caramel and baker's chocolate with toasted dark malts.

Slightly sweet coffee and cream up front. Chocolate and caramel backbone with roasted malts and a hint of coffee bitterness. Nicely balanced, finishes with a snap of freshly brewed iced coffee.

Lighter medium body, decent carbonation, smooth and crisp on the tongue, although slightly thin. Easily one of PBC's better beers, I'd drink this again on occasion.

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Joe Coffee Porter from Philadelphia Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 252 ratings.