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Joe Coffee Porter - Philadelphia Brewing Company

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234 Ratings
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Ratings: 234
Reviews: 113
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 15.63%
Wants: 7
Gots: 8 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: gdfan47 on 01-17-2009)
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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

02-18-2013 17:11:01 | More by JMartin
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ssimpson89

Illinois

4/5  rDev +7.8%

02-09-2013 03:58:37 | More by ssimpson89
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AdamP

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

02-09-2013 01:53:24 | More by AdamP
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IdrinkGas

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

01-30-2013 07:22:28 | More by IdrinkGas
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xnicknj

Pennsylvania

3.59/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle poured into pint

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.

Serving type: bottle

01-24-2013 14:00:50 | More by xnicknj
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musicman7070

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

01-19-2013 22:14:57 | More by musicman7070
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tommyd313

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

01-05-2013 02:18:11 | More by tommyd313
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -25.9%

12-25-2012 18:59:06 | More by ejimhof
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ColdWaffles

Pennsylvania

4.53/5  rDev +22.1%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a standard pint. Side note: I've enjoyed this beer for a while now every time it comes around. It seems even better this year, I'm getting more coffee out of this.

Second side note: Best served slightly less than cold.

Appearance: Pitch black with a tanish head that sticks around for a little. Looks the part and keeps its head.

Smell: On point, smells like a pot of coffee.

Taste: This year I'm picking up more coffee than before. This almost tastes straight up like coffee in beer form. Besides that, obviously malts in the background, and ever such a slight amount of hops at the end. Coffee also comes out better if this isn't served ice cold, so if you're drinking it that way, you may "be doin' it wrong." It's great. I don't get why people don't like this. Maybe they're bias towards Yards beers or something. This is a great beer. Was before, seems even better this year.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied, kind of goes down... like coffee. Carbonation isn't too bad.

I really do adore this beer. This is also from someone who dug that coffee Pepsi from way back when, so take that for what you will.

Serving type: bottle

12-24-2012 03:17:02 | More by ColdWaffles
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jjd315

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

12-20-2012 14:49:20 | More by jjd315
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Pensfan0782

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

12-16-2012 19:32:21 | More by Pensfan0782
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brendaniel

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

12-08-2012 18:32:26 | More by brendaniel
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bradwalrus

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

12-07-2012 04:47:02 | More by bradwalrus
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WDJersey

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

12-05-2012 06:18:35 | More by WDJersey
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DLS168

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

12-03-2012 00:53:36 | More by DLS168
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B00ZER

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

11-25-2012 03:47:42 | More by B00ZER
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nosavingsaccount

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

11-17-2012 22:58:10 | More by nosavingsaccount
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SeamusDoyle

Pennsylvania

4.1/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a lusterous black body with a thin off-white head. Aroma was of chocolate, a lot of coffee, lactose, caramel, sweet malt, and even some piney hops at the end. Flavor however was somewhat less complex. It tasted of coffee beans, some dark chocolate, slightly licorice, and piney hops at the end. However a nutty wood and coffee feel lingered on the tongue afterwards. It was kind of thin for such a dark beer and not very complex either. Rather like a cold carbonated coffee that was slightly hoppy.

Serving type: bottle

11-14-2012 21:46:55 | More by SeamusDoyle
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rowyn

New York

3/5  rDev -19.1%

11-11-2012 16:39:38 | More by rowyn
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Dank26

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

11-09-2012 10:52:36 | More by Dank26
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mcphish22

Maryland

4/5  rDev +7.8%

11-05-2012 13:59:15 | More by mcphish22
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EFR94

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -19.1%

10-24-2012 02:17:33 | More by EFR94
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whatname

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

10-22-2012 23:29:39 | More by whatname
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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +7.8%

10-21-2012 17:28:06 | More by RblWthACoz
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JNM


2.8/5  rDev -24.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

A - poured from a 12 oz bottle into a standard pint glass. Thin head, little to no retention. Not surprisingly, the color of cold coffee. Slight amber/orange hue. No lacing.

S - whole coffee beans, a hint of dark chocolate.

T - a bit sweet, finishes with a coffee/chocolatey note. a little underwhelming frankly.

M - thin, very thin. tiny amount of carbonation.

O - a bit disappointed in this one. had higher expectations based on their Shackamaximum (sp?) offering and was hoping for a bigger beer w/ more apparent coffee notes. appreciate the effort though & am more than happy to support my local brewery.

cheers mate.

Serving type: bottle

10-19-2012 23:18:02 | More by JNM
Joe Coffee Porter from Philadelphia Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 234 ratings.