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Night Train - O'so Brewing Company & Tap House

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very good

265 Ratings
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Ratings: 265
Reviews: 88
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 10.85%
Wants: 7
Gots: 18 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
O'so Brewing Company & Tap House visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: cdkrenz on 10-09-2008)
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

TheoV, Jul 07, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

CummingsK21, Jul 07, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

lakelouielover, Jul 01, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

bespin15, Jun 17, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

rocklibster, May 01, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

hoppymcgee, May 01, 2012
Photo of Beejay
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to my wonderful wife for bringing me this brew!

A: Deep brown as it pours. In the glass the head is cappuccino colored, and somewhat reserved. The color so deep brown that it boarders black, it's opaque with a number of yeast chunkies in there.

S: Roasted grain, and milk chocolate are the first scents to come out of my glass. There is a touch of licorice, as well as some herbal notes. There is a sweetness like a oatmeal stout, or milk stout.

T: Roasted malt, and sweet chocolate. A little bit of an herbal hit along with some bitterness from the hops, combining with a little licorice flavor. The finish has something I can't quite pick out.. perhaps a touch of high alcohols.

M: Feels a little light for the style.. Medium light to medium in body. Carbonation is low and slow, you really pick up the bubbles as you swallow. The finish is a touch astringent, but not in a bad way.

O: Overall I think it's a nice beer. Good dark malt flavor, bordering on a number of stout styles.. If you told me this was a oatmeal stout I wouldn't question it. Nice beer, and a brewery I haven't ever tried before!

Beejay, Apr 23, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

Kunstman, Apr 23, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

TonyTalon, Apr 05, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

geoffsm12, Apr 04, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

robo90124, Mar 28, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

hinemk76, Mar 24, 2012
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

dav2080, Mar 15, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -16%

Fitzmke, Mar 12, 2012
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3.83/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Nice roasty quality with a tad of coffee and a bit of creaminess. A nice little richness. Minimal hops and pretty straight-foward.
Poured fairly aggressively and briefly held a small tan head. Very black and minimal light appearance.
Seems likes there is a little vanilla in this. Swift and initial, but there. Rest of drink is more porter. Quite long dry from roasted grains finish. Pretty darn bold roast and dark malt flavor. Nice and tasty, although there may be a bit of age on this one.
On the lighter side of moderate for feel with flatter carbonation, which is fine by me.
Some nice bold aspects that really pushes it. Any more on this would be too much, and it already might be too much for some. Nonetheless, an interesting and very flavorful drink.
Thanks BIL John.

garymuchow, Feb 25, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

bootsdomino, Feb 02, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

twbeecher, Feb 01, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

martyl1000, Jan 29, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

enelson, Jan 21, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

zenwatts, Jan 20, 2012
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4.03/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-Pours an opaque ruby tinged caramel color with a finger of light brown head.

S-Dark chocolate with some dark fruits and cocoa.

T-Follows the nose with dark chocolate, dark fruits and a slight bitter finish.

M-Creamy and rich with low carbonation and a medium body.

D-Very easy drinking yet a complex and very solid example of a porter. I wouldn't mind picking up more of this next time I'm in WI.

samie85, Jan 18, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

whartontallboy, Jan 15, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

doucmehu, Jan 07, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

Grebdioz, Dec 29, 2011
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

benjbrunner, Dec 11, 2011
Night Train from O'so Brewing Company & Tap House
87 out of 100 based on 265 ratings.