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Night Train - O'so Brewing Company & Tap House

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BA SCORE
87
very good

274 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 274
Reviews: 89
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 10.57%
Wants: 7
Gots: 20 | 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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4.75/5  rDev +22.4%

Dief88, Jul 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

Shy5, Jul 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

scruffwhor, Jul 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

Wazeecha, Jul 03, 2014
Photo of Tone
3.86/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Pours a dark brown color. 1/4 inch head of an off-tan color. Decent retention and good lacing. Smells of sweet malt, slight roasted malt, yeast, hint of oatmeal, slight toffee, hops, hint of pale malt, and a hint of alcohol. Fits the style of an American Porter. Mouth feel is sharp and crisp, with an average carbonation level. There is a noticeable bitterness from the roasted malt and a warmth from the alcohol, but neither are overpowering. Tastes of sweet malt, slight toffee, hops, slight yeast, slight alcohol, and biscuit. Overall, decent appearance, good aroma, body, and blend.

Tone, Jul 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

BeerDazed, Jun 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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beersdmf17, May 31, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

robear, May 24, 2014
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PhilMiller, May 13, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

KindaFondaGoozah, May 13, 2014
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4.24/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Served on nitro-tap in downtown Janesville, WI. This pours a black color with creamy beige head. The flavor is full of roasted, toasted malts and grains. The texture is smooth, creamy full of flavor. It leaves a lingering roasted malt aftertaste. Pretty decent stuff and would love to have again.

Lemke10, May 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

aubzachsyd, May 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

SkinniePost, Apr 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

Brewski, Apr 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Had out of the bottle at a local bowling alley...was served around 35º.

A=From what I could tell, it was a nice reddish brown.

S=Malt and cocoa.

T=The first gulp reminded me a bit more of cocoa powder or chocolate milk than beer--chocolate and malt, with a little sweetness; perhaps a bit of a cola taste as well. Cream came forward later on.

M=A bit too watery for a porter, and very lightly carbonated...but would make a decent session beer. Alcohol finally hit me about 3/4 of the way through.

O=More of a session beer than what I seek out in a porter...body was just a little too light for me, and the malt flavor was also a bit lacking. A nice beer, but still nowhere as near as good as Great Lakes' offering. Probably the second best porter from Wisconsin that I've tried, just slightly behind Wisconsin Brewing Company's porter. Worth a try if looking for a slightly lighter version of a porter.

dhannes, Mar 29, 2014
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Kmlund, Mar 18, 2014
Night Train from O'so Brewing Company & Tap House
87 out of 100 based on 274 ratings.