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Night Train - O'so Brewing Company & Tap House

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BA SCORE
87
very good

288 Ratings
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Ratings: 288
Reviews: 89
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 10.57%
Wants: 8
Gots: 24 | 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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4.24/5  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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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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3.84/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Bottle from a friend. My first beer from Oso. Pours dark brown to black with a half finger off white head. Aroma of strong chocolate goodness with some heavy roast malt in the background. Flavor follows with chocolate as the highlight and plenty of bitter roasted malt on the finish. Just a bit of dark fruit to go along. Velvety smooth mouthfeel with lowish carbonation. Very nice body. Overall a solid porter.

BMMillsy, Jan 31, 2014
Night Train from O'so Brewing Company & Tap House
87 out of 100 based on 288 ratings.