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State Pen Porter - Santa Fe Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

260 Ratings
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Ratings: 260
Reviews: 122
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 9.97%
Wants: 11
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Santa Fe Brewing Company visit their website
New Mexico, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  6.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A trademark beer of the Santa Fe Brewing Company’s master brewer, Ty Levis, the State Pen Porter has every reason to be one of his favorites. It is flavorful, swimming with notes of nuts and chocolate; it is drinkable, so drinkable that it is almost as if pint after pint were drinking itself.

(Beer added by: UberWasser on 04-14-2007)
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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Dicers, Sunday at 04:56 PM
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3.83/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours an opaque black with a foamy dark khaki head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Foamy streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of dark roasted malt, cocoa, and char aromas. Taste is much the same with cocoa powder, char, and slight smoke flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of roast bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer that is tasty and quite easy to drink.

Serving type: bottle.

UCLABrewN84, Sunday at 07:20 AM
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Kahlerbock, Nov 14, 2014
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4.11/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours to a beige head and brown color. Aroma is dark chocolate, toffee, vanilla and caramel malts. Flavor is reflective of the smell, with a nice cocoa finish. Mouthfeel is light for style but within bounds. A tasty, complex and satisfying Porter.

EagleTalon, Nov 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

maniaczak, Nov 03, 2014
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3.4/5  rDev -10.8%

ErinIvy13, Nov 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev +5%

danwho, Nov 02, 2014
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spycow, Nov 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

KZane, Oct 31, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

kingjohnh, Oct 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Meyers1023, Oct 27, 2014
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Bosoxfan20, Oct 19, 2014
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wortmeister, Oct 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

caverog, Oct 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

mikefuski17, Oct 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Skagnetti, Aug 26, 2014
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3.65/5  rDev -4.2%

From the bottle, the beer poured a dark black with a centimeter of foam. Roasted coffee and chocolate dominate the aroma along with some lingering barley hull. Nicely roasted malt swarm the palate up front, depositing a little bite through the center. It finishes with hint of hops, although a dash more would be great. A smooth enjoyable way to end the day.

BeardedBoffin, Aug 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

GeorgeCarroll, Aug 21, 2014
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State Pen Porter from Santa Fe Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 260 ratings.