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State Pen Porter - Santa Fe Brewing Company

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State Pen PorterState Pen Porter

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BA SCORE
86
very good

243 Ratings
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Ratings: 243
Reviews: 120
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 9.95%
Wants: 11
Gots: 8 | 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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Photo of JDababneh
3.73/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

This is a pretty nice beer. This pours a nice dark brown color with a tan head. You have the nice smell of malts, caramel, and chocolate. Just like the smell, you can taste the malts, caramel and chocolate; what I think you should expect from a porter. Drinking the beer left a lingering taste in the mouth with some bitters at the end.

JDababneh, Jan 03, 2014
Photo of blindpiggie
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

blindpiggie, Jan 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

zachary80, Dec 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

delta490, Dec 28, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

dexterk1, Dec 26, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

BGCoon, Dec 24, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

beermeister9, Dec 19, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

crobinso, Nov 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

LXIXME, Nov 21, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

jordanmckell, Nov 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

JohnyFriday, Nov 05, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

Sir_Goatman, Sep 05, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +24.3%

MorSlaught, Sep 04, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

ROGUE16, Aug 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

steamboatbrewer, Aug 10, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -28%

Sludgeman, Aug 07, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

Beermazter310, Aug 02, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Drknight, Jul 21, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

BrockLanders, Jul 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

Gagnonsux, Jul 09, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

BryantForestry, Jun 12, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

CCutch, Jun 07, 2013
Photo of chanokokoro
3.63/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into an unbranded stemmed British ale glass

Pours a dark cola brown capped by a one and a half finger light beige head. Average retention, little to no lacing. HInts of toffee, roasted malt, and bakers chocolate on the nose. Roasty dark chocolate malt, hints of caramel, and nutty cashew-like notes. Medium body, fairly high level of carbonation especially for a porter that adds a bit of crispness. Overall, a decent porter that is smooth, however it leans to being a bit overcarbonated for a porter.

chanokokoro, Jun 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

itracy63, Jun 03, 2013
Photo of MDDMD
3.9/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A - dark brown color with a decent tan head and some lacing

S-roasted malt, chocolate, earthy

T-roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, earthiness, slightly bitter finish

F- medium body with moderate carbonation, smooth

O- a decent porter with good balance

MDDMD, May 26, 2013
State Pen Porter from Santa Fe Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 243 ratings.