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Gandy Dancer Porter - Potosi Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
81
good

70 Ratings
THE BROS
75
okay

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Ratings: 70
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 11.55%
Wants: 1
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Potosi Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: cokes on 10-14-2010)
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

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2.5/5  rDev -29.6%

Weak, practically undetectable roasted character. It would be a decent brown ale but just doesn't have the flavor profile of a porter.

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3/5  rDev -15.5%

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3/5  rDev -15.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

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3/5  rDev -15.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

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3.3/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Grand Dancer Porter pours a dark amber color, almost black , with a nice lacing head. There is a sweet and slightly smokey aroma. The taste has some roasted malt flavors, with hints of smokes, and a sweeter aftertaste. Pretty watery and light. Overall it would be a good interesting porter, but the flavors are too light.

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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

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4/5  rDev +12.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +26.8%

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3.18/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Nothing to get excited about and not to be avoided either.
Appears dark brown with tan head of 1/4in or less that dissipates quickly--within a minute or three. Pours thin, maybe slightly more viscous than a regular scotch ale?
Smells of hops and caramel malt--no surprises or complexity there. But not much if any chocolate.
Taste is same as expected from the aroma---some hop bitterness with burnt toast finish and little or no chocolate notes as in brewery description.
Mouthfeel is thinner than a porter, in my opinion. Some citrus bite but leaves quickly and slight drying in the finish with no oiliness.

Overall it's not bad but not exciting or worth searching for...

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3.46/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A - rigorous pour reveals a cola-like brown body, thin creamy tan head
S - chocolate malts, vanilla, but really not much else
T - more chocolate here, faint roastiness, caramel, earthy hops
M - lighter than medium body, modest carbonation, piny bitterness lingers a bit
O - decent American Porter. Nothing extravagant and very straight forward, good example of the style.

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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

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Gandy Dancer Porter from Potosi Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 70 ratings.