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Gandy Dancer Porter - Potosi Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
81
good

68 Ratings
THE BROS
75
okay

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Ratings: 68
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 11.83%
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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Photo of atone315
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

atone315, Nov 16, 2014
Photo of bnes09
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.

bnes09, Nov 04, 2014
Photo of tourdot
3/5  rDev -15.5%

tourdot, Oct 25, 2014
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3/5  rDev -15.5%

WestHam973, Oct 25, 2014
Photo of KAF
3/5  rDev -15.5%

KAF, Oct 14, 2014
Photo of tgates
3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

tgates, Aug 04, 2014
Photo of Westuh
3/5  rDev -15.5%

Westuh, Jul 20, 2014
Photo of Dovers
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Dovers, Jun 17, 2014
Photo of scruffwhor
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

scruffwhor, May 15, 2014
Photo of hotdogtornados
3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

hotdogtornados, May 04, 2014
Photo of mfukuda
3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

mfukuda, Apr 24, 2014
Photo of vette2006c5r
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.

vette2006c5r, Apr 17, 2014
Photo of bismarksays
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

bismarksays, Apr 14, 2014
Photo of alostplot
4/5  rDev +12.7%

alostplot, Apr 08, 2014
Photo of BurdockBoy
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

BurdockBoy, Apr 06, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +26.8%

winzenj, Feb 26, 2014
Photo of Wsherry1
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Wsherry1, Jan 21, 2014
Photo of Murphious
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...

Murphious, Jan 15, 2014
Photo of barnzy78
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.

barnzy78, Jan 10, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

Azpittil57, Dec 20, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +26.8%

pkrager5, Dec 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

MooseBoose, Dec 12, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Troville1990, Dec 05, 2013
Photo of Hopstout
3/5  rDev -15.5%

Hopstout, Nov 02, 2013
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Gandy Dancer Porter from Potosi Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 68 ratings.