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Prohibition Porter - Capitol City Brewing

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Prohibition Porter
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24 Ratings
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Ratings: 24
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 14.76%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Capitol City Brewing visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: OldFrothingSlosh on 03-01-2005)
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Ratings: 24 | Reviews: 6 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by waiting4lunch:
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waiting4lunch

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

03-23-2013 01:49:11 | More by waiting4lunch
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Jeffwildcat

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

06-21-2014 00:41:39 | More by Jeffwildcat
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Rootdog316

Virginia

3.53/5  rDev -1.7%

Pours dark brown, barely translucent, with a dark cherry tint when held to light. Head is under an inch but holds well. Aroma is of medium dark malts, slightly roasted and a little sweet smelling, with some nuts and some chocolate. Flavor is of heavily roasted malt, milk, and coffee, and develops a little bitterness. Mouthfeel is skim milk-like, like most correct porters. Lacing is pretty wicked and abundant. Finish is kinda harsh, burns a little going down.

05-26-2008 21:11:40 | More by Rootdog316
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DOCRW

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

04-23-2014 22:50:30 | More by DOCRW
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Storning

Virginia

4/5  rDev +11.4%

03-04-2014 13:41:16 | More by Storning
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ferociouswalrus

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

Pretty much your standard porter, but I'm not going to complain. Pours a nice dark brown with a small head. It wasn't as thick as your average porter but had some strong chocolate notes. I'm a sucker for porters so this was perfectly serviceable, but if you're not a particular fan of the dark stuff it's probably not worth specially seeking out.

06-02-2014 00:29:15 | More by ferociouswalrus
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WreckingBrew

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

08-19-2013 02:57:09 | More by WreckingBrew
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rarbring

Sweden

3.73/5  rDev +3.9%

A black beer. A tan head, good lacing and curtains.

Burned bread, dried black fruits and coffee in the smell.

Tasting of burned crust, a touch of ashes, sausages, old coffee.

Little carbonation, dry with a good body.

A good solid porter. Really nice.

04-01-2012 20:41:43 | More by rarbring
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spoonhawk

Iowa

2/5  rDev -44.3%

11-23-2011 23:46:35 | More by spoonhawk
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CuriousMonk

Virginia

3.38/5  rDev -5.8%

Ontap downtown and Arlington into a pint glass. Pours a deep ruby with a thin, but creamy tan head that has good retention and spotty lacing. Aroma of coffee grinds, semisweet chocolate, roasted malt. Taste has a bit of a meaty and smoky body with chocolate-covered cherries. Bitter hops in the finish. Medium-bodied. A bit astringent but the smokiness and chocolate really bring this porter alive.

02-07-2011 21:40:32 | More by CuriousMonk
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Wattie

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

06-03-2014 15:21:56 | More by Wattie
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psdonnelly

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

05-14-2014 20:46:46 | More by psdonnelly
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Sonofalime

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

11-12-2013 22:02:15 | More by Sonofalime
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John_Beeryman

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

07-21-2014 13:34:32 | More by John_Beeryman
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beergoot

Colorado

3.15/5  rDev -12.3%

Reviewed from notes taken while visiting Washington DC two weeks ago...sitting at the Capitol City Brewing Company bar on New York Ave NW...

Pint glass poured nearly to the top!

Dark brown, very thin tan head with some lacing...

Roasted grains, hint of smoke...

Charred bread, bitter, lightly roasted grains w/subtle malt sweetness...

Medium body...

Middle-grade. Not bad, but rather mundane; no real depth of complexity...

06-17-2012 22:34:10 | More by beergoot
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droomyster

Virginia

3.93/5  rDev +9.5%

Notes from Thursday night's happy hour:

Came off the tap a very dark brown with a small tan head. Smells of roasted nuts and smokiness. Tastes like dark chocolate nibs and the char on a burnt marshmallow. Medium-full body with low carbonation that lets you really feel and enjoy its heft. A tasty end to my night's session.

01-31-2009 08:20:55 | More by droomyster
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mintfish

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -23.4%

09-03-2012 22:35:49 | More by mintfish
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Fakexican

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

01-02-2013 23:40:34 | More by Fakexican
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Chaney

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +11.4%

07-07-2013 02:56:32 | More by Chaney
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jophish17

Georgia

2.75/5  rDev -23.4%

12-24-2013 22:34:13 | More by jophish17
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FrankShirley

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

09-12-2012 23:17:10 | More by FrankShirley
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mercatonero

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

02-28-2012 00:24:36 | More by mercatonero
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MarvinSnyder

West Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

06-15-2013 18:38:02 | More by MarvinSnyder
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nickfl

Florida

4/5  rDev +11.4%

03-27-2013 03:34:47 | More by nickfl
Prohibition Porter from Capitol City Brewing
82 out of 100 based on 24 ratings.