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Puppy's Breath Porter - Cigar City Brewing

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

370 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 370
Reviews: 62
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 9.63%
Wants: 57
Gots: 24 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Dark in color with a ruby hue with forward notes of chocolate and caramel and light toffee notes in the aroma. Flavor has big notes of bittersweet chocolate with notes of caramel and toffee and moderate hop bitterness and more caramel and toffee and slight hints of char. A big take on a classic style.

40 IBU

(Beer added by: ClockworkOrange on 02-04-2009)
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3.25/5  rDev -19.8%

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3.28/5  rDev -19%

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3.85/5  rDev -4.9%

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4.15/5  rDev +2.5%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

NorCalAussie, Oct 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

JamesH, Oct 13, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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4.28/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A - Pours near black with a dense finger+ of mocha colored head. Great retention and lacing.

S - Super sweet chocolatey notes, some bitter dark chocolates too, minimal tofee and coffee aromas.

T - Initially a bit dry a roasty, transitions into overwhelming amounts of sweet chocolate goodness. Finish is long and minimally roasty and a bit sweet

M - Medium bodied or maybe a bit more, fairly silky but decent carbonation. Pretty ideal drink ability for a porter

MacQ32, Oct 12, 2014
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3/5  rDev -25.9%

60IBU, Oct 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

Halluxone, Oct 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

SteveB24, Oct 12, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

enelson, Oct 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

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3.96/5  rDev -2.2%

HopSavant, Oct 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

loganburgh, Oct 04, 2014
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4.12/5  rDev +1.7%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

lupercmda, Oct 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

GDawgs34, Sep 29, 2014
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4.35/5  rDev +7.4%

dataylor21, Sep 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

Enochase04, Sep 26, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +17.3%

Puppy's Breath Porter is as delicious as its name is cute. This porter is big on flavor without being sharp. And now it is available in cans : )
In my top favorite porters for sure.

CraftyViki, Sep 25, 2014
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3.4/5  rDev -16%

maljay26, Sep 23, 2014
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3.9/5  rDev -3.7%

ShanePB, Sep 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

tommyguz, Sep 23, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

The beer comes in a black color.

The aroma hits of chocolate, roasted malt, and the familiar aroma of slightly robust porter.

The flavor hits of a medium to light porter. Light roasted malt, a hint of creaminess, mild chocolate. After 5 seconds on the palate, the beer finally explodes of huge chunky chocolate, brownie, a luscious sweetness, and then a coffee bitterness on the finish.

A perplexing beer that offers so little on the front, but a gorgeous finish that is deserving of an 8% porter.

dar482, Sep 19, 2014
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Puppy's Breath Porter from Cigar City Brewing
90 out of 100 based on 370 ratings.