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Puppy's Breath Porter - Cigar City Brewing

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Puppy's Breath PorterPuppy's Breath Porter

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

346 Ratings
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Ratings: 346
Reviews: 60
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 9.63%
Wants: 57
Gots: 23 | FT: 1
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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Photo of rlee1390
3.9/5  rDev -3.7%

A-Black in the glass, but clear amber brown when pouting.

S-Chocolate and some coffee dominate with a little bit of roasted malt.

T-Starts with a nice chocolate flavor and a nice bit of coffee. Some brown sugar and roasted malt as well.

M-Lighter, not much carbonation and a tad watery.

O-The flavor is good but the watery mouthfeel detracts.

rlee1390, Aug 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

kevindp9, Aug 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

asams10, Aug 29, 2014
Photo of zac16125
4.09/5  rDev +1%

12oz can into a pint glass
canned on: 8/7/14

Thanks to allisonmichelle for sending this one over as an extra

A: Pours an opaque black with 3 fingers width of tan colored head. Head dissipates down fairly slowly and leaves a good amount of lacing. 4.25

S: Semi-sweet cocoa, blonde roast coffee, lactose-like heavy cream. Straightforward, but just what a basic porter should be IMO. 4.25

T: Similar too, but not as good as the aroma. Decent amount of black coffee bitterness, lactose, cream, and subtle chocolate. 4

M/D: Medium body, carbonation higher than I like in the style, drinkability is good. 3.75

O: Pretty good standard porter. Not mind blowing, but certainly above average. 4

zac16125, Aug 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

grover37, Aug 28, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -19.8%

DuffDaddy, Aug 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

DanGeo, Aug 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

jcb7472, Aug 26, 2014
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4.16/5  rDev +2.7%

MikesnoHSL, Aug 26, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

whitenads, Aug 25, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev -0.2%

Gator_Nation, Aug 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

wingnutter, Aug 24, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

Tasted from can. Possibly my favorite straight porter of all time. Creamy mouthfeel. Fantastic balance and a long, interesting finish. Highly recommend.

Shaunbkgb, Aug 23, 2014
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3.76/5  rDev -7.2%

Tbone_Willis, Aug 23, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev +8.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

scott2269, Aug 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

OnWisconsin, Aug 20, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev +8.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

Thedrizzle, Aug 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

CraigTravor, Aug 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

suckaj, Aug 18, 2014
Puppy's Breath Porter from Cigar City Brewing
90 out of 100 based on 346 ratings.