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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
91
outstanding

305 Ratings
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Ratings: 305
Reviews: 54
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 9.85%
Wants: 49
Gots: 15 | 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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Sean9689

Illinois

4.1/5  rDev +1%

Growler, thanks to lurchingbeast! Poured into Darkness tulip.

A - Pours a dark brownish color, tan-colored head, sticky lace.

S - Sweet dark fruits, roasted malts, some toffee, chocolate. The sweetness isn't over-the-top, it's just right. Just how I like my BP's.

T - Roasted malt, dark fruity sweetness, chocolate, some caramel, and a touch of coffee. The finish is dark chocolate sweet and bitter, very nice.

M - Medium, good carbonation, creamy finish.

O - A solid Baltic Porter that I would have often, if available in my area. I will definitely keep an eye out when this is offered at CCB again and have someone send me a growler. Very good stuff.

12-19-2011 16:52:43 | More by Sean9689
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spycow

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.5%

12-19-2011 01:35:34 | More by spycow
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wchris21

Florida

4/5  rDev -1.5%

12-14-2011 13:58:42 | More by wchris21
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cmrillo

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +23.2%

12-13-2011 12:07:52 | More by cmrillo
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andylipp

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +23.2%

12-12-2011 01:37:43 | More by andylipp
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oline73

Maryland

4.43/5  rDev +9.1%

Poured from a growler into a standard pint glass.

Appearance: Pours almost black with some red hints where the light hits the beer. There is a two finger, smooth off white head. This beer has good retention and really great lacing.

Smell: Lots of sweet and roasty malt right off the bat. Dark chocolate with some mild caramel. Nice and smooth.

Taste: Just as roasty as the smell. The roast from the malt is just little bit bitter. Some dark chocolate and sweetness. The finish is roasty and bitter.

Mouthfeel: The body is on the thick side with aggressively tingly carbonation and a dry finish.

Overall: This is a really easy drinking porter. I couldn't taste the alcohol at all. Simple and extremely smooth. Really glad I got to try this one.

12-11-2011 02:40:51 | More by oline73
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bsuedekum

Missouri

4/5  rDev -1.5%

12-10-2011 17:18:16 | More by bsuedekum
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Spider889

Ohio

3.85/5  rDev -5.2%

Black, thin bodied with a dark tan head. No lace.

This smells like a stout right off the bat, so Baltic Porter isn't hard to believe.

Very well roasted aroma and flavor. Lots of cocoa powder to be found as well. There's a nice bitterness going on, but it seems to be more from the black malt than the hops.

Dry finish. Overall I really enjoyed this one.

12-09-2011 16:58:35 | More by Spider889
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CGMLS3

Florida

5/5  rDev +23.2%

12-09-2011 02:07:36 | More by CGMLS3
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uturn

Florida

4/5  rDev -1.5%

12-06-2011 02:29:46 | More by uturn
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TrickkyGangsta

Florida

4/5  rDev -1.5%

12-05-2011 21:26:56 | More by TrickkyGangsta
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jophish17

Georgia

3/5  rDev -26.1%

12-05-2011 20:01:27 | More by jophish17
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kjkinsey

Texas

4/5  rDev -1.5%

12-01-2011 18:36:00 | More by kjkinsey
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Texasfan549

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

11-29-2011 04:00:29 | More by Texasfan549
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ediaz

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

11-22-2011 23:24:29 | More by ediaz
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bob727

Florida

5/5  rDev +23.2%

11-21-2011 16:22:53 | More by bob727
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mmcnaughton

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

11-20-2011 02:58:19 | More by mmcnaughton
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Dael5859

Ohio

4/5  rDev -1.5%

11-19-2011 20:36:50 | More by Dael5859
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csiewert

Oregon

5/5  rDev +23.2%

11-17-2011 19:00:04 | More by csiewert
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urwithdave

Florida

5/5  rDev +23.2%

11-16-2011 09:55:20 | More by urwithdave
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Brittmb29

Florida

4/5  rDev -1.5%

11-16-2011 04:57:18 | More by Brittmb29
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CaptinRedBeard

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -1.5%

11-16-2011 04:38:20 | More by CaptinRedBeard
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Stankonia

Idaho

4/5  rDev -1.5%

11-15-2011 04:45:21 | More by Stankonia
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awalk1227

Georgia

4/5  rDev -1.5%

11-14-2011 16:45:20 | More by awalk1227
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alalvarez75

New York

4/5  rDev -1.5%

11-14-2011 16:24:28 | More by alalvarez75
Puppy's Breath Porter from Cigar City Brewing
91 out of 100 based on 305 ratings.