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Bad Moon Porter - DuClaw Brewing Company

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Bad Moon PorterBad Moon Porter

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very good

96 Ratings
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Ratings: 96
Reviews: 38
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 11.41%
Wants: 4
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
DuClaw Brewing Company visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: NeroFiddled on 08-20-2003)
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

weaselchew, Dec 24, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

ryser2k, Dec 03, 2012
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

Boone757, Dec 02, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

xnicknj, Nov 14, 2012
Photo of DrinkSlurm
3.63/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured into pint glass from tap at duclaw in Bowie. Pours a deep brown with ruby wine color hue. No head at all. Meh
Smell is roasted chocolate malts which dominate. This carries over to the flavor. Dominating sweet roasted chocolate malt. It does have a nice bitter finish though. Its a solid porter. Not amazing but not bad.

DrinkSlurm, Nov 09, 2012
Photo of Tucquan
3.73/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had this on 2012-11-04 at BWI airport Duclaw pub.

A - Dark brown with 1-finger tan head and very light lacing.

S - moderate aroma of chocolate, expresso and medium roasted malt.

T - medium roasted malt with a bit of char. Light chocolate and coffee. Slightly sweet. Mildly bitter and sour dough finish.

M - Medium body and medium carbonation. Thinish.

O - Good but not remarkable

Tucquan, Nov 04, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -27.1%

mcdsports, Oct 24, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

djre4orm, Oct 04, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

t0rin0, Sep 23, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

waiting4lunch, Sep 12, 2012
Photo of stephenjmoore
3.9/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Very dark body with a hint of amber highlights on the top and bottom. Thin tan head that leaves behind some bubbles as it settles.

S- Roasted malts with a hint of chocolate malt. A slight aroma of coffee comes through as well.

T- Very roasty with a dash of coffee and hops.

M- Medium bodied, smooth.

O- Nice, solid porter.

stephenjmoore, Sep 07, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

Draft offering served in a standard pint glass. The brew appears black in color with a mocha head. A thin film of bubbles maintains across the top and rises with an aggitating swirl.

The smell is dark and roasted grain with an essence of cocoa and unsweetened chocolate. Some citris coffee bean element is present that smells more abundant than hops which i have no complaints about.

The taste is roasty with citrus hops and just like the aroma hinted, a bit of citrus coffee bean element. Some chocolate and coffee lasts into the aftertaste mixed with some mineral and herbal inclusion that is mildly reminescent of melon-like yeast aspect.

This is a medium to light bodied brew. It is easily approachable and light but there is some dirty yeast/herbal inclusion almost vegetative that I just didnt care for. Its not terrible by any stretch but its strange enough that im not interested in paying to have it again.

stakem, Aug 31, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

jculler82, Aug 10, 2012
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3.68/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A poured with a small head of tan foam on a black body, good retention and lace.

S roast malt, light coffee and some smoke.

T sweet malt up front with a bit of coffee. Some toffee in the middle and a toasty, dry finish.

M medium light body, moderate carbonation, and a bone dry finish.

D not bad, it is definitely a porter rather than a stout,but not overly complex.

nickfl, Jul 26, 2012
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4.3/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Half finger dark tan head on a clear but dark brown body. Excellent lacing. Aroma is full of coffee and espresso with a subtle dark fruit sweetness. Flavor follows nicely with Coffee, roasted malts and like dark chocolate moving to a light cherry and toffee sweet finish. Semi dry finish with light to moderate carbonation and typical thin porter body. Very flavorful compared to do many porters out there. A must try IMO.

kylehay2004, Jul 26, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +26%

Savarese85, Jul 24, 2012
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3/5  rDev -20.4%

greyghost86, May 28, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Lee_Hancock, May 17, 2012
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3/5  rDev -20.4%

tln13, Apr 20, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

mikerems, Mar 07, 2012
Bad Moon Porter from DuClaw Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 96 ratings.