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Cowbell | Sun King Brewing Company

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85
very good
17 Reviews
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BEER STATS
Reviews:
17
Ratings:
71
Avg:
3.78
pDev:
13.23%
 
 
Wants:
6
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Sun King Brewing Company
Indiana, United States | website

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by robwestcott on 12-10-2010

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Reviews: 17 | Ratings: 71
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3.25/5  rDev -14%

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3/5  rDev -20.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

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3.6/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

From the can poured into a pint glass, the mouthfeel was rather thin, but overall this is a quality porter with a nice lactose-sweetness to accent the maltiness of the brew.

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4/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.5/5  rDev +19%

Photo of Brutaltruth
3.85/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Thoroughly enjoyed from the can in a snifter via a friend from work---THANKS JUSTIN!

Pours a dark blackish brown with a medium head of light tan dissipating foam that settles to a thick ring , light layer, and subtle lacing. Nose of chocolate, cream, and dark roasted malts. Flavors exceed the nose with milk chocolate awash in dark roasted malts with a touch of char on the middle and subtle lactose sweetness. Very substantial in the aftertaste is a fine roasted malt note that is satisfying to stout porter drinkers. Medium mouth feel, coating and sweet, with a sweet aftertaste and low carbonation. Excellent. Would have this one again and would love to visit this brewery.

Cheers

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4.5/5  rDev +19%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of rlee1390
3.8/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Rather sweet, a tad watery, some chocolate, roasted malt, wee bit of dark fruits, some coffee.

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3.92/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3/5  rDev -20.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.83/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.09/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

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3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3/5  rDev -20.6%

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of robwestcott
3.73/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

poured cold from a 2 week old growler, near black to a surly darkness 10oz snifter with a foamy, finger and a half, tan head

aroma of cocoa, coffee and graham crackers(?)

semi sweet chocolate, creamy espresso roast, and a week bit of smoke.

light bodied, medium carbonation, smooth and creamy, semi-sweet.

overall: good, not great. a porter i'll grab once or twice when it's available.

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Cowbell from Sun King Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 17 ratings.