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King Titus - Maine Beer Company

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BA SCORE
92
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720 Ratings
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Ratings: 720
Reviews: 176
rAvg: 4.15
pDev: 7.95%


Brewed by:
Maine Beer Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our take on an American robust porter. Dark, thick, chewy, chocolaty, and of course, generously hopped.

(Beer added by: tehzachatak on 10-04-2012)
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Reviews by portia99:
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portia99

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

500ml bottle (bottled 9/23/12) poured into a Dogfish Head signature glass.

A - Pours pitch black in color with hardly any light passing thru at all. A finger of thick and frothy mocha colored foam shows excellent staying power. Very nice looking porter.

S - NIce roasty aroma, dark malts, some coffee and a fair share of chocolate too. Aroma intensity is a bit on the low side however.

T - Lots of dark roasted malt, heavy with burnt aspects with some charcoal acridity. Espresso, bitter hops. Quite dry...not getting any kind of sweet flavors. Burnt and bitter and somewhat one dimensional in flavor.

M - Rather full bodied. Carbonation is on the lower side and yields a thick and creamy feel. Acrid bitterness dominates from start to finish and lingers well past the swallow...actually a bit over the top for me and a little distracting.

O - Overall I would call this an average porter with low complexity of flavor and aroma. Too burnt for my liking and lacking in the deep roasty flavors I was looking for. A bit of a disappointment to me from a brewery that has otherwise produced very satisfying brews.

Serving type: bottle

12-09-2012 23:52:54 | More by portia99
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A: Pours a very deep brown almost black with 3 finger creamy tan head. Fairly significant lacing.

S: Roasted malts, bitter chocolate, hint of coffee and smoke.

T: A nice blend of roasty flavors. A bit of chocolate, caramel, coffee. Tending a bit bitter but in a pleasant way.

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King Titus from Maine Beer Company
92 out of 100 based on 720 ratings.