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King Titus - Maine Beer Company

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

940 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 940
Reviews: 205
rAvg: 4.13
pDev: 8.72%
Wants: 47
Gots: 108 | FT: 11
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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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

DanGeo, Jul 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

Brihon, Jul 20, 2014
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3.34/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A: Pours jet black, 1 1/2 finger tan head that lasts and lasts, but little lacing.

S: Initially sweet, then roasty and chocolaty. Suggestions of biscuit.

T: At first blush: TOAST! Really toasty, alcohol apparent, a bit sour and bitter for the style, I thought, almost burnt-tasting at times. Over-hopped? Improves as it warms.

M: Heavy and smooth.

O: Not bad. Not a great porter, but at its best it tastes like toast with Nutella. Could be richer, creamier, less hoppy.

John_Beeryman, Jul 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

Pwbres, Jul 18, 2014
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law00, Jul 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

stevehagy, Jul 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

chefduff2, Jul 11, 2014
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4.05/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

500ml bottle dated 4/8/14 poured into a pint glass
A: Pitch black with a one-finger tan head that lingers
S: Dark, malty, cocoa, molasses
T: Matches the nose with malt and chocolate notes; a light bitterness on the finish
M: Medium+ bodied, very smooth
O: Tasty and easy to drink

ONUMello, Jul 10, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

tsp247, Jul 07, 2014
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Carpentiere, Jul 06, 2014
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3.94/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Aroma: Medium sweet roasty malt flavor with milk chocolate (cocoa nibs and lacto) and slightly nutty notes. Low spicy hop aroma in the background, very fresh. No DMS, no diacetyl, hint of metallic.

Appearance: Black, opaque with NO light shining through even at the edges. Brown medium thick rocky head.

Flavor: Medium slightly sweet chocolate, medium roast that lingers long into the finish. Bitterness is medium with light earthy notes. Bitterness also lingers. No DMS, No diacetyl.

Mouthfeel: Medium body, very creamy which adds a lot this beer. No astringency.

Overall: Sneaky 7.5%. Balanced roast and chocolate. I would love to see how this would taste on nitro. My favorite Maine Beer Co. beer thus far.

PPOmaha, Jul 05, 2014
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4.55/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

500ml bottle sealed with MBC pressure cap.

bottled on date of 05/13/14.

poured into silver logo HF Wine stem.

Appearance: black bodied porter with medium brown head that slowely drops down to a thick, chunky, and uneven cap; leaving behind a heavy and thick lacing on the side of the glass. MBC always has great looking beers and this is no exception!

Smell: Slighty sweet milk chocolates and caramel candies, light roast, light smokiness, earthy hops. Such a great balance of all these robust aromas. Smells fan - frinking - tastic!

Taste: Light roasty malts and light meaty smoke striking a perfect balance at the same level of intensity. In the middle, mildly sweet milk chocolates with earthy flavors contributed by the hops. Peat moss and more light roast round things out. Finish has a mild bitterness from the hops and roasted malts that continues to build up as this beer opens up; nearing room temperature. Very, very nice flavor profile!

Mouthfeel: medium bodied beer with moderate carbonation. Creamy, silky, and luxurious. Chewy, but not thick. This has a fantastic mouthfeel. Not a hint of ABV. Excellant!

Overall: Truth be told. Maine Brewing Company made a killer Porter when they brew King Titus! This is almost an exact replicate of HF Everett. The biggest difference between King Titus and Everett is when the beer warms up; Everett remains malty and roasty. While King Titus showcases a mild hoppy bitterness that balances nicely with the chocolate and roast malts. Everett edges out King Titus overall, but King titus is alot easier to aquire. So its a draw and you can go wrong with either Porter in my opinion. I have had many hoppy offerings from MBC and really enjoyed alot of them, but this is definately my favorite beer from MBC! Seek it out folks King Titus will not dissapoint you.

4DAloveofSTOUT, Jul 03, 2014
King Titus from Maine Beer Company
92 out of 100 based on 940 ratings.