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Pro-Am Porter - Wormtown Brewing Co.

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Pro-Am PorterPro-Am Porter

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

97 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 97
Reviews: 41
rAvg: 4.23
pDev: 6.86%
Wants: 13
Gots: 8 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Wormtown Brewing Co. visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
English Porter |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: rudzud on 08-11-2010)
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Ratings: 97 | Reviews: 41 | Display Reviews Only:
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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

trevorpost, Feb 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev -5.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

nickleeye, Jan 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -11.3%

AJ01923, Jan 21, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

discharmingly, Nov 24, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +0.5%

Komich38, Oct 16, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

bostonryan, Sep 17, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

BeerBucks, Sep 14, 2013
Photo of nmann08
3.89/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a dark chocolate brown, hues of red. Very thin wispy light brown head builds then dissipates.

Nose is heavy roast. Chocolate. Coffee. Caramel and maybe some vanilla, but mostly the roast and cocoa.

Taste is roasted malts, chocolate, bitter up front with a sweet finish. Reminds me of a milky mocha coffee drink with alcohol.

Mouthfeel is a bit thin, but nice. Coats your mouth well with a warm wet finish.

Overall this is a pretty good beer.

nmann08, Jun 29, 2013
Photo of slobes
4.68/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

This beer is awesome. It's big, it's roasted, and its almost refreshing in a sense. Very Dark. Hints of chocolate and coffee keep you sipping while that creamy mouthfeel helps you to relax. This beer would be awesome for breakfast. Above all, the taste is spot on. Nutty at first, then a little chocolate milk, followed by burnt toast and a hint of hops. I'll have another!

slobes, Jun 26, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

jayhunter357, May 25, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

shehateme, May 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.4%

Massbmx, May 17, 2013
Photo of Andrew61923
4.34/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from bottle dated January 2013 into my Yeti tulip. Had passed this one on a number of occasions and, with my upcoming relocation, I picked it up on my last trip to the store.

A: Pours a dark, dark brown that borders on black with a finger's worth of khaki head that doesn't stay around quite as long as I'd expect with a beer of this ABV. No other complaints, however.

S: Lots of baker's chocolate and bready malts with a hint of smoke tied in. Not overly sweet by any means, but you know you're going to get something akin to a dark chocolate brownie upon tasting it.

T: Definitely picking up on the same notes that I had gotten in the nose. Very chocolately, but more bitter than sweet. Really nice.

M: It is thick and probably bordering on a stout, but I'm enjoying this on a muggy May evening without any second thoughts. I would like to have the taste linger a little longer on the palate, but while you're drinking it, it's hard to think about staying away from another sip.

O: I'm not happy with myself for having passed this up so many times at the store. The pricepoint ($7.99) could be a bit more reasonable, but it's worth it to pick it up once in a while if you've got access. I would've loved to try this with some barrel-aging.

Andrew61923, May 09, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

kaelingirl, May 07, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +12.3%

JMAC45, May 06, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

JakerLou, Apr 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.4%

erlenmeyer, Apr 06, 2013
Photo of Lambocalrisien
4.94/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Great Porter!

A - Pours a dark black chocolate color with a nice 1 1/2 finger coffee colored head

S - Hints of roasty chocolate, coffee and vanilla.

T - Smooth, rich and delicious. Roasted chocolate with the perfect combination of coffee, vanilla and caramel.

M - Medium body, very smooth, excellent carbonation and goes down really easy.

O - Great brew. Hands down the best English Porter out there.

Lambocalrisien, Mar 27, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.4%

MAbeerNE1, Mar 14, 2013
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4.01/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

When you crack the bottle you get a great whiff of like burnt french toast and coffee.
And when you pour it, you end up squinting trying to see through it. Very very dark and a thick ol' coffee colored head to match.
I am trying to tell you what it tastes like.... If you had a bowl of Cheerios and instead of milk, used espresso. Yup, that's what it would tastes like. And just like Cheerios it could have used a little sugar on top. A tad increase in sweetness is my only suggestion. Other than that it is a smooth, robust, full flavored porter with a lot to offer.

Danno48, Mar 13, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +6.4%

Kevincredible, Mar 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev -5.4%

emottram, Feb 26, 2013
Photo of WSB
4.13/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer pours dark as night black, thick and oily, with a thin tan head that retreats quickly, leaving a nice Bavarian ring on the glass. Reddish hues are noticeable if you hold the glass up to light.

Smell has hints of fresh roasted coffee, chocolate, dark dried fruits, with just a dash of hoppy citrusy brightness to balance it off.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied and active, good carbonation, yet very smooth.

Taste follows the smell-notes of earthy roasted coffee, chocolate malt, and a warming alcohol presence are followed by a subtle chaser of hops that are not at all bitter and cut through the heaviness of the malts with perfection. Awesomely balanced finished.

This is a great porter- superbly drinkable, perfectly balanced, it's a shame this is a one time brew. I may have to stage an "Occupy Wormtown" protest to get this beer brewed year round.

I enthusiastically recommend this beer to all.

WSB, Jan 05, 2013
Pro-Am Porter from Wormtown Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 97 ratings.