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Christmas Duck - Foggy Noggin Brewing

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Christmas Duck
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BA SCORE
86
very good

11 Ratings
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Ratings: 11
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 7.32%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Foggy Noggin Brewing visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
English Porter |  6.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: RedDiamond on 03-29-2010)
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Braz

Washington

4/5  rDev +1%

02-09-2013 01:14:55 | More by Braz
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benbjb

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

10-29-2012 20:36:56 | More by benbjb
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vfgccp

New York

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

10-15-2012 18:17:23 | More by vfgccp
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adkieffer

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

10-05-2012 22:43:15 | More by adkieffer
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beertunes

Washington

3.6/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Served in straight pint glass. Poured a barely translucent black with an inch of tan head that had very good retention and good lacing.

The aroma was dominated by a huge blast of roast. There were some underlying grains and malts, but roast clearly was the alpha dog here. On the tongue, the roast wasn't quite as bold, which let the base grains show through a bit better.

The body was good, full, smooth and even. The beer had a clean finish, even though the roast lingered at the back of the tongue for a bit. Drinkability was very good, the beer drank with a pleasant quickness. Overall, a nice take on the style. Certainly worth trying if you see it.

Serving type: on-tap

09-12-2012 19:11:30 | More by beertunes
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jmccraney

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

07-15-2012 02:32:17 | More by jmccraney
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ScreamForMe

Washington

4/5  rDev +1%

02-04-2012 01:32:57 | More by ScreamForMe
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grittybrews

Washington

4.05/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured cola brown with a finger of dark khaki head. Mildly sweet aroma of milk chocolate and hints of coffee.

Somewhat low carbonation and a creamy, light mouthfeel. Cocoa and caramel sweetness up front and a roasty, lingering coffee bitterness on the finish.

A little on the thin side but very pleasant tasting and easy-drinking. Comes across lighter than the ABV would indicate.

Serving type: growler

09-19-2011 04:27:31 | More by grittybrews
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barleywinefiend

Washington

4.05/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A: Poured a deep brown with good carbonation and a beige head capping it off

S: Some light roasted malt, cocoa, tasted much like a English style with a lighter American porter twist

T: Light toasted malt, cocoa, light booze, grains and some Earth

M: This beer became very flkavorful on the mouth, especiually as it warmed up

D: Try it!

Serving type: on-tap

09-13-2010 02:20:15 | More by barleywinefiend
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vertigomike1

Oregon

4.58/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

From a growler, this porter was full bodied with a nice roast flavor. There is a very pleasant after-taste with this beer. The 6.6% ABV was well hidden and did not over-whelm. Definitely a well brewed porter. I enjoyed this beer very much. Looking forward to trying Foggy's other offerings.

Serving type: growler

06-30-2010 01:42:38 | More by vertigomike1
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RedDiamond

Oregon

4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I drank a half-growler of this ale and noted at least one distinct property about it. From across the table, the beer's carbonation sizzled like the sound of Rice Krispies and milk.

Duck showed a hearty beige head and a charismatic milk chocolate/cocoa fragrance. The taste delivered equal parts of casual sweetness, smooth chocolaty goodness, and integrated roastiness. The body was brown-ruby and the mouthfeel jubilant and fluffy. Very nice.

Serving type: growler

03-29-2010 02:19:31 | More by RedDiamond
Christmas Duck from Foggy Noggin Brewing
86 out of 100 based on 11 ratings.