Everett Porter - Hill Farmstead Brewery
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Reviews by starrdogg:
District of Columbia
4.63/5 rDev +2.2%
On tap at Blackback Pub & Flyshop about a month ago. Reviewing from notes.
A: Great looking beer, mostly black with hints of red and a substantial tan head. Very nice lacing.
S: A nice mix of sweet chocolate and roast malts.
T: Wow, I'm speechless. This might be the best tasting porter I've ever had. Incredible balance here, it's sweet, but has an awesome roasty backbone and has hints of dark fruit hiding in there.
M: Very carbonated, but also quite nicely medium-thick bodied. Perfect for the style.
O: Until I had this beer, I pretty much had sworn off American Porter as a style, but no more. Of course Hill Farmstead is the brewery that revived this style for me, and now I can't wait to have more. Thank you for ruining porters at the same time, because I know no other porters will be as great as this one.
08-30-2011 04:49:22 | More by starrdogg
More User Reviews:
4.76/5 rDev +5.1%
A - Dark brown, almost black opaque with a nice tan head and good lacing.
S - Coffee, sweet caramel, roasted malt, and earthy tones
T - Big bitterness, dark chocolate, a touch of espresso, some oak. The swallow brings everything together, with big chocolate bitterness and charred toast.
M - Full bodied. Silky smooth. Low side of moderate carbonation. Semi-dry finish.
O - This is the definition of what a porter is. If you had to choose a beer to define a category this is it when it comes to porters for me. Another solid brew from HF.
12-05-2012 00:34:12 | More by SkiBum22
4.68/5 rDev +3.3%
On tap at Prohibition Pig. Just an exceptional beer. It's been a long, long time since I rated a beer this highly.
In a tulip the beer was black. There was a small, café au lait colored head with a smattering of lace.
Aroma of chocolate, cocoa, coffee, roasted malt.
Complex taste. One minute I'm tasting sweet chocolate, the next minute dark chocolate, then espresso.
A wonderful combination of bitter and sweet. Medium-bodied.
I could drink this forever.
02-23-2014 16:11:36 | More by lordofthewiens
4.16/5 rDev -8.2%
Happy to get to try this one on tap at the Lazy Boy in White Plains, NY a few months ago and this is reviewed from notes.
Pours near black with a dark tan head. Leaves tons of fine lace covering the glass all the way to the top of the glass.
Dense dark chocolate nose.
More dark chocolate, vanilla and dark malty notes. Densely flavorful and super smooth. Finishes with a quite dry flourish. All star porter. Well worth seeking out.
07-01-2013 14:05:48 | More by Billolick
Everett Porter from Hill Farmstead Brewery
100 out of 100 based on 1,648 ratings.