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Perc E Bust - Full Pint Brewing Company

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very good

116 Ratings
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Ratings: 116
Reviews: 45
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 12.23%
Wants: 2
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Full Pint Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: IronCitySteve on 02-25-2011)
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Photo of ChrisMon02


3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

09-24-2013 21:03:05 | More by ChrisMon02
Photo of Griggsy


3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

09-20-2013 18:14:21 | More by Griggsy
Photo of sulldaddy


3.78/5  rDev +0.5%

Split a 12 oz bottle with waldo567 at room temp.
The beer is poured into a pint glass and gives minimal beige head that fades to nothing fairly rapidly.
Color of the pour is a clear brown hue which allows plenty of light to pass through the glass.
Aroma is rich roasted malt with some coffee grinds and a hint of malt sweetness, almost a brown sugar hit.
First sip reveals an easy drinking, mild carbonated beer with smooth texture.
Flavor is sweet malt and then some roasted notes followed by just a hint of coffee-like bitterness.
No real hops that I pick up anywhere.

I do enjoy this beer and was kept up a little later than anticipated, probably due to any caffeine in the beer.

Well crafted beer that is simple straightforward, and good.

would buy again if I found it.

08-23-2013 20:19:43 | More by sulldaddy
Photo of Hoptoudrop


3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

08-15-2013 16:23:33 | More by Hoptoudrop
Photo of aflyershckyfan


4/5  rDev +6.4%

08-08-2013 03:51:16 | More by aflyershckyfan
Photo of ItsBeer4Me


3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

08-04-2013 13:11:45 | More by ItsBeer4Me
Photo of DangerDawg


4/5  rDev +6.4%

07-29-2013 17:47:45 | More by DangerDawg
Photo of MikeWard


3.71/5  rDev -1.3%

12oz bottle poured into standard pint glass. Best by Sept 2013.

Looks very nice indeed. Black with hints of brown when held up to the light, thick tan colored head. The head dissipates after a while, leaving thick lacing. This lacing eventually sinks, but stays above the body of the beer.

Not getting much on the nose. Faint hints of coffee, but mostly malty, a "portery" aroma

Taste was interesting. Quite smooth, very present coffee flavor, which was nice. Quite smooth, just a hint of that coarse porter burn.

Mouth was full, and it was pleasant rolling that coffee around in the mouth.

Overall, a pretty decent offering. Nowhere near the best porter out there, but far from the worst. A good solid beer.

07-28-2013 23:46:37 | More by MikeWard
Photo of Lukass


4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

07-26-2013 01:30:24 | More by Lukass
Photo of jmdrpi


3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

07-22-2013 02:53:55 | More by jmdrpi
Photo of Tyrawlings


3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

07-20-2013 21:18:04 | More by Tyrawlings
Photo of durwood64


4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

07-13-2013 00:51:26 | More by durwood64
Photo of Cylinsier


3.74/5  rDev -0.5%

12 oz.

Pours opaque black, dark brown tinge around the edges, with a couple inches of tan head that takes a good bit of time to dissipate.

Smells of roasted coffee and a little oak and smokiness.

Flavor is of strong black coffee and woody malts. A bit of vanilla and cocoa in there.

Full body with light velvety carbonation on the roof of the mouth.

Potent porter, good flavor, a bit forceful but enjoyable. Could stand a bit of balance and the aroma is a little vegetal for my liking. Otherwise very good.

07-11-2013 01:09:44 | More by Cylinsier
Photo of Hoppytree


4.25/5  rDev +13%

07-08-2013 21:34:36 | More by Hoppytree
Photo of speedvagen


3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

07-05-2013 22:31:58 | More by speedvagen
Photo of HeyJim


3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

07-02-2013 18:18:41 | More by HeyJim
Photo of hinemk76


3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

06-29-2013 04:24:18 | More by hinemk76
Photo of microbrewlover


3.1/5  rDev -17.6%

This brew pours a black color with a thin mocha head which dissipates quickly. Very little lacing on the glass. A little cloud of the original head stays on the top of the brew until the end.

The smell is strong with coffee, burnt coffee, roasted malts.

The taste is strong bitter, burnt coffee. There are also, roasted/burnt malts. There is also a dry, wheat like taste. The burnt coffee is too much 'in your face' therefore overpowering any other tastes that might be in the brew.

The mouth feel is smooth and creamy but there is also the feel of burnt coffee grinds; that is what I am feeling.

Overall this is not very well balanced, too much bitter coffee and not enough of anything else. This is not the best porter I have tried.

06-26-2013 22:01:15 | More by microbrewlover
Photo of Ryan011235


2.8/5  rDev -25.5%

Poured into a nonic pint glass on 6/24/13

Best by
July 2013
Lot 303

Dark brown color with a short lived head that manages to boast webs of wide lace.

The aroma is simple - roasty dark malts with meager coffee notes. The malt has small touches of grainy complexity; it seemed to have an oat smoothness that I reckon is the wheat. The taste is tangy and roasty but, unfortunately, with a lacking for coffee. As is, it's a competent, average sort of semi-chocolatey porter. Puffy carbonation hits hard against a hungry body; the feel isn't as plush as I might like.

06-25-2013 04:50:52 | More by Ryan011235
Photo of thecheapies


3.56/5  rDev -5.3%

Pours very dark brown. Has a glazey coarse foam that remains as a thin layer. Light seeps through around the edges.

Rugged malty notes with prevalent coffee, sweetness, dark caramel/molasses, and a hint of vanilla. Still, rather grainy. Definitely on the sweeter side.

Coffee is muted and bitter. The bitterness is accretuated by earthy hops and acrid burnt grain. Very malty and on the rich side. Sweetness is like a remnant grain sugar. Finishes with intense earthiness (almost mucky) and medium in length with some hop flavor carryover.

Has decent body. Carbonation is medium-to-mild. Late sizzle saves it. Otherwise, it feels a little flat.

Very average porter. Coffee isn't big and tasty as I would have liked.

06-17-2013 04:44:52 | More by thecheapies
Photo of twiggamortis420


4.15/5  rDev +10.4%

12 oz bottle courtesy of tommyguz pours a rich brown color with a super-fine bubbled head...looks almost nitro. Retention is awesome because of it and the lacing very nice. Bonus points for a spectacular label and a great name.

Nose is milk chocolate and coffee...quite original descriptors, I know! Smells good and fresh.

Taste is less astringently roasty than many coffee beers. The coffee flavors are there aplenty, but it maintains a great smoothness. Maybe it is the sweetness...regardless, it is a tasty coffee porter. Not a whole lot of complexity here, like in the aroma, but it is a fine beer - I have been pretty impressed with the 2 Full Pint offerings I have had so far.

06-13-2013 23:32:20 | More by twiggamortis420
Photo of Giantspace


2.75/5  rDev -26.9%

05-26-2013 04:07:55 | More by Giantspace
Photo of McNealc31


3.98/5  rDev +5.9%

The aroma delivers on the promise of coffee, as does the flavor. Coffee dominates, but there is a caramel sweetness behind it. Very complex thanks to the blend of malts. Ends dry and bitter, but more of a coffee bitterness than one from hops. Light and smooth body, if a bit watery.

Very nice coffee porter.

05-24-2013 00:49:49 | More by McNealc31
Photo of hosehead83


3.86/5  rDev +2.7%

Poured from a 12oz. bottle into a standard pint glass.
Dark brown/black in color,with a moderate head of tan foam.
Aroma-Roasted coffee, dark malt
Taste-Dark roasted coffee,dark chocolate, black patent malt. Nice, strong coffee flavor throughout, faint charred note in the finish. A nice match for a steak or fully dressed burger.

05-23-2013 22:26:59 | More by hosehead83
Photo of tommyguz


3/5  rDev -20.2%

05-14-2013 04:14:21 | More by tommyguz
Perc E Bust from Full Pint Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 116 ratings.