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Pattons Run Porter - Nantahala Brewing Company

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Pattons Run Porter
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7 Ratings
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Ratings: 7
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 6.68%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Nantahala Brewing Company visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: Kegatron on 03-14-2012)
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Dave1999

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

10-29-2013 03:05:44 | More by Dave1999
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chinchill

South Carolina

3.59/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

On tap in Asheville.

Clear; very dark brown; small but durable head.

Aroma: average strength for style; light smoke plus peat plus dark roasted malts.

Flavor: more hops than the nose suggested, and perhaps a touch less smoky. Nice aftertaste.

Feel: a bit too thin; relatively dry.

Serving type: on-tap

09-22-2013 17:46:13 | More by chinchill
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4/5  rDev +7%

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4/5  rDev +7%

03-18-2012 05:09:33 | More by carrollmel7
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Kegatron

Pennsylvania

3.35/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

On tap @ Revolution Pizza & Ale House (Charlotte, NC) on 3/11/12. Served in a pint glass.

Pours a deep clear ruby, with a thin covering of off-white foamy head. This retains with some modest ringing and a frothy cascade of lacing which slowly drips down the sides of the glass. The aroma smells of coffee and maybe some lighter roasted nuttiness, with a touch of green citrus and sweeter notes of caramel and cocoa powder.

The taste is toffee and cocoa up front, with a gentle green bitterness pulling up the middle, while coffee flavor spreads out into the backend and finishes this roasty with a touch of leftover green hops. The mouthfeel is medium bodied and prickly feeling on the tongue and with then more of a firm crispness that fills out the corners of the mouth. Despite the lively feel of the carbonation, this is overall coming off as a bit thin in the mouth.

While I appreciate the sub 5% ABV for drinkability purposes, the low alcohol here ultimately also leaves this feeling a bit too light, with a presence in the mouth that is more akin to a Brown Ale at times. A bit more fullness to the body and flavors and this would really be in business. As it is, it was unfortunately a bit forgettable.

Serving type: on-tap

03-14-2012 19:24:14 | More by Kegatron
Pattons Run Porter from Nantahala Brewing Company
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