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Master Thief - Grimm Brothers Brewhouse

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BA SCORE
87
very good

40 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 40
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 8.16%
Wants: 4
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Grimm Brothers Brewhouse visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
English Porter |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Oxymoron on 07-31-2010)
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yanosh

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +2%

08-30-2014 22:07:32 | More by yanosh
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afsdan

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

08-12-2014 03:09:31 | More by afsdan
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22Blue

Kansas

4/5  rDev +2%

08-11-2014 21:48:27 | More by 22Blue
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KAF

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

07-13-2014 01:23:05 | More by KAF
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Skagnetti

Colorado

3/5  rDev -23.5%

07-12-2014 12:30:18 | More by Skagnetti
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Boone757

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

05-10-2014 22:43:08 | More by Boone757
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bearbeer3125

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

04-28-2014 02:13:10 | More by bearbeer3125
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jaydoc

Kansas

4/5  rDev +2%

11-24-2013 16:57:51 | More by jaydoc
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twiggamortis420

Texas

3.96/5  rDev +1%

22 oz bomber courtesy of SalukiAlum pours an opaque black color with a fluffy cap of tan head. Retention and lace are just ok.

Nose is dusty chocolate, leafy hops and a light hazelnut aroma. Smells good

Taste is good too, I love a good English Porter and this is a good rendition. The old world hops (Hallertau maybe?) are a nice touch and give it an earthy leafy character. The yeast gives off some complimenting nuttiness to go along with the cocoa and roast. Everything works well with each other and the ABV is well integrated. This would be a regular in my rotation if it were readily available here.

11-21-2013 02:30:31 | More by twiggamortis420
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thebigredone

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +2%

11-20-2013 04:46:08 | More by thebigredone
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mkrass

Colorado

4/5  rDev +2%

11-10-2013 20:43:27 | More by mkrass
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BeerMeColorado

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

10-27-2013 21:40:17 | More by BeerMeColorado
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XLR8

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

10-06-2013 00:40:28 | More by XLR8
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Cronkite11

Colorado

4/5  rDev +2%

10-01-2013 21:52:00 | More by Cronkite11
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kojevergas

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

09-30-2013 20:37:31 | More by kojevergas
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famous_mortimur

Colorado

4/5  rDev +2%

09-29-2013 23:10:29 | More by famous_mortimur
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GABrew

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

09-25-2013 00:27:11 | More by GABrew
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Kenzie

Utah

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

08-22-2013 04:14:08 | More by Kenzie
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robeertruby

Colorado

4/5  rDev +2%

07-22-2013 19:27:15 | More by robeertruby
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Haybeerman

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

06-30-2013 02:52:53 | More by Haybeerman
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redleg411

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +2%

06-28-2013 20:23:13 | More by redleg411
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mevett89

Maryland

4.48/5  rDev +14.3%

Appearance: black, with a nice thick, fluffy brown head that stays around for a while.

Aroma: roasted malt in the fore. Chocolate notes prominent with coffee in the mix too.

Taste: roasty and chocolaty, with some bitterness coming from the roasted malt. No hoppiness of note.

Mouth Feel: medium thick with some decent bubbliness. Creamy and smooth.

Overall: basically a dark, roasty take on what a Dunkles would be if made into an ale. All in all, pretty good. I am enjoying this one.

06-27-2013 17:53:19 | More by mevett89
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beergoot

Colorado

3.74/5  rDev -4.6%

Dark brown body crowned with a thick, tan head. Unsweetened chocolate, cocoa, and mildly roasted grains make up the bulk of the aroma. Smooth, light chocolate flavor with a soothing bitterness in the background. Soft, medium-light body; semi-dry finish.

Man, maybe more brewers should take a stab at brewing a porter. This one, apparently fermented with an alt yeast strain, is pretty decent. It is not as thick and robust as some porters can be, yet seems to hit all the key points for making a tasty, memorable porter.

06-14-2013 22:48:49 | More by beergoot
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denver10

Kentucky

4.21/5  rDev +7.4%

Pours a nice deep dark chocolate brown with a nice mocha head. Aroma is roasty and rich; chocolate, roasted barley, brown sugar. Flavor pretty much followed suit with some nice roasted barley, some rich and semi-sweet chocolate, brown sugar, and a hint of some hidden coffee (my only kinda wish would be for a stronger coffee presence). A creamy, medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, a great German/English stout that stands in the same league as it's neighbor in Fort Collins, Odell's Cutthroat Porter.

05-19-2013 20:49:10 | More by denver10
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GRG1313

California

4/5  rDev +2%

05-15-2013 03:35:29 | More by GRG1313
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Master Thief from Grimm Brothers Brewhouse
87 out of 100 based on 40 ratings.