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Pogue's Run Porter - Flat 12 Bierwerks

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BA SCORE
87
very good

183 Ratings
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Ratings: 183
Reviews: 44
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 14.36%
Wants: 7
Gots: 18 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Flat 12 Bierwerks visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Formerly known as Flat 12 Porter.

(Beer added by: AaronHomoya on 12-30-2010)
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5/5  rDev +28.2%

Josiahsouthworth, Nov 18, 2011
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5/5  rDev +28.2%

DGSchmitt, Apr 24, 2013
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5/5  rDev +28.2%

Rempo, Mar 25, 2012
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4.8/5  rDev +23.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Great Porter.

A: Great dark appearance with nice lacing.

S: I agree with others that coffee is a noticed but not overpowering. Not the most pungent porter but it is nice on the nose.

T: By far one of the best porters I have tasted in Indiana.

M: balanced. not heavy but not light. just the way a porter should feel.

D: Low carb. which leads to a smooth drink.

HD3, Jan 29, 2011
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4.76/5  rDev +22.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

what a beauty! big brown head on this dark, chocolately porter. this is going to be my winter beer of choice. this pours perfectly and drinks even better. just a little bit of froth on the mustache for movember. not too filling like other porters i've had.

louisanabeerman, Nov 09, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

smason48, Jul 11, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

ndaniel, Feb 28, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

Aisha, Aug 21, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

Ryen, Oct 13, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Visited Flat 12 today and was thoroughly impressed!

A:Very dark with a nice tan head that lingered nicely with great lacing.

S:Malty, very chocolaty, a little bit of coffee.

T:First thing I tasted was chocolate awesomeness! Probably the best chocolate taste I have had in a porter.

M:Not too heavy and great carb, awesome!

O:Definitely try this one if you like porters at all or if you want to expand your tastes!

theRooster90, Sep 03, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours dark brown to black with a ridiculously creamy 2 fingers of head leaving excellent lacing and retention.

Smells of roasted coffee, chocolate and a little bit of sweet maltiness.

Taste is similar. Lots of roast and this one is on the dryer roastier side for porters which I prefer. Some chocolate as well ending with a light bitterness.

Very creamy mouthfeel with a medium carbonation level.

Great local beer and a good go to that can be easily found on the shelves. Very glad they started bottling. This is probably one of the best "normal" porters I've had.

jmarsh123, Aug 14, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

DyingBreed, Jan 06, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

DrunkyMcGee, Feb 15, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

cosmonick, Sep 25, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

brandoman63, Jan 29, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

Mackbekeza, Jun 18, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

zachary80, Sep 28, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

tmneyer, Oct 29, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

Washu, May 02, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

Shoo65, Aug 16, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

Gear54, Aug 27, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

psmith161, Jan 12, 2013
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4.38/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is the only beer from Flat 12 that I've had more than one growler of.

A: Deep and dark brown color with light pecan highlights around the edges
S: Roasted grain with hints of chocolate and cocoa
T: Rich flavors combine with the likes of chocolate, coffee, and roasted grain on the finish
M: light mouthfeel and not heavy in any way
D: This is their finest beer they make. I could drink this any time of the year in any type of situation.

TheodorHerzl, Mar 27, 2011
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4.38/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This beer surprised me--I really enjoyed it. It is a touch thin for the style, but has an an extraordinarily roasty smell/taste. Some chocolate, not much coffee. There is a decent hop presence that balances the sweetness. At only 5.5% it is more than drinkable. Each sip invites you to take another.

This is one of my new favorite porters and I will seek it out whenever I am down in Indianapolis. Cheers to flat 12.

EDIT: I got an extra six pack to bring back to Chicago. All six were CO2 bombs--pretty sad, but I like the beer enough to try for another 6er next time I'm in the area!

dlello2, Nov 01, 2012
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4.28/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance - the first pour is all foam, five full fingers worth of mocha foam, sticky and slow to fall. The beer is almost opaque, but a dark red hue s visible against light.

Aroma - smells great, lots of roasty malt with notes of roasted coffee beans.

Taste - initial wave of toasty malt and a light flavor of milk chocolate. Intense espresso on the swallow, a background earthiness to the grain. Ends roasty and dry.

Mouthfeel - a little too fluffy from carbonation, average body and weight.

Overall - excellent bottle of porter brought to me by one of my beer buddies. Thanks Steve! Easily sessionable, made for fireside.

brewdlyhooked13, Aug 12, 2013
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Pogue's Run Porter from Flat 12 Bierwerks
87 out of 100 based on 183 ratings.