1. Extreme Beer Fest. March 20 & 21, 2015 in Boston, Mass. Join us!
  2. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  3. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Parade Ground Coffee Porter - Tin Roof Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Parade Ground Coffee PorterParade Ground Coffee Porter

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
88
very good

64 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 64
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 8.1%
Wants: 6
Gots: 5 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Tin Roof Brewing Company visit their website
Louisiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Robust Porter brewed with a special blend of New Orleans Coffee Company mocha and French roast coffee. This smooth brew is full of coffee and chocolate flavor.

35 IBU

(Beer added by: brewskifan55 on 10-08-2012)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Usefulness | Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 64 | Reviews: 9 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by the Alström Bros:

  None found.

More User Reviews:
Photo of tbryan5
4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

tbryan5, Nov 18, 2013
Photo of jtladner
4/5  rDev +1.3%

jtladner, Jan 15, 2014
Photo of JamesStreet
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

JamesStreet, Dec 21, 2013
Photo of eabdelbaki
3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

eabdelbaki, Apr 13, 2013
Photo of tetu
4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

tetu, Dec 19, 2013
Photo of thagr81us
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this one while visiting New Orleans for Cantillon Zwanze Day! Served from tap into a nonic. Poured a deep red-brown with a half finger off-white head that subsided to a minimal amount quickly. Maintained excellent lacing throughout the glass. The aroma was comprised of sweet malt, roasted malt, dark chocolate, milk chocolate, and coffee. The flavor was of sweet malt, roasted malt, dark chocolate, milk chocolate, coffee, and powdered chocolate. It had a medium feel on the palate with medium carbonation. Overall this was a good brew. I’m a pretty big fan of coffee porters and this one was definitely a good example of the style. Very nice notes of coffee and sweet chocolate going on here that made it rather easy to drink and very nicely balanced. A well done brew that I wish I had steady access to, if you do, I suggest you take advantage of it.

thagr81us, Dec 31, 2012
Photo of BuddyE
4.75/5  rDev +20.3%

BuddyE, Mar 19, 2013
Photo of Jlog7910
4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

Jlog7910, Nov 04, 2013
Photo of CRJMellor
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

CRJMellor, Feb 23, 2014
Photo of EgadBananas
4.19/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a dark brown colour, some clarity. First pour, got a near finger head, second, about a finger and a half...I think the keg was nearing completion. Colour was tanned.

Aroma had a very nice roasted coffee, chocolate and roasted malt smell. Slight sweetness.

Taste was also nicely coffee, roast, chocolate, caramel, and very mild bittering hops.

Body was upper medium, creamy, good carbonation and soft feel.

Great coffee notes without seeming at all stale or over sweet. Great local coffee porter! To hell with seasonal, brew it all the time!

EgadBananas, Jan 14, 2013
Photo of DPJ3322
4.09/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from a can into a snifter, made a lovely, fleeting head.

Appearance - Deep black body, tan and wispy head.

Smell - Cocoa, chocolate and a little vanilla very nice. The smell is the best part of this beer.

Taste - Cocoa mostly, rpasty aftertaste. Very typical for coffee porters.

Mouthfeel- Somewhat light for a porter, but that viscous nature is still present though not as dominant.

Overall - A nice beer, reminds of me of Victory of Sea by Ballast Point which is the benchmark for coffee porters for me. It doesn't stack up, but for a local beer it is quite good. The best way I can describe is that it starts out very strong then peters out kind of fast. The finish is its weakest point still a very nice beer. I'm proud to see this from Louisiana.

DPJ3322, Feb 18, 2014
Photo of RonaldTheriot
3.5/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Tin Roof Parade Ground Coffee Porter has a medium, beige head, a dark, but not hazy, standard brown appearance, visible clinging bubbles, and heavy lacing left behind. The aroma is of sweet, medium-roasted barley malt and a faint coffee smell. Taste is of the same, but the smooth coffee is more pronounced, here, than in the smell. Bitterness is present, but mild. One will also pick up some sweet creaminess, but no alcohol. Mouthfeel is light and a touch slick, and Tin Roof Parade Ground Coffee Porter finishes mostly dry, easy drinking, and rather refreshing. I would like to see them do a coffee and chicory porter. Overall, this is worth checking out.

RJT

RonaldTheriot, Jan 07, 2014
Photo of JDice20
4/5  rDev +1.3%

JDice20, Jan 21, 2014
Photo of BayouBengal1537
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

BayouBengal1537, Dec 07, 2013
Photo of Shafaegalo
4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

Shafaegalo, Jan 12, 2014
Photo of injuredreserve
4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

injuredreserve, Feb 13, 2013
Photo of cfaulman
4/5  rDev +1.3%

cfaulman, Nov 20, 2013
Photo of HeadyTheElder
4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

HeadyTheElder, Sep 30, 2013
Photo of AnitaBrewski
4/5  rDev +1.3%

AnitaBrewski, Dec 14, 2013
Photo of tamoon
4/5  rDev +1.3%

tamoon, Dec 18, 2013
Photo of BigGold
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

BigGold, Apr 03, 2014
Photo of Rdel444
4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

Rdel444, Dec 23, 2013
Photo of outoffocus
4/5  rDev +1.3%

outoffocus, Jan 19, 2014
Photo of allenson21
4/5  rDev +1.3%

allenson21, Mar 24, 2014
Photo of bmwats
3.96/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4.25

A: Black. Pours a half finger, foamy, brown head. Settles quickly leaving a smattering of foam on the surface. Slight lacing. Head renews fully with each pour.

S: Roasted coffee, dark chocolate, and malt.

T: Roasted coffee is prominent, chocolate is milky and also prominent, a little bitter nutty characteristic.

M: Bitter in the front, a bang of subtle sweetness in the end. Thick, hearty, and earthy.

D: Sip and enjoy.

Atmosphere is pretty solid. Nice head, remaining foam, and some slight lacing. Nose is coffee, chocolate and malted grains. Coffee and chocolate components are quite prominent, yet well-balanced with a bitterness and a sweetness. Overall, this is a good quaff.

bmwats, Jan 12, 2014
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Parade Ground Coffee Porter from Tin Roof Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 64 ratings.