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Porter - Port City Brewing

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BA SCORE
89
very good

308 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 308
Reviews: 116
rAvg: 4
pDev: 11%
Wants: 16
Gots: 21 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Port City Brewing visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: AndrewNations on 02-12-2011)
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chinchill

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3.56/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Undated, recently purchased 12oz. bottle poured into a snifter. Consumed immediately after, and compared to, a Mad River Steelhead Porter.

Pours a very dark reddish brown that is nearly black. Small tan head has very poor retention but some decent lacing is left behind.

Nose has chocolate and roasted malt with a significant bit of somewhat fruity and somewhat disagreeable alcohol esters. The alcohol is much less noticeable in the flavor, which hits the tongue too sweet and stays that way until the lightly smoky aftertaste. Hints of brown sugar and over-ripe plums. Tastes way better than it smells.

Medium-full bodied with low-moderate carbonation. Smooth.

O: Darker, sweeter, softer, less smoky and less hoppy than the Mad River it is worth trying but certainly not as good as the Mad River.

Serving type: bottle

05-17-2013 23:21:26 | More by chinchill
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Porter from Port City Brewing
89 out of 100 based on 308 ratings.