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Derecho - Port City Brewing

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BA SCORE
83
good

61 Ratings
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Ratings: 61
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 12.88%
Wants: 1
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Port City Brewing visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
California Common / Steam Beer |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Huhzubendah on 08-05-2012)
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

ilkelma, Oct 25, 2012
Photo of ncaudle
3.25/5  rDev -11%

ncaudle, Oct 17, 2012
Photo of djre4orm
2/5  rDev -45.2%

djre4orm, Oct 04, 2012
Photo of billab914
3.4/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Evening Star cafe's block party. It poured a pale, golden yellow color with a thin frothy head barely covering the top.

The aroma shows a good amount of crisp fruit flavors to it. The estery notes from fermenting warm are pretty noticeable, but not bad. A little citrus is there as well. Not As clean as an aroma as they intended I'm sure, but not actually bad all things considered.

The taste follows with more of the crisp fruits, but adds a little bit of a tartness. The fruity esters are a little more noticeable as you get to the dry finish. Again, just a little bit of citrus there.

The mouthfeel is a little heavy feeling for style with carbonation being moderate. Overall, it was a pretty decent beer all things considered. It was definitely worth saving the batch instead of dumping it, but I can't say I'd be making it a regular purchase though.

billab914, Sep 06, 2012
Photo of poiuytr
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

poiuytr, Aug 30, 2012
Photo of nickg314
3.25/5  rDev -11%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

My house mate and I bought this as a Sixtel for our newly built home keg-orator. Being that we Live in Northern VA and had experienced the Blackout first hand we were intrigued to try a local Brew that resulted from the power outage. It's hazy appearance is not unlike a hefeweizzen but it drinks like a Pils. It holds a good head and it is very light on the pallet, leaving behind little more than light citrus and bitter hops. As a "last-ditch effort" I say its decent, if it could be improved I would buy this again.

nickg314, Aug 29, 2012
Photo of Flyboyman
4.75/5  rDev +30.1%

Flyboyman, Aug 24, 2012
Photo of nmann08
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

nmann08, Aug 12, 2012
Photo of 2dogbrew
4/5  rDev +9.6%

2dogbrew, Aug 10, 2012
Photo of whitecluster69
4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

whitecluster69, Aug 06, 2012
Photo of Huhzubendah
4/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Growler shared by Thorpe429.

The beer is fairly hazy and appears golden orange hued. Small white head. The aroma brings citrus, malt, dank hops, resin. Smells nice. The flavor follows suit, with a grapefruit rind and malt presence. Light bodied and easily drinkable. I would definitely drink this again. A solid example of the style.

Huhzubendah, Aug 05, 2012
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Derecho from Port City Brewing
83 out of 100 based on 61 ratings.