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Colossal Two - Port City Brewing

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Colossal Two
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BA SCORE
89
very good

50 Ratings
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Ratings: 50
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 17.59%
Wants: 4
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Port City Brewing visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
Smoked Beer |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: Thorpe429 on 02-04-2013)
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Reviews by Thorpe429:
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2.73/5  rDev -31.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

On tap at Rustico in Alexandria. Served in a snifter. Pours near black. Nose is far too smokey and meaty. Smoked herring. Some roast underneath. Flavor is similar, but more intense on the smoke. A bit more background beer as it warms, but I just couldn’t get into this one.

Thorpe429, Feb 04, 2013
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

I had this in the tasting room, served in a 10oz snifter. It was poured very black with a tan head that faded slowly, to the point I took the first sip through the head.

The smell is thick malt, roast, and some hop.

The taste meets the smell, with less smoke than I expected. An aggressive stout, but mild on the smoke. Because of this, you can drink quicker than you usually can with this style.

I spent some time in Bamberg, where they really like their smoked beer, and this is on the very mild side of that type of beer.

At first I as disappointed, but having thought about it this is a great marketing beer and way to introduce people to the style.

TheFunGuy, Feb 09, 2013
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Very dark brown with a tan head, good lacing

The taste is more woody than smokey, and given the high alcohol, well balanced. More similar to an imperial porter than smoked.

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Very good overall but not true to the style.

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Colossal Two from Port City Brewing
89 out of 100 based on 50 ratings.