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Pluff Mud Porter - Holy City Brewing

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Pluff Mud Porter
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176 Ratings
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Ratings: 176
Reviews: 22
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 14.51%
Wants: 3
Gots: 20 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Holy City Brewing visit their website
South Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Pluff mud [plŭff-mŭd], noun, A mixture of dirt and water indigenous to the marshes of the South Carolina Lowcountry, with a distinct odor that’s endearing to locals, but off-putting to tourists and redcoats.

Our second flagship beer was an effort to bring the American Porter style to the Charleston market proper, while also making a beer that stays appealing as the mercury rises. We think we’ve succeeded in Pluff Mud Porter. It presents (and smells) like a classic porter, with subtle chocolate notes and a silky finish, but the medium body and tame ABV keep it refreshing at all times. Enjoy this throughout the year, in or out of the marsh.

21 IBU

(Beer added by: MacQ32 on 07-27-2011)
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Pint glass filled from 15 minute old growler fill.

Pours clear, dark red-brown; near opaque with a decent sized but weak beige head.

Lots of sweet caramel malts in the nose but the flavor is dominated by darker roasted malts. Excellent and balanced aftertaste with some coffee and a hint of dark chocolate.

Feel: medium body and carbonation.

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Pluff Mud Porter from Holy City Brewing
85 out of 100 based on 176 ratings.