Dismiss Notice
Get 12 monthly issues of BeerAdvocate magazine and save $5 when you select "auto-renew."

Subscribe now →
Dismiss Notice
Join our email list →

And we'll send you the latest updates and offers from BeerAdvocate, because knowing is half the battle.

Dead Horsey Porter - Calfkiller Brewing Company

Not Rated.
Dead Horsey Porter
No picture.
Have one? Upload it now.
BA SCORE
-
no score

Awaiting 10 Reviews
THE BROS
-
no score

(Send Samples)
Reviews: 2
Hads: 8
Avg: 3.46
pDev: 19.08%
Wants: 1
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Calfkiller Brewing Company
Tennessee, United States | website

Style | ABV
American Porter |  ABV ?

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: TheWhiskerReview on 12-26-2011

No notes at this time.
View: Beers (16) | Events
Beer: Reviews & Ratings
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Reviews: 2 | Hads: 8
Reviews by TheWhiskerReview:
Photo of TheWhiskerReview
3.4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Served on tap at the Village Pub in Inglewood.

A muddy dark brown pour with a 1.5 finger white head leads to a lightly scented nose of chocolate and roasted malt. Unfortunately, this brew lacks the fullness in aroma and flavor that the other CalfKillers seem to have. On the palate, though, the structure is pretty nice- medium bodied with a chocolate wafery malt and a touch of marshmallow cream. The juniper edged bitterness is mild-moderate and leads to the drier finish with a touch of yeasty texture.

Overall not terrible but certainly my least favorite CK so far. Just needs a bit more flavor in there.

 614 characters

More User Reviews:
Photo of chinchill
3.56/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Sigler's in Chattanooga as "Dead Horse" with 6.0% ABV.

Clear but opaque and essentially black body. Near medium body and soft, medium-light carbonation.

Adequate dark roasted grain flavor and aroma, but weaker than the Tallgrass Buffalo Sweat that preceded this. On the other hand, this has more obvious hops. The flavor has coffee in the finish and a touch of dark chocolate.

 391 characters

Photo of atlbravsrno1
3.75/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RocksteadyRye
4/5  rDev +15.6%

Photo of mecmd
3.35/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Juleshick
3.25/5  rDev -6.1%

Photo of swgwilt
3/5  rDev -13.3%

Dead Horsey Porter from Calfkiller Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 2 ratings.