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Penn Quarter Porter - DC Brau Brewing Co.

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Penn Quarter PorterPenn Quarter Porter

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BA SCORE
87
very good

354 Ratings
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Ratings: 354
Reviews: 84
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 12.66%
Wants: 14
Gots: 28 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
DC Brau Brewing Co. visit their website
District of Columbia, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Penn Quarter Porter is our first in a line of draft-only limited-release beer, and it's a robust porter! In the way that The Public is on the line between a pale ale and an IPA, this is on the line between a porter and a stout - with chocolate notes and a dry, roasted finish.

(Beer added by: starrdogg on 05-12-2011)
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psychotia

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +22.7%

07-21-2012 17:12:04 | More by psychotia
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JoeyCc0922

District of Columbia

3/5  rDev -22.5%

07-13-2014 23:33:53 | More by JoeyCc0922
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djtomain

Florida

4/5  rDev +3.4%

07-13-2014 02:58:21 | More by djtomain
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flagmantho

Washington

3.85/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from 12oz can into a dimpled mug.

Appearance: deep, rich brown hue, which lets no light through. Head is a thick finger of creamy tan foam with OK retention and not much in the way of lace.

Smell: slightly sweet malty aroma with a good chocolate character. It's got a nice roastiness, but not a big astringency, which I like. I'm a fan!

Taste: much roastier than the aroma with a little bit of burnt malt right up front. This subsides into a more balanced, but still quite roasty, porter profile. Bitterness is a little high, with hop character a little bit vegetal. Not bad; definitely robust.

Mouthfeel: medium body with a good carbonation and a decent creaminess.

Overall: I find this beer quite drinkable indeed. I wouldn't mind if it were available here on the West coast.

Serving type: can

07-12-2014 05:26:39 | More by flagmantho
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timotao

New York

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

07-10-2014 05:29:14 | More by timotao
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

07-10-2014 00:38:14 | More by scripna
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joegard

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

07-09-2014 19:36:29 | More by joegard
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Kmlund

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.4%

07-07-2014 19:05:08 | More by Kmlund
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TheCuriograph

New York

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

07-06-2014 23:40:48 | More by TheCuriograph
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.4%

07-03-2014 04:04:14 | More by ethanmc12
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orcrist_cleaver

New York

3.65/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A: Classic dark chocolate color with mocha tan head. Poured into snifter, 2 finger head. Poor head retention/lacing qualities.

S: Light caramel, baker's chocolate, light cherry smoke. Weaker than expected even for such a light ABV, and it takes some time for it to warm and develop.

M: Good amount of bite immediately, medium carbonation, less bodied, but balanced with flavor. Semi-dry finish.

T/O: T: cinnamon macchiato, coffee ice cream finish, roasted grains, hazelnuts, orange bitter, white chocolate accents, balanced b/t sweet and roast. It makes a very good morning/breakfast beer.

Serving type: can

06-28-2014 16:36:45 | More by orcrist_cleaver
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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

06-28-2014 13:25:32 | More by parkwood
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Lucnifter

California

4/5  rDev +3.4%

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JDeming

Maryland

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Maryland

4/5  rDev +3.4%

06-23-2014 03:37:30 | More by wrightst
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Mtusa08

District of Columbia

3/5  rDev -22.5%

06-21-2014 18:29:03 | More by Mtusa08
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Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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MA08

Massachusetts

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hilgart1

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.4%

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Stinkypuss

Pennsylvania

4.38/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a dark brown color with a light tan head. The taste is big and malty, nicely roasted and smokey. In the taste, big coffee flavor with vanilla and char rounding it out. Mild bitter, piney hop character with mild citrus, but the big roasted malts work here hinting at cocoa and vanilla. Medium to full bodied, well carbonated and smooth. Overall, this is a winner. A great porter.

Serving type: on-tap

06-18-2014 01:31:23 | More by Stinkypuss
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District of Columbia

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Penn Quarter Porter from DC Brau Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 354 ratings.