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Penn Quarter Porter - DC Brau Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
87
very good

383 Ratings
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Ratings: 383
Reviews: 88
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 12.14%
Wants: 15
Gots: 30 | 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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Ratings: 383 | Reviews: 88 | Display Reviews Only:
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

cysiam, Jul 23, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

michaelfcasey, Jul 21, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

Howlader, Jul 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

DavidHume, Jul 14, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

JoeyCc0922, Jul 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

djtomain, Jul 13, 2014
Photo of flagmantho
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.

flagmantho, Jul 12, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

timotao, Jul 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

scripna, Jul 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

joegard, Jul 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

Kmlund, Jul 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

TheCuriograph, Jul 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

Bilco, Jul 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

SpAiReArGsEonNE, Jul 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

ethanmc12, Jul 03, 2014
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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.

orcrist_cleaver, Jun 28, 2014
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parkwood, Jun 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

Lucnifter, Jun 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -16%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

wrightst, Jun 23, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

Mtusa08, Jun 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

speedvagen, Jun 21, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

Jamco_76, Jun 21, 2014
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MA08, Jun 18, 2014
Penn Quarter Porter from DC Brau Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 383 ratings.