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Morning Bell - Kane Brewing Company

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236 Ratings
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Ratings: 236
Reviews: 29
rAvg: 4.26
pDev: 9.39%
Wants: 75
Gots: 27 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Kane Brewing Company visit their website
New Jersey, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  9.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Draft Version: 9.2% ABV
Bottle Version: 7.8% ABV with more coffee added.

(Beer added by: xnicknj on 01-14-2013)
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Reviews by RonfromJersey:
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4.44/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle purchased at FreeBridge

Pure black body, no highlights, topped by a softball of dark tan foam in my Aventinus glass.

Rich, powerful, enticing coffee aroma.

Flavor heavy on the coffee, but with enough milk to call it cafe au lait.

Thick and rich mouthfeel, chewy.

A terrific coffee porter. I'm not surprised.

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Newest corked and caged from Kane Brewing, white label with in collaboration with Rook Coffee roasters and their logo on it as well. Really elegant bottle. Poured into a snifter straight from the fridge.

A: Pours a rather large head with an average pour. Uneven mocha head with some cheese holes throughout, jet black. Nice looking porter.

S: Cofee, coffee, coffee. Some dark chocolate and roasted malts. Exactly what you'd expect from a coffee porter. Really heavy on the coffee.

T: Coffee once again. About as coffee forward as I've ever tasted. Simply delicious. Love the fresh bean taste. Almost like you ran a porter through a french press.

M: Creamy. I think the lactate suits this nicely. Almost like the cream in the coffee.

O: If you have to, trade for it. Kane doesn't disappoint and this is no different.

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A: Opaque brown with a beige head that settles to a thin veil of foam. Some lacing.

S: Coffee, coffee, coffee.

T: Strong overtones of coffee. Modestly bitter. A hint of chocolate. Mocha. Some sweeter notes on the finish including vanilla, birch beer.

M: Round and smooth. Minimal carbonation.

D: Extremely drinkable at 9%. No hint of booze. One of the more coffee forward porters I've tasted. Absolutely delicious.

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Morning Bell from Kane Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 236 ratings.