G.O.R.P. (Good Old Raisins & Peanuts) - Carton Brewing Company

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11 Reviews
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Reviews: 11
Hads: 105
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 1.97%
Wants: 7
Gots: 13 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Carton Brewing Company visit their website
New Jersey, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  8.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Morningside on 03-08-2013

Chris and Augie grew up as neighbors next to the hiking trails of Hartshorne Woods Park. Back then, trail mix was called GORP, standing for Good Old Raisins and Peanuts, which described it perfectly. Familiar and dependable, GORP trail mix was a combination of clean and complimentary flavors appropriate for being out on the trails. With GORP beer, we evoke recollections of fun and flavors of the trails by adding peanuts and chocolate to a robust porter base.

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Reviews: 11 | Hads: 105
Reviews by Act25:
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4.33/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Gotta rate this one highly for originality and execution. This is the direction Carton goes where no one else is going. In this case it really works.

A: Nearly perfect porter look, with rings of lace, body, and staying power.
S: The chocolate, raisins, and peanuts rise off the beer in subtle charred format.
T: The taste astounds for being completely original, true to trail mix, and yet a real solid charred, roasty porter without being cloying... finishes dry and long. A great flavor ride.
MF: Excels in body, tingle, finish.

You must try this beer, it's now my favorite porter, which says alot. Compares well with Chocolate Stout and RIS. (647 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of braugon
3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

Photo of megamass
4/5  rDev -1.5%

Photo of JC333
4.12/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of acurtis
3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

Photo of JMS1512
3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

Photo of kingkevz
4.36/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Had this on draft at GORP Day at Carton Brewing.

Appearance was a dark brown color, with normal head. was quite murky.

Smell - smelled really nice, nutty, sweet.

Taste - delicious. Chocolate, Peanuts, Raisins. Certainly reminiscent of trail mix.

Mouthfeel - smooth, not too heavy considering the abv.

Overall, this was delicious. Glad i purchased some growlers! (366 characters)

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1/5  rDev -75.4%

Photo of StephRai
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

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4.04/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of RobDB
3.9/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of BrahptimusPrime
3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

Photo of Webbydag1
3.51/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I was hoping for a smell something reminiscent of a nestle chunky Bar. Not a lingering taste but enough chocolate notes. (120 characters)

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3.25/5  rDev -20%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

Photo of ArtZan
3.5/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mineo
4/5  rDev -1.5%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

Photo of salthemonster
4.03/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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G.O.R.P. (Good Old Raisins & Peanuts) from Carton Brewing Company
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