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Backyard Porter - Fountain Square Brewing Co.

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Ratings: 62
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 13.33%
Wants: 0
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Fountain Square Brewing Co. visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
English Porter |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: JamesS on 10-27-2011

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Ratings: 62 | Reviews: 13
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Pours a soapy, tan head that has nice persistence and laces well. A nice, acidic, coffee-like aroma. Deep, burnt umber color. A bitter, acidic start changes into a very robust coffee flavor. Peaks in a medium bitterness with toasted malt. Finish is lingering toasted malt.

This is pretty nice. A great, robust toasted malt/coffee porter with a nice, smooth mouthfeel.

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4 oz pour at tasting even. Growler. Review from notes.

A- Thin brown body with light head. Not too deep brown
S- Nice balance hop malt, hops and some woodsyness
T- Smokey malts with just a bit of hops for balance. Pretty good overall profile and balance
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O- Solid, straight forward porter with smokey tones

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Decent porter from Fountain Square brewing. Pours a dark mahogany brown with a medium tan head and thin lacing on the glass. Smells of coffee and dark chocolate and sweet caramel malts. Very rounded mouthfeel, not overly coating. Tastes of chocolate up front, medium roast coffee on the back, caramel on the sides with light bittering hops on the aftertaste. As a fan of English style ales, this hits the mark. Solid session beer for the porter fan. As a note I will add that some of the beers in the six pack were complete foamers, just so happens this one did not explode. Lots of variance from beer to beer. Still, this one was a winner. Will try the little lady's later and see how she fares with it. Subject to re-review.

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Backyard Porter from Fountain Square Brewing Co.
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