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Sweetwater Exodus Porter - SweetWater Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

332 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 332
Reviews: 131
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 11.47%
Wants: 10
Gots: 17 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
SweetWater Brewing Company visit their website
Georgia, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-04-2002)
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jmhart

Georgia

5/5  rDev +33.3%

11-14-2011 22:16:22 | More by jmhart
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jonathaniler

Florida

5/5  rDev +33.3%

02-06-2012 03:28:02 | More by jonathaniler
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SanDimas1988

New York

5/5  rDev +33.3%

05-16-2013 17:25:10 | More by SanDimas1988
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NCbeerpirate

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +33.3%

11-14-2011 22:14:05 | More by NCbeerpirate
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RBorsato

Virginia

4.85/5  rDev +29.3%

Dark brown with mahogany tones and a low brown head which leaves sporadic lace. Big chocolate aroma and taste making for a rich robust flavor. Medium bodied (leans full) velvety smooth and creamy with a bittersweet chocolate finish.

Note: Won a Silver medal at the 2000 Great American Beer Festival in the Brown Porter Category.

I think of this beer more as a Robust Porter though...

ABV: 5.6% per book "Best American Beers"

01-22-2003 08:04:59 | More by RBorsato
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TheBigE5

Georgia

4.68/5  rDev +24.8%

A - Super dark, Black, not allowing any light through. Thin head but sticks well to the glass.

S - Chocolate, coffee, toffee, a little roasty. Still very much a porter.

T - Not as much of the chocolate as in the nose but has a subtle chocolate milk flavor to it. A little nutty woody and roasty. Ends with some hop flavor.

M - Creamy but still carbonated, well done.

O - I simply love this beer. Porters are one of my favorite styles, but i think they are ruined when the coffee and chocolate tastes overwhelm the beer. This beer has just enough of those flavors to be noticed but not too much to ruin the style for me. Excellent porter.

01-20-2012 02:11:49 | More by TheBigE5
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horshack7

Massachusetts

4.63/5  rDev +23.5%

Presentation: A brown twelve ounce bottle with a trout fish on the label.

Appearance: Pours very dark with a decent head rentention.

Smell: Very prominent chocolate malts scents hints of dark roasted coffee as well as burnt hops and malt.

Taste: Chocolate malts very robust and full boddied small hints of dark roast coffee. It also carries a smooth mouthfeel.

Notes: Where do I begin with this one virtually everything I want in a porter. Very robust simply an exceptional beer. Cheers!

05-02-2005 01:43:40 | More by horshack7
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Cyberkedi

Georgia

4.53/5  rDev +20.8%

This is one of my favorite offerings from Sweetwater. Praise Ninkasi that it is available again! It pours a deep, rich, dark-chocolate brown with a thick, light tan head. Smoky aroma has unsweet chocolate, coffee and molasses notes plus a hint of miso. Flavor has a roast coffee core plus chocolate, nutty and molasses notes and a hint of caramel. Smooth, firm texture has plenty of fizz and leaves a nice tingly mocha finish.

02-26-2012 20:20:29 | More by Cyberkedi
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moskal

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +20%

04-01-2012 19:40:28 | More by moskal
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fatbatcat

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +20%

07-07-2012 15:56:19 | More by fatbatcat
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grahamboudreaux

Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +20%

03-21-2013 06:52:17 | More by grahamboudreaux
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JDubya


4.5/5  rDev +20%

12-08-2012 06:36:00 | More by JDubya
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JacketIPA

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +20%

12-21-2011 17:38:09 | More by JacketIPA
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abankert12

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +20%

07-23-2012 19:54:10 | More by abankert12
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robo90124

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +20%

05-04-2012 00:51:34 | More by robo90124
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ceberly

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +20%

10-05-2012 00:31:30 | More by ceberly
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brewdude1982

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +20%

11-04-2012 00:28:59 | More by brewdude1982
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BeerNoobNC

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +20%

12-23-2011 02:26:53 | More by BeerNoobNC
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bacasnax

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +20%

04-02-2013 00:00:34 | More by bacasnax
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StevieW

Florida

4.38/5  rDev +16.8%

Deep dark murky brown, could call it black. Tan bubbly head, fades to a slight covering. Smell is slightly harsh, then nice roasted or burnt chocolate smell. Taste is a nice roasted to burnt chocolate malt bitterness. Maybe some hop presence, but the roasted chocolate malt dominates. Silky smooth feel, creamy and rich. Reminded me of an oatmeal stout feel. Very creamy milk chocolate like finish on some sips. Taste stays solid throughout. One of the best beers from the south. Sweetwater, Dogwood, and Old Dominion are making fine beers down here.

12-11-2002 17:41:40 | More by StevieW
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rabidawg

Georgia

4.38/5  rDev +16.8%

Great bottle, with the colors of the Jamaican flag superimposed. Definitely a chillin' vibe at this West Atlanta brewery.

Appearance: Beautiful deep brown, with a small tan head that laced nicely down my pint glass.

Smell: Sweet malty nose that almost completely masks the hop presence. Roasty chocolate with slight biscuity hints.

Taste: So, so smooth . . . very creamy, exquisitely drinkable, and extremely enjoyable. Definite chocolate malt profile, with a lingering hoppy dryness. I return to the creaminess, and this beer almost reminds me of a milk stout. A great beer from an even better state.

04-06-2003 17:32:21 | More by rabidawg
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ArrogantB

Colorado

4.35/5  rDev +16%

I received this as an extra from a friendly GA BA. This poured very dark black with a good sized head. The smell was really good with chocolate and cocoa coming through. The taste was more cocoa and also chocolate chip cookie dough. I really liked this beer and I usually don't like porters at all. Excellent.

04-16-2007 16:34:17 | More by ArrogantB
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kdawg105

Georgia

4.33/5  rDev +15.5%

Great porter. Very smooth. Its has the color and characteristic of a normal porter but not much hang time on the lace. The smell is quite nice but a little light. It taste great wonderful drinking brew, nice balanced body for mouthfeel I would recommend trying it but not one of Sweetwater's best!

01-29-2012 00:13:29 | More by kdawg105
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Bonhoeffer

Alabama

4.33/5  rDev +15.5%

Mmm. On tap at 5 Points Grill. Excellent porter. Nothing particularly unique, but it does what a porter should do and hits the mark. Dark. Intense. Roasted. Even a hint of something smoky. Rich.

So glad Sweetwater has so many on tap at 5 Points. Quite an oasis in a craft beer desert.

09-23-2005 16:26:29 | More by Bonhoeffer
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anjah

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

02-03-2013 01:47:36 | More by anjah
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Sweetwater Exodus Porter from SweetWater Brewing Company
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