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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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MSchae1017

Georgia

4.03/5  rDev +7.5%

This beer was tasted in a Pint Glass from a Bottle.

The beer pours almost opaque black lined with an amber hue. The head is rather frothy and sizeable but dissipated. It smells sweet and malty. This is definitely some roasted malts. It tastes of roasted chocolate malts but there isn't much by the way of hops. This is quite good though. It is very smooth with the right amount of thickness and carbonation. Another good one to pick up if you are in the atlanta Area.

01-03-2006 17:00:44 | More by MSchae1017
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fields336

Virginia

4.01/5  rDev +6.9%

A: not quite opaque, lighter than normal, brown, chocolate, with slight caramel tinge, 1 finger mocha colored head, bubbles away leaving

S: coffee, caramel, toffee, chocolate, with a slight hop aroma

T: milk and dark chocolate with a mild coffee flavor, really really delicious. notes of toffee, fig, slight cherry flavor and caramel on the finish. delicious

M: medium bodied, residual sugars are nice, carbonation is medium, done well for the style

01-11-2013 01:45:22 | More by fields336
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glid02

Georgia

4/5  rDev +6.7%

On-tap at the brewery.

Pours one shade from black with a half-finger tan head. The head recedes into a wispy layer on top leaving decent lacing.

Smells of smooth roasted malts with moderate amounts of dark chocolate. Hints of herbal hops are present and intensify slightly as the beer warms.

Tastes similar to how it smells. Robust roasted malt flavors with hints of char kick things off before being tempered by slightly sweeter semi-sweet chocolate flavors. Hints of earthy hops dry things out a bit near the end of the sip, carrying through to a moderately bitter ending.

Mouthfeel is good. It's got a nice thickness with solid carbonation.

Drinkability is also good. I finished my glass without a problem and could have another.

Overall I enjoyed this beer, a solid porter without any frills. This isn't quite in the upper tier but it's a good beer that's worth a shot.

03-28-2011 22:52:52 | More by glid02
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Zachb4au

Alabama

4/5  rDev +6.7%

03-17-2012 17:05:07 | More by Zachb4au
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En29356

Texas

4/5  rDev +6.7%

03-03-2013 22:45:57 | More by En29356
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steelreserve69

Georgia

4/5  rDev +6.7%

05-27-2012 16:12:16 | More by steelreserve69
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jheezee

Texas

4/5  rDev +6.7%

12-15-2011 03:24:21 | More by jheezee
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rworkman

Alabama

4/5  rDev +6.7%

11-25-2012 06:25:36 | More by rworkman
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Will_The_Thrill

Georgia

4/5  rDev +6.7%

06-27-2014 01:19:35 | More by Will_The_Thrill
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BenBraswell


4/5  rDev +6.7%

03-26-2012 22:43:32 | More by BenBraswell
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Keith_R

Georgia

4/5  rDev +6.7%

08-14-2012 22:23:41 | More by Keith_R
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MotoGuitard

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +6.7%

12-13-2013 15:22:52 | More by MotoGuitard
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stampfler07

Colorado

4/5  rDev +6.7%

02-27-2012 01:13:27 | More by stampfler07
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mikesgroove

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +6.7%

Black as night with a rich tan colored head that reached a height of at least two inches before settling down to a respectable inch of head that did not go away. Lots of chocolate and coffee leading the way here. Hints of molasses as well. Huge flavor here, maybe the best tasting porter I have come across. Lots of cocoa and chocolate, rich, huge flavor with a smooth creaminess that was second to none in my eyes. Really fantastic balance here as the chocolate really starts to come out as it warms. Lots of flavor here with a ton of mellow notes

08-07-2011 00:54:05 | More by mikesgroove
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cindyjeffsmith

Georgia

4/5  rDev +6.7%

appearance: dark mahogany with some cola highlights. pretty substantial head with big bubbles.
smell: no rough burnt edges. mellow roastiness with some chocolate and smoke.
taste: again, very smooth. No harsh burnt edge at all (and that edge can be very nice in a porter but i like this too).
overall: If I had to pick one over the other give me big, rich and in your face, but this is a nice congenial quaffer.

09-19-2012 23:11:49 | More by cindyjeffsmith
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AdamSekulow


4/5  rDev +6.7%

08-21-2012 21:23:03 | More by AdamSekulow
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kevgod

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +6.7%

10-22-2012 01:50:50 | More by kevgod
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mattheweide

Georgia

4/5  rDev +6.7%

12-11-2013 19:40:48 | More by mattheweide
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M_C_Hampton

Georgia

4/5  rDev +6.7%

10-09-2012 23:53:22 | More by M_C_Hampton
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bigfnjoe

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +6.7%

Poured from a bottle into a CCB snifter

A- pours black with a one finger tan head. Looks nice

S- nice aromas of chocolate and coffee, slightly muted however

T- this is one of the more chocolatey porters I've had, though it seems almost one dimensional because that's ALL I'm getting....but it's damn good

M- medium bodied, on the thick side....just like any good porter should be. Approved

O- another great offering from Sweetwater...excellent porter

04-05-2012 19:51:24 | More by bigfnjoe
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jlervine

Georgia

4/5  rDev +6.7%

Pours a deep brownish black with ruby highlights. A light tan head forms and quickly recedes into the brew. The smell is of chocolate and roasted malts, with a touch of hops. The taste is very malty. Lots of chocolate and coffee notes. A hint of hops leads the finish. The mouthfeel is somewhat slick and leaves the coffee and mocha notes slowly disappearing from the roof of the mouth. A very tasty brew, and very easy drinking.

09-18-2003 00:02:30 | More by jlervine
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Karibourgeois

Texas

4/5  rDev +6.7%

03-09-2014 12:34:56 | More by Karibourgeois
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bhudlow23

Georgia

4/5  rDev +6.7%

02-09-2012 01:45:13 | More by bhudlow23
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random846

California

4/5  rDev +6.7%

10-04-2012 23:09:01 | More by random846
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Justinbshelton

Alabama

4/5  rDev +6.7%

01-25-2014 06:40:21 | More by Justinbshelton
Sweetwater Exodus Porter from SweetWater Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 332 ratings.