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Nosedive - The Shed Brewery

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BA SCORE
85
very good

10 Reviews
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Reviews: 10
Hads: 56
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 12.04%
Wants: 1
Gots: 15 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Shed Brewery visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  6.75% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Brad007 on 02-05-2014

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Beer: Reviews & Ratings
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Reviews: 10 | Hads: 56
Reviews by RonfromJersey:
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2.95/5  rDev -22.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Dark brown body with Coca Cola highlights. Three fingers of highly whipped medium tan foam.

Aroma dominated by coffee.

Coffee mixed with sweetness up front. Bitter bite at the swallow. Not getting any real vanilla though. Slight echoes at best.

Little on the thin side for a robust porter, not chewy.

Take the vanilla off the label and the score goes up a little, but it's just okay even then. (398 characters)

More User Reviews:
Photo of aszatk01
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

Photo of Doppelmax
3.91/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A great brew glad we were able to enjoy this limited release porter.

On tap at Colitina Exit in Bradford VT.

22oz pours

dark dark dark

Roast malt and vanilla bean aroma

roast, coffee with a bit of vanilla lurking in the depths

medium body

luscious, a truly decent porter that is so smooth. (297 characters)

Photo of Justin8mypants
3.47/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of acurtis
3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

Photo of brother_rebus
3.49/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

6.75 ABV. Unfiltered. not very effervescent. Very dark. Latent carbonation. Light body. Dark ashy finish. Unique. Good. (119 characters)

Photo of Ace1117
4.4/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

This was a very smooth and drinkable porter. Definitely will get another bottle (79 characters)

Photo of grahuba
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

Photo of ricknelson
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Sam Adam's glass. Came to a nice head. I probably served it a little to cold for a Porter, haven't not let it warmed up enough to fully enjoy. Shared it with a buddy and we agreed that it was overall a very nice beer; maybe I'm rating it a little high. I tend to like porters and stouts.
I think maybe I rated it high because it was already in my head that I was going to enjoy this beer, and I did. I've only had a couple of Shed offerings and have enjoyed them both. I was surprised to see the other reviews did not give it higher marks. The one I had was a bomber, so hopefully that is why the other reviews were lower. I would not hesitate to give it a try if you come across it. (697 characters)

Photo of lyssacarlock
4.04/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

This Porter, although cheap for a tall boy, is among one of my favorites. Perfect vanilla notes and lovely flavor. I always stock this in the fridge in case I get a craving for it in the summer months. (201 characters)

Photo of Vikesfan93
3.39/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of puboflyons
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

From the 650 ml. bottle dated 01/31/14. Sampled on April 4, 2014.

It pours dark brown to about jet black with a small tan head that erupts and fades as quickly. A little cloudy if I look close enough because it is pretty opaque.

The aroma is of sweet dark malts, mellow coffee, and vanilla beans but nothing overtakes anything else. Each has its own part to play on the nose.

Thin to medium body.

The vanilla comes forward a b it more in the flavor, which it should considering they mention it on the label. But I also get a dry, earthy bitterness to seal the deal. Pleasant. (581 characters)

Photo of mlefebvre7
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of ArtZan
3/5  rDev -21.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of MaltLickyWithTheCandy
3.22/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of RichIron883
4.16/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of chefdave37
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of patrick802
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of AnitaBrewski
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of msondel
3/5  rDev -21.5%

Photo of founddrama
3.65/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Vanilla notes are present but not prominent. Has the roasty overtones you'd expect from a porter. Nice and dark and heavy with just a little sweetness from that vanilla.

Ever had like… a vanilla bean soaked in vodka? (219 characters)

Photo of Teddy-Pickles
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of BrandonBriere
3.12/5  rDev -18.3%

Photo of smb71481
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

Photo of Chickenhawk9932
3.85/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a deep dark mahogany with a tan head, good retention.

Smells of roasted malt, coffee, and vanilla.

Taste is largely malt with bitter coffee, a hint of chocolate, and then a decent hint of vanilla. The vanilla is a nice accent and not overbearing. (256 characters)

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Nosedive from The Shed Brewery
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