Pillaging Troll Porter - The Grumpy Troll Restaurant and Brewery

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Pillaging Troll Porter
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Ratings: 2
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.37
pDev: n/a
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Grumpy Troll Restaurant and Brewery visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  ABV ?

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: UberWasser on 08-20-2006

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 2 | Reviews: 2
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2.65/5  rDev n/a
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance is off at a purple-charcoal-brown body with deep fuscia hues. Thin tan lace. Invisible carbonation.

Aroma is one dimensional – just sweet coffee malt.

Taste is coffee and sweet blackberries. Both flavors are on the light side. There are suggestions of caramel but nothing more.

Mouthfeel: Light bodied, generally dull with a blistering carbonation bite at the end.

Drinkability: Easy to drink but too boring to be worth the time. Not enjoyed.

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4.08/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours from the tap a murky black, not unlike what I would imagine the thick blood of a slain troll would look like. A creamy tan head tops this brew.

Smell is clean with a pleasant smoked and roasted malt scent being the predominant character. Enjoyable if a little one-dimensional.

More of this in the finish of the beer but it is lead by a nice sweet caramel flavor that moves into nuttiness on the middle of the tongue. There is a pleasant roasted bitterness after the swallow that lingers while the sweetness stays in the mouth to balance thanks to the slightly creamy mouth feel.

Overall, a nice example of a porter that I really enjoyed.

Pillaging Troll Porter from The Grumpy Troll Restaurant and Brewery
- out of 100 based on 2 ratings.