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St. Peter's Old-Style Porter - St. Peter's Brewery Co Ltd

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St. Peter's Old-Style PorterSt. Peter's Old-Style Porter

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BA SCORE
87
very good

528 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

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Ratings: 528
Reviews: 365
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 13.25%
Wants: 18
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
St. Peter's Brewery Co Ltd visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
English Porter |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-16-2002)
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JDavidRice

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +3.9%

09-01-2013 19:41:45 | More by JDavidRice
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bshiban

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

08-31-2013 12:36:16 | More by bshiban
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mfnmbvp

Illinois

3.58/5  rDev -7%

500 ml bottle (1 pint 0.9 fl oz.) with no apparent bottled on date present. The local beer store has had these for close to a year now, and I'm finally getting around to it. Awesome old school 18th century style bottle. My first encounter with this brewery, expectations are about average.

Poured into a clear balloon snifter glass.

A - Pours a massive fluffy four fingers of light mocha colored head on top of a chestnut brown / dark ruby colored body. Nice chunky foamy head as the beer drinks, looking like the whipped topping on a root beer float. Nice thin ribbons of lacing on the glass. Some noticeable yeast content when held to the light.

S - Smell is of light cola, brown sugar, some nuttiness, used coffee grounds, vanilla, cream, cookie dough, powdery cocoa / chocolate, & some yeast.

T - Taste follows the nose: cold black coffee, brown sugar sweetness, raisins, earthiness, and some mineral qualities to it on the finish. A very nice classic example of the style. I'm really digging this.

M - Creamy and smooth with a bitter, sticky finish. Maybe a tad over carbonated and a bit full-bodied for the style.

Overall, a well-made classic styled porter, with intriguing packaging, and a nice blurb about the brewery on the bottle. Definitely looking forward to trying more beers from this brewery.

St. Peter's Old-Style Porter ---3.5/5

08-31-2013 01:16:23 | More by mfnmbvp
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csfcmitchell

Texas

4/5  rDev +3.9%

08-26-2013 19:46:59 | More by csfcmitchell
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mattsucks

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

08-25-2013 16:41:27 | More by mattsucks
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Liondiscs

California

2.5/5  rDev -35.1%

08-20-2013 09:12:42 | More by Liondiscs
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harsley

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +23.4%

08-19-2013 14:12:44 | More by harsley
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EBeckett3

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +3.9%

08-15-2013 03:37:10 | More by EBeckett3
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outsider

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

08-10-2013 20:22:06 | More by outsider
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hansavijaticar

Croatia (Hrvatska)

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

08-08-2013 21:38:07 | More by hansavijaticar
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Hopheadjeffery

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

08-04-2013 00:07:19 | More by Hopheadjeffery
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Sazz9

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

08-03-2013 23:40:51 | More by Sazz9
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jwhancher

Pennsylvania

4.43/5  rDev +15.1%

Old school flask style bottle. Replica circa 1770 across the Delaware River right here in Philly. Poured into English style pub glass.

A: appears ruby brown with low but good carbonation and thin head that eventually fades to nothing. Just like an English pub would serve it. Impressive.

S: butter, dry cocoa, licorice, some roast, slight coffee, earthy hops, graham crackers.

T: starts sweet but ends dry with faint roasty porter finish. Sweetness reminiscant of chocolate, cocoa, coffee. Nice firm bitterness at the end.

M: feels about medium. Light enough to drink quite easily but malt complexities seem to weigh it down enough so you can ponder the great taste.

O: wonderful beer. Glad to have found this at Total Wine. Would definitely buy & drink again. Takes me back to the Old World if I imagine I could. If only I could brew a beer this great tasting, complex with low alcohol of 5.1%.

08-02-2013 01:33:06 | More by jwhancher
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OgreSanchez

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

07-28-2013 17:11:05 | More by OgreSanchez
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

07-14-2013 21:10:00 | More by acurtis
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djrn2

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

07-14-2013 20:42:54 | More by djrn2
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Evans_Tucker

Texas

4/5  rDev +3.9%

07-14-2013 20:19:09 | More by Evans_Tucker
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mjurney

Texas

4.09/5  rDev +6.2%

Appearance:
Ruby-brown color, see through. I could see some carbonation rising up. Thin head.

Aroma:
Mild aroma. Dark roasted malts, chocolate, caramel, a bit coffee.

Taste:
Very rich, dark roasted malts, chocolate, caramel, coffee. Hop bittereness is mild-medium. Finish is dry. Body is medium, very smooth, silky.

Overall:
It's excellent.

07-05-2013 04:02:57 | More by mjurney
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Elvis50

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

07-04-2013 00:09:20 | More by Elvis50
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jbeervt

Vermont

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

06-29-2013 23:19:57 | More by jbeervt
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mrfrancis

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +3.9%

06-28-2013 20:58:12 | More by mrfrancis
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puboflyons

New Hampshire

3.78/5  rDev -1.8%

From the 25 fl. oz. bottle. Sampled on June 22, 2013.

The pour is very dark brown with reddish hues. It could have been darker but I won't complain much.

The aroma is of dark malts, black licorice, and brown sugar. Hops are far in the background. But it smells like a sweeter Porter should smell.

The body is light to medium to bold with a moderate creaminess.

The taste is quite likable. Plenty of dark malts, brown sugar, and a low hop bitterness that plays up toward the end but does not overpower. It really tastes like a Porter should but a lot sweeter than I prefer.

06-22-2013 21:12:26 | More by puboflyons
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williamjbauer

West Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

06-03-2013 02:29:02 | More by williamjbauer
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TheTinDoor

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

06-01-2013 22:40:31 | More by TheTinDoor
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Ragnarok88

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

06-01-2013 03:58:16 | More by Ragnarok88
St. Peter's Old-Style Porter from St. Peter's Brewery Co Ltd
87 out of 100 based on 528 ratings.