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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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very good

534 Ratings

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Ratings: 534
Reviews: 365
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 13.25%
Wants: 18
Gots: 12 | 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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3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

jroof1, Oct 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

tommy5, Sep 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

Anze, Sep 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

blastoderm55, Sep 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

JDavidRice, Sep 01, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

bshiban, Aug 31, 2013
Photo of mfnmbvp
3.58/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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

mfnmbvp, Aug 31, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

csfcmitchell, Aug 26, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

mattsucks, Aug 25, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -35.1%

Liondiscs, Aug 20, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +23.4%

harsley, Aug 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

EBeckett3, Aug 15, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

outsider, Aug 10, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

hansavijaticar, Aug 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Hopheadjeffery, Aug 04, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Sazz9, Aug 04, 2013
Photo of jwhancher
4.43/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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%.

jwhancher, Aug 02, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

OgreSanchez, Jul 28, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

acurtis, Jul 14, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

djrn2, Jul 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

Evans_Tucker, Jul 14, 2013
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4.09/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

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

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

It's excellent.

mjurney, Jul 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Elvis50, Jul 04, 2013
St. Peter's Old-Style Porter from St. Peter's Brewery Co Ltd
87 out of 100 based on 534 ratings.