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New World Porter - Avery Brewing Company

New World PorterNew World Porter

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87
very good

850 Ratings
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Ratings: 850
Reviews: 483
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 11.63%


Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: cokes on 08-27-2002)
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Reviews by AdmiralDiaz:
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AdmiralDiaz

Minnesota

4.35/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Poured from 12oz bottle to pint glass.

A: Pours an almost black body with an unfortunate small and short-lived brown head leaving no lacing.

S: Smells very robust with strong dark chocolate, caramel malt, some coffee, hops and a bit of citrus.

T: Fantastic! even better than the smell, roasty caramel malts hit with strong dark chocolate giving way to some fruity hops finishing with a coffee note.

Overall: Mouthfeel is pretty good, well carbonated and medium in body with a bit of oiliness. Very drinkable for how bold the flavor its, I love this porter.

Serving type: bottle

05-05-2009 04:10:28 | More by AdmiralDiaz
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SuperbikeShaun

California

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

04-13-2014 19:34:17 | More by SuperbikeShaun
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Furlinator

California

3.44/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours opaque very dark brown. The 1/2 inch off-white head quickly fades to a thin film and a ring on top that leaves strands of lace.

The aroma is dominated by grapefruit and faint pine.

The flavor is mostly bitter hops and assorted citrus fruit (mostly grapefruit).

The texture is medium bodied with medium carbonation.

This beer is suffering from a major identity crisis. It is classified here as an American black ale, the name implies that it is a porter and the label describes it as a black IPA. Whatever it is, it is a only a decent one.

Serving type: bottle

04-13-2014 04:08:59 | More by Furlinator
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LaurenGuy

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

04-11-2014 17:24:37 | More by LaurenGuy
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

04-06-2014 23:52:21 | More by BeerForMuscle
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

04-04-2014 03:04:30 | More by threedaggers
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ESimmons

Virginia

1.56/5  rDev -59.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

This porter had a great appearance when poured. It was a little more carbonated than I preferred.

We could definitely tell the difference of the dry-hopping process. This tasted bitter and very citrusy. Reminiscent of crossing a Shock-top with a porter look.

Not my style, as it claimed to have sweet caramel and chocolate characteristics. All I could taste was citrus and hops.

Will not buy this again.

Serving type: bottle

04-02-2014 11:05:01 | More by ESimmons
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Pillowburn

Michigan

3/5  rDev -22.5%

04-01-2014 03:07:32 | More by Pillowburn
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ChrisMon02

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

03-28-2014 21:06:23 | More by ChrisMon02
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Georgia

4/5  rDev +3.4%

03-28-2014 02:43:50 | More by doublewide
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Fusion7777

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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blivingston1985

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

03-23-2014 22:43:57 | More by blivingston1985
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Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

03-21-2014 12:11:11 | More by KFrank729
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Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

03-20-2014 18:22:17 | More by PeakedInHighSchool
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apasternak

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

03-17-2014 01:07:12 | More by apasternak
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Florida

4/5  rDev +3.4%

03-16-2014 03:22:46 | More by bcsbeer
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California

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

03-14-2014 22:15:32 | More by kmanjohnson
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California

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

03-14-2014 05:19:27 | More by InfernoBoss
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Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.4%

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pkalix

California

4.28/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

really nice color- almost a transparent dark mahogany with a creamy film of sudsy tan on top.
smells very hoppy! I prefer my porters more traditional than this and I am beginning to feel about all the Avery beers as I do sam adams- they are all very similar. sam adams makes different styles, but they all taste the same. almost the same here with Avery.
2nd pour produces a two finger layer of beautiful head! beautiful head!!! tiny micro bubbles almost layered underneath the creamy tan on top. very pretty brew!
tasting the malts, kind of roasted. some chocolate/cocoa. a little bit of caramel. hop bitter on the sides of the tongue as it finishes. very nice taste; the malt to hop ratio is very balanced and the brew is enjoyable.
overall, it's good! i'm a little apprehensive in grouping Avery with sam adams but I do see a similarity in many of their beers. and I love the label on this one!!!

Serving type: bottle

03-11-2014 00:56:08 | More by pkalix
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

3.93/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Pours a clear but opaque very dark brown (just shy of black) in color with very light amounts of gentle visible carbonation along the surface of the beer and some very dark amber + cola brown highlights. The beer has a two finger tall dense foamy tan head that slowly reduces to couple of medium sized thick patches surrounded by a very thin film covering the majority of the remainder of the surface of the beer and a thick ring at the edges of the glass. Significant amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of roasted malts with lighter notes of citrus/grapefruit pith and pine hops.

T: Upfront there are moderate flavors of roasted malts with notes of chocolate and coffee. That is followed by light flavors of citrus/grapefruit pith and pine hops which impart a light amount of bitterness which lingers slightly.

M: Medium bodied with moderate to heavy amounts of carbonation. Smooth with moderate amounts of dryness.

O: Easy to drink and enjoyable with a well hidden alcohol making it quite easy to enjoy. Very well balanced, I think of this more of a porter (than an American Black Ale) with some light to moderate hop presence.

Serving type: bottle

03-10-2014 02:03:17 | More by dbrauneis
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Zach136

Georgia

4/5  rDev +3.4%

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Mongrel

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Wow, this is a strange brew. It's like a cross between a porter and an IPA, but not just in a Black IPA sort of way. Appearance is nice -- very dark brown with hints of ruby and a light tan head that sees good retention and lacing. But the first major impression is the smell, which is utterly dank and hoppy. This was a big surprise from a beer billing itself as a porter. But there's also a confusing mention of being a Black IPA on the bottle.

Anyway, initially the flavor profile is really strange. You get that inky/roasty/burnt porter profile paired with stiff, dank, swampy hops -- all in one note. Bitterness comes not only from the hops, but also from really dark malts (possibly black patent) that also bring an ashy flavor to the table. It's almost a little off-putting at first, but it grows on you as the flavors mellow and meld.

Mouthfeel is bit thin for a "porter" but there's a very nice, long, dry finish.

Overall, this probably isn't my cup of tea, but I'm glad to have tried it. I'll stick with porters a little on the sweeter side.

Serving type: bottle

03-08-2014 18:14:05 | More by Mongrel
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New World Porter from Avery Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 850 ratings.