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New World Porter - Avery Brewing Company

New World PorterNew World Porter

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BA SCORE
87
very good

856 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 856
Reviews: 485
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.66%


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

Style | ABV
American Porter |  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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tdm168

North Carolina

4.28/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A - black with some red around the edges; big, thick, cap of soft, dense, brown head that has decent retention

S - citrus, grapefruit, spicy hops, some peppery spice, faint chocolate

T - big citrus, orange, grapefruit, some mild peppery spiciness, chocolaty malts, some mild caramel and burnt sugar notes

M - medium bodied, well carbonated

The bottle claims "A Pioneer Black IPA". They're probably right. This is definitely more than a porter. The hops are really intense, but not overly bitter. The malts balance well with the hops. The overall drinkability is tremendous. I could drink a lot of this. It's definitely well worth finding and trying.

Serving type: bottle

02-01-2013 02:18:16 | More by tdm168
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archero

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

04-21-2014 06:31:50 | More by archero
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Apellonious

North Carolina

3.63/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle.

A - Poured into a tulip glass, a dark brownish black with a thin hanging lace.

S - Funk, chocolate, citrus, smoke

T - Nuts, chocolate, smoke, hop bitterness on the finish.

M - Somewhat thin. Viscous.

O - I understand they are trying to stretch boundries, which I respect. The finish and aftertaste is slightly off, but with time I may appreciate it. Draw your own conclusions on this one.

Serving type: bottle

04-21-2014 00:08:14 | More by Apellonious
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Sir_Goatman

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

04-20-2014 23:03:40 | More by Sir_Goatman
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beergoot

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Sampled at Avery's tap room while attending the BA social held there 04/19/14.

Deep brown body with a thin, persistent head. Smell consists of dark roasted grains with cocoa and vanilla. The taste mirrors the aroma. Medium bodied; smooth mouthfeel.

A very respectable porter that isn't overly rich in flavor or feel yet is entirely tasty and drinkable. Satisfying.

Serving type: on-tap

04-20-2014 14:25:36 | More by beergoot
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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

04-19-2014 10:46:33 | More by micromaniac129
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Minnesota

2/5  rDev -48.2%

04-18-2014 02:59:44 | More by Beerlover
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California

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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

3.44/5  rDev -10.9%
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 -2.8%

04-11-2014 17:24:37 | More by LaurenGuy
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New Jersey

4/5  rDev +3.6%

04-06-2014 23:52:21 | More by BeerForMuscle
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Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

04-04-2014 04:03:32 | More by afsdan
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threedaggers

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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

Virginia

1.56/5  rDev -59.6%
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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Michigan

3/5  rDev -22.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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Georgia

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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New World Porter from Avery Brewing Company
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