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New World Porter - Avery Brewing Company

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New World PorterNew World Porter

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BA SCORE
87
very good

953 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 953
Reviews: 493
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 11.69%
Wants: 18
Gots: 35 | FT: 1
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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Photo of jdhilt
3.43/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a three-fingered light khaki head that fades slowly to a ring leaving a good lace. Black color, faint ruby highlights. Medium carbonation and medium-heavy bodied. Earthy and chocolate nose and flavor is baked-burnt chocolate with lingering grapefruit hop finish. $2.45 for a 12oz bottle from Julio's Liquors Westborough, Ma.

jdhilt, Apr 24, 2012
Photo of ejimhof
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

ejimhof, Sep 29, 2013
Photo of BARFLYB
3.95/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Picked up a fresh bottle of this in Jersey, it says it's a black IPA/porter

New World Porter spurts out the bottle brownish black looking quite nice in the glass. About an inch up of tannish light brown foam that's kinda full, semi stick. Smell is bright earthy hops on top of some chocollate that's more like cocco, roasted malt and a kinda English like yeast as well. Tasting this is kinda great, it exceeds expectations. Tastes of cocco, roast(slight), a nice earthy hop with some pine and semi citrus. This is a great twist black IPA porter, I can disern between the two, a great mix. Some nuts and a sharp hoppy finish. Feel is less than medium with a nice bitey carb that works. If I can find this fresh, it's good for a sixer.

BARFLYB, Feb 28, 2011
Photo of superspak
3.9/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 ounce bottle, bottled 11/6/2010. Pours crystal clear dark brown color with a nice dense 2-3 fingers of tan head with amazing retention that reduces to a lacing cap. Some nice lacing clinging to the glass as well. Aromas of caramel, roasted malt, light chocolate, bread, citrus, and spicy hops. Some decent aromas with good strength. Taste of big chocolate, caramel, roasted malt, bitter coffee, molasses, light citrus, and spicy hops. Decent amount of bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of caramel, chocolate, citrus, and spicy hops. Medium carbonation and body; with a nice and fairly creamy mouthfeel. No alcohol noticed other than a slight warming after the finish. Great balance of roasted flavors and hop character. Overall this is a very nice robust porter. I am pretty impressed on how well this has held a nice hop character after an entire year.

superspak, Nov 15, 2011
Photo of afsdan
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

afsdan, Apr 04, 2014
Photo of Wasatch
3.88/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours a dark brown/black in color, some carbonation, tiny head, nice lacing throughout the drink.

S - Scents of sweet/roasted malts, and toffee/caramel.

T - The taste is kinda sweet malty, with a nice toffee/caramel finish.

M - Medium body.

D - Drinkable. A nice porter from Avery, would recommend for sure.

Wasatch, Sep 15, 2006
Photo of Gonzoillini
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Gonzoillini, May 14, 2014
Photo of Mebuzzard
3.33/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A black/deep ruby pour produced a minimal off-brown head, a bit clumpy, yet it lace pretty thin.
Coffee, chocolate and anise dominate the aroma, a bit musty.
An Ovaltine chocolate flavor comes through in the taste. Coffee and dark raisins are also present. Moves to a slightly tart finish, yet still pretty clean. To note: this was my third dark beer of the day (one stout, one Belgian dark), so my buds may have been a bit tainted.

Mebuzzard, Jun 17, 2007
Photo of BillRoth
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

BillRoth, Oct 16, 2013
Photo of LXIXME
4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

LXIXME, Nov 17, 2013
Photo of plaid75
4.22/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Rattle n Hum, NYC.

Poured a deep black hue with a two finger frothy tan head. There was good retention and lacing.

The smell featured a light burnt grain and a strong citric hop.

The taste consisted of some dry roasted coffee, some smoke and a fresh citric hop.

The mouthfeel was toward the fuller side of the style.

Overall a tasty and well hopped porter.

plaid75, Mar 23, 2009
Photo of Latarnik
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Latarnik, May 25, 2014
Photo of tdm168
4.28/5  rDev +11.2%
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.

tdm168, Feb 01, 2013
Photo of beerthulhu
4.1/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Poured a near opaque mahogany red with a thin sudsy dark khaki head.

S: Chinook hopping provided pungent dry grapefruit and pine hopping.

T: malty, dark roasted coffee backed with a huge grapefruit and pine hopping. The flavor was clean, fading quickly after the swallow. There was some dark chocolate, dried citrus and a very rich roasted backing of bitter black coffee.

M: moderately full, oily with a warm roasted nature, and softly carbonated that made for a pleasant experience. There was a dry pungent grapefruit lacing on the finish.

D: very good, a nice coffee roasted lacing provides for a outstanding flavor and great experience.

beerthulhu, Feb 28, 2008
Photo of billab914
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

billab914, Mar 09, 2013
Photo of sendbeer
3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

sendbeer, Oct 22, 2012
Photo of chinchill
3.91/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle served in a snifter.
Poured very dark mahogany with nice reddish highlights when held in strong light. Moderately durable tan head is creamy soft. Decent, spotty lacing.

Aroma: Features orange and chocolate over a roasted malt base that was less strong than expected.

The flavor is a bit richer and stronger than the aroma suggests even though the chocolate component is less pronounced than expected. Some herbal/grassy notes step in, and there are hints of coffee, burnt toast and smoke in the mild-moderately bitter finish and aftertaste.

Medium body, exceptionally smooth, well carbonated, but a touch watery.

O: Not really a porter but rather a bit of a hybrid, hopped up "New World Porter". Good effort but falls short of a seamless hybridization. Does fit with BA Style = American Black Ale.

chinchill, Mar 07, 2013
Photo of Bighuge
3.08/5  rDev -20%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

You can tell this f'er is dry hopped to an extreme. It smells more like a Bigfoot than any porter I've had. I'm guessing bigtime Centennials dry hopping. The beer looks very nice. Dark ruby and a wonderful, thick light brown colored head sits on top. Shows great retention and lacing. I'm having a hard time getting into this porter. Usually I like a highly hopped porter (SN, Rogue, Summit, etc,), but this one goes overboard. The porter qualities aren't allowed to come through much. Just the barleywine type of hopping. Very little roastedness or coffee-like tones. This is not a bad beer. Just a pretty average but unique porter.

Bighuge, Sep 27, 2002
Photo of Beerandraiderfan
3.88/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

One of the cooler new style porters, rich, beige head, brown pour, substantial presence. Aroma was nuttier like a brown ale.

Lots of cascade hops in this one. A real good hoppy porter. Alcohol comes off tame, the hops and carbonation make it an easier drinking porter. Still has a decent amont of chewiness to it throughout. Me likeee.

Beerandraiderfan, Aug 06, 2010
Photo of harpus
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

harpus, Oct 15, 2012
Photo of iL0VEbeer
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

iL0VEbeer, Jan 29, 2014
Photo of Derek
4.05/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A: Black, off-white/tan head, a little retention, some lace.

S: Chocolate, mocha, and a slight British fruity ester aroma.

T: Pleasant bittersweet balance, light roast (a little much for a porter?), mocha, nice British fruity esters, hint of astringent acidity. Alcohol is well hidden.

M: Moderate to full body is creamy & silky smooth. Carbonation is lower than moderate.

D: Quite good.

Thanks for sharing Mike!

Derek, Aug 13, 2006
Photo of Gusler
4.22/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A quite deep garnet to brown color, the head spumous in texture, prodigious in size, the lace massive sheets that cling strongly to the glass, both a light chocolate color. Nose is caramel, hop floral and a light bittersweet chocolate sweetness also present. Start is ambrosial; top is middling in mouth feel. Finish is perky in its carbonation, rigorously hopped, droughty malt aftertaste. Avery makes some fine brews if you not tried them, well worth the effort to find and sample.

Gusler, Nov 21, 2002
Photo of Rhettroactive
4/5  rDev +3.9%

Rhettroactive, Jun 25, 2014
Photo of drummermattie02
4/5  rDev +3.9%

drummermattie02, May 13, 2013
New World Porter from Avery Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 953 ratings.