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Ponderosa Porter - Wild Woods Brewery

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Ponderosa Porter
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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

17 Ratings
THE BROS
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world-class

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Ratings: 17
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 6.6%
Wants: 2
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Wild Woods Brewery visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: alexipa on 10-28-2012)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Ratings: 17 | Reviews: 3 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by alexipa:
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alexipa

Colorado

4.6/5  rDev +8.5%

A: Black with a red hue if held to light. Very little head, some lacing.

S: Caramel and malts, can detect some rye. Definitely lots of vanilla in here.

T: Lots and lots of vanilla. The rye provides a nice back-end bite and the oak is somewhat detectable as well. I'm mostly getting vanilla and caramel flavors.

M: Creamy smooth and perfectly carbonated. Goes down way too easily with no heat to speak of.

O: I'm a huge fan of this beer and its up-front vanilla. This is one of the best porters I've ever had.

10-28-2012 05:25:15 | More by alexipa
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a neat porter, inspired by the smell of ponderosa pines. this beer pours a thick dark brown color, dense and murky, with a prominent but quickly fading tan head. the nose is splendid, fresh caramel, vanilla beans, and milk chocolate. the malt profile is dark and roasty, bordering on burnt, in a good way. this is earthy and deep, a nice early winter beer, with just enough sweetness. the complexity is huge, interplays between warm vanilla and caramel malts, its a nice marriage really. good mouthfeel with a full body, i like my porters heavy. moderate carbonation and a desserty finish. a nice incarnation of the porter.

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Ponderosa Porter from Wild Woods Brewery
90 out of 100 based on 17 ratings.