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RIP Porter - Heathen Brewing

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RIP PorterRIP Porter

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Reviews: 3
Hads: 4
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: n/a
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
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Washington, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: madtappers on 10-12-2013

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Reviews: 3 | Hads: 4
Photo of mactrail
3.71/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Dark velvety brown with an amber edge, and plenty of foam in the tall Timmermans goblet. Aroma of cocoa. Pleasantly sudsy on the palate.

Rather sweet and caramel flavored, but there is a little burnt grain. Not very bitter. It's really a classic Porter, with all the malt and darkness. It's just not as charred and dark as many of them. A touch of butter and oxidation give this more of an English feel.

A very warm and roasty brew that is highly drinkable. From the 22 oz bottle purchased at Chuck's 85th St. Market in Seattle for six bucks. (544 characters)

Photo of Fatehunter
3.2/5  rDev n/a

Pours two fingers of tan head on a black body.
The aroma is cocoa, roasted malt and
The taste has a sharp bitterness upfront, a little cream in the background, burnt wood.
The texture is crisp with fizzy.
The smell was nice, the taste tended towards the bitterness too much for me. (282 characters)

Photo of LiquidAmber
3.82/5  rDev n/a
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a Reuben's Brew snifter. Pours a very dark mahogany brown, appearing opaque black in the glass with a healthy two finger light brown head with good retention and thick lacing. Nice aroma of dark toasted malt and good dark chocolate. Flavor is light toasted malt with a hint of char, day old coffee and a hint of chocolate, slightly attenuated. Medium bodied. The flavor is good for a porter, but the aroma was preparing me for a heavier stout, so I was expecting more from the flavor. Having retuned my taste for American porter, this did hit all the right notes, with a nice lightly charred toasted malt and light coffee and hints of chocolate. A good porter that perhaps could have had a bit more heavy duty malt body. Good but not great. (752 characters)

RIP Porter from Heathen Brewing
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