God Damn Pigeon Porter - Spiteful Brewing

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God Damn Pigeon PorterGod Damn Pigeon Porter

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88 Ratings
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Ratings: 88
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 7.65%
Wants: 13
Gots: 7 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
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Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  8.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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(Beer added by: emerge077 on 05-02-2013)
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Perfect ,I'm a big spiteful nerd ...been with them since GFY #1 ..but this this the best thing from them that's been canned(including my previous fav . Ghost Bike ) ..magnificent balance . Super rich ! .lots of love !

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Black body, ample rising tan foam, leaves behind some spindly lace.

Roasty rich coffee aroma, nice. Possibly some unique character from the Simcoe, hard to tell.

Bitter and roasty flavors of black malt, dry coffee, nutty almond and chicory. Finish is very dry and moderately bitter, not much hop flavor just bitterness. Medium bodied and smooth. A tasty porter brewed with English Amber malt and American Simcoe hops. Well balanced and drinkable, considering the higher abv.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 oz. bottle, with handwritten Batch #45 written on the label. A new beer to me from Spiteful Brewing, out of Chicago, my first encounter with a porter from these guys. Expectations are good.

Poured into a Duvel tulip glass.

A - Pours a dark chocolate brown; appears opaque black in the glass with about a finger to two fingers of thick khaki-tan head.

S - The smell is comprised of charred roasty English malts. A bit of caramel / toffee makes an appearance. Chocolate. The hop presence is noted, but not overpowering.

T - Taste brings more of the same, roasty, lightly charred, chocolate, coffee beans, caramel / toffee, and a hint of hop presence, but nothing too extreme like how others have said. Earthy / herbal hoppiness is most noticeable on the end.

M - The feel is smooth & creamy. Milky. Medium-bodied with good, low carbonation. Roasty bitterness on the finish.

Overall, a solid example of the style from Spiteful Brewing. I am interested to see how the other variants of this beer are, and I can't wait to crack the barrel-aged version!

Spiteful Brewing God Damn Pigeon Porter ---4/5.

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God Damn Pigeon Porter from Spiteful Brewing
90 out of 100 based on 88 ratings.