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Dive Bomb Porter - Powell Street Craft Brewery

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BA SCORE
87
very good

12 Ratings
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Ratings: 12
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 3.99%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Powell Street Craft Brewery visit their website
British Columbia, Canada

Style | ABV
American Porter |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: OF001 on 12-30-2012)
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zduerr

British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

12-31-2012 21:17:10 | More by zduerr
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souvenirs

British Columbia (Canada)

4.01/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from a 650 ml bottle purchased at Brewery Creek Liquor Store for $7.85 plus deposit.

Label references the daily flight of thousands of crows over East Van. Put a bird on it? How East Van.

A: The colour of cola, with a massive foamy tan head that lazily dissipates. A hint of red when held to the light.

S: Nutty roasted malts, toffee, chocolate.

T: Does not disappoint! Nice roasted malt flavours. Very nutty. Mildly bitter. Not overly sweet.

F: Initially crisp on the tongue. Fairly smooth. Finish is a bit chalky.

Serving type: bottle

05-11-2014 04:38:58 | More by souvenirs
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canucklehead

British Columbia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +6%

04-05-2014 19:14:20 | More by canucklehead
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Exeter

Alberta (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +6%

01-04-2014 04:17:45 | More by Exeter
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ZachT

British Columbia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +6%

11-03-2013 01:56:14 | More by ZachT
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Erik-P

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev -0.2%

10-26-2013 06:35:54 | More by Erik-P
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LampertLand

British Columbia (Canada)

3.95/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Powell St. 'Dive Bomber' Porter @ 5.0% , served from a 650 ml bottle purchased for $7

A-pour is a dark brown with a big tan head leaving a spotty lace film along the pint glass

S-smoked/roasted caramalized nuts , coffee and hints of milk chocolate

T-crisp tasting porter , big hop bitterness finish

MF-mild carbonation , medium bodied , easy sipping even with a bitter finish that lingers on the palate

Ov-ok/good beer , needs a touch of something , some craft refinement

sampled alongside Deschutes 'Black Butte' , Mill St. 'Coffee Porter'
& Paddock Wood 'London Porter'

prost LampertLand

Serving type: bottle

05-11-2013 20:41:52 | More by LampertLand
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chickenm

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev -0.2%

05-10-2013 03:01:21 | More by chickenm
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FondueVoodoo

British Columbia (Canada)

3.85/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: An inky black brown with a deep burnt oaky transparency when held up to the light. The initial poured bloomed with a pale tan foamy head, with little staying power it settled down to a thin ring.

S: Caramelized vanilla sugars, subtle coffee and milk chocolate notes. Roasted nuts and some mild hops round out the scent.

T: Bitter of a mild coffee mixed with chocolate milk and malts followed with roasted nuts. Less sweet than the aroma suggested, and a after taste of minerals not detected in the smell. Richly toasted malts and a smooth flavour offers a sophisticated sipper.

M: Bright carbonation at the front of the palette give way to a smooth medium body. Mouth feel is somewhat thin, but with a velveteen smoothness it's a Porter worth lingering over.

O: A solid porter with a wonderful smooth feel and rich aroma and flavour. Highly drinkable at only 5% and would compliment both chocolatey desserts and rich full flavoured meals.

Serving type: growler

04-29-2013 02:33:10 | More by FondueVoodoo
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Rutager

British Columbia (Canada)

3.81/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Appearance. Pours a deep rusty brown with a finger of thick, pale tan head .

Smell. Milk chocolate, caramel and a bit of roasted nuts. Sweet and delicious.

Taste. Milk chocolate again, slightly bitter roasted malts and roasted nuts.

Mouthfeel. Medium body, slightly watery, below medium carbonation.

Overall. A nice and easy drinking porter that's just a little light on the flavour.

Serving type: bottle

02-22-2013 03:32:59 | More by Rutager
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KStark

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev -0.2%

01-21-2013 00:13:39 | More by KStark
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OF001


4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

650 mL. Served at 7C, 5.5%

Slow and fairly attractive cascading head that is large, tight and a dimpled latte colour, very good lacing. Thin but solid black pour with a slight reddish hue. Top up pours create a fantastic, almost nitrogen head.

Very light sweetness, roast-smokey malt and hints of molasses. (Like the Pale Ale my nose is a little stuffed so the rate here will be artificially low by about 0.5)

Mildly sweet toffee center held up by roast malts with smoke notes and hints of molasses and chocolate. Gentile but pronounced and balanced bitter hopping higher on the palate with a slight sour touch on top. Long and dry, bitter-ish coffee finish

Initially smooth but is held slightly off the palate by a combination of the bitter hopping and some carbonation CO2 fizzy film. Mildly foamy near the end before a long dry finish.

Nice flavour profile that is easy and well balanced but deep enough for some further discovery. The mouth feel lets it down, just a little thin and a strange CO2 dryness accompanies the hop bitter/dryness that is just, ever so slightly off. Fantastic for their first beers, not many great local porters that I would take over a stout but this is right there.

Due to my nose my re-review will bump up a bit I'm sure.

Serving type: bottle

12-30-2012 09:50:28 | More by OF001
Dive Bomb Porter from Powell Street Craft Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 12 ratings.