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Divergence - Wicked Weed Brewing

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Divergence
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25 Ratings
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Ratings: 25
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 7.4%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Wicked Weed Brewing visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  7.40% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: n2185 on 03-10-2014)
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pours out with a dark brown color and a modest head that leaves a few spots of lace

Smell: Roasty chocolate with coffee elements

Taste: Roasty chocolate, up front, but it is in the middle, where the characteristic blueberry aspect of Ethiopian coffee shines; after the swallow, the Brett adds a bit of funk; the finish is oaky with a hint of Bourbon

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: Not up to the level of the New Glarus Old English Porter I tasted a few years ago, this is nonetheless a worthy brew worth seeking out

Serving type: on-tap

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growler filled a few hours earlier into a snifter

pours a dark brown, almost black with a slight head. smell is super roasty and chocolatey. taste is completely different. very bretty...a tad tart. roastiness is on the back end. quite interesting . a bit thin on the body with mild carbonation.

overall real interesting. good.

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look: 2.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: pours black with a finger of tan head that fades into a frothy ring with almost no lacing.

S: roasted malts with sweet chocolate and creamy coffee aromas following. There are hints of vanilla and oak. Smells quite nice, though the Brett isn't really noticeable here.

T: roasted malts with semi-sweet chocolate up front before some light and tart fruit flavors. There are some musty barnyard flavors before a finish that is slightly charred and tart.

M: medium-thick body with medium carbonation, this beer is fairly drinkable, but could use a little creamier body.

O: a good beer, overall, and quite unique. I'd like a bit more presence from the Brett, but what's there is nice.

Serving type: on-tap

03-10-2014 20:18:34 | More by n2185
Divergence from Wicked Weed Brewing
91 out of 100 based on 25 ratings.