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NightCall - Karben4 Brewing

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Reviews: 6
Hads: 78
Avg: 3.72
pDev: 36.02%
Wants: 0
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
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Karben4 Brewing
Wisconsin, United States | website

Style | ABV
American Porter | 6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: knepper on 06-21-2013

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Poured from a tap into a mug...served at about 40º.

A=Rich, dark brown...but no head to speak off...what was there was nice, but was rather thin and did not last long.

S=Hints of cocoa and cola.

T=Rather smooth at first--rather sweet, with hints of cocoa. About halfway through, it was reminding me more of a cola than a beer.

M=Very light body for a porter--good for a session beer, but not reminiscent of the style...I was looking for more body.

O=A decent session beer...I originally thought I was getting O'so Night Train and that the waitress was just getting the name wrong...I paired with pasta and Italian sausage and that combo was okay, but not fantastic. I will likely try again if I am looking for a sweeter, lighter session beer. Not quite as good as Wisconsin Brewing's offering, and still a few paces back of GL's Ed Fitz--nice to see, however, that Wisconsin brewers are at least trying to make better porters...and this is now the second Wisconsin porter that I've enjoyed.

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A - Dark, murky cola colored with a thin light brown cap. Minimal lacing.

S - Subtle roasted malts with a light charcoal scent. The faint smokiness comes from the Beach wood smoked malts. Hints of slight coffee and sweet chocolate round it out.

T - Enjoyable dark chocolate, coffee, and roasted malts. A pleasant sweet, light smokiness from the Beach wood smoked malt. This is a very good Porter.

M - Smooth, creamy and fairly full bodied.

O - A solid Porter from K4 that adds to their selection of beer. The smoked malts were and excellent choice.

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NightCall from Karben4 Brewing
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