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Working Man's Porter - Henniker Brewing Co.

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very good

46 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 46
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 9.54%
Wants: 2
Gots: 9 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Henniker Brewing Co. visit their website
New Hampshire, United States

Style | ABV
English Porter |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
An ale of true merit, brewed in the tradition of England's Industrial Revolution, an age of rough-handed factory workers, a time before the weekend existed. Hearty and truly robust, this Porter's body is built with complex English brown and black malts, and refined by Brambling Cross hops, which lend notes of herbs and black currants. It pairs well with oysters, shepherd's pie, and sitting down after a long day. ABV: 5.2% IBU’s 30

(Beer added by: HBC_RMM on 10-08-2013)
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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2.5/5  rDev -35.6%

krl2112, Oct 25, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

603to843, Oct 19, 2014
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3.64/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Large initial head. Settles in a rocky fashion. Chunky spots of foamy lace. The liquid is deep brown where a touch of light does pass along the edge of the glass.

Good cocoa nose. Mild chalkiness.

Thin bodied, but the carbonation is on the low side. The flavor starts mild--the real flavor comes out in the swallow. The aforementioned chalky aspect is part of the finish along with the semisweet chocolate touches. Overall, this is a mild but run-of-the-mill flavored porter..

smcolw, Oct 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

trevorpost, Sep 26, 2014
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3.76/5  rDev -3.1%

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lou50rp, Sep 07, 2014
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IrishKevin, Aug 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

Poured from a bomber into a glass. Bought this one at E & A Mart in Hudson, NH

A- Dark with a thick tan head

S- Roasted malts dominate with a slight soy and hop character, coffee is also apparent as well.

T- I enjoyed the flavor on this one. Coffee, chocolate, and soy are balanced out by the slight bitterness of the hops. Creamy finish, almost a slightly sugared coffee afterbite. Very nice.

M- Tongue-coating, vinous, the way a porter should be.

O- Great beer! It has a great balance to it and pairs well with steak. Definitely not a summer beer by any means, but very enjoyable. I have to say, I do not like the new rating system but I digress, whatever makes things easier for users.

risendragon, Aug 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

PJLMusic, Jun 28, 2014
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3.43/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Split a bottle with my dad on father's day.

Black to dark brown with a thin but lingering head. Smells of roast malt, coffee and an initial strong burst of dark fruit. The cassis fades and melds with the rest of the scents after awhile or maybe I just wasn't expecting it but it's a nice touch. Taste is similar to the aroma with typical roast malt and char being the base but a nice touch of currants for personality. Not thin but probably the lighter side of medium bodied.

By far the best Henniker I've had.

donkeyrunner, Jun 19, 2014
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3/5  rDev -22.7%

rderedin, Jun 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

Std73, Jun 03, 2014
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Working Man's Porter from Henniker Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 46 ratings.