Pandan Porter - Mountain Toad Brewing
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Reviews by ScorpyX:
2.8/5 rDev -9.7%
I was excited to try this fairly new brewery in Golden and add a growler to my collection. I tend to enjoy the darker fare, particularly porters and stouts, so I was looking forward to this porter. It's a little disappointing, though.
A: Pretty much what you'd expect and that's a great thing. Dark and rich, with a thin head that doesn't last long.
S: Sweet and smoky, though the sweetness dominates a little more than I'd like. It's almost overwhelming, but certainly reminds you of a typical porter or even a brown ale.
T: The nose tells it, with the sweetness dominating. Too much, in my opinion. There's a smokiness on the swallow that I'd normally enjoy if it beter complemented the other elements, but instead they come across as disparate, incomplete flavors.
M: Fairly smooth, but also thin and diluted. Something else that feels incomplete.
If anything, this beer tastes like a work in progress. I'd like to give their other beers a try though. Golden's a nice little town and their brewery is a great new space, so I'll be back to sample others, but I doubt Pandan will be part of my usual purchases.
03-25-2014 20:01:13 | More by ScorpyX
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