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Smoked Porter - O'Fallon Brewery

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BA SCORE
87
very good

454 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 454
Reviews: 342
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 12.69%
Wants: 28
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
O'Fallon Brewery visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Smoked Beer |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Dark, rich and smoky…this classic porter is brewed with 63% German smoked malt and makes a perfect after dinner (or anytime) sipper for those who love a “bigger” beer. Winner of the Gold Medal in the 2004 Great American Beer Festival® for best Smoked Beer in America!

24 IBU

(Beer added by: maxpower on 12-26-2002)
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Paul_Apsley

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

07-17-2013 11:25:52 | More by Paul_Apsley
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pathman

Ohio

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-14-2013 15:28:15 | More by pathman
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bigpoppa67

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-13-2013 03:32:25 | More by bigpoppa67
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BlackBeerDown

Arkansas

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-03-2013 03:13:59 | More by BlackBeerDown
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freewill35

Indiana

4/5  rDev +3.6%

07-01-2013 23:51:19 | More by freewill35
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livingtodie

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +3.6%

06-17-2013 04:01:20 | More by livingtodie
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Smextongo

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

06-02-2013 04:29:01 | More by Smextongo
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dalepryor

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -22.3%

05-07-2013 21:11:51 | More by dalepryor
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psdonnelly

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

05-07-2013 00:59:53 | More by psdonnelly
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estlinska

Arkansas

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

04-28-2013 14:34:03 | More by estlinska
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MasterSki

Illinois

3.95/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served in an Alchemist pint glass.

A - Half-finger of tan foam settles to a thin cap, thicker collar and minimal lace. Very dark brown body with some raisin transparency at the edges of the glass.

S - A mix of caramel, chocolate buttercreams, smoke, roasted malts. Fairly restrained smokiness actually, with more sweetness than I typically expect from a smoked porter. Perhaps a tad buttery, but it isn't offensive. Gets increasingly hammy as it warms up.

T - Taste is a bit more smoked and meaty, with notes of coffee, roast, and light char in the back end. Perhaps a touch of dark chocolate and bread as well, with significantly less sweetness to it although a bit more comes out as it warms.

M - Mildly roasty texture, but with some creaminess to it as well. Medium-low carbonation, medium body. No alcohol presence, and mild lingering smokiness on the palate.

D - I enjoyed this, as it wasn't overpoweringly smoked and had some nice balance and depth to it. There's a hint of a diacetyl that might bother some, but I wasn't particularly bothered. Probably wouldn't have more than one in a session, but a beer I'd drink again.

Serving type: bottle

04-24-2013 05:26:19 | More by MasterSki
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Derekvagedes

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +23.1%

03-30-2013 05:59:22 | More by Derekvagedes
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smonice

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

03-22-2013 18:58:54 | More by smonice
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GossageBrewery

Missouri

4.63/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Poured this American smoked Porter from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass. Not sure why I have waited to try this for so long, here it goes....

Porter pours a pitch black color, produces a nice tan head, nice retention and it leaves some lacing on the glass. The aroma consists of roasted barley, smoked meat, nuts and do i dare say coffee beans? Medium bodied, the first thing that I detect is how smooth and creamy this ale is- High marks for mouthfeel. Foundation of smoked grain, roasted malt, dark coffee, subtle sweet molasses and spices. One of my first "Smoked Beers" I have sampled, and I am a fan. If you enjoy American Porters, this should be on your most wanted list...

Why did I wait so long?

Serving type: bottle

03-14-2013 20:46:08 | More by GossageBrewery
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egrace84

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

03-12-2013 05:57:40 | More by egrace84
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Nick_Foltz

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +3.6%

03-09-2013 11:39:20 | More by Nick_Foltz
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gbrubq

Ohio

4.41/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Was surprised to find this beer in Ohio, but glad I did. I think the aroma from pouring the beer into the glass is worth it alone. The taste is just so full of flavor, but the smoke aroma doesn't overpower the taste when I totally thought that it was going to. I do alot of grilling and smoking of pork shoulder ribs and well anything that you might want to eat so the aroma of the smoke just keeps taking me back to my last time that I had the smoker fired up. Surprisingly , it is also very refreshing as well as smooth. As others have described it as having a meaty feel in your mouth I would agree.

Serving type: bottle

03-08-2013 19:22:23 | More by gbrubq
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David1492

Iowa

4/5  rDev +3.6%

03-04-2013 20:03:55 | More by David1492
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TheBeard89

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

02-27-2013 03:20:38 | More by TheBeard89
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Adkins1203

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +23.1%

02-27-2013 01:25:02 | More by Adkins1203
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psmith161

Indiana

4/5  rDev +3.6%

02-25-2013 15:23:43 | More by psmith161
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matjack85

Illinois

1.75/5  rDev -54.7%

01-27-2013 03:55:13 | More by matjack85
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vader06

Michigan

3/5  rDev -22.3%

01-21-2013 15:10:07 | More by vader06
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WastingFreetime

Wisconsin

4.2/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Reviewed from notes.

This one's also pretty good. Deep dark brown color with a smooth silky texture and meaty mouthfeel, medium carbonation, decent head retention and some mediocre lacing patterns. It's got that "salty ham smoke" going on in spades as well as a sludge-y molasses glaze sweetness on the side of cigarette ash and bitter chocolate... Unusually beefy beer, makes you want to sip some water on the side. This one is worth finding and trying.

Serving type: bottle

01-07-2013 22:22:54 | More by WastingFreetime
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TheArmadillo


3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

01-05-2013 23:43:16 | More by TheArmadillo
Smoked Porter from O'Fallon Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 454 ratings.