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Drayman's Porter - Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.

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BA SCORE
88
very good

328 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 328
Reviews: 201
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 9.97%
Wants: 14
Gots: 17 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Berkshire Brewing Company Inc. visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 12-04-1998)
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Best by 02/25/14

A: Dark brown to amber in color with a big, fluffy, light brown head. Good lacing and retention.

S: Huge aromas of chocolate, some coffee, and roasted malt. The dark chocolate really stands out. Fantastic for a Porter. Maybe some spices in there, too. A lot of good stuff going on.

T: Similar to the nose...full of chocolate and roasted malt. Some charred and earthy qualities. A very tasty beer that I would drink anytime.

M: The body is spot-on for the style, if not better than usual and closer to a stout. Not watery like some. Carbonation is there. The flavor never fades and provides a great finish.

O: Superb stuff here. Very easy-drinking. Well done, Berkshire!

Gatch, Nov 12, 2013
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3.89/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Growler to pint.

A- A nice darkness to this porter. Sadly no head like I read in other reviews. I think that might be due to the growler.

S- Dark bitter Chocolate with hints of roasted malts.

T- Dark Chocolate, roasted malts, tiny bit of coffee. Front of the tongue brings the malts and the more I drink the more the chocolate taste sits on the back of my tongue.

M- Slightly carbonated but dark, creamy and delicious.

O- Overall a good porter. I love the creamy chocolatey finish.

Ohmmygawd, Nov 02, 2013
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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 oz bottle poured into a tulip.

Appearance: Poured a jet black with two fingers of nice, foamy khaki head that fades to a nice chunky lacing.

Smell: Up front with a good deal of chocolate and cocoa, and some roastiness too. I get a whiff of coffee but this porter smells more sweet than roasty as some do.

Taste: Chocolate first with hints of roasted barley and more dark, rich chocolate. Very smooth tasting with a bit of coffee and subtle bitter notes, fantastic.

Mouthfeel: Medium to full bodied with a silky smooth texture. Quite creamy and complex while avoiding to be too filling.

Overall: This is a delicious porter here from BBC, and even better at just 6.2%, yet tasting bigger. Putting down a bomber won't leave you stumbling and this is a good one.

Mikecap, Sep 26, 2013
Drayman's Porter from Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.
88 out of 100 based on 328 ratings.