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Drayman's Porter - Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.

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Drayman's PorterDrayman's Porter

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BA SCORE
88
very good

332 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 332
Reviews: 202
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 9.97%
Wants: 14
Gots: 18 | 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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4/5  rDev +2.3%

JuliusCaesar, Oct 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

jefftuck47, Oct 07, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

JakerLou, Oct 05, 2013
Photo of Mikecap
4.06/5  rDev +3.8%
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
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Jonny41, Sep 24, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

kirkse, Sep 20, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

DrunkinYogi, Aug 19, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

ThrashMaster, Aug 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

pknyc, Aug 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

GonzoHomebrewer, Jul 27, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

harsley, Jul 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

MattXT, Jul 22, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

Jeffreytmoore, Jul 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

Okisailor, Jul 02, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

jaxon53, Jun 25, 2013
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3/5  rDev -23.3%

BostonPhilly, Jun 24, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

mlefebvre7, May 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

loneplainsman, Apr 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

jsh5771, Apr 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

Atomicskis5, Apr 11, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

wesley14, Apr 09, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

goldenM13, Apr 07, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

rab53, Mar 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

BColton1, Mar 11, 2013
Photo of wil19b85
4.15/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a pint glass.

A - Had a solid light tan head that dissipated quickly leaving behind some of the larger bubbles. The color is a very dark amber. About as close to black as you can get without actually being black. No light coming through this one when held up to the light either.

S - Says it has a complex smell but I'm honestly hardly picking up much aroma. Definitely some roasty notes. Little bit of chocolate and coffee. Nothing extraordinary.

T - Hit right away with a nice coffee taste. Very mild hoppiness. There is a level of sweetness that cuts the bitterness. Makes for a great well rounded flavor. Pretty heavy with the coffee off the bat and finishes with a subtle dark chocolate flavor.

M - Definitely a "chewy" beer. Light carbonation which is nice because it doesn't mask any of the flavor.

Overall this is a nice porter. I could down this pretty easily with a nice big burger or a steak. Not sure if I'll be picking up another one anytime soon but it beats a lot of other porters that are available around here such as Otter Creek's Stovepipe Porter or anything Magic Hat has to offer.

wil19b85, Mar 03, 2013
Drayman's Porter from Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.
88 out of 100 based on 332 ratings.