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Columbus 1859 Porter - Columbus Brewing Company

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Columbus 1859 Porter
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BA SCORE
87
very good

29 Ratings
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Ratings: 29
Reviews: 25
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 10.46%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Columbus Brewing Company visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  ABV ?

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-23-2002)
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beergeek279

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served as a sample at Columbus Brewing Company. The color was a very dark brown, with a nice tan head. The smell was of coffee. The taste was a very light coffee malt...not quite as bold as some of the other porters. Moufheel was smooth. As for drinkability, definitely could have a few.

Possibly my 2nd favorite beer from Columbus Brewing, after the Pale Ale. A solid beer, and a shame that this is brewpub-only, since this would sell really well.

Serving type: on-tap

11-05-2003 04:25:19 | More by beergeek279
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AtLagerHeads

Ohio

4.22/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

One of the best at Columbus Brewing Company. This is a black opaque brew with a smallish tan head. The head thins out quickly, but leaves small lace deposits on the glass. The nose is roasted coffee and chocolate; very nice. The taste is full of smokiness, coffee, bits of chocolate sense, toffee, and malt. The feel is creamy even if the body is a tad lighter than expected.

Serving type: on-tap

04-27-2003 07:22:51 | More by AtLagerHeads
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Dogbrick

Ohio

4.13/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I had this at O'Shaughnessy's Public House in the Arena District here in Columbus under the moniker "O'Shaughnessy's Dam Good Porter". The waiter told us it was brewed exclusively for O'Shaughnessy's by CBC but I can't imagine it being a different brew than the 1859 Porter. Either way this is a great Porter. I had to wait for it to warm a bit as it was served too cold but it was worth it. Pours an oily black color with a very thin head. Nice roasted coffee aroma. Slightly creamy flavor consisting of coffee (again) with a nice toasty finish. This is definitely one to get again.

Serving type: on-tap

11-18-2002 07:09:00 | More by Dogbrick
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Wildman

Ohio

4.15/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Okay, this is one they only have on draft at their brewpub. Their brewmaster was going for a traditional british style after a visit to England. This beer poured an amazing black color but with little head, but maybe that was due to the temperature it was served. Aroma had strong elements of burnt coffee and malt. The taste was also of coffee and malts with elements of toffee. The way he did this shows the old connection between the porters and the stouts. Very good beer.

Serving type: on-tap

06-23-2002 17:09:57 | More by Wildman
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Columbus 1859 Porter from Columbus Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 29 ratings.