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Portage Porter - Snowgoose Restaurant & Pub / Sleeping Lady Brewing Company

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Portage Porter
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Ratings: 5
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.29
pDev: 12.16%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Snowgoose Restaurant & Pub / Sleeping Lady Brewing Company visit their website
Alaska, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A dark chocolate colored ale with a blend of toasty malt flavors and a dark caramel, this is a malt lovers paradise. Portage Porter's rich flavor can allow you a glimpse into the history of how beer used to taste back in the 1800s.

Recipe reformulated in 2007 by their new head brewer.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-05-2002)
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Photo of tronester
3.58/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

A super dark brown in color with a very thin tan head. Aromas of dark chocolate and hazelnuts. Taste begins with some oats, then brown sugar, then coffee, finishing with a tart, slight earthy bitterness. The aftertaste is a bit smokey. Mouthfeel is a bit thin. Overall a decent porter.

tronester, May 04, 2014
Photo of andy1701
2.5/5  rDev -24%

andy1701, Aug 17, 2013
Photo of unclekeith
3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

unclekeith, Jan 28, 2013
Photo of jmdrpi
3.38/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

served on tap at McGinley's Irish Pub in downtown Anchorage.

appears very dark brown, almost black, with a thin off-white colored head. Aroma and taste are fairly typical for the style - toasted malt, with some hints of chocolate, coffee, and caramel. Flavors are mild though, easy to drink. Carbonation is at a fine medium level, but the body could be thicker.

Overall, a decent porter that I would recommend.

jmdrpi, Aug 28, 2011
Photo of beernut7
3.5/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Lighter brown color and medium body, this ale didn't leave much of an impression. Could have used a more bold malt profile and a littel more body.

beernut7, May 05, 2002
Portage Porter from Snowgoose Restaurant & Pub / Sleeping Lady Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 5 ratings.