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Porter - Southern Tier Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
83
good

875 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 875
Reviews: 415
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 11.72%
Wants: 20
Gots: 65 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Southern Tier Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: WesWes on 06-16-2003

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Photo of dsnyder61
3.41/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BcOneSeven
3.17/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of dental
3.69/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Omnium
3.48/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of microbrewlover
4.14/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

This brew pours a solid black with a two finger tan head which lasts for a while and some of it remains on top until the end. Good lacing and carbonation.

The smell is chocolate malts and some spicy hops. Dried fruits and nuts and a woody earthy smell.

The taste follows the nose mostly follows the nose with chocolate malts and some very slightly roasted and sweet malts. There is the dried fruit and nuts taste there but their taste is weak and barely noticeable. There are some mild spicy hops on the back end. The feel is somewhat creamy.

Overall, this is another winner from Southern Tier. It is not as bitter, full of coffee or chocolate other porters but it is very smooth.

Photo of BEERMILER12
3.92/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Pours a dark brown color with 2 fingers of head that fades down to a small cap

S: Dark fruits and roasted malt stands out the most, with hints of dark chocolate and coffee in the back

T: Follows the nose. Starts off with the roast and a bit of coffee, and goes into the semi-sweet dark chocolate and dark fruit notes. Very lightly bitter towards the end

M: Medium-full bodied with moderate carbonation

O: A solid porter with a good balance between the roast and dark fruits. Very easy to drink, and an under-looked beer for being under $9 a 6-pack

Photo of devilshaircut
2.93/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

look 4
smell 3.5 nice dark chocolate
taste 2.5 had promises due to the look and smell, but ultimately the taste didn't live up look and smell. slight chocolate and butter but not much else. slightly watery.
feel 2.5
overall 3. average. wouldn't really drink again.

Photo of PaulSlazinger
3.98/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of JoeLacy
3.63/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Burkbom23
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of elamb106
4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of WOSean
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hoops61176
2.62/5  rDev -28.6%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Dissppointing coming from these guys.

Photo of kuhndog
3.6/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DuffMan23
3.28/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MisledTitan
3.86/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ryan1788a5
3.74/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle poured into a small snifter.

A: Very dark brown.mclarity appears to be good. Creamy khaki-colored head retains at a half inch in height. Spotty lacing.

S: Tootsie rolls, chocolate-caramel chews, iced coffee, molasses, light whiffs of roasted malts. A touch leathery and figgy.

T: Bakers chocolate, roasted malts, good dose of charcoal, lightly acidic, black coffee, grassy/herbal hop oils, flash of citrus. Bakers chocolate, char, and fading roasted malt acidity on the finish.

M: Medium bodied with a light creaminess. Smooth and satiny. Light prickling carbonation.

O: More acrid than the nose suggests. A very no-frills porter. Drinkable and serviceable enough, but it doesn't stand out too much.

Photo of andyprogrammer
4.3/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Rojada1988
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JNForsyth
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of Keenanduddy7
3.76/5  rDev +2.5%

Photo of Beerasaurus
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of Bogdawg
3.32/5  rDev -9.5%

Photo of cantal
3.99/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of dr_boost
3.76/5  rDev +2.5%

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Porter from Southern Tier Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 875 ratings.