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Dark Star Porter - Bluegrass Brewing Co. - East St. Matthew's

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Dark Star PorterDark Star Porter

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Reviews: 152
Hads: 221
Avg: 3.63
pDev: 12.67%
Wants: 9
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Bluegrass Brewing Co. - East St. Matthew's visit their website
Kentucky, United States

Style | ABV
English Porter |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: OldFrothingSlosh on 07-30-2001

A rich and robust blend of light, caramel, and dark malts sets the stage for BBC Dark Star Porter’s robust presence on the palate. This smooth but robust porter has complex notes of chocolate and roasted grains balanced by additions of traditional English hops, creating a delicious chocolaty and smooth ale.

35 IBU
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3.79/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Tasted at the Barrelhouse Brewing Company Microbrew Fest on November 9. Dark mahogany color with a thin milk chocolate colored head. Aroma was of faint chocolate. Very good roasted coffee bean flavor that was somewhat sharp. I do think it needs to be tweaked a little for a more rounded flavor.

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4.06/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Named after the 1953 Kentucky Derby Winner (the brewery is located in Louisville, Ky., home of the Derby). Nice roasted caramel aroma. Distinct coffee notes, with spicy hops and a hint of chocolate in the finish. A little on the mild side for a robust porter, but on the plus side it pairs well with food.

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Dark Star Porter from Bluegrass Brewing Co. - East St. Matthew's
82 out of 100 based on 152 ratings.