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

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206 Ratings
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Ratings: 206
Reviews: 151
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 12.71%
Wants: 8
Gots: 4 | 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:
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

(Beer added by: OldFrothingSlosh on 07-30-2001)
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JPlo

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

02-13-2013 19:40:14 | More by JPlo
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ericlawton007

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

01-17-2013 17:04:42 | More by ericlawton007
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psmith161

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

01-13-2013 22:29:38 | More by psmith161
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spycow

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

01-13-2013 20:47:32 | More by spycow
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craftbrew502

Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

01-11-2013 02:55:14 | More by craftbrew502
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harpus

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

01-03-2013 18:53:46 | More by harpus
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ZombiesAteMyDog

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

12-30-2012 10:32:35 | More by ZombiesAteMyDog
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KYGunner

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Nice dark, dark ruby coloring with a nice small creamy head and a bit to much fizz.

A touch of chocolate on the nose, it's dominated by a burnt malt scent. The chocolate and late on caramel scent are weak, as is the malt and gives to a weak aroma overall.

Feeling some cocoa and caramel tones but the burnt malt wins out in taste. Its followed by an almost watery feel. As for the taste, it's a nice Porter in line with the genre but the residual watery mouthfeel is a bit distracting.

Serving type: bottle

12-28-2012 22:16:34 | More by KYGunner
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tjkramer95

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

12-27-2012 19:57:58 | More by tjkramer95
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Lukass

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

12-22-2012 14:16:47 | More by Lukass
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bucketofheads

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

12-15-2012 16:03:05 | More by bucketofheads
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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is a pretty smooth and nice drinking porter. I feel like it's definitely better as it's warmed up. The one thing I dislike about a lot of the porters that I try is that the flavor profile drops off so fast. This is not like that at all. Super smooth and great character. Even has a little vanilla in there it seems. A great drinker. Could easily go for several of these in one sitting.

Serving type: bottle

12-11-2012 01:14:12 | More by RblWthACoz
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tmneyer

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +10.5%

11-29-2012 00:46:10 | More by tmneyer
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epicus

Kentucky

2.75/5  rDev -24%

11-28-2012 18:31:02 | More by epicus
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mwar

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

11-26-2012 23:49:33 | More by mwar
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djrn2

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

11-22-2012 20:13:14 | More by djrn2
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beerme626

Kentucky

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

11-13-2012 04:26:27 | More by beerme626
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bzach

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

10-16-2012 05:17:06 | More by bzach
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OldTime

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

09-08-2012 21:38:02 | More by OldTime
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

08-12-2012 22:48:32 | More by DrunkinYogi
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KornWallace

New York

2.5/5  rDev -30.9%

06-27-2012 01:49:15 | More by KornWallace
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thejoshgray

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +10.5%

06-05-2012 00:02:17 | More by thejoshgray
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seeswo

Ohio

2/5  rDev -44.8%

05-26-2012 19:23:35 | More by seeswo
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ChrisKuhns

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

05-17-2012 04:21:34 | More by ChrisKuhns
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fastrodney

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

05-13-2012 02:26:12 | More by fastrodney
Dark Star Porter from Bluegrass Brewing Co. - East St. Matthew's
82 out of 100 based on 206 ratings.