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Russell Black Death Porter - Russell Brewing Company

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Russell Black Death PorterRussell Black Death Porter

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31 Ratings
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Ratings: 31
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 11.05%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Russell Brewing Company visit their website
British Columbia, Canada

Style | ABV
English Porter |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
53 IBU

(Beer added by: canucklehead on 02-09-2010)
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elbarko

British Columbia (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

07-04-2014 05:26:19 | More by elbarko
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Aggro

British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

05-18-2014 08:19:08 | More by Aggro
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scameron

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +7.8%

03-23-2014 16:46:36 | More by scameron
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EspressoGuy

British Columbia (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

Tasted at 10C
A: opaque black. Cola head.
S: Cola, moka, black licorice; Ribena. Appealing but very broad.
T: Very soft. Nothing there. Smoky malt. Some bitterness and black licorice at the end but generally pretty forgettable.
M: medium bodied
O: The smell gave me high hopes for this beer but the taste just wasn't there. It certainly isn't a bad beer but there's just not much to write home about.

03-07-2014 03:50:43 | More by EspressoGuy
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kjyost

Manitoba (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

03-01-2014 02:12:10 | More by kjyost
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smekermann

British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

02-08-2014 03:01:57 | More by smekermann
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schopenhauerale

British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

02-05-2014 09:59:01 | More by schopenhauerale
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CookstLiquor

British Columbia (Canada)

3.93/5  rDev +5.9%

Poured from a 650ml bottle. Pours a dark brown with reddish tints. Bold notes of dark chocolate, smoke and coffee on the nose. Rich, deep dark malt notes of smoke, coffee and chocolate on the palate, with a big hoppy backbone. Has a nice creamy mouthfeel.

01-06-2014 23:47:59 | More by CookstLiquor
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MylesMac

Manitoba (Canada)

4/5  rDev +7.8%

11-01-2013 23:47:10 | More by MylesMac
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leaddog

Alberta (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Appearance - Pours a brown-black with a finger width of foamy beige head.

Smell - Chocolate malts, barley, hint of floral hops.

Taste - Roasted chocolate and barley malts with a touch of sour in the finish. Light hops presence.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.

Overall - A nice English porter from Russell Brewing. Good amount of roasted notes and barley flavour.

08-03-2013 03:41:28 | More by leaddog
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Ivanhoes_Backpack

New Brunswick (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

07-16-2013 14:00:02 | More by Ivanhoes_Backpack
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CurtisD

New Brunswick (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

07-15-2013 16:06:10 | More by CurtisD
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Geoffeweizen

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +7.8%

06-24-2013 20:13:35 | More by Geoffeweizen
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LampertLand

British Columbia (Canada)

3.53/5  rDev -4.9%

Russell Brewing 'Black Death Porter' @ 6.5% , served from a 650 ml bottle , paid $6.50
A-pour is dark brown with a tight fine offwhite head , which is quickly dissapating leaving a minimal lace ring along the stein
S-faints smells of chocolate , coffee , sweet vanilla is also apparent
T-sweet start , very dry finish
MF-thin viscosity , soda like carbonation
Ov-okay beer (not bad , certainly not a great beer , can't justify calling it a good beer)
something missing for a beer named Black Death , one and done

cheers LampertLand

12-29-2012 06:13:14 | More by LampertLand
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KalanM

British Columbia (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

11-29-2012 05:09:42 | More by KalanM
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4ster

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

09-30-2012 22:06:21 | More by 4ster
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beerhunter13

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +7.8%

08-14-2012 10:33:23 | More by beerhunter13
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Coastal_Brew

British Columbia (Canada)

3/5  rDev -19.1%

07-15-2012 15:38:50 | More by Coastal_Brew
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thefullpython


3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

07-03-2012 05:49:03 | More by thefullpython
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chickenm

British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

05-11-2012 02:01:00 | More by chickenm
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FondueVoodoo

British Columbia (Canada)

3.05/5  rDev -17.8%

A: Has a deep cola colour, dark brown with red hue when held up to the light. Poured with about 3 cm of head which quickly dissipated. Very low carbonation, similar to day of pop.

S: Initial scent of dark fruit, raisons and cherries, followed by molasses and a touch of sulfur. Hint of dried banana and cocoa.

T: Malt and coffee, slight taste of sweet molasses followed by dark biter chocolate.

M: Mouthfeel is the weak link of this beer - it is very thin and watery. This does not have the heavier feel of a dark porter style that left me disappointed.

D: I paired this with slow cooked beans which I thought would mirror well with the thick, heavy beans. Unfortunately the thin mouthfeel did not hold up well to the beans as they only heightened the thinness of the beer.

03-04-2012 21:12:03 | More by FondueVoodoo
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Syr


4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

02-27-2012 00:31:57 | More by Syr
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myzamboni

California

4/5  rDev +7.8%

02-07-2012 01:28:40 | More by myzamboni
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wordemupg

Alberta (Canada)

3.53/5  rDev -4.9%

650ml bottle poured into tulip 1/2/12

A looks like dark cola with a ruby red glow when held to the light, two finger beige head quickly falls to a thin film leaving no lace

S some cold coffee, coco powder, raisins, some faint smoke and booze with a faint fruity aspect

T more dark fruits then I smell and just a little less of everything else, a little nuttiness I didn't smell

M a little thin and it could use more bubbles

O not a bad beer but there's something missing, I polished off the bomber with no issues but I wouldn't be that excited to see it again

Its a decent beer but I like a porter to be a little more rich, decent but I doubt I'll go looking for it again

02-02-2012 02:42:24 | More by wordemupg
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fizzyted

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +7.8%

02-01-2012 00:58:23 | More by fizzyted
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Russell Black Death Porter from Russell Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 31 ratings.