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Blackberry Porter - Cannery Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

104 Ratings
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Ratings: 104
Reviews: 62
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 13.53%
Wants: 4
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cannery Brewing Company visit their website
British Columbia, Canada

Style | ABV
American Porter |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This amazing beer combines the best of all worlds. Five specialty malts and three superior hop varieties have been carefully chosen from the Pacific Northwest, the U.K. and Europe. The malted barleys and hops create a rich, traditional porter. The addition of all natural pure blackberry provides an exciting complexity to this easy sipping wonder. Lean back, relax, and savour the flavour!

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 12-21-2003)
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

DamageCase76, Sunday at 02:36 AM
Photo of souvenirs
3.7/5  rDev -1.9%

Cannery is one of those breweries with less than classy labels that have made me ignore them in liquor stores. I went into the 8th Street Liquor Store in New West again today, looking for something on the darker side, of which there's not much in stores presently. This was one of the clerk's suggestions.

Pours very dark, with cocoa-coloured head. Aroma is quite sweet - could easily be pop. The taste is not as sweet, which is no doubt a good thing. Smooth and bitter, tasting of dark roast coffee and sweet blackberries. It's not something I'd want to drink often, but I'm enjoying it and would buy it again.

souvenirs, Sep 16, 2014
Photo of Ericbeech_87
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Ericbeech_87, Sep 11, 2014
Photo of PaulietheBrit
4/5  rDev +6.1%

Espresso head with medium lacing. Dark but not a heavy body.
Blackberry aroma without the cloying sweetness I had imagined, malt and toffee.
Taste following the aroma with an un-sweet blackberry upfront with a mild to slight hoppy following.
Its a thin porter, but tasty and not overpowering. A nice change I will enjoy again.

PaulietheBrit, Sep 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

Corson, Aug 25, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

CWVegas, Jun 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

EyePeeAyBryan, May 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Exeter, Apr 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Rutager, Apr 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

CRObighit2, Mar 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Fader, Feb 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

Niceroad77, Feb 16, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

ZachT, Dec 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

Erik-P, Oct 27, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

intoxabroad, Sep 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Kmat10, Jul 25, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

1stOffender, Jul 18, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

TheBeeraholic, Jun 16, 2013
Photo of Olek4374
3.69/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I love me some fruit beers, but for the most parts they`ve all been lighter coloured - this is my first trek into fruit flavoured porters, and this brewery`s beer sells not too badly at my store, so I am giving it a go.

The pour is straight up black with a dark beige head. The smell is rich in fruit aromas - like a jam almost. I don`t smell much actual beeriness, but there are some faint malty aromas in the background. The first sip was really cool - you definately get a lot of fruit taste, but it`s not sweet at all! This isn`t a good or a bad thing, since fruit beers really can go both ways and still be good. It sure tastes like a porter all right, but the more I drink it, the less I can taste that great berry taste that was so prevalent in the first few sips - very odd. Still, it is pleasant going down without an offputting aftertaste. The mouthfeel is good; it is low in carbonation like I would expect of the style, but has some fine body - although not as much body as some of the other porters I`ve tasted.

Overall, it looks and feels like a decent porter with some nice fruit tastes which were not sweet that somewhat become less pronounced as I went on. The smell, however, remained throughout, and was mild, but indicative of the presence of blackberries. I might buy this one again - it wasn`t that bad.

Olek4374, May 25, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

harpus, Mar 27, 2013
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3/5  rDev -20.4%

ihmurria, Mar 04, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

DaPan, Feb 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.1%

Tartanfool, Feb 04, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Morpheus, Dec 25, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

KalanM, Nov 29, 2012
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Blackberry Porter from Cannery Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 104 ratings.