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Paradise Porter - Diamond Bear Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

142 Ratings
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Ratings: 142
Reviews: 71
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 11.61%
Wants: 14
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Diamond Bear Brewing Company visit their website
Arkansas, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  6.24% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Malt Varieties - 2 Row Pale, Caramel 80, Chocolate Malt, Black Malt
Hop Varieties - Amarillo, Glacier
Original Gravity - 14.5*P
Bitterness Units - 38
Packaging Options - 12oz bottles, 1/2bbl, 1/6bbl

(Beer added by: EagleTalon on 03-21-2009)
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

10-18-2013 15:08:45 | More by ygtbsm94
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jheezee

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

10-04-2013 21:16:40 | More by jheezee
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Showboat66

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -20.8%

09-28-2013 05:21:52 | More by Showboat66
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Gagnonsux

Texas

4/5  rDev +5.5%

09-25-2013 02:42:11 | More by Gagnonsux
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Giggy

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

09-21-2013 23:44:44 | More by Giggy
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doowhat

Arkansas

4/5  rDev +5.5%

09-18-2013 20:18:46 | More by doowhat
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bmwats

Louisiana

3.54/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a standard pint.

A: Black. Pours a 2 finger, frothy, brown head. Settles slowly, but not completely. Some thick beer ring lacing.

S: Roasted malt grains, molasses, chocolate, and butterscotch.

T: Roasted coffee. Bitter unsweetened dark chocolate. A little black licorice.

M: Full and hearty. Bitter finish. High alcohol feel.

D: Sip and enjoy.

Atmosphere is pretty strong. Really nice head, and some persistent lacing. Nose is roasted malts with sweet components characteristic of the style. Charred coffee beans, bittersweet dark chocolate and licorice. Overall, this is a pretty good quaff.

Serving type: bottle

09-06-2013 23:22:55 | More by bmwats
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EagleTalon

Oklahoma

4.69/5  rDev +23.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

This is a review of this beer on tap.

Pours to a 1 inch light tan head that settles down to a 1/4 inch permanent head leaving ample lacing. Clear and ruby black. Aroma is creamy, chocolatey, mocha-like and malty with spicy, citrusy hops peeking through the grains. Flavor is standard American porter: strong on hop flavor and bitterness, roasty and on the dry side. Medium-full mouthfeel and nice roasty and pleasantly bitter/hoppy finish. A very "American tasting", well-made porter. this is what a porter should be.

Serving type: on-tap

09-06-2013 18:03:52 | More by EagleTalon
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Omnium

Pennsylvania

3.78/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Bottle > Hop Sun 16oz'er

A - Pours a dark ruby brown, thin fizzy head, no lacing.
S - Big earthy roasted aroma, some light hop tones, a little chocolate.
T - Follows pretty uniform to the aroma, but there's a decent amount of bitterness here, big roasted malt taking the fore, some darker dried fruit flavors and chocolate.
M - A little on the thin and fizzy side, not too good.
O - Not a bad porter, but not something I'd go to again.

Serving type: bottle

09-05-2013 23:45:46 | More by Omnium
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Artjsantos

Ohio

4/5  rDev +5.5%

08-31-2013 05:37:27 | More by Artjsantos
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DeepSouthSipper

Mississippi

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

08-30-2013 02:53:55 | More by DeepSouthSipper
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ahommell

Mississippi

4.08/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: DARK brown. Finger of head that dissipates slowly.
S: Chocolate. Lots of Hershey's Chocolate flavor. Malty. Sweet Malt.
T: Roasty at first. Lots of chocolate ends the flavor. Wow. Exceptional for a porter. So much flavor. Malt sits on palate for a bit.
M: creamy... small carbonation. Smooth finish that allows for plenty of after taste.
O: Wow. Very impressed for their porter.

Serving type: bottle

08-16-2013 03:11:12 | More by ahommell
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jamiecoppin

North Dakota

3.68/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from 12oz bottle into a New Belgium tulip

Appearance: pours pretty black with just a little brown around the edges when shown to the light. . Little tiny bubbles form a 3cm head that dissipates rather quickly.

Smell: the roasted malts are kicking up some coffee and chocolate.

Taste: A lively combination of carbonation/chocolate/coffee dance on my tongue. It actually has a dry bitterness at the end.

Mouthfeel: Nice carbonation that you definitely feel on the tongue. A slight drying factor.

Overall: Got this in a beer of the month package and most of the time I am fairly disappointed with them. This one I am not. Pretty much has everything you want in a porter.

Serving type: bottle

08-15-2013 02:38:41 | More by jamiecoppin
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Cardmarauder

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +5.5%

08-10-2013 01:05:53 | More by Cardmarauder
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JackRB

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

08-09-2013 00:35:25 | More by JackRB
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JPlo

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

08-08-2013 02:22:32 | More by JPlo
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losdizzel

Oklahoma

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

08-07-2013 00:20:01 | More by losdizzel
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dexterk1

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

08-04-2013 19:59:03 | More by dexterk1
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bsuedekum

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

08-01-2013 00:14:32 | More by bsuedekum
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KevieJames

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

07-31-2013 14:29:52 | More by KevieJames
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Johncnh

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

07-31-2013 02:38:47 | More by Johncnh
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capnamerica

Arkansas

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

07-25-2013 15:15:09 | More by capnamerica
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Case33

Illinois

4/5  rDev +5.5%

07-24-2013 00:10:45 | More by Case33
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ScottieD

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

07-21-2013 01:28:11 | More by ScottieD
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BlueMoon10

Mississippi

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

07-13-2013 22:10:51 | More by BlueMoon10
Paradise Porter from Diamond Bear Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 142 ratings.