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Bully! Porter - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

989 Ratings
THE BROS
84
good

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Ratings: 989
Reviews: 514
rAvg: 3.79
pDev: 12.93%
Wants: 43
Gots: 37 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Boulevard Brewing Co. visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
English Porter |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
The intense flavors of dark-roasted malt in Boulevard’s rendition of the classic English porter are perfectly balanced by a generous and complex hop character. Bully! Porter’s robust nature makes it the ideal companion to a variety of foods, from seafood to chocolate.

49 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-17-2001)
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Amp

Oklahoma

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

12-23-2011 07:21:23 | More by Amp
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Jra1985

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev +5.5%

12-22-2011 02:52:44 | More by Jra1985
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smithmd4

New York

4/5  rDev +5.5%

12-21-2011 23:34:20 | More by smithmd4
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campofapproval

Kansas

3/5  rDev -20.8%

12-20-2011 20:55:55 | More by campofapproval
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tastybeers

Nebraska

3/5  rDev -20.8%

12-20-2011 14:45:01 | More by tastybeers
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BigD44

New Mexico

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

12-18-2011 19:01:23 | More by BigD44
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duff247

Texas

3/5  rDev -20.8%

12-18-2011 05:29:50 | More by duff247
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skerfan

Nebraska

3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

12-17-2011 22:53:51 | More by skerfan
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ineedafirkin

Illinois

4/5  rDev +5.5%

12-15-2011 22:45:06 | More by ineedafirkin
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jak

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +5.5%

12-15-2011 21:36:24 | More by jak
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DanOquendo

Illinois

4/5  rDev +5.5%

12-14-2011 01:56:42 | More by DanOquendo
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uardian61

Arkansas

3/5  rDev -20.8%

12-13-2011 16:32:24 | More by uardian61
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ahq514

Illinois

3.83/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from 12 oz bottle into shaker pint glass.

Pours a slightly translucent brown color with an off white head, which is a good two and a half fingers at pour. Beautiful coats of lacing.

Malt dominates the aroma. Slightly roasty, slightly toasty. Not as much coffee and chocolate as I get from other porters. There is a light nuttiness in the aroma that I can only pinpoint to the yeast. Very mild aroma.

A very nice drinking porter. Honestly didn't expect much from the aroma. A slightly sweet, creamy, and malty flavor up front, mixed in with the light nuttiness from the yeast I detected in the aroma. Next comes a nice mild level of roast that dries it out just slightly. Slight bitterness from the hops.

Nice low level of carbonation and just above medium body. Extremely drinkable for a porter, that's what I love about this beer.

A good very drinkable porter. If you're looking for something extreme, this isn't it. This is a good session beer packed with flavor.

Serving type: bottle

12-13-2011 05:45:50 | More by ahq514
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BlueTrace

Missouri

5/5  rDev +31.9%

12-12-2011 05:12:04 | More by BlueTrace
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Stouttyme

Nebraska

4/5  rDev +5.5%

12-09-2011 01:03:09 | More by Stouttyme
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wchasejr

New York

4/5  rDev +5.5%

12-08-2011 21:41:56 | More by wchasejr
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ikenney87

Kansas

4.3/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottle into a New Belgium tulip style glass.

Look: Black with mohogany highlights around the edge. Great, thick, latte-colored head.

Smell: A mixture of grapefruit and coffee. Nutty, roasty, sweet. A tinge of sourness that may be coming from the grapefruit hop character.

Taste: Roast and toast up front. Juicy and bitter hop presence in the back. Leaves the mouth dry and tasting that burnt maltiness. Taste is almost bordering on cascadian dark ale territory.

Mouthfeel: If this beer is carefully poured and never swirled, it will retain a high level of carbonation that may subtract from the experience. I prefer to pour somewhat aggressively and swirl it up a bit to get that carbonation down. This leads to a smoother, creamier beer and I can focus on the flavors more.

Overall: A very good porter with a nice hop balance.

Serving type: bottle

12-08-2011 04:34:34 | More by ikenney87
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barleyroad

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance is dark, past brown with a nice carmel foam. Smell is balanced nicely with hops and grains. Mouthfeel is crisp and clean; this beer leaves the mouth nicely. Taste is, well, nicely balanced and has hits of toasting. Overall this is a good porter that will go well with any meat. Good swiss and sausage..yea

Serving type: bottle

12-08-2011 02:00:28 | More by barleyroad
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Mtnbeerman

Colorado

4/5  rDev +5.5%

12-06-2011 02:16:29 | More by Mtnbeerman
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jordanvermeer

Iowa

3/5  rDev -20.8%

12-05-2011 06:56:32 | More by jordanvermeer
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Pjev11

New Jersey

3.85/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle (six pack purchased 3 weeks ago) into a pint glass.

Appearance - very dark brown with lighter browns along the edges. 2 fingers of tan head. Looks nice. Leaves a nice amount of lacing.

Smell - Notes of coffee. Not getting much else.

Taste - Nice and dark but the carbonation comes through up top. Then slight alcoholic taste. Also coffee.

Mouthfeel - Fairly carbonated for a porter. Maybe a bit too much.

Overall - I like this porter but it's not my favorite. A nice overall job by the Boulevard guys.

Serving type: bottle

12-03-2011 02:30:46 | More by Pjev11
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Nikolai

North Dakota

5/5  rDev +31.9%

12-03-2011 02:21:24 | More by Nikolai
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PhatAtUT

Texas

4/5  rDev +5.5%

12-03-2011 01:36:35 | More by PhatAtUT
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gwguest

Kansas

4/5  rDev +5.5%

12-01-2011 21:55:27 | More by gwguest
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Exiled

Texas

4/5  rDev +5.5%

11-29-2011 23:35:51 | More by Exiled
Bully! Porter from Boulevard Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 989 ratings.