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Hobo's Ginger Spiced Porter - 1st City Brewery and Grill

Hobo's Ginger Spiced Porter
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Ratings: 1
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rAvg: 3.75
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Brewed by:
1st City Brewery and Grill
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
Herbed / Spiced Beer |  ABV ?

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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(Beer added by: tavernjef on 09-20-2004)
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Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This is the regular porter the brew year round with the addition of spice for a fall seasonal. Deep dark brown in the glass, nearly black, a thin, loosely foamy, wet sandy brown edging at the top; minimal lace sticks in thick strings.

Aroma is faint of some milk chocolate laced with a small roasty aspect. As it warms a bit of coffee and burntness makes an appearance, but very light.

Taste is welcome and smooth with a nice slender chocolatey tone and a bit of roastyness mixed within. The ginger barely makes a presense in the finish but does add a nice yet brief stay among the finish which in itself is favorable with some darker chocolate tones and roast fading off.

Feel is just shy of a medium body, quite smooth and quick, creamy and slim on the carbonation with a chocolatey drying finish thats milky smooth and fades nicely without much bitter chocolate that you may find in other porters. This was more of a milky smooth thing in its character. Not bad at all, this could be better, and I'm being a little generous here too, but it could've been alot worse as well. Too bad it was Sunday otherwise this may have come home in a growler.

Serving type: on-tap

09-20-2004 03:49:40 | More by tavernjef
Hobo's Ginger Spiced Porter from 1st City Brewery and Grill
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