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Payback Porter - Speakeasy Ales & Lagers

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BA SCORE
88
very good

241 Ratings
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Ratings: 241
Reviews: 83
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 9.72%
Wants: 15
Gots: 32 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Speakeasy Ales & Lagers visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Murchmac on 12-21-2009

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Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 241 | Reviews: 83
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.18/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of samtrillo
4.18/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BWood
3.54/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pretty hoppy for a porter. Good lace but no head. Not very creamy.

Photo of Sgbrown78
4.19/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Chanfles
3.95/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Gkruszewski
4.23/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GatorCoop
4.15/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of avwrite
3.91/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A good tasting porter. Rich, thick, strong. You feel it going down, and it's fairly creamy. Nice color and I enjoyed the molasses flavors.

Photo of acurtis
3.59/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Spaceman_Jer
4.19/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of nadiarmn
4.41/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CJNAPS
3.8/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Not one of the best porters I've had.

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3.79/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of VonZipper
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of FLima
4.13/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Deepest black color blocking light with a thick caramel head with good retention and leaving laces.
Nice and bold aroma with notes of cocoa and coffee.
Flavor with notes of espresso coffee, dark fruits, licorice, oatmeal, mild pecan, roasted malts, chocolate cake, some smoke and a citrus hint. Dry and bitter aftertaste with a long lasting roasted note.
Full body with appropriate carbonation. Very smooth and creamy. Alcohol of 7.5% is simply not there.
Excellent Porter, though it felt to me like a bold stout. Very flavorful.

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3/5  rDev -23.3%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of jcon
4/5  rDev +2.3%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of spycow
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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Payback Porter from Speakeasy Ales & Lagers
88 out of 100 based on 241 ratings.