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Payback Smoked Porter - Speakeasy Ales & Lagers

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BA SCORE
86
very good

40 Ratings
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Ratings: 40
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 13.09%
Wants: 0
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Speakeasy Ales & Lagers visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Smoked Beer |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: elNopalero on 02-27-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 40 | Reviews: 14
Photo of GeorgeCarroll
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of UCLABrewN84
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours an opaque black with a foamy dark khaki head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Foamy rings of lace line the glass on the drink down. Smell is of dark roasted malt, smoked malt, and slight band-aid aromas. Taste is much the same with dark roasted malt and smoke flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of roasty and smoke bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a good level of carbonation with a crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer with a solid, balanced smoke presence that makes this one easy to drink.

Photo of aakerman
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of hozersr
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of MarkyMOD
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of paulish
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Photo of CJNAPS
4.05/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Joncasso
4.15/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

It was very smooth. A bit bitter, but not ipa bitter. Heavy coffee flavor. I'd give it another go around

Photo of SonicAddict
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

I really enjoy that most of the Hop taste is on the front end instead of the after taste.

Photo of josephwa
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Photo of SDG1070
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Photo of EgadBananas
4.3/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Black pour, tan head, finger, no real lacing. Meaty aroma, chocolate, coffee, high roast, smoke, char. Smoky undertones, chocolate, coffee notes and plenty roastiness. Good balance, hearty smoke. Creamy, medium body, great drinkability. Looking very forward to the base porter on this.

Photo of Nathans_86ed
4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

Photo of elNopalero
4.55/5  rDev +19.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

This pours a dark roasty-black color with light foaming. It has a great assertive smoked aroma on it, big and intense, with a wonderful smokey flavor and finish. Thick, heavy, like liquid BBQ. This is not a beginners smoked beer by any means. Of course I loved it.

Photo of Shogun730
4.75/5  rDev +24.3%

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Payback Smoked Porter from Speakeasy Ales & Lagers
86 out of 100 based on 40 ratings.