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Schlafly Porter - The Schlafly Tap Room

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98 Ratings
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Ratings: 98
Reviews: 38
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 13.73%
Wants: 2
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
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The Schlafly Tap Room visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
English Porter |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our Porter is a dark ale with a mild roasted character and a distinct sweetness from caramel malt. This medium-bodied porter has a velvety body with Pilgrim hops adding a subtle bitterness and East Kent Goldings hops adding aroma and flavor. The English yeast helps showcase all of these flavors in this traditional British-style porter.

In 18th Century London, the word porter was first used to describe a relatively strong, dark beer, popular amongst the working class. London brewers became famous for this style, as they began refining the process using better quality malt. The World Wars led to a higher tax on malt, resulting in lower alcohol strengths in porters. Porter nearly disappeared in the late 20th Century, but was re-introduced in London after small American brewers revitalized interest in the style.

27 IBU

(Beer added by: UncleJimbo on 12-29-2002)
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3.75/5  rDev +5%

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3.5/5  rDev -2%

05-15-2013 02:45:02 | More by lucasj82
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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +5%

05-11-2013 02:01:38 | More by ToddHolder
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Jamison85

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +19%

03-24-2013 21:22:26 | More by Jamison85
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crytion

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -9%

03-13-2013 10:49:32 | More by crytion
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Punisher

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +5%

02-23-2013 21:51:31 | More by Punisher
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RyanC

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -2%

02-12-2013 23:01:21 | More by RyanC
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RedneckBeerz

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -9%

01-24-2013 20:47:46 | More by RedneckBeerz
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Stoshua

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +19%

01-17-2013 01:37:50 | More by Stoshua
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whendeathsleeps

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -9%

01-12-2013 23:34:05 | More by whendeathsleeps
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fitz284

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -2%

01-11-2013 04:22:39 | More by fitz284
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Ohiovania

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -2%

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TheArmadillo


3.75/5  rDev +5%

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Steamer

Missouri

3/5  rDev -16%

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runlikeakenyan

Indiana

3/5  rDev -16%

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Caskaway

Illinois

3/5  rDev -16%

11-29-2012 01:46:00 | More by Caskaway
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Eaglefan344

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -9%

11-14-2012 20:24:03 | More by Eaglefan344
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jharris0624

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +26.1%

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cfinch2

Virginia

4/5  rDev +12%

11-10-2012 01:54:31 | More by cfinch2
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fallopia

Indiana

2.05/5  rDev -42.6%

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into an ale glass

Appearance: Dense, very dark brown color with a thin, quickly dissipating tan head

Aroma: Overall there is very little aroma, but with repeat evaluation there are faint hints of walnuts, earth, and pine needles.

Taste: Harsh hops are out of balance with any malt flavors

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied with a brief bitter aftertaste

Overall, I was disappointed with this rather bland, tasteless, out-of-balance porter.

11-08-2012 02:43:45 | More by fallopia
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BigBry

Alberta (Canada)

3.6/5  rDev +0.8%

More reviews copied from notes.

Served on tap in St. Louis.
Beer is dark brown (not quite black), minimal light penetration. Short tan head, small stream of bubble kept a floating cap of foam, thin string lace.
Aroma is roasted grain, mild coffee and chocolate. All of the solid 'porter-like' flavor to be expected, roasted malt, cocoa and chocolate, bitter coffee to finish.
Medium in body and mouthfeel, not overly sweet to leave a cloying aftertaste.
When nothing sticks out (good or bad), it must be a good one, bang on the style.

11-03-2012 20:02:20 | More by BigBry
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bzach

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -9%

10-16-2012 03:57:33 | More by bzach
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mtlasley

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -2%

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Dave1999

North Carolina

3.53/5  rDev -1.1%

Poured a very dark reddish brown with a small tan head.

The smell is roasted malts and coffee, too subtle for me though.

The taste is much the same as the smell, roasted malts, with a tiny amount of bitterness.

Mouth fell is medium with low carbonation.

Overall decent but average porter.

09-02-2012 22:33:19 | More by Dave1999
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Moby

Illinois

3/5  rDev -16%

08-25-2012 01:39:22 | More by Moby
Schlafly Porter from The Schlafly Tap Room
81 out of 100 based on 98 ratings.