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Portsmouth Kate The Great - Portsmouth Brewery

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Portsmouth Kate The GreatPortsmouth Kate The Great

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

882 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 882
Reviews: 484
rAvg: 4.55
pDev: 10.11%
Wants: 2,683
Gots: 170 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Portsmouth Brewery visit their website
New Hampshire, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  12.00% ABV

Availability: Spring

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: bewareOFpenguin on 04-07-2005)
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charlzm

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4.66/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Consumed December 10th, 2011. 2011 vintage. Many thanks to Vurt for sharing!

Beer is close to pitch black with little apparent carbonation.

Aromas of dark pitted fruit, molasses, chocolate.

Flavors are more subtle and plentiful than expected: tobacco, chocolate, coffee, prunes and an acidic edge that flirts with sourness but doesn't go there. Port wine and woody notes as well.

Mouthfeel is lighter than expected, contributing to enjoyability. Slightly dry, clean finish.

This is one of the greats and deserving of the hype. Would I drink it every day? No. But a few times a year would be nice.

Serving type: bottle

12-11-2011 17:34:48 | More by charlzm
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Portsmouth Kate The Great from Portsmouth Brewery
100 out of 100 based on 882 ratings.