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Portsmouth Black Cat Stout - Portsmouth Brewery

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

174 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 174
Reviews: 101
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 10.42%
Wants: 47
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Portsmouth Brewery visit their website
New Hampshire, United States

Style | ABV
Irish Dry Stout |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Yes, Arthur, there is another stout. Our Irish-style "dry" stout is brewed with four different malts, roasted barley and Chinook hops. It is big, bold, smooth & tasty, and we think it's the best thing on either side of St. James Gate.

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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

wrightst, Jul 28, 2014
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qcbrewer, Jul 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

cnwillis31, Jul 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

Keg040, Jul 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

d_brommer_nh, Jun 29, 2014
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NHhomebrewguy, Jun 28, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

ddedhed, Jun 26, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -19.4%

Brutus627, Jun 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

Dicers, Jun 18, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

zestar, May 31, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

jadler16, May 02, 2014
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RIKIM, Apr 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

Axnjxn, Mar 26, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

MrsBeerGuyRIPcsg, Mar 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

Fettpopps, Mar 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

phuntasy, Mar 14, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -19.4%

rderedin, Feb 20, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

naphi23, Feb 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

PEIhop, Feb 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

Danjal, Feb 04, 2014
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3/5  rDev -25.6%

bostonryan, Feb 02, 2014
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RevCraig, Jan 25, 2014
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3.99/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Appearance: A little bit too much foam, initially, but it settles down to an impressive head level with plenty of streaky lacing left behind; the fudge brown liquid reveals some ruby highlights

Smell: Roasty, with chocolate and woodsy tones

Taste: Roasty and ashen, up front, with chocolate and a hint of mint; dry finish

Mouthfeel: Medium body and moderate carbonation; could be creamier

Overall: This bottle has a few years in it but it still drinks nicely; the mouthfeel would need to be a bit better to take the rating up to the next level

brentk56, Jan 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

ajcormier, Oct 31, 2013
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Portsmouth Black Cat Stout from Portsmouth Brewery
90 out of 100 based on 174 ratings.