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Flagstaff Blackbird Porter - Flagstaff Brewing Company

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Flagstaff Blackbird Porter
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BA SCORE
85
very good

11 Ratings
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Ratings: 11
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 7.61%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Flagstaff Brewing Company visit their website
Arizona, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A silky-smooth, reddish-brown porter epitomized by a balance of full bodied flavor & subtle hop undertones. A mild roasted flavor lingers on the palate, giving this beer a well-rounded finish.

20 IBU

(Beer added by: beerguy101 on 08-16-2003)
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GraduatedCashew

California

3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

08-28-2013 21:22:29 | More by GraduatedCashew
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LXIXME

New Mexico

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

02-11-2014 23:00:33 | More by LXIXME
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beerguy101

California

3.53/5  rDev -7.3%

Medium amber color. Small head. Aroma is roasted malts and a touch of chocolate. A medium bodied porter. Malts are roasted and chocolately. Hops are spicy. Maybe just a touch thin for a porter. . Well balanced. Very drinkable. Fruity finish. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is dry. Aftertaste slightly sweet.

08-16-2003 00:36:31 | More by beerguy101
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mc4z

California

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

06-22-2014 06:38:11 | More by mc4z
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Hterrell

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

06-26-2013 21:36:49 | More by Hterrell
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GreatBloomer

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

04-07-2014 18:40:05 | More by GreatBloomer
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Phelps

Arizona

3.98/5  rDev +4.5%

Poured into a snifter.

Very dark brown, a little thin-looking. Some drinking thins the color out to a clearer bark-brown. The head is light tan, thin and fizzy, popping away quickly.

Intriguing blend of aromas. In this order: light roast coffee, oats, some pork, milk chocolate, earth.

Same thing going on in the flavor. Chocolate and lightly roasted coffee meld, along with some sweet oats and a touch of dark fruits. Bitter dark chocolate lingers after the swallow.

Thick, creamy body with peppery carbonation. Holds together well without a touch of alcohol.

A solid porter. Good flavor, nice feel.

07-25-2012 05:38:29 | More by Phelps
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kdoc8

Oregon

4/5  rDev +5%

I had this on tap at the brew pub in Flagstaff, AZ. It was a deep reddish-brown color - almost purple, so that was unique. It didn't have much of a head and was highly carbonated. It had an interesting and strong sweet aroma, somewhat like coffee but more like a mocha, so a mix of strong espresso and chocolate.
Complex flavor to the taste also - hops are hidden but present, behind the major taste of chocolate/coffee malts.

03-13-2007 18:22:29 | More by kdoc8
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Bobhoya

Arizona

4/5  rDev +5%

03-27-2013 23:35:22 | More by Bobhoya
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Camjmorton

Arizona

4/5  rDev +5%

01-08-2014 04:51:27 | More by Camjmorton
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nickfl

Florida

4.35/5  rDev +14.2%

A - poured with a small head of light tan foam on a dark brown body with amber highlights. The head series slowly and leaves moderate lace.

S - smoky caramel and chicory with some brown sugar.

T - dark sugar up front with some dry, roasted malt character in the middle. Finishes with molasses, licorice, and moderate bitterness.

M - medium thick body, moderate carbonation, and a dry finish.

D - a very nicely done porter, it manages to be dark and thick without ever becoming something that would be confused for a stout.

03-26-2012 02:44:24 | More by nickfl
Flagstaff Blackbird Porter from Flagstaff Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 11 ratings.