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Mudpuppy Porter - Central Waters Brewing Co.

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Mudpuppy PorterMudpuppy Porter

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BA SCORE
87
very good

561 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 561
Reviews: 211
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.92%
Wants: 37
Gots: 41 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Central Waters Brewing Co. visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-22-2002)
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Reviews by KFBR392:
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KFBR392

Illinois

3.81/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Pours with about a finger of tan head. Very light active carbonation in glass while drinking. Dark brown on the edges where some light shines through.

Smell: Smooth aromas of milk chocolate, oats, and caramel greet the drinker first. Some mild roasted malt warms up on the body. Aromas of cacao nibs continue to ride throughout. More sweetness overall then any heavier malt tones.

Taste: Roasted malt and medium to heavy coffee tones hit the palate first. Creamier flavors of vanilla, milk chocolate, and caramel balance out the beginning of the beer. The roasted malt pops up again on the back end. The finish has some dryness with a pleasant amount of sweetness.

Mouthfeel: Nice transitions of dry to sweet. Pretty heavy on the palate. Carbonation is low which makes this one go down easy.

Overall: Good amount of complexity with plenty of traditional porter malt tones. I would not put it with the Edmund Fitzgerald's or Founder's Porter but is definitely a good one.

Serving type: bottle

02-05-2014 04:07:41 | More by KFBR392
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Mudpuppy Porter from Central Waters Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 561 ratings.