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Red Eye Coffee Porter - Two Brothers Brewing Company

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Red Eye Coffee PorterRed Eye Coffee Porter

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

314 Ratings
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Ratings: 314
Reviews: 143
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 11.41%
Wants: 38
Gots: 34 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Two Brothers Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  9.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ClockworkOrange on 02-05-2009)
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From: Binny's, Champaign, IL
Date: None, but "049 A202" stamped on bottle
Glass: Tulip

Review from notes -- opened bottle roughly a year ago.

Pours a 1cm head of dark tan foam with average to below average retention, lasting under one minute. The foam fades to a ring around the glass with an island of residuum atop the body of the beer. Lacing is present, though bordering on modest, some good, large streaks and dots, but other areas of the glass have little to nothing. Body is an opaque dark brown to black color, light bringing out ruby highlights around the edges of the beer.

Smells like a coffee doughnut at first, gradually warming up to some blackened malt with associated sweetness and perhaps a touch of cinnamon.

Taste puts this definitely in the porter style, with strong coffee bean notes alongside chocolate and semi-sweet roasted barley with a slight acrid component that is often played up in North American baltic porters. Pleasant slightly bitter coffee aftertaste, some dried fruit esters, perhaps akin to chocolate-covered prunes.

Body is medium to medium-heavy, with low to medium-low levels of carbonation. This results in a smooth and creamy mouthfeel that perhaps sits a bit too much on the palate. Ethanol heat felt just a bit in the nostrils and back of the throat near the end of a sip, but generally well hidden. Closes dry, with a sticky residue on the palate.

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Red Eye Coffee Porter from Two Brothers Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 314 ratings.