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Philadelphia Porter - Manayunk Brewery and Restaurant

Philadelphia Porter
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12 Ratings
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Ratings: 12
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.46
pDev: 20.81%


Brewed by:
Manayunk Brewery and Restaurant visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-06-2003)
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Ratings: 12 | Reviews: 5 | Show All Ratings:
Reviews by MONKandTUCK:
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MONKandTUCK

Pennsylvania

4.47/5  rDev +29.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

A - Dark Black beer, tan head. Perfect for cold weather -- warms me up just looking at it.

A - Dark fruits and caramel hide behind fresh brewed coffee and malt.

T - Very sweet and chewy, maybe a bit much for some. It's not cloying, though. A nutty flavor comes at the end and a smooooth roasted finish concludes it all. The beer is dark but it tastes of pale chocolate and a hint of roasted barley.

M - It's a big, fleshed out beer. It finishes dry enough that it remains drinkable.

O - This beer could be a bit roastier, but I am happy it wasn't. For those who don't like Guinness, and those who find Bocks too pedestrian, this is a great compromise. Very satisfying and interesting.

* Drinking this, I did not know it's a Baltic Porter. It's a little roastier than I would expect a Baltic Porter to be, fortunately. As far as that style goes, this beer is one of the finest examples!

Serving type: on-tap

12-10-2011 04:28:21 | More by MONKandTUCK
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Goldndomer

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -20.5%

02-09-2014 23:12:51 | More by Goldndomer
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CuriousMonk

Virginia

3/5  rDev -13.3%

11-18-2013 02:14:21 | More by CuriousMonk
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ROGUE16

Delaware

3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

09-30-2013 02:47:58 | More by ROGUE16
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johnnnniee

New Hampshire

4.01/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

On tap at Pro Brewers Night and a couple of more times at AHA Philadelphia 6/27/2013
Pours a dark brown/black with faint ruby highlights and a creamy tan head that shows moderate retention. Smells of chocolate, roast, caramel and a hint of dark stone fruit. The flavor is as the aroma advertised. Nice creamy silky mouthfeel. I enjoyed this one quite a bit.

Serving type: on-tap

07-01-2013 23:28:50 | More by johnnnniee
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Chugs13

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +8.4%

06-26-2013 00:16:05 | More by Chugs13
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RobertColianni

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +22.8%

06-22-2013 23:16:33 | More by RobertColianni
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brez8791

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -42.2%

03-09-2013 13:33:51 | More by brez8791
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ncworster

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -27.7%

02-29-2012 01:14:44 | More by ncworster
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Rifugium

Pennsylvania

3.85/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

First had: on tap at Cold Point Pub, Plymouth Meeting, PA

Had this in Dec. '11, so presumably it's not retired. Poured into a nonic, a rich, dark, brown-black with a nice cap of mocha head. Aroma of dark roasty malts and coffee. Taste was pretty spot-on for a middle of the road American porter, with dark roasted malts, dry coffee, a bit of smoke, and a mild earthiness throughout; some bitterness in the aftertaste. Medium mouthfeel, a little thinner than you might expect, but pretty appropriate for the style. Goes down dry, but smooth and easy.

Serving type: on-tap

12-03-2011 15:01:01 | More by Rifugium
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garuda

Pennsylvania

4.03/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

A - Deep ruby, almost black with a densely packed tan head that has good retention, but little lacing.

S - Earthy pine hops subdued by a nice roasty malt character, and even a hint of some citrus.

T - Roasted malt and coffee, with subtle smokiness in the middle, finishing with some pine hops, then slightly bitter dark chocolate in the aftertaste.

M - Full body, delicate cask carbonation, nice and smooth across the palate.

D - Great flavors, easy to drink. I wouldn't really change much about it. I'd like to try it on tap, because I think it may boost the hop presence and really add another dimension.

Serving type: cask

10-25-2010 23:38:18 | More by garuda
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thequeen711

Pennsylvania

3.38/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Rumour has it that the colder this brew gets, the better it tastes...creamy tan head, nose of the roasted malts...malt heaven! smokey and malty is just how I like to enjoy my porters. I would definitely enjoy a growler of this tastiness. Highly recommend!

Serving type: on-tap

08-12-2008 00:34:29 | More by thequeen711
Philadelphia Porter from Manayunk Brewery and Restaurant
81 out of 100 based on 12 ratings.