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Palmetto Espresso Porter - Palmetto Brewing Company

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Palmetto Espresso PorterPalmetto Espresso Porter

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87
very good

100 Ratings
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Ratings: 100
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 13.18%
Wants: 2
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Palmetto Brewing Company visit their website
South Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
The robust full-bodied flavor comes from the dark roasted malts and is accented with a coffee espresso roast by our friends and neighbors Charleston Coffee Roasters.

(Beer added by: mikesgroove on 02-28-2010)
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Reviews by greencovesteve:
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greencovesteve

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +3.4%

02-03-2013 23:16:36 | More by greencovesteve
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smweir

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

07-27-2014 11:56:33 | More by smweir
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wedge

North Carolina

4.11/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

@ The Griffon

Looks pretty close to pitch black in color, topped by an off-white head that reduces to a thin ring. This one is all about the coffee, though it’s not going to jump out of the glass and slap you around. Nice deep black, oily espresso bean aroma. Similarly “beany” in flavor with an easy going sweetness and a bit of chocolaty malt. Medium bodied. Very simple in execution, but the coffee implementation is so well done it’s hard to resist ordering another glass. Should’ve grabbed a couple bottles to take home with me.

Serving type: on-tap

07-18-2014 17:20:38 | More by wedge
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Wando843


5/5  rDev +29.2%

07-17-2014 21:22:45 | More by Wando843
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rudabegga9

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

07-17-2014 00:39:54 | More by rudabegga9
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sulldaddy

Connecticut

3.98/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I am sampling a cellar temp bottle poured into a snifter. A gift from my cousin Nicole and Aunt Dolly in Charleston. Thanks!
The beer pours a deep cola brown with fluffy beige head of 3 cm foaming up on the gentle pour and leaving windowpane lattice as it fades to a sturdy surface layer.
Aroma is a big hit of roasted coffee, dry almost burnt notes and a bit of chocolate buried behind the coffee. Generally roasted and dry on the nose.
First sip reveals an average body with with tingly carbonation that pecks across my palate on each sip.
Flavor is as the nose advertises with a bit of dark chocolate, high cocoa notes that are barely sweet. this is followed by roasted malt and coffee notes that linger after each sip. No hints of alcohol and the hops dont show through either. This is a dry malty brew that coffee lovers would love.
I find it enjoyable this evening after a long day at the beach. Worth a shot if you dig coffee beers and are in the South.

Serving type: bottle

07-07-2014 03:07:24 | More by sulldaddy
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PattyLeit


4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

06-21-2014 21:51:50 | More by PattyLeit
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GeorgiaBeerGuy

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -16%

06-09-2014 02:27:32 | More by GeorgiaBeerGuy
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thatoneguymike

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

06-02-2014 03:51:31 | More by thatoneguymike
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Falcone

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +3.4%

05-23-2014 19:35:51 | More by Falcone
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woodchip

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

05-16-2014 16:03:53 | More by woodchip
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Stinkypuss

Pennsylvania

4.15/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

LOOK: Dark amber in color with an off-white, well retaining foam layer. A bit of spotty lace is left behind, and the brew is free of sediment.

SMELL: Pleasant coffee notes, robust and nutty, slight cocoa, and perhaps a whiff of hops. Robust aroma that is quite nice indeed.

TASTE: Delicious coffee flavor reigns supreme here. Roasted malts compliment the espresso beans well, this tastes like a solid coffee beer. Nuts, coffee, char and light vanilla make for a most pleasing profile. Fair bitterness and herbal hops come to the party late but manage to round the brew out.

FEEL: Medium bodied, smooth and easy drinking.

OVERALL: Really beer's answer to iced coffee, id love this with my early morning breakfast.

Serving type: bottle

05-14-2014 23:07:24 | More by Stinkypuss
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huntermop

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

04-27-2014 04:33:14 | More by huntermop
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markgugs

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

04-20-2014 18:45:26 | More by markgugs
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bluedognever

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +22.7%

04-12-2014 14:25:03 | More by bluedognever
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TBarJr

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

04-01-2014 05:12:06 | More by TBarJr
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22Blue

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

02-28-2014 01:09:41 | More by 22Blue
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fishguyac

Virginia

2.5/5  rDev -35.4%

01-24-2014 01:51:44 | More by fishguyac
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hilgart1

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.4%

01-03-2014 03:15:26 | More by hilgart1
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Alex5

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -16%

12-10-2013 05:24:48 | More by Alex5
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jrohrbacher

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +3.4%

11-17-2013 05:29:25 | More by jrohrbacher
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EdelweissDad

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -16%

11-03-2013 19:30:16 | More by EdelweissDad
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Burkbom23

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

10-20-2013 21:58:19 | More by Burkbom23
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Roland45s

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

10-16-2013 14:35:18 | More by Roland45s
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Mtooman

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

08-28-2013 23:14:55 | More by Mtooman
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Palmetto Espresso Porter from Palmetto Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 100 ratings.