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Palmetto Espresso Porter - Palmetto Brewing Company

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116 Ratings
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Ratings: 116
Reviews: 29
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 13.02%
Wants: 2
Gots: 6 | 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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4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

Light body but full flavor. A perfect after dinner sipper.

beerblogger, Monday at 02:01 PM
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3.85/5  rDev +0.3%

Pours a dirty dark brown color with a minimal beige head that settles into a light ring. 3.5

The aroma is toasted pumpernickel and cold roast coffee. Real nice coffee aroma. Bitter chocolate notes. There is a bit of a lemony twang that you find in traditional porters. 4.25

The malt has a nice roast flavor but its a bit thin. The coffee flavor is quite good, deep roast. Again, there is that lemony twang found in porters. 4

The feel is thin, a bit watery for a porter. Soft carbonation. Light roast bitterness throughout the palate. 3.25

A very enjoyable coffee porter. It needs more body to smooth out the feel and round out the flavor profile. 3.85

Gmann, Saturday at 10:58 PM
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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.08/5  rDev +6.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

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3/5  rDev -21.9%

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3/5  rDev -21.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

psmith161, Aug 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

smweir, Jul 27, 2014
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4.11/5  rDev +7%
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.

wedge, Jul 18, 2014
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5/5  rDev +30.2%

Wando843, Jul 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

rudabegga9, Jul 17, 2014
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3.98/5  rDev +3.6%
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.

sulldaddy, Jul 07, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

PattyLeit, Jun 21, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

Falcone, May 23, 2014
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Palmetto Espresso Porter from Palmetto Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 116 ratings.