Gritty McDuff's Chocolate Porter - Gritty McDuff's Brewing Company
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3.35/5 rDev -13.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5
Actually enjoyed at the Auburn, Maine pub this porter was a deep, dark brown color with a modest puddle of off-white bubbles on top that leaves similarly light lacing. The aroma brings pretty mild dark malt and wheat, disappointing. My first taste offers light charcoal chocolate and a bit of a grassy hop. Bitter dark chocolate comes through gradually with some root beer malt and a little citrus bite. But as you finish, the chocolate fades and it just ends up being bitter-ish and one dimensional. Like most Gritty brews this is light-plus bodied with a fairly frisky feel and touch of chalkiness. The charcoal idea seems most dominant and it’s okay. Not bad. But why is everything here so thin?
Serving type: on-tap
05-19-2012 03:32:13 | More by Durge
4.28/5 rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4
One-off brewed for American Craft Brew Week. Served on-cask in a tumbler pint, the beer is a dark, ruby brown coloring with a filmy, tight, off-white coating of film. Aromas are subtle, with a light nutty and milk chocolate sweetness riding a roasty backbone. Flavors are smooth and rich, with a chocolatey layered malt punch. Tasty! Roasted overtones, with a subtle mocha bitterness. This is a heavy chocolate blast that maintains a light, smooth body to be very drinkable. Smooth, rich finish with a roasty, dark chocolatey aftertaste.
Serving type: cask
05-12-2012 18:47:01 | More by GarthDanielson
Gritty McDuff's Chocolate Porter from Gritty McDuff's Brewing Company
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