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Highland Thunderstruck Coffee Porter - Highland Brewing

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Highland Thunderstruck Coffee PorterHighland Thunderstruck Coffee Porter

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BA SCORE
88
very good

377 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 377
Reviews: 97
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 10.97%
Wants: 20
Gots: 22 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
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North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: hippityhophead24 on 11-10-2011)
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elgiacomo

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4.1/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottled November 1, 2011. Served at around 55F.

Pours dark brown to black with a two finger brown head that leaves spotty lacing and holds a small creamy cap.

Aroma is roasted premium coffee, milk chocolate, roasted malts, straightforward, but good...especially the coffee.

Flavor is coffee, chocolate, roasted malts, some caramel & bread, some acidity and bitterness but there is some underlying sweetness not unlike a sweet stout. Minimal to no alcohol.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied, a little creamy with good carbonation.

Very tasty coffee brew. The coffee comes through best in the aroma but still is pretty front and center in the flavor as well.

Serving type: bottle

11-30-2011 02:03:46 | More by elgiacomo
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Highland Thunderstruck Coffee Porter from Highland Brewing
88 out of 100 based on 377 ratings.