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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:
Highland Brewing visit their website
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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seanwhite

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2%

11-14-2011 16:48:44 | More by seanwhite
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MADPolo

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

12-19-2012 14:52:48 | More by MADPolo
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jeanphony

New York

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

11-12-2012 22:27:42 | More by jeanphony
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TheSSG

Illinois

3.1/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours a dense, tan head that has great persistence (collapses to a nice, thick froth) and laces nicely. I'd swear this was a nitro stout, the head is so smooth, consistent, and rich. Slightly acidic, toasted malt aroma. Black. A very acidic, bright front. Floral hoppiness and fruity coffee notes with a medium bitterness. Finish brings back the coffee with a lingering floral/green hoppiness that blends well with the coffee's acidity.

This isn't bad, but it's a bit plain. It's quite acidic (coffee+porter renders this not too surprising), and so I think that has a tendency to overwhelm a lot of the other, more subtle flavors.

Serving type: bottle

03-30-2014 03:13:17 | More by TheSSG
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ScubaSteve00

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

01-25-2014 00:54:15 | More by ScubaSteve00
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tabascosigned

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

03-29-2014 19:34:50 | More by tabascosigned
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zillo043068

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +2%

03-15-2013 23:05:44 | More by zillo043068
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hmmmbeer10

Florida

3/5  rDev -23.5%

04-16-2014 20:32:30 | More by hmmmbeer10
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CMOrak

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

01-03-2013 22:10:17 | More by CMOrak
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pheelingIt

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +2%

01-04-2013 01:38:56 | More by pheelingIt
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Rod_J

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

05-16-2014 02:17:08 | More by Rod_J
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CarolinaKevin

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +2%

01-21-2012 18:07:50 | More by CarolinaKevin
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cackalacky

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

11-15-2012 01:51:25 | More by cackalacky
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beerFool28607

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

03-08-2012 23:33:02 | More by beerFool28607
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planbee

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -23.5%

11-26-2011 05:45:30 | More by planbee
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Jasonrm72

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

01-14-2013 23:35:12 | More by Jasonrm72
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ascags

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

05-10-2014 15:36:41 | More by ascags
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GetTheYayo

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

02-12-2013 01:24:49 | More by GetTheYayo
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BeerNoobNC

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +2%

10-05-2013 21:58:57 | More by BeerNoobNC
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tree777

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

11-10-2013 17:00:26 | More by tree777
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Acforster2

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

10-17-2012 01:42:18 | More by Acforster2
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ImperatorScab

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +2%

11-30-2013 21:42:36 | More by ImperatorScab
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GehenHerzog

North Carolina

5/5  rDev +27.6%

12-09-2011 03:52:32 | More by GehenHerzog
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JebediahScooter

Vermont

4/5  rDev +2%

11-24-2011 03:00:58 | More by JebediahScooter
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welldigger888

South Carolina

4.63/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured an opaque garnet hued elixer with a sweet biege head and ample lacing.

A bit muted on the coffee, but seems to have a nice fruity type english yeastiness that blends well with the roasty grain goodness as the coffee takes a back seat.

Cream filled coffee smoothness that gives way to a nice roast grain bill finishing off with that nice smooth english yeast fruitiness. I assume the english yeastiness is from the cask conditioning, and it plays a vital role here.

So smooth and so creamy with just the right amount of fruity yeast.

WOW, my guys at greens have helped us brew lovers out. Fantastic cask ale, soft and smooth with all the highlights. Well played Wes & Joseph, Thank you and keep up the good work.

Serving type: cask

04-21-2012 02:53:11 | More by welldigger888
Highland Thunderstruck Coffee Porter from Highland Brewing
88 out of 100 based on 377 ratings.