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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

473 Ratings
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Ratings: 473
Reviews: 106
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 11.25%
Wants: 18
Gots: 64 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
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North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: hippityhophead24 on 11-10-2011

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Ratings: 473 | Reviews: 106
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look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3

12 oz bottle, poured into a snifter at room temperature.

A: Pours a seemingly black hole singularity black, but upon shining a light through the beer, tiny highlights of pure red make it through. Forms a finger-thick head of very pale tan, which dissipates quickly into a ring.

S: That's definitely a coffee porter smell. What seems to be a medium-roast coffee odor mingles with some earthy peat and faint chocolatey notes.

T: Medium roast coffee does indeed meet earthy peat in this action-packed thriller starring mostly medium roast coffee and earthy peat. While the flavors aren't bad, the flavor profile is rather simple.

M: Creamy and full, avoiding the watery finish that plagues many a porter.

O: Not a bad porter. Not particularly complex, but solid for what is there.

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Probably better than I give it credit for, I just like my coffee hot and my beer cold.

Yes, I just broke all rules of reviewing a beer. Let's chalk it up to me being a novice at this and hope I learn to put a little more thought into my next review.

Cheers

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Highland Thunderstruck Coffee Porter from Highland Brewing
88 out of 100 based on 473 ratings.