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Highland Thunderstruck Coffee Porter - Highland Brewing

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BA SCORE
88
very good

393 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 393
Reviews: 97
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 11%
Wants: 19
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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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

A- Pours black with a small creamy light-tan head that retains nicely, leaving behind some shirt lasting lace

S- chocolate malt with some slightly burnt coffee, some fruity esters, burnt popcorn

T- smooth chocolaty malt flavors up front, the coffee is subtle but balances nicely with the chocolate, burnt popcorn continues into the flavor, leaving a bitter finish.

M- medium body with moderate carbonation leads to a creamy and silky mouthfeel with a smooth finish

O- the smooth chocolate flavors were almost spot on with the added coffee, however the burnt taste detracted from it overall. I wonder if it was the actual coffee selection that caused this

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

A: a rich black with a creamy tan head.

S: Strong roast dominates the aroma. Bits of chocolate swirl in and out. Dark coffee and a bit of a nutty sweetness.

T: Once again, a very dark strong roast. full coffee flavor. slight earth bitterness. the finish is a tad nutty with a little bitter cocoa. bitter coffee roast finish.

M: Thin with a long bitter coffee finish.

O: A very solid offering. The mouthfeel is fantastic i think. Light and easy to drink but packing a punch with flavor. a perfect winter session porter! /85

schwemjw, Jan 22, 2014
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Highland Thunderstruck Coffee Porter from Highland Brewing
88 out of 100 based on 393 ratings.