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Black Cat Porter - Mac and Jack's Brewery

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Black Cat Porter
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46 Ratings
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Ratings: 46
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 12.16%
Wants: 3
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mac and Jack's Brewery visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  ABV ?

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-22-2002

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look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Had on tap at the brewery during a visit and tour.

It is a basic mediocre American style porter and nothing special. It has a smokey taste along with burnt chocolate, soy sauce, and a small amount of alcohol. The smell is basic roasted barley and a strong smell of the house ale yeast. Not as good as their other beers ok to sample but I wouldn't order it.

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Poured on-tap at Mugsy's in Bonners Ferry, Idaho. Reviewed live.

A- one finger khaki head. Thick lacing with mahogany body. No clarity. This is dark. The beer looks like a normal American Porter.

S- chocolate and roast malts. Normal smell. Nothing special.

T- sweet and roasty. Finishes with a mocha-like flavor. Drinkable but not superb.

M- smooth, sticky and dry finish.

O- mediocre porter.

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3.45/5  rDev -6.8%
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*Reviewed from notes*

Enjoyed on tap at Sazerac Restaurant in Seattle.

A - Delivered with a half finger of of off-white head. Black with ruby highlights lacing is light.

S - Mildly smoky on the nose. Dark malty presence.

T - Average porter taste. Nothing too special, but definitely well balanced and easy going. Bitterness is low.

M - Carbonation is the little high for the style.

O - An average run of the mill porter. I like that it is smoky but not super bitter.

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Black Cat Porter from Mac and Jack's Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 46 ratings.