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Short's Publican Porter (Imperial London Porter) - Short's Brewing Company

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Short's Publican Porter (Imperial London Porter)Short's Publican Porter (Imperial London Porter)

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94
outstanding

273 Ratings
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Ratings: 273
Reviews: 84
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 8.77%
Wants: 68
Gots: 26 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Short's Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
English Porter |  9.15% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
A Robust Porter.

(Beer added by: BeerBeing on 10-13-2007)
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teamwiggum

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -5.2%

08-30-2014 03:39:28 | More by teamwiggum
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hopnado

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

08-30-2014 01:25:21 | More by hopnado
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J_Chova

Maryland

4.12/5  rDev -2.4%

08-28-2014 21:42:32 | More by J_Chova
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Thedrizzle

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

08-22-2014 13:16:03 | More by Thedrizzle
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Dactrius

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -5.2%

08-18-2014 12:32:29 | More by Dactrius
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lupercmda

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

08-09-2014 04:22:20 | More by lupercmda
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markgugs

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

07-31-2014 03:05:38 | More by markgugs
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I_BYE_MI_BEER

Michigan

4/5  rDev -5.2%

07-27-2014 16:36:42 | More by I_BYE_MI_BEER
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GreesyFizeek

New York

4.08/5  rDev -3.3%

Bottle shared by Curran, thanks man.

Pours a very dark black, with a small half inch head, and a good amount of lacing.

Smells like chocolate, roasted malt, and a little bit of espresso beans.

This one does not taste at all like its over 9% ABV, I honestly thought it was 5 or 6%. It is very full bodied, and full of flavors- lots of great chocolate flavors, almost like it is brewed with chocolate, when as far as I know it is not. There is also a nice creamy vanilla flavor, with a small amount of espresso bitterness, and moderate sweetness. Really, really nice.

This one has a medium sized body, as befits the unexpected ABV. There is a low amount of carbonation, with a very smooth and creamy mouthfeel.

This is probably the best English porter I've ever had, but it's probably not very traditional. It tastes awesome, and that's what it counts.

07-25-2014 02:11:19 | More by GreesyFizeek
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GrizXTKEX519

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

07-22-2014 14:18:52 | More by GrizXTKEX519
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elliott1184

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -5.2%

07-22-2014 01:08:30 | More by elliott1184
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zestar

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

07-19-2014 07:11:23 | More by zestar
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nate-henry

Michigan

5/5  rDev +18.5%

07-06-2014 08:28:39 | More by nate-henry
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metter98

New York

4.3/5  rDev +1.9%

A: The beer is jet black in color. It poured with a short tan head that died down, leaving delicate lacing covering the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Moderate aromas of dark chocolate are present in the nose.
T: The taste is similar to the smell but the chocolate malts are much stronger and there also notes of coffee beans and hints of Oreo cookie wafers and roasted malts. Only slight bits of bitterness are noticeable.
M: It feels medium-bodied and a little smooth on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is extremely flavorful, rivaling that of a Russian Imperial Stout, except there is no bitterness and is obviously lighter in body.

06-28-2014 16:44:59 | More by metter98
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smithj4

New York

4/5  rDev -5.2%

06-28-2014 16:18:50 | More by smithj4
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Arizona

4.75/5  rDev +12.6%

06-27-2014 16:28:31 | More by sammyg832
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gashmoney

Michigan

4/5  rDev -5.2%

06-22-2014 14:35:20 | More by gashmoney
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linnymtu

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

06-21-2014 01:03:50 | More by linnymtu
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Bunuelian

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

05-19-2014 12:12:40 | More by Bunuelian
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Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

05-19-2014 00:54:26 | More by Pencible
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Mxsluis

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

05-17-2014 20:59:55 | More by Mxsluis
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uturn

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

05-16-2014 14:56:34 | More by uturn
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apasternak

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

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California

3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

05-07-2014 02:42:08 | More by GRG1313
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adamant1912

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

05-06-2014 04:11:27 | More by adamant1912
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Short's Publican Porter (Imperial London Porter) from Short's Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 273 ratings.