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Black Forest - Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall

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BA SCORE
82
good

118 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 118
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 10.53%
Wants: 4
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  9.80% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Mikecap on 02-13-2014)
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Poured from a 32oz growler into a pint glass.

A: dark, syrupy looking with a centimeter or two of creamy off-white head.

S: not much on the palate, alcohol and mild cherry (maybe).

T: too boozy. Cherry tastes fresh and tart, not sweet/candy - it's just too mild to cut the booze. Not a whole lot else going on in the flavor profile - a bit malt/roasted yeast, no chocolate notes apparent.

M: pretty full bodied, not the easiest sip on the planet.

O: less booze,'more cherry, any chocolate, some caramel/malt. Won't be picking this up again. Just too much booze keeps it from being session able or even enjoyable really.

TheEMillerShow, Oct 20, 2014
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Poured into a pint glass. No head, no how, no way. Dark, almost black with reddish undertones. Booze, cherry, hints of chocolate on the nose. Winey, boozy notes, like a porter should have. Not much in the way of chocolate or cherry at all on the palate. Smooth carbonation. Maybe just a little thin for a porter, but certainly nothing egregious.

So it's a porter with a little chocolate and cherry. Nothing earth shattering, nothing that would cause me to write my congressman in anger. S'okay.

louisianajones, Oct 06, 2014
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Black Forest from Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
82 out of 100 based on 118 ratings.