Snake Bite Porter | Silver Moon Brewing

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Silver Moon Brewing
Oregon, United States
silvermoonbrewing.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by RedDiamond on 10-21-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
56
Reviews:
27
Avg:
3.79
pDev:
9.5%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
6
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 56 |  Reviews: 27
Photo of natfiedler
3.98/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of EdgarGerik
3.53/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Beerasaurus
4.31/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Fatehunter
3.56/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a finger and half of tan head on a black body.
The aroma is chocolate, wood and roasted malt. Nice.
The taste is a little watery, sweet, then some metallic bitterness.
The texture is crisp.
A nice porter.

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Photo of OregonGrown7
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jason_nwx
3.46/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SalemBeerDood
4.62/5  rDev +21.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of fredmugs
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of muldersha
3.96/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had on tap at Kay's Bar in SE Portland.

A deep brown/black body with a nice looking creamy tan head. Excellent retention as well.

Toasted and roasted aromas of Kenyan AA coffee, toasted malts, toasted oats, and freshly roasted cacao.

Very dry on the palate. Sports a medium to medium light body that is somewhat chalky, grainy, and restrained. Quite a bit of calcium. A pleasant, bitter finish makes this extremely refreshing and easy to drink for an American Porter.

While you could drink this anytime of year, it makes a great summertime porter.

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Photo of shelby415
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of sgn4779
4.16/5  rDev +9.8%

Photo of dipso123
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of SamKetchum
4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

Photo of flagmantho
3.74/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

I had this beer on-tap in a pint glass at the brewery. $3 pint Mondays!

Appearance: black with a thin layer of dark tan foam. Not at all bad!

Smell: lightly roasty and acidic aroma. Nice but not a lot of character.

Taste: toasty and rather dry. There's a big malt bitterness and concomitant astringency. Some coffee notes come through. A good dry porter.

Mouthfeel: medium light body with a good carbonation and a decent creaminess. I like it.

Overall: I'll say this is a pretty drinkable beer. Despite the roasty astringency, the dryness makes this quite quaffable.

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3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

Photo of Haybeerman
4/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of JoelClark
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of tjcamm
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of johnnyboy76
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of KCuff
4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

Photo of RJLarse
3.25/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

I bought a bottle of Snake Bite Porter in a bottle shop. Poured in to a pint glass.

Pours an opaque black color, with a HUGE chunky tan head.

Smell is a sweet bread and caramel scent.

Taste is a sweet chocolate flavor up front. with a coffee flavor in the middle and a dry charcoal finish.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied, slightly;y cloying, but appropriate for the style.

Overall a decent porter. I'd have it again.

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Photo of RHVC59
3/5  rDev -20.8%

Photo of mactrail
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Handsome black, velvety color in the New Belgium snifter with a dark beige head. Pleasant watery body with a sudsy mouthfeel. Foam lasts really well. Warm, malty, and slightly sweet to start. Some winey, chocolatey tingle after that. Bitter, burnt barley with more bitter hops for the aftertaste. Some earthiness.

Quite drinkable, but rather plain dark brew. Very dark in every flavor, but it has the mellow Porter character. From the 22 oz bottle purchased at Bottleworks in Seattle.

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Photo of craigreno
4/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of Bouleboubier
4/5  rDev +5.5%

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Snake Bite Porter from Silver Moon Brewing
3.79 out of 5 based on 56 ratings.
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