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Portergeist | Bullfrog Brewery

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Brewed by:
Bullfrog Brewery
Pennsylvania, United States

Style: Herbed / Spiced Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by Sammy on 12-11-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 4 |  Reviews: 2
Reviews by GeoffreyM:
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3/5  rDev -15%

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Photo of Sammy
3.97/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Enjoyed on tap at the brewpub. A skillful addition by subtraction of the ghost peppers, that kicks in with cherry, at the finish. Very dark brown and lacey. Smoke and chocolate in the aroma. A solid porter, smoked, with the ghost taste. Fuller mouthfeel and surprisingly smooth.

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Photo of stakem
3.63/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Draft offering at the source. The brew appears a clear dark brown color with ruby clarity seen through the body when held to the light. A light tan head sits across the top and fades leaving patchy lace sticking to the glass.

The nose on this is quite beefy with roast and a liquid smoke aspect. There is a mild note of chocolate grain and a kiss of earth to mineral aspect.

The flavor is quite phenolic with lots of smoke flavor similar to pete smoked grain. Roasty chocolate gives way to a warming amount of citrus and earthy to almost fruity pepper inclusion. A bit of minerals and mild fruity alcohol persists into the aftertaste.

This is a medium bodied brew with a smooth and creamy feel. It is an interesting, spicy and smoked offering that I enjoyed. After the fact learning about the name/ingredients I am glad I went into it blindly else I might have avoided it.

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Photo of saucy626
3.5/5  rDev -0.8%

Portergeist from Bullfrog Brewery
Beer rating: 3.53 out of 5 with 4 ratings
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