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Old Leghumper | Thirsty Dog Brewing Company

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Old LeghumperOld Leghumper
BA SCORE
3.79/5
Very Good
946 Ratings
Old LeghumperOld Leghumper
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Thirsty Dog Brewing Company
Ohio, United States
thirstydog.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Brent on 11-08-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#16,619
Reviews:
411
Ratings:
946
pDev:
11.35%
Bros Score:
3.7
 
 
Wants:
24
Gots:
134
Trade:
2
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Ratings: 946 |  Reviews: 411
Photo of cpetrone84
3.6/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

pour is dark brown with red edges and fluffy dark tan head. Nose is light cake batter, toasty grain, a little bitter coffee and some herbal hop in the finish. Taste is actually citrusy, light herbal hop, sweet caramel and notes of milk chocolate underneath. Body is light, smooth, low carb, velvety and creamy.

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Photo of freewill35
4/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of bjohn84
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of Arherring
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of rypkr
4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

Photo of Molson2000
4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

Photo of tmcarter23
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of dmb2890
3.21/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Bottle from Big Red Bloomington, IN. Poured in snifter. Pours pitch place with half finger head and a nice reddish brown head. The aroma is chocolate malt with a roasted smell. Medium body, taste upfront has roasted chocolate malt and a milky cream taste in the background. Lactose and sugar seem apparent in the finish to give a chocolaty milk taste. Overall a good porter but not full bodied/flavored leaving some missing taste.

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Photo of JohnnyMc
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This was my first Thirsty Dog beer.

Pours out a pitch black with a nice 2 fingers of mocha/tan head.

The aroma has a lot of roasted malt, coffee and hints of chocolate.

There is more chocolate in the taste than in the aroma and this lends a slightly sweet character that goes along with the bitterness from the dark roasted malts and coffee. Very balanced.

The mouthfeel is creamy, smooth and rich. Not the most complex Porter, but a very solid representation of the style.

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Photo of comfortablynirm
4/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of MGBT
4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

Photo of Iris4Thug
4.5/5  rDev +18.7%

Photo of bassmantony330
4/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of ksp1978
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of ScottR
4/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of zillo043068
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of JBarx
4/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of BigLittleHokis
4/5  rDev +5.5%

Photo of Mitchster
3.48/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

24 IBU's, OG=16.6 P, 6.7% ABV (per the bottle). No ingredients per the website.

Purchased as part of a mixed 12 pack. Hefty Psssht upon opening. Foam. Lots of foam. Very brisk carbonation. ~3.5 carbs or so. This is odd. Pours out to a clear near black, forming a voluminous poofy light tan head which rises above the edge of the glass. I get the nose of kiwi fruit..never a good sign, on top of molasses, black walnut, and caramel. Mouthfeel...medium bodied..sweet and chalky. Taste is a recap of the aroma. Weird sweetness.
I drank one of these probably a month ago and this is quite a bit different. Something has happened to it in the meantime, and the overcarbonation and weird kiwi fruit are signs of infection. I've never gotten infected beers from these guys before. I drank a wippet wheat about 2 weeks ago and it had the same kinda funky thing going. The dortmunder and russian imperial were fine.

The score here is a combination of the quality of the beer as I drank it 2 weeks ago and the obvious problems with this one.

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Photo of The_1084
3.83/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A - Pours a nice dark color with a creamy head about 2 fingers in width and leaves a decent amount of lace as it is drank.

S - Presents the aroma of roasted malts with a hint of coffee and cream.

T - Starts off sweet with a creamy chocolate taste mixed with roasted malts and finishes with a bitter, but pleasant, coffee taste.

M - Light to medium bodied with medium-heavy carbonation. Leaves a dry feel in the mouth.

O - Overall this is a good beer. Not my favorite porter, but one that I will gladly return to.

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Photo of szmnnl99
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

Photo of Jemenhiser
2/5  rDev -47.2%

Photo of EvanTJ
4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

Photo of magpiemarie
5/5  rDev +31.9%

Photo of jtw21
4/5  rDev +5.5%

Old Leghumper from Thirsty Dog Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.79 out of 5 with 946 ratings
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