Porkslap Pale Ale | Butternuts Beer & Ale

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Butternuts Beer & Ale
New York, United States
butternutsbeerandale.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by John on 03-04-2006

BEER STATS
Ratings:
881
Reviews:
337
Avg:
3.24
pDev:
18.52%
 
 
Wants:
14
Gots:
123
For Trade:
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Ratings: 881 |  Reviews: 337
Photo of DarkSideOfTheMoon
3.69/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cshaffer
3.25/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of The_Kriek_Freak
3.79/5  rDev +17%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of utopiajane
3.27/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours hazy at first then clears with a thin head that does not last. Orangey yellow. Nose is a tiny bit of bright ginger and some American citrusy hops that have a good herbal and the potential to show a bit of dankness. The malt is very biscuity. Tastce is crakery and big with malt. Hops are shy at first but gain a little bit as you drink. The beer is surprisingly malty and while you might think it's bland at first it does really grow on you. Hops are just prominent enough and this drinks so easily and without much bitterness. Ginger is faint in the flavor and will show you the hops herbal witha bit of extra brightness. Finish is a bit thin and there were no bubbles. It could have used a few bubbles. malt offers surprising flavor and bitterness is perfect to finish this beer refreshing and crisp.

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Photo of AD17
2.69/5  rDev -17%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Nichols33
3/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of zbooks
3/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Gagnonsux
2.84/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of wc94wc
3.41/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Biggiekrock627
3.52/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Hopstout
3.25/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of smi69
3.73/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Joethomas
3.27/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4

Photo of rpbisaillon
3.47/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tjcamm
3.25/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MikefromNYC
2.73/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Tried this just because of the cool name, low price tag, and sessionable abv%.

A - Copper
S - Weird...
T - Bitter, but it's weird.
M - Light, smooth
O - Not a fan.

My verdict is that I would rather drink this than Buds, Coors, Corona, Heineken, etc, however, I'd take just about any micro-brew over it.

Maybe this could be used for cooking in some way - perhaps on the grill? Won't be purchasing this again until I experiment for cooking.

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Photo of dbakondi
3.5/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bissel328
2.75/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Lunchboxhead
3.12/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A clever name will sell a beer once but it will not bring me back. Attractive on the surface as I examine its pretty orange color and bright complexion but with little substance to back it up. I so wanted to love it but I was left feeling empty and looking for so much more. Sigh.

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Photo of JustOneMorePlz
3.5/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dirtydee5
2.49/5  rDev -23.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Brandonhelvie
2.83/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Had a few while playing the golf course the brewery also opperates. An odd brew the say the least, doesn't seem like it has a solid place in any category. Off smells and after taste that couldn't be placed as well as lack of ginger anywhere. However, it's light enough to be a session beer, I really thought that was the only upside.

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Photo of Risenhower
3.64/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bkbryant23
2.2/5  rDev -32.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Just simply not good. Was expecting a lot more. Not a lot of flavor. Tastes and feels very cheap.

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Photo of mkyer
3.25/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Porkslap Pale Ale from Butternuts Beer & Ale
3.24 out of 5 based on 881 ratings.
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