Sea Dog Riverdriver Hazelnut Porter | Sea Dog Brewing Company

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Sea Dog Riverdriver Hazelnut PorterSea Dog Riverdriver Hazelnut Porter
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Sea Dog Brewing Company
Maine, United States
seadogbrewing.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
This beer is one of a kind! Four different malted barleys combine to create a distinctive, full-bodied beer with a roasted nuttiness, uniquely enhanced by a hint of hazelnuts. Smooth and creamy with the nose of the Willamette hop, this porter is a beer style unto itself.

Added by Dogbrick on 12-16-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
336
Reviews:
181
Avg:
3.46
pDev:
15.03%
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
29
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 336 |  Reviews: 181
Photo of Scott_McCool
3.75/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Josievan
4.02/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of CharlesK
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 13tido
3.96/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of xtonytx
3.75/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sabre311
3.37/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Ok it's one of the best smelling beers I've ever had. It was thinner porter and it for some reason was very carbonated it seemed like (I had a bottle) I am still burping. I wouldn't drink this beer again.

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Photo of Qabil
3.47/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Braz
3.6/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Way too heavy on the hazelnut for my taste.

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Photo of mitch3114
4.02/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TheMaineBeerGuy
3.4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bacher468
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Fantalek
3.26/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of DraftDaddy
4.1/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SierraFlight
2.6/5  rDev -24.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Pours opaque brown. Overwhelming hazelnut aroma with hints of caramel malt. Less malt on the tongue, representative of an English porter, with a clean finish. Just too much hazelnut!

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Photo of Bigdood33
3.44/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of FreshButterbeer
3.25/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of WesMantooth
3.82/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Bottom line, smells f'in fantastic. My score will probably be higher than average because I am a sucker for anything hazelnut or maple. While very enjoyable, it does not live up to expectations though. A little thin on body, and weaker flavored than I expected.

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Photo of OtisCampbell007
3.31/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mquinn919
3.68/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of lessersol
3.98/5  rDev +15%
look: 3.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of caahare
2.8/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of IdrinkGas
3.27/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of zestar
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%

Photo of flr0605
2.92/5  rDev -15.6%

Photo of Maltyduo
3.2/5  rDev -7.5%

Sea Dog Riverdriver Hazelnut Porter from Sea Dog Brewing Company
3.46 out of 5 based on 336 ratings.
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