Porter | Scuttlebutt Brewing Company - Restaurant and Pub

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Scuttlebutt Brewing Company - Restaurant and Pub
Washington, United States
scuttlebuttbrewing.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-18-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#42,149
Reviews:
77
Ratings:
231
pDev:
14.83%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
37
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 231 |  Reviews: 77
Photo of Wadestep
4.06/5  rDev +18%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of James954
2.86/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

22oz bottle

Really a 1 dimensional brew in a decent way. All roasted malt and strong coffee finish. Not a beer that I would come back for a 2nd bottle.

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Photo of MidloRapid
4.1/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of OldSwampy
2.84/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Dark brown with head khaki / tan and a little durable. Nose: straightforward and promising of a balanced flavor profile. But that's not what I tasted. Before tasting things seemed promising if perhaps undistinguished. But on tasting the flavors seem unevenly distributed, with a mild opening, leading to a big "flat cola" aspect that hit mid-taste. After that a mild bitterness takes over, nothing extraordinary. But the flavor seemed to come in waves that weren't nicely integrated. Mouthfeel slightly creamy after holding it for a bit, but this fades fairly quickly. Overall, uneven.

Bottle stamp says LOT 1616 021

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Photo of kylehay2004
3.5/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jaketaz
3.12/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.46/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.19/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Dark brown pour, 1/4" tan head. Aroma had some chocolate malt, nothing exceptional or shitty.

Taste was lots of chocolate malt, but not exactly chocolate. Some c hop bitterness. Above average chewiness and viscosity, some dark fruit bitterness and anise seeps into the mouthfeel. Chewiness enhanced by low carbonation.

Its ok to try, not good enough to repeat.

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Photo of boinkedyou
3.95/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Patrickd
2.66/5  rDev -22.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of GatorCoop
4/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Shanty76
3.57/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tourdot
3.27/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of gautch726
3.67/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours with a lavish red-white head. This beer falls within all of my visual hopes. Underneath the generous head lies a reddish-brown brew that promises a wonderful taste. Strawberries run strong with this one, dominating the taste and making a sweet and easy beer to drink. Not bitter at all. This beer is enjoyable, yet ultimately forgettable.

Thanks for the times, Scuttlebutt.

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Photo of pianoguy
3.58/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle. no bottling info

The look is the definition of what a porter is supposed to look like. Deep black body with a tan head . Good retention, some lacing .

I noticed the the smell is really dependent on the serving temperature. Right out of the fridge it wasn't prominent at all, but as soon as it warmed up a bit it really took off. Smell is cocoa with roasted coffee beans.

Taste mainly follows the (warmed up ) smell but there is a slight hop presence too

Feel is a little thin for a porter

Overall a decent porter. Not the best, but not the worst, and a good value for the dollar.

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Photo of VashonGuy
3.49/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Budlum
3.59/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
4.18/5  rDev +21.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance : Pours a light chestnut color out of the bottle which develops into a shade of chocolate brown in the glass. The head is 2 fingers and stable, fluffy, leaving webby lace as it recedes.

Smell : Cocoa powder, roast malts, coffee, Krackle bar. Very inviting.

Taste : More coffee and roast malts than chocolate, which is okay. This is a very smooth porter. A little earth and nice hop bite but not too much. Fairly balanced, if a little staggered.

Feel : Roasted, smooth, lightly creamy, ending with a polite dryness.

Overall : This is a solid porter. I still don't know why this brewery doesn't get the ratings it deserves!

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Photo of Rickus
2.84/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of VABA
4/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Good beer.

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Photo of seasupenn
4.59/5  rDev +33.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Dark amber color with chocolate with a hint of coffee.
Easy to drink.

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Photo of JackieKu
3.68/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jeffsta1
3.47/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Fine looking porter, but very average. Don't rebuy. OK if no other options.

Dark color.

Vaguely unwholesome smell.

Flavor of mild malt, and long dry, hoppy bitterness.

Mouthfeel is ok.

Overall, meh.

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Photo of kmahe
3.98/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Joshgonzales79
3.69/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Porter from Scuttlebutt Brewing Company - Restaurant and Pub
Beer rating: 3.44 out of 5 with 231 ratings
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