Lazy Boy Porter | Lazy Boy Brewing

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Brewed by:
Lazy Boy Brewing
Washington, United States
lazyboybrewing.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BDTyre on 09-11-2007

BEER STATS
Ratings:
46
Reviews:
29
Avg:
3.25
pDev:
17.23%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
1
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Photo of Asics
3.18/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Donkster46
3.31/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mactrail
2.34/5  rDev -28%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2

Very dark brown with some foam at the pour, which quickly dissipates. Initial taste is on the sour side. Smells of oxidation. Some grain flavor but mostly it's the dark dishwater with a little sweet malt at the finish. Not at all pleasant, but it's possible to drink it if you're distracted with television.

Maybe this is just old, but there's no bottle date to let you know. This is a very poor excuse for a Porter, but then it was only $4.45. From the 22 oz bottle purchased at Skagit River Produce near Conway.

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Photo of LXIXME
3.56/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of NickThePyro
3.29/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Seattle_Suds
3.62/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of drunkjarret
3.54/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of italianstallion
3.5/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.25/5  rDev 0%

Photo of Bis4beer70
4.25/5  rDev +30.8%

Photo of craigreno
3.25/5  rDev 0%

Photo of DKRowden
3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

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3.25/5  rDev 0%

Photo of ronbo5421
4/5  rDev +23.1%

Photo of twelveinches
4/5  rDev +23.1%

Photo of Braz
4/5  rDev +23.1%

Photo of acurtis
2.75/5  rDev -15.4%

Photo of tjkinate
3/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Got as an extra, so not bad. Just don't think I would buy it!

A: A 1+ fingered head with good retention formed atop this dark brown brew from a hard pour into a standard pint glass. Unfortunately, as the head settled it left no lacing.

S: Hints of caramel mix well with grainy, earthy, chocolate malts. Some vanilla and cream notes pokes through adding some much needed character.

T: Bitter hints of coffee make a showing, toffee notes are subtle and overshadowed by an unexpected lemon tartness.

M: Well carbonated, light bodied considering the style, crisp finish.

O: Take the lemon tartness out and this would have been a more enjoyable tasting.

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Photo of doughanson78
4/5  rDev +23.1%

Photo of senorpoopypants
1.13/5  rDev -65.2%
look: 1.5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

Never in all my years drinking and enjoying Porters and stouts have I run across one I hate more than this. Poured from a 22oz. bottle into an imperial pint glass and brought the glass to my nose for a sniff. What a mistake. It smelled of folgers coffee mixed with pickle juice. I said to myself I spent 3.79 on this I better at least try to drink it. I was able to get a few gulps down but all I could taste was weak coffee and a strong pickly flavor. ICK!

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Photo of LCBREW
3.06/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Poured from a 22oz into a goblet.
A-Poured dark brown/garnet with 1/2 a finger of dirty white head which settled to a rim of bubbles. No lacing to speak of, but the glass had just been used/rinsed (i know, beer foul)

S-No aroma at all when fridge cold. After it sat out for 15-20min minimal aroma of malt, cocoa, and biscuit

T-when fridge cold I got nothing but astringent roasted malt. After it warmed up its mildly roasyt, still a mild tart astringency but not bad. Just a hint of fruit. Finished a pleasant cocoa powder and a bit lactic on the sides and back of he tongue.

M-Well carbonated but a thin body. Finishes dry and leaves little on the palate but astringency. Thin and watery.

O-All in all not as bad as I first thoguht it would be. Like a dry stout with a touch more Alcohol and body, but not much more.
Easy to drink in that it doesn't stick around to much on your palate. Glad i tried it but won't buy again.

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Photo of barleywinefiend
2.65/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Poured a dark brown color with good carbonation and a dirty white head. Looked pretty thin on the pour. Nose is roasted malt, funk and sour. Not impressive. Taste is wham. Funk, some cocoa, roasted malt and thin. Mouthfeel is sour, tart, cocoa, coffee and dry, roasted malt. Barely drinkable.

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Photo of flagmantho
3.21/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from 22oz bomber into a pint glass.

Appearance: utterly black with no light let through. Head was two fingers of dark tan foam which dissipated rather quickly. Not bad.

Smell: rich roasted-grain aroma with hints of chocolate; unfortunately, the principal defining aroma is a strong tartness. I know tartness comes with the territory when you've got a lot of roasted grains, but this is really over the top.

Taste: tartness comes over into the flavor in a strong way as well. There is some nice coffee flavor here to complement the aroma's chocolate notes, but the roasty tartness really outdoes this. Hops appear a little bit toward the end as raw bitterness and a slight vegetable character. Really, this tastes more like an over-roasted dry stout. Not awful, but kind of ... amateur.

Mouthfeel: the mouthfeel is not half bad here; there is enough carbonation to help the light-medium body achieve a rather nice smoothness. That said, there is an acidic astringency (again, the tartness) which does detract a little from the experience. Could be worse, though.

Drinkability: well, it's a decent beer but for this over-roasted tartness. I feel like they could probably back off from some of the roasted malts and get a solid porter out of the deal. And, though I'm not a huge fan of this level of tartness in the flavor, it does keep me wanting another sip, so its drinkability and ability to refresh are oddly high.

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Photo of Arbitrator
2.82/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Chilled bottle into a glass. Recommended by ramnuts, who graciously shipped it down after I bought it in Portland. Thanks, Frank.

Shared at a tasting with ipa247.

A: Pours pitch brown, with half a finger of short-lived mocha head. It has a moderate collar, with some spots of lacing.

S: Roasty, with a hint of dark fruit. Chocolate and coffee.

T: Roasty and chocolatey up front. No dark fruits despite what I smelled. There's coffee in the finish, which leads to a vegetal aftertaste (I've noticed this in coffee beers where the flavor isn't incorporated properly).

M: Thin-bodied (light to medium), low-medium carbonation, malty finish.

D: It goes down very well. I'm not a huge fan of the finish, but it's drinkable and IIRC pretty cheap.

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Photo of Bung
3.13/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

22 oz.
Got this instead of Snoquamaline(sp?) Steam Train, I think I got the short end of the stick a bit.
Appears a fairly deep brown with some white head. Aroma has some caramel and malt with a hint of milk chocolate. Taste is a mild mix of malt and caramel/chocolate. Not a lot here. Lighter bodied than expected, thin and a bit subdued, I'll be nice and not call it watery. Very drinkable, but it just doesn't make you want to drink much. No alcohol, but not much else either.

I don't think I got a bad bottle and it isn't a drain pour, but wow is it average.

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