Washington's Porter | AleWerks Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
AleWerks Brewing Company
Virginia, United States
alewerks.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.35%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Bleedingshrimp on 11-06-2006

BEER STATS
Ratings:
301
Reviews:
126
Avg:
3.85
pDev:
11.43%
 
 
Wants:
16
Gots:
39
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 301 |  Reviews: 126
Photo of Sebas
3.38/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BigGold
3.82/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

First had at DoG Street Pub, Williamsburg, Virginia, poured from 12-oz. bottle into nonic pint. Doubtful that Washington or any other revolutionaries enjoyed porter this tastefully sophisticated.

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Photo of Lucular
4.31/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of EN27
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DamienI
3.85/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of FriedSlug
3.53/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ShepardCommander
4.25/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JWU
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz. bottle poured into a tumbler glass

A- Very, very dark brown/black. Light only penetrates at the very edges. Little bit of a light khaki head, dissipates quicker than I would expect.

S- Some coffee, cocoa, and almost a lactose sweetness (don't think there's lactose in this though...)

T- some light roast malt, coffee, and cocoa. It's good, I just want more flavor.

M- medium. with more carbonation that I would expect.

O- a good, but not great porter.

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Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.88/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dave1999
3.67/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Loveyourbeer
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of arizcards
3.68/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Picked up a sixer at the Food Lion in Williamsburg on Saturday for $9.49. Bottled on 4-17-15.

Beer poured dark brown with a nice tan head.

Nose had hints of lightly roasted malts and hints of northwest hops.

Taste is reminiscent of Anchor Christmas as I am catching hints of allspice and ginger and less hopping than what I would expect from the style.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied and not overly smooth.

Overall a pretty good beer that is worthy of a shot.

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Photo of ArkyVaughan
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lanstrum
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of godawgs
3.3/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of NoIPApls
3.81/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Photo of HowardTheDuck
3.38/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

12oz bottle poured aggressively into a snifter. This poured with very minimal head that completely dissipated within about 5 seconds. The nose is in line with what you'd expect, but the flavor is pretty lacking. Its very dry, but there's not enough roastiness to compliment that. The thin body doesn't help make up for the lack of flavor either. This is very drinkable but mostly, it seems, because everything about it is very muted.

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Photo of grahamboudreaux
3.81/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of alexkwilhelm
3.99/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MisledTitan
3.92/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of cyrushire
3.55/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Spreetaper
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JamieDuncan
4.07/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of bubseymour
4.25/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Eamonn-Cummings3
4.16/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Washington's Porter from AleWerks Brewing Company
3.85 out of 5 based on 301 ratings.
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