Southampton Imperial Porter | Southampton Publick House

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Southampton Imperial PorterSouthampton Imperial Porter
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Southampton Publick House
New York, United States
publick.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-18-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
324
Reviews:
145
Avg:
3.55
pDev:
14.08%
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
21
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 324 |  Reviews: 145
Photo of wattersmike90
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of paresis
3.58/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jschott75
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of klav
2.95/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of InspectorBob
3.74/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of _morandi_
3.84/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Thirstygoat
3.85/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Young_John
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Not someone who gets terribly excited over porters this one wasn't bad. It's no old engine oil, which is my favorite porter to date, but it's good. I'm more of a stout drinker and when I saw imperial in the name, my expectations were set for something more robust than this. That said, it was enjoyable, just not my favorite profile.

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Photo of BeerForMuscle
3.83/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of alostplot
4.08/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of arini10
4.06/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of chefjohn15
4/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JNForsyth
3.37/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of msumike89
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of RochefortChris
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of Stofko1992
3.28/5  rDev -7.6%

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4.32/5  rDev +21.7%

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2.75/5  rDev -22.5%

Photo of newbeeraday
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of macrosmatic
3.79/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Reviewed from notes. Poured from 12 oz. bottle into a Russian River tulip glass.

A: Very dark brown and nearly opaque. Has a thin tan head that fades fairly quickly and quite a bit of visible carbonation.

S: A mix of dark cacao and coffee primarily. Some tobacco, dark roasted malts and roasty bitterness.

T: Rich cacao with a nice bitter component. Less coffee, roasted maltiness, a touch nutty. Light roast and hop bitterness lasts into the hang.

M: The body is a touch on thin side for an "Imperial" porter. Average carbonation sensation and the alcohol presence is nicely integrated.

O: This was pretty good. Very roast-forward porter. Mouthfeel was a little thinner than I'd prefer, but an easy drink.

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Photo of pwdiamond
3/5  rDev -15.5%

Photo of socon67
4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

Photo of skaboom420
3.6/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of smithj4
3.9/5  rDev +9.9%

Photo of Dontelle392
4.2/5  rDev +18.3%

Southampton Imperial Porter from Southampton Publick House
3.55 out of 5 based on 324 ratings.
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