Chelsea Porter Of Authority | Chelsea Craft Brewing Company

6 Ratings

Brewed by:
Chelsea Craft Brewing Company
New York, United States

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Rotating

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Added by MuddyFeet on 06-06-2004

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Ratings: 6 |  Reviews: 6
Photo of LilBeerDoctor
3.23/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Reviewed on 8/15/08. On cask at Blind Tiger. Pours black with no real head. Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate. Flavor of light fruitiness initially, followed by roasted malt and bitter chocolate. Palate is weak and watery. It was an ok beer but nothing I'd seek out again.
6/4/7/3/13 (3.3/5)

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Photo of Noelito76
2.98/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2.5

Drank this one on tap at the hole in the wall. Poured with a half inch head that stayed for 40 seconds or so. Taste was good, balanced with notes of coffee, subtle hints of chocolate, and a decent balance between the malts and hops. However the mouthfeel was pretty weak and it limited my ability to enjoy the flavor. Certainly not to the extent that I'd come to expect from a porter.

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Photo of tempest
3.85/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap at Clark's Ale House in Syracuse.

Definitely the hoppiest porter I've had to date. In fact, while there's some roasty cocoa flavors up front, they quickly fade (almost too quickly). The hops hold a slightly harsh edge that matches up nicely with the malts. They're a bit standard in flavor, big citrus and rind, but they're tasty nevertheless. A beer to try if you want something dark and hoppy.

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Photo of oberon
4.12/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at the Pizza Plant on Main,poured a deep dark brown with some ruby tint a bigger than expected almond colored head atop.Nice aromas a mix of molasses and highly roasted malt and floral hop,quite roasted on the palate with a real roasted nut element a bit of dark roast coffee with a nice leafy hop presence in the finish.A very solid porter with a hop presence and it was freshly tapped.

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Photo of RoyalT
3.85/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance – This is a very dark beer. It is almost black in color and showed no head whatsoever.

Smell – The dark, roasty malts came out in force here. I could also pick up a faint but promising hint of cocoa.

Taste – This Porter is very creamy. The unnoticed coffee showed up at the tongue, and the dark, roasted malts came back for round two.

Mouthfeel – This one is medium in the body and creamy smooth.

Drinkability – This is a better-than-average Porter that makes for a great sipping ale.

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Photo of MuddyFeet
3.8/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This beer pours a chocolate brown with a medium head that disipitates to form a slight cover over the beer. A consistent lace forms around the glass. A stronger than average taste of coffee arises from the first taste with hints of malt and chocolate rising in the finish.

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Chelsea Porter Of Authority from Chelsea Craft Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.64 out of 5 with 6 ratings
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