Night Rain | O'so Brewing Company & Tap House

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Brewed by:
O'so Brewing Company & Tap House
Wisconsin, United States

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly Night Train

Added by cdkrenz on 10-09-2008

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Ratings: 373 |  Reviews: 101
Photo of amishbooze
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of jewellrunner
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

Photo of HopsHopenstein
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of cdkrenz
3.69/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A - Straight from the dark brown, almost black bottle the label is actually simple at first glance. A closer look reveals a great photo. Take a look!

S - Long roasted malt with an odd cocoa aroma.

T - This is a complex and interesting taste. It starts somewhat bitter and moves to a dark chocolate flavor followed more hoppy sweetness.

M - Smooth and very light for a porter. There's a creaminess that is very becoming.

~ I have to admit I had some reservations when O'so first came on the brewing scene in Stevens Point. Let me just say this, "I like this beer."

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of sgoro
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of ChugginOil
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of Strix
4.02/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Very dark brown, decent head that fades to a small ring.

Smells full of roastiness, a hint of chocolate.

Roasted flavors with a dark chocolate aftertaste. Some dark fruit flavors in there somewhere too. Not as complex for me as the label touts, but a pleasant flavor.

Mouthfeel very smooth and full.

This was pretty nice. It was lacking that little something extra to make it really interesting, but had good flavor and very nice mouthfeel. Worth trying.

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Photo of npendres
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

Photo of samie85
4.03/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-Pours an opaque ruby tinged caramel color with a finger of light brown head.

S-Dark chocolate with some dark fruits and cocoa.

T-Follows the nose with dark chocolate, dark fruits and a slight bitter finish.

M-Creamy and rich with low carbonation and a medium body.

D-Very easy drinking yet a complex and very solid example of a porter. I wouldn't mind picking up more of this next time I'm in WI.

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of Winter
4.15/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours black with a tan head. Amazing aroma consists of chocolate malt, cocoa, sweet caramel, with vinous notes of dark fruit and chocolate covered cherries. The mouthfeel is medium to full bodied. Taste has an ample amount of vinous flavors upfront and thoughout the flavor profile. Chocolate with layered caramel upfront, followed by a burnt malt flavor. Dry hop bitterness scrubs the palette midway. Plum rounds things out in the finish. Alcohol is also noticed toward the back.

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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of mjpolzin
3.53/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of brewtus
4.14/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

A- pours dark dark brown with a foamy beige single finger head
S- sweet chocolate, Roasty, spicy
T/M- starts toasty and tiny bit spicy, some faint coffee. The texture is a little thin, but it isn't a stout. I must say they get a lot of flavor into this viscosity.
O- the bottle reads " roasty- chewy- robust- judicious- creamy- bold- complex- immense" I think that's pretty close to a good explanation, but it would be nice to have a little more thickness, if you see it, grab one. The nose on this is the highlight, it smells so great

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Photo of CarolinaKev
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Night Rain from O'so Brewing Company & Tap House
Beer rating: 74.8% out of 100 with 373 ratings
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