Night Rain | O'so Brewing Company & Tap House

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373 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

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

BEER STATS
Ratings:
373
Reviews:
101
Avg:
3.87
pDev:
10.59%
 
 
Wants:
11
Gots:
52
For Trade:
0
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Photo of Wisconsin_Max
4.26/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

This dark American Porter is one of the most drinkable beers of its kind. It's coffee flavor, along with a robust smell and wonderful texture make it very enjoyable, especially during those fall and winter months. It is a little thick to drink more than a few of them in an evening, but then again, so are most great dark beers.

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Photo of FleetwoodMatt
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of jwc215
4.4/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours dark chestnut brown to black with a thick tan head that leaves trailing lace.

The smell is of rich chocolate with roasted coffee, caramel and earthy tones.

The taste is of sweet chocolate with roasted coffee. Caramel/toffee add to sweetness, which is balanced by roasted coffee, nutty tones and a mild earthy hop touch.

It is thick for a porter, but smooth. Some alcohol shows its potency - but still, it is creamy smooth.

This borders a strong stout. I had it before I ordered the Beef Wellington, had another with it, but it would have gone well with the desert. It does have a malted chocolate character. Thick, creamy and delicious!

Had it on-tap at Joey Girard's in Greendale, Wisconsin.

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Photo of teamwiggum
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of mic718
2.75/5  rDev -28.9%

Photo of Hallertau
3.25/5  rDev -16%

Photo of doublepneumonia
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of Localdrinklax
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of muskymike
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of DeschutesFan
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of Gagnonsux
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of Wsherry1
3/5  rDev -22.5%

Photo of equinox1
4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

Photo of Endeavor11
3/5  rDev -22.5%

Photo of sgoro
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of spoonhawk
3/5  rDev -22.5%

Photo of smartassboiler
3/5  rDev -22.5%

Photo of leedorham
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of Stoutfan23DJ
4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

Photo of Kaveman
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of zeff80
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of jalee
4.75/5  rDev +22.7%

Photo of Ethanol4one
3.69/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Dark and stormy, high gravity (7.2%) porter with Stout tendencies. IBU's at 49 make a difference. Chocolate, cherry notes, creamy, reminds me of melted Cherry Garcia Ice cream, with a major hop infusion (yes, I've had melted Cherry Garcia before). Nice balanced, malt to hops.

Not much head, and what showed up didn't stick around, so probly not much protein in the mix for you fitness nuts, but overall, just short of outstanding beer.

Add CO2 and it may just cover all the bases.

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of Heavymetallawyer
4.98/5  rDev +28.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

A: Great black appearance. Perfect for those who love stouts.

S: Definitely strong scent of chocolate and some nutty and coffee notes. A slight hint of caramel. It smells like a dessert.

T: Tastes like it smells. It tastes like a chocolate cookie with a coffee for a side. Absolutely lovely if you love coffee stouts.

M: Smooth and goes down easily. Perfect.

O: The aftertaste is pleasant. I cannot imagine a better beer for a stout lover like myself.

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Night Rain from O'so Brewing Company & Tap House
3.87 out of 5 based on 373 ratings.
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