Night Rain | O'so Brewing Company & Tap House

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Night RainNight Rain

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: 371 |  Reviews: 101
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of leahnruss
4.75/5  rDev +22.7%

Photo of barnzy78
3.9/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle, pours dark brown with a thinner beige head that holds excellent retention. Aromas are sweet with cocoa and roasted barley. Bold flavors, sweet but roasty, heavy on the cocoa notes, roasted barley, caramel, earth, tobacco leaf. Mouth-feel is super creamy, medium body, ample carbonation. Overall, great American Porter. I would buy this one again.

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Photo of lisaczech
4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

Photo of imperialking
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of matjack85
4.19/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

I found this single 12oz brown bottle at the Binny's store in Bloomingdale, IL as part of a build- your-own six pack for $9.99, making them $1.67 each. No freshness date.

The beer poured a super dark brown color with a 1-finger khaki colored head that lasted a few minutes and left lots of good lacing.

Roasted malt and chocolate aroma.

Toasted malt and chocolate are the main flavors, but there is also a slight tartness to it along with a mild but pleasant bitterness.

Smooth and creamy. Medium bodied with medium carbonation. I loved the mouthfeel.

Simple, but a pretty good porter.

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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2.75/5  rDev -28.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

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3/5  rDev -22.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

Photo of d5001986
4.5/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of WoodBrew
3.84/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

The Night Train name takes me back to my college years listening to Public Enemy and seeing bottle of Night Train next to the Boone's Farms. This beer poured a dark opaque with very thin slight off-white head that is not leaving much of a lace. The scent is ripe with espresso and earth. The taste is bitter all the way through the beer with a stringent and slightly acidic coffee base. As the taste lingers on the pallet, peat and earth become more prevalient. The mouthfeel is medium in body with weak carbonation. Overall it is an ok porter, very drinkable.

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Night Rain from O'so Brewing Company & Tap House
3.87 out of 5 based on 371 ratings.
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