Gordgeous | Hangar 24 Brewery

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45 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Hangar 24 Brewery
California, United States
hangar24brewery.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Halcyondays on 11-05-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
45
Reviews:
7
Avg:
3.94
pDev:
9.9%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
4
For Trade:
0
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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

Photo of Avatar113
4.5/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Wolfrd24
4.26/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

I had this on tap at the Brewery. Wow! Very nice. All kinds of flavors coming at ya', and a great mouth feel. One of the tastiest beers I've had this year. Liked it so much I got a 2 liter growler of it.

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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

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4.14/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.14/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.11/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Treyliff
4.07/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

22oz bottle, poured into a tulip glass

A- pours nearly pitch black with a one-finger creamy light-tan head that retains long after the pour, leaving some nice lacing behind

S- nice spicy nose up front with highlights of cinnamon, nutmeg & clove. The base porter adds some sweet chocolaty notes, along with caramel & fruit bread, sweet molasses at the end

T- a pleasant mix of pumpkin pie spices up front compliment a chocolate base porter, the molasses adds some dark fruit sweetness with a hint of caramel as well. The finish gives sublet hints of coffee, with more pumpkin spicing on the linger

M- thick and viscous body with moderate carbonation leads to a big creamy mouthfeel that continues all the way to a silky finish, alcohol is hidden well

O- very good pumpkin porter, the pumpkin spicing matches up to a robust base porter, with a nearly perfect mouthfeel

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4.06/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a dark caramel / orangish brown color with a nice white head on it. The aromas consist of piney, resinous hops, chocolates, and a touch of nutmeg...interesting. The taste follows suit with the nose. Chocolate malts open this up. These move to a piney, dank, syrupy bitterness. Ultimately, these land at nutmeg and clove and finish off with the chocolate malts. Good body with decent carbonation. Overall, this is a good pumpkin porter; very resinous and delicious.

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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3.99/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap at Venice Ale House, Venice, CA

A: The beer is close to being black in color—traces of reddish brown are visible near the edges of the glass when it is held up to the light.
S: Moderate aromas of pumpkins and pumpkin pie spices are present in the nose.
T: The taste mostly follows the smell and is dominated by flavors of pumpkin pie.
M: It feels medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer tastes a lot more like a Pumpkin Ale than an American Porter. Nonetheless, it is a very nice pumpkin beer and has a good balance between pumpkins and pumpkin spices.

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3.99/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.98/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Dark brown like a muddy coffee color.
Aroma of candied pumpkins, some clove.
There's a flavor of molasses and caramelized pumpkin. Finishes sweet.

Decent enough.

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3.92/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap at Beachwood BBQ,

A: Pours a deep brown to black with red highlights. Nice firm off-white head, leaving spotty lace.

S: Classic pumpkin pie notes with a hint of bread, milk chocolate and molasses.

T: Good porter character. Dark bittersweet chocolate, a strong malt flavour. The pumpkin and pie spices weren't as overt as in the nose, but they're well integrated in the base beer and balanced.

M: Medium-bodied, creamy and smooth, easy drinking and no booze character for its size.

D: While not as big as Burly Gourd from The Bruery which I had earlier in the day, this one can certainly play in the same league. It's refreshing to see Southern CA brewers flock to pumpkin beers like they have this year, and I hope the trend continues.

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3.76/5  rDev -4.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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Gordgeous from Hangar 24 Brewery
3.94 out of 5 based on 45 ratings.
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