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Horny Goat Brownie PorterHorny Goat Brownie Porter

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Horny Goat Brewing Co.
Wisconsin, United States | website

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Winter

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Added by thecheapies on 11-25-2012

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3.9/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

12oz tap poured at Horny Goat Hideaway in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Appearance- Brown in color with a finger of white head that dissipates semi quick.

Smell- Lots of sweet sugary smells

Taste- Wow, tons of cinnamon! Think cinnamon and suguar toast.

Mouthfeel- Very light for a porter as tyey have called it. Drinks more like a brown ale.

Overall- Very interesting tasty beer. Unique in the fact that it has such a cinnamon flavor.

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3.03/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Picked this up at Gary's in Wayne this past weekend, having never had any Horny Goat beers before. This intrigued me a bit because I expected a dark, thick porter with the mouthfeel of a brownie that would have me giggling and hungry but sure enough, the novelty was along the line of the Magic Hat beers. While I didn't spit this out or pour it down the drain, there wasn't any doubt that this was a letdown and seemingly categorized incorrectly.

The pour to this was a clear, dark copper hue with some head and almost no lacing to be seen. The aroma was of a cream soda with brown sugar mixed in for good measure. Hardly any sign of the vanilla and cinnamon mentioned on the bottle and none of the cacao nibs seemed to have made it into the beer itself. I don't see how anything clear can take on the characteristics of a Porter and the mouthfeel was too creamy and frothy without feeling roasted and thick. Little carbonation and only a hint of burnt caramel and licorice in the back gave me the impression that this was a Brown Ale.

This wasn't too strong in the alcohol department and I could hardly taste it. It wasn't that this beer wasn't enjoyable but I just think that the label needs to change to reflect what's inside of the bottle. By itself, this would be relatively cheap choice for a late fall night such as the ones we've had lately.

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2.09/5  rDev -35.1%
look: 1.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Horny Goat Brownie Porter.

Looks way too light! Like an amber cider with sparkling carbonation and no head.

Coppery malts that barely conjure up an ale. Some honey, some cocoa, barely any hops.

Cringing metallic notes and bitter toast. Hardly any chocolate to note. More implied honey in the sweetness. Tastes like a poor Marzen with heavy toast and bitterness. Very attenuated. The feel is also notably awful. Tough to get through with this watery cream soda feel. Almost resonates that way in the flavor.

Impossible name and an extreme disappointment. A misnomer to the max. Avoid.

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