Puppy's Breath Porter | Cigar City Brewing

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing
Florida, United States
cigarcitybrewing.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Dark in color with a ruby hue with forward notes of chocolate and caramel and light toffee notes in the aroma. Flavor has big notes of bittersweet chocolate with notes of caramel and toffee and moderate hop bitterness and more caramel and toffee and slight hints of char. A big take on a classic style.

40 IBU

Added by ClockworkOrange on 02-04-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
639
Reviews:
89
Avg:
4.06
pDev:
9.11%
 
 
Wants:
100
Gots:
139
For Trade:
11
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Photo of vande
3.01/5  rDev -25.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mwvman
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Sabtos
2.99/5  rDev -26.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Smokey black with a large, off-white steamed milk-like head, as it was on nitro at the brewery.

Being on nitro, there's not much smell, basically airy brown malt and cola.

Taste is nutty, smooth caramel cola, and light chocolate.

Overall bitter leaning, thin and dry.

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Photo of Bammer21
3.92/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of leitmotif
3.91/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Ciocanelu
4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Really dark brown color with brown head. Aroma is nice and fudgy with sweet chocolate and dark malts. Taste follows with dark chocolate and roasted malts, really balanced and easy drinking. Light body but really smooth on the palate. Overall it's a really good porter, soft and tasty.

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Photo of StoutAtTheDevil
4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bjlynch83
4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Big_V
3.85/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of atlbravsrno1
3.75/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of EEscobar
4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rspauldi
3.5/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of johnlatona
3.99/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of SadMachine
3.72/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GlennWB
4.66/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Zazzi82
3.64/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Georgiabeer
3.98/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Myotus
4.17/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured at 44°F from a 22oz bottle (2016) into a pint glass.
SMELL: Mild caramel, toffee, sweet chocolate,  bittersweet coffee, and vanilla aromas are complemented with subtle aromas of bitter roasted malts, plums, figs, and molasses.
4 out of 5
TASTE: A mild sweetness of chocolate fused with caramel and toffee flavors initially caresses the palate. The sweetness is immediately strengthened as mild vanilla, plum, fig and bittersweet coffee flavors as the initial flavors grow stronger. Balance is brought at the end from mild flavors of bitter roasted malts and subtle flavors of bittersweet molasses as the plum flavors grow stronger.
4.25 out of 5
NOTE: A wonderful Porter from CCB. Redemption has been successfully achieved. The sweetness was big and strong, but the bitterness was just enough to prevent a cloying brew. I recommend to any dark beer lover.

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Photo of Gambyt20
3.23/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of xt0n1cx
4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Kuges
4.03/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Ohiovania
3.77/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of unclekeith
3.89/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DucksFan16
3.16/5  rDev -22.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

07/22/2016

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3.98/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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Puppy's Breath Porter from Cigar City Brewing
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