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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2/5  rDev -50.7%

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2/5  rDev -50.7%

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2.12/5  rDev -47.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

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2.25/5  rDev -44.6%

Photo of Jaywalsh20
2.64/5  rDev -35%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Think I had a bad bottle

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2.75/5  rDev -32.3%

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2.92/5  rDev -28.1%

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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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3/5  rDev -26.1%

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3/5  rDev -26.1%

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3/5  rDev -26.1%

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3/5  rDev -26.1%

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3/5  rDev -26.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -26.1%

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3.01/5  rDev -25.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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3.11/5  rDev -23.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Purchased at Whole Foods around the corner from the brewery and consumed a day later. Poured into a pint glass (half full as I was sharing) a nice dark color with a nice light brown one to two finger head. Did not hold it up to any light, so not sure about the ruby hue. Very little if any nose, even after the head dissipated. Just a mild and typical porter smell. Taste followed the nose. I did not get much for such a highly rated and higher ABV porter. Warmer sips after letting it sit did not really change things. Average a best.

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3.12/5  rDev -23.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.25

Highly carbonated with hop bitterness provide a bite that I do not care for. This is a fine porter. Itsbetter than average but didn't really stand out.

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

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3.29/5  rDev -19%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

12oz can

A- Dark black with khaki head, low in retention. Carb sticks to the glass.

S- Bland, void; some malt

T- It comes off as a really light porter with a weird aftertaste. The aftertaste is minimal, but comes off as a vegetable. V8

M- Very light, some decent carb follows down the throat

O- Just not impressed. CCB is a top brewery for me; this one just didn't hit the spot.

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3.3/5  rDev -18.7%

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Puppy's Breath Porter from Cigar City Brewing
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