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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Ratings: 639 |  Reviews: 89
Photo of M_C_Hampton
4.43/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: poured from a 22 oz bottle into a pint glass, dark orange brown with a huge tan head that lingers leaving good lacing, clear

S: chocolate, nuts, tons of malt, light coffee, brown sugar, toffee, caramel

T: tons of coffee and dark chocolate flavor, sweet malts abound balance by just enough lemon citrus hops to keep the sweetness in check, bittersweet chocolate, toffee, hazelnuts

M: medium with nice carbonation

O: a beautiful porter true to the style, the body is light enough for it not to be a stout, well done

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Photo of snowmageddon
3.81/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of InfragilisBrew
4.09/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kidzord
4.06/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of crobinso
3.97/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of bitterandtwisted
3.94/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of alcohline_trip
4.08/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of QuakeAttack
4.44/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Coorsy
4.09/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of madelf66
4.14/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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

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

Photo of jrb378
3.91/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of monty79_1997
3.78/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dmorgan310
4.04/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

pours a dark brown with a thin head that immediately poofs. nose; dark cola, creamer & hops. taste; chocolate malt, earthy hops, cola/caramel, dry cocoa, & a licorice/anise spice. light char on the end. medium carbonation & mouthfeel. a good porter, but it has the same issue i have with all porters - the lack of complexity makes it seem almost like drinking a spiced cola halfway through the glass.

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Photo of LittleMurphyDog
3.42/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CBrodbeck
4.21/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kblautenslager
3.95/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of Peter1977
3.84/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jrobnez
3.79/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ordybill
4.52/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bomber into a pint glass. The appearance is a black color with a very small brown head. The aroma is a simple mix of caramel and roasted malt, excellent smell. The taste matches the aroma. A very good porter.

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Puppy's Breath Porter from Cigar City Brewing
4.06 out of 5 based on 639 ratings.
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