Deadeye Jack Porter | Lonerider Brewing Company

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3.93/5
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141 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Lonerider Brewing Company
North Carolina, United States
loneriderbeer.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
A wandering Lonerider, never staying in one place too long. Deadeye Jack represents our seasonal porter consisting of a strong malty background with hints of roasted chocolate, subtle sweetness and low hop bitterness.

Added by wagenvolks on 01-16-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#8,491
Reviews:
48
Ratings:
141
pDev:
10.18%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
19
Trade:
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Ratings: 141 |  Reviews: 48
Photo of BTexpress
3.83/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jagada
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of sulldaddy
3.84/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sampling a cellar temp 12 oz can poured into a snifter. The beer pours a chocolate brown color with a frothy and rocky khaki colored head of 3 cm foaming up even with a gentle pour. The foam recedes fairly quickly to a surface foam and leaves tight lattice as it drops. Eventually only a sturdy edge layer and one island of foam remains in my glass.
The aroma is a lot of chocolate, mostly on the sweeter side, but also some roasted malt and some mild coffee hit. No booze hints here and I dont get any hops making a showing here either.
The first sip reveals an average body with silky texture and very fine gentle rolling carbonation. Each swallow leaves a smooth coating on my palate.
The flavor is sweet milk chocolate up front with some roasted malt in the middle and finishes with some more chocolate. This isnt a sweet dessert chocolate beer, but isnt all roast either.
No hops that I can really detect and certainly no booze, making this a very easy to drink beer.
Glad to have tried it and thank you to my bro CUrt for the gift!

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Photo of cambabeer
3.81/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nick_perry
3.9/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a dark brown, almost black, with a bubbly tan head that doesn’t linger too long. Solid dry malt quality and a nice, lacey finish. Nothing too complex, but again, a solid brew, Lonerider rarely disappoints.

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Photo of rallyr32
3.83/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ljdrinksbeer
4.16/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

L - pours with thick tan head that takes several minutes to recede and leave a covering of foam, leaving behind a spotting of lacing. Nearly black in color.
S - mostly roasted malts and coffee aromas. Slightly yeasty.
T - Sweet malts. chocolate, iced late, slightly bitter black malts nicely balance caramel sweetness. Little to no perceivable hop flavor.
F - pleasantly full to medium body, maybe a touch too much carbonation.
O - Very impressed, solid brewery as I have come to expect, but I am often disappointed by american porters. This one is likely to be knocked back by me on future occasions.

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Photo of ygtbsm94
3.77/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BrianScott
3.54/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tempest
3.77/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

All-around solid porter. It's on the sweeter side, though there's a light kick of herbal hops at the end. It's big on creamy chocolate, followed by dark toast and toffee. Worth a try for dark beer lovers.

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Photo of hophugger
3.25/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
3.91/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Thanks to FriedSlug for this rockin' porter!

Pours a dark black body with a nice frothy beige head.

Aromas of coffee, chocolate syrup, lactose, and roasted barley.

Flavor has a touch of soy sauce, but beyond that is pretty complex and consists of dark coffee, chocolate, roast barley, and lactose/chocolate milk.

Flavor is carbonated up front to start, followed by a milky body and a roasty finish.

Overall, Deadeye Jack is a pretty decent porter. A "Very Good" rating is about perfect. Not the best, but better than good!

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Photo of Irish57
4.46/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of TheRock7755
3.88/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of psmith161
4.25/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JordanlikesAles
3.87/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of woodychandler
3.92/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On one of my recent trips down to visit my aunt & uncle in DC, I came across a few of Lonerider's CANs in furtherance of The CANQuest (tm). I am now over 1,300 CANned beer reviews!

From the CAN: "Ales For Outlaws"; "Outlawed Seasonal Release"; "A wandering Lonerider, never staying in one place too long, Deadeye Jack represents our seasonal porter consisting of a strong malty background with hints of roasted chocolate, subtle sweetness, and low hop bitterness."; "Handcrafted".

When ales are outlawed, only outlaws will have ales to drink. Fortunately, here at The CANQuest (tm), we have been outside of the law for so long that it is hard to remember what it is to be a law-abiding CANizen. We have not forgotten how to CANuct a Crack! & Glug, however, and that was the next move. Jack tried to fight me on the Crack!, but I am an old hand at this, plus, give me a big enough lever & I CAN move the world. An in-glass swirl raised a finger of fizzy, deep-brown head that seemed anxious to fall back to wisps. Color was Very Dark Brown to Black/Opaque (SRM = > 34, < 44) with NE-quality clarity & gorgeous garnet highlights. Nose had a light smokiness along with a powdery chocolatiness, like putting my snout in a box of Nestle's Quik & inhaling. I did that once, as a kid, and I sneezed for a week as a result. This was less impactful. Mouthfeel was medium. The taste had a pronounced milk chocolatiness underlain by a light smokiness. Frankly, it was at the upper limit of what I will abide in terms of a beer's sweetness. It was really chocolaty in terms of its taste, which is not a problem in terms of style, but it just is not my bag. Finish was sweet, chocolaty, but thankfully not cloying. One was plenty for me.

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Photo of tone77
3.3/5  rDev -16%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A thanks to the commander of the canquest, woodychandler, for this beer. Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a black color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is mild, chocolate, some notes of coffee. Taste is roasted malts, smoke, light coffee, not getting much of the chocolate apparent in the aroma. Feels medium/light bodied in the mouth and overall is a mediocre beer.

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Photo of Cacibajagua
3.68/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of FriedSlug
3.79/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Super dark with a creamy head with spotty lacing. Roasted malt, chocolate and a mild sweetness. Lacking a bit in flavor. Tasted weaker than the nose but still roasty and chocolaty. Very creamy mouthfeel. Pretty solid beer.

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Photo of JMUbrewz
3.77/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bexley10
3.91/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AngusOg
4.1/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of petewheeler
3.94/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DeadeyeOTDO
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Deadeye Jack Porter from Lonerider Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.93 out of 5 with 141 ratings