Bad Moon Porter | DuClaw Brewing Company

Bad Moon PorterBad Moon Porter
BA SCORE
57.7%
Liked This Beer
3.76 w/ 130 ratings
Bad Moon PorterBad Moon Porter
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
DuClaw Brewing Company
Maryland, United States
duclaw.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by NeroFiddled on 08-20-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#20,729
Reviews:
42
Ratings:
130
Liked:
75
Avg:
3.76/5
pDev:
11.17%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
17
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 130 |  Reviews: 42
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2.75/5  rDev -26.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +13%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of stephenjmoore
3.88/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Very dark body with a hint of amber highlights on the top and bottom. Thin tan head that leaves behind some bubbles as it settles.

S- Roasted malts with a hint of chocolate malt. A slight aroma of coffee comes through as well.

T- Very roasty with a dash of coffee and hops.

M- Medium bodied, smooth.

O- Nice, solid porter.

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Photo of stakem
3.3/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

Draft offering served in a standard pint glass. The brew appears black in color with a mocha head. A thin film of bubbles maintains across the top and rises with an aggitating swirl.

The smell is dark and roasted grain with an essence of cocoa and unsweetened chocolate. Some citris coffee bean element is present that smells more abundant than hops which i have no complaints about.

The taste is roasty with citrus hops and just like the aroma hinted, a bit of citrus coffee bean element. Some chocolate and coffee lasts into the aftertaste mixed with some mineral and herbal inclusion that is mildly reminescent of melon-like yeast aspect.

This is a medium to light bodied brew. It is easily approachable and light but there is some dirty yeast/herbal inclusion almost vegetative that I just didnt care for. Its not terrible by any stretch but its strange enough that im not interested in paying to have it again.

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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of nickfl
3.68/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A poured with a small head of tan foam on a black body, good retention and lace.

S roast malt, light coffee and some smoke.

T sweet malt up front with a bit of coffee. Some toffee in the middle and a toasty, dry finish.

M medium light body, moderate carbonation, and a bone dry finish.

D not bad, it is definitely a porter rather than a stout,but not overly complex.

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Photo of kylehay2004
4.28/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Half finger dark tan head on a clear but dark brown body. Excellent lacing. Aroma is full of coffee and espresso with a subtle dark fruit sweetness. Flavor follows nicely with Coffee, roasted malts and like dark chocolate moving to a light cherry and toffee sweet finish. Semi dry finish with light to moderate carbonation and typical thin porter body. Very flavorful compared to do many porters out there. A must try IMO.

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4.75/5  rDev +26.3%

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3/5  rDev -20.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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3/5  rDev -20.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

Photo of JerseyKirk
4.35/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 3.5

A: Pitch black in color. Nice khaki colored 1 finger head.

S: Smells like coffee, cream, cocoa, dark chocolate and dark roasted malts.

T: Tastes like coffee, cream, cocoa, dark chocolate and dark roasted malts...same as above.

M: Nice and crisp beer that has a long dry coffee finish.

O: Great. However, this beer tastes a lot more like an Irish Dry Stout than a porter. Based on the style though this loses a point here but otherwise it's a great beer.

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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of thain709
3.2/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Bacon Infused Bad Moon Porter on cask at Bad Decisions.

A - Deep, dark brown body that bordered on being black...the head was a light brown color...it was short lived as all that was left was a bubbly ring...not much lacing...a nice piece of bacon was dipped in the beer

S - The nose was smokey and meaty with notes of roast and chocolate...the bacon stood out especially as the beer warmed

T - Roasted malts catch your taste buds first...they help to coat the palate and leave some dark chocolate flavors behind...the bacon sets in towards the middle and finish...it gives off a decent smoke flavor, but after a while it becomes too much...there is a chewy, meaty flavor that lends itself to the beer

M - Medium bodied...adequate for a porter with a meaty texture

O - I liked the idea behind this one, but I'm not sure how well it went over...the bacon garnish was a nice touch as it was delicious at the end of the beer...the smoke became too much and the meaty texture might scare some away...it was hard finding the base porter

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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3/5  rDev -20.2%

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4/5  rDev +6.4%

Bad Moon Porter from DuClaw Brewing Company
Beer rating: 57.7% out of 100 with 130 ratings
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