King Titus | Maine Beer Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Maine Beer Company
Maine, United States
mainebeercompany.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our take on an American robust porter. Dark, thick, chewy, chocolaty, and of course, generously hopped.

Added by tehzachatak on 10-04-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,443
Reviews:
272
Avg:
4.14
pDev:
8.21%
 
 
Wants:
94
Gots:
287
For Trade:
16
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Photo of jimboothdesigns
4.73/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Oh my, where shall I begin? Pours a nice dark brown, nearly black with a frothy, creamy, chocolatey head. Head dissipates slightly leaving a nice thin layer. Aroma is coffeeish, chocolateish and slightly sourish. Also some malty and hop notes. Nice level of carbonation. Thiner than what I expected, but perhaps my tears of joy has diluted it slightly. Amen.

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Photo of cherche
3.75/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nuebs
3.94/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of osant37
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ledouge
4.03/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of hypnotoad1
4.17/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SD-Alefan
3.75/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Pours a deep, dark and opaque brown/black with a medium tan head that quickly fades and leaves behind a fair amount of lacing.
Aroma is chocolate and roast coffee.
Taste is mostly dark chocolate with a slight acidity and a lingering, bitter roasted coffee finish.
Mouthfeel is a bit thin.
Not up there with the best American Porters.

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Photo of HaveUSeenMyCellar
4.04/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerTailor
4.59/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of jwent91
4.54/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TildenKatz
4.37/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CraigTravor
3.67/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kemoarps
4.04/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Beautiful almost-jet black with a nice sized dark brown head. Beautiful. Velvety smoothe on top.

Noose is no let down from the look. Creamy rich chocolate starts things off with a gentle roastiness and enough coffee to give it definition.

Mouth time de-emphasizes the sweetness of the chocolate while maintaining the rich creaminess of the aroma. Bitter, dry dark chocolate meets with mocha, molasses, and a roasted toasted middle bringing it to a rich bitter finish. Finely carbonated and smoothe and coating

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Photo of jpuetz
3.91/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of nickfl
4.21/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SRBush1974
3.75/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jcorn
4.04/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of maximum12
3.82/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to the incomparable, inscrutable Joe_Grizzly for this 500ML brown bottle dated 9/23/14. Stark black-and-white label, split with my wife.

Pour is porter black (that would be a great crayon color) & heady. The nose is coffee, roast, & strong chocolate, which equals something I want slipping into my mouth, repeatedly.

King Titus is alcoholic milk chocolate. My favorite condiment, chocolate, is tattooed into the DNA of this brew, running from the frontal sting all the way through the finish. Even pushing a year, the wrinkles don’t show, but the hops are still moving strong & bitter, complementing the chocolate. Very sweet. Nice & full, especially given the ABV, & one I could happily drink a whole bottle of.

Nothing supremely remarkable, just a good, solid porter with a healthy dose of chocolate. Like.

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Photo of DBosco
4.27/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MatthewWalters
4.67/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of curlybird
3.72/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Farinag16447
4.23/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rjd722
4.27/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Very, dark brown...essentially black. Brown foam head, with decent retention. Roasted, malty chocolate aroma. Great taste, heavy roasted notes right up front followed by chocolate and finishes with a coffee flavor. Silky smooth mouthfeel, the aftertaste is predominantly full of bittersweet hops. MBC nails it with a solid all-around porter.

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Photo of puck1225
4.06/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Wonderful smell to this deep, dark rich beer. Pour into snifter with very thin head and thin delicate lacing. Certainly has a coffee aftertaste that stays on the palette for a very long time. As the beer warms, a more chocolaty taste becomes apparent. Smooth, rich mouth feel. It is a very nice porter and I enjoyed it very much.

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Photo of gcasher
4.62/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Pitch black
Ample brown head
Rich roasted malt
Creamy mouthfeel
What more could you want?

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King Titus from Maine Beer Company
4.14 out of 5 based on 1,443 ratings.
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