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

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4.14
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8.21%
 
 
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Poured into an oversized snifter from the half-liter bottle.

Appearance: Dark and opaque, almost totally black, but some hints of brown. Formed a thick, three-finger head that subsided to about a half finger, but heavy cling to the glass. Very pretty.

Smell: roasted malts up front, chocolate/sweetness, coffee. Hints of smoke and citrus fruits ( orange).

Taste: Wow. Bittersweet chocolate and coffee, a nice level of sweetness balanced out by the bitterness of the hops. The hops seems more of an effect - drying and bitterness - rather than a particular flavor. Works well against the sweet malt and chocolate flavors. The coffee seem right at the point where it could be burnt and acrid rather than pleasant. The bitterness and earthy sensation at the end really counterbalances nicely. I do get a little acidic taste as well. Not getting the fruit detected on the nose.

Feel: medium to full body, a little creaminess. Carbonation is small bubbles, not prickly.

Overall: This is another solid effort from MBC that I would recommend to anyone. Easy enough to drink even at 7.5% (maybe too easy). I am intrigued by the "special effects" nature of the hops. This is a very good beer whether it is a porter or stout.

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