Black Duck Porter | Greenport Harbor Brewing Company

Black Duck PorterBlack Duck Porter
BA SCORE
86.2%
Liked This Beer
4.01 w/ 224 ratings
Black Duck PorterBlack Duck Porter
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Greenport Harbor Brewing Company
New York, United States
greenportharborbrewing.com

Style: English Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A black ale that puts the flavor of the malt front and center. It has a mild hop character that balances strong notes of cocoa and hints of coffee. A full-bodied roasty treat that finishes dry. Pairs well with chocolate, BBQ, as well as fresh shellfish.

Added by bonbright7 on 08-24-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#4,260
Reviews:
48
Ratings:
224
Liked:
193
Avg:
4.01/5
pDev:
10.22%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
12
Gots:
45
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 224 |  Reviews: 48
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5/5  rDev +24.7%

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5/5  rDev +24.7%

Photo of BF1977
5/5  rDev +24.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is one of my favorite porters of all time.

Black in color with a 1/4 inch brown head.

Full malty flavor with hints of chocolate and coffee. Solid mouth feel, not thin, but not overly thick either.

Finshes smooth with little after taste.

I could drink this all day long. It's a great example of this style.

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5/5  rDev +24.7%

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5/5  rDev +24.7%

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5/5  rDev +24.7%

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5/5  rDev +24.7%

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4.88/5  rDev +21.7%

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4.85/5  rDev +20.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.75/5  rDev +18.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +18.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +18.5%

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4.72/5  rDev +17.7%

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4.66/5  rDev +16.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Exceptionally clean and drinkable session Porter. Nice and malty in all the right places. Super fine and thick Lacey tan head yields to a smoother than silk coffee and dark chocolate finish.
Very well done.

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Photo of SpicyHippo73
4.55/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of doomXsaloon
4.54/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Wow. Toasty nose! Solid all around! Well done!

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4.5/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I don't usually rate porters this high, but this example is well deserving. Really nice, hints of coffee and chocolate and finishes really nicely, not too bitter.

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4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.2%

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4.42/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I had a sixteen ounce glass of this at Rattle n Hum in New York City. Greenport has been making quite a splash in New York as of late and has given the other Long Island Breweries a run for their money. This porter is, in my opinion, their best and one of the better English Porters I've had.

Pours a dark, reddish brown with alight amount of carbonation and good lacing along the side of the glass.

Aroma is smokey and very good. You can detect wood as well as dark malts and hops.

Flavor is quite intense, especially considering the low alcohol content. Very complex with alot going on.

Overall, as very good beer and one that I'll have as often as I can find it.

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Black Duck Porter from Greenport Harbor Brewing Company
Beer rating: 86.2% out of 100 with 224 ratings
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