Anti-Freeze | Greenport Harbor Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
54.2%
Liked This Beer
3.69 w/ 48 ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: Old Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.90%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
Malt forward, full bodied, deep red, with just enough hop balance. Inspired by some of our favorite English Olde Ales. Brewed a bit strong for sustenance and warmth on those cold winter nights.

Added by DrinkSlurm on 01-06-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#27,930
Reviews:
11
Ratings:
48
Liked:
26
Avg:
3.69/5
pDev:
11.38%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
8
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 48 |  Reviews: 11
Photo of unclejazz
2.43/5  rDev -34.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

I tried this old ale and must say that it was too sweet to enjoy. It looked and smelled alright, but had such a strong molasass and dark fruit notes. It was like each plum preserves. The syrupy mouthfeel was not helpful. I was curious about this brewery and me thinks that curiousity is waning rather quickly. I will try something dry hopped if they have any considerable offering of that style. Heck, you can't hit a homerun every time you come to the plate.

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3/5  rDev -18.7%

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3/5  rDev -18.7%

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3/5  rDev -18.7%

Photo of fosters9
3/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of TheCzig
3/5  rDev -18.7%

Photo of vfgccp
3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

Photo of k47k
3.43/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mltobin
3.47/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bieniek30
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of JKIPA05
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of JDWEX1117
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of rippy27
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of waiting4lunch
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of markgugs
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of SwG237
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of HugeBulge
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of BlurryVisi0n
3.51/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Served in a pint glass.

Appearance: Pure transparent amber with brown tones to it, medium bubbles and a off-white head settling quick to roughly a quarter inch before sipping.

Smell: has a nutmeg scent to it but has a heavy feel that resembles burning tea...not bad but I wouldn't inhale the brew.

Taste: Has a complex sourness to it, feels like lemon with a mix touching of toffee.

Mouth: Medium bodied, has a slightly lingering after-taste.

Overall: Like it or love it there is no argument that the beer delivers, it's not the best of olde ale you're gonna have but it's full of flavor. With that alone with it's quite a contribution. Salud!

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Photo of StoutBoi
3.61/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of smithj4
3.62/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of socon67
3.67/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours brown with a tan foam. Coates the glass with a thick coating; decent lacing.

S - Smells sweet with notes of maple. There is a bit of a fruit scent as well.

T - Initially sweet with flavors of maple syrup and candied fruit. Slight malty component. Finish has a cordial-like quality.

M - Mellow for the style, though it is more of an after dinner beer, and not one to generally have more than one of.

O - Much like its oaked variant, I found it to be a tasty beer for the cold months, but something to enjoy once and then move on.

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Photo of metter98
3.67/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: The beer is clear but very dark brownish red in color (close to being black when viewed from afar) with a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a quarter finger high beige head that died down, leaving a few specks of bubbles on the surface and a narrow collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light to moderate aromas of dark malts and raisins are present in the nose along with some hints of roasted malts.
T: The taste follows the smell and has flavors of dark malts (with a bit of roast) and fruity flavors of raisins and dates. Although only slight amounts of bitterness are perceptible, there are enough underlying hops to mask any sweetness.
M: It feels medium- to full-bodied on the palate and is very malty with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This is a nice beer for a cold winter night, but it's not that heavy so you can still knock back a few of these in a single sitting.

Serving type: growler

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of atr2605
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A-pours a deep reddish amber color with an off white head with decent retention
S-raisins, dark fruit, dried cherries
T-roasted malt, raisins, biscuit, hops providing nice balance and a bit of earthiness
M-mediumed bodied and smooth
O-smooth malty beer, that has a decent complexity with high drinkability. I would seek it out again

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Anti-Freeze from Greenport Harbor Brewing Company
Beer rating: 54.2% out of 100 with 48 ratings
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