Porter Porter (471 Series) | Breckenridge Brewery

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Porter Porter (471 Series)Porter Porter (471 Series)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Breckenridge Brewery
Colorado, United States
breckbrew.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by youngblood on 07-11-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
44
Reviews:
27
Avg:
3.4
pDev:
14.71%
 
 
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3
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Photo of adamranders
3.39/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of DougT
3.81/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of demosixt
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of Iamjeff6
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of jaydoc
3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of drinkinmiles
3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

Photo of MeisterMayhem
4.25/5  rDev +25%

Photo of bigbeers84
3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

Photo of mixed_master7
3/5  rDev -11.8%

Photo of thinwhiteduke
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of Hacksaw34
4.5/5  rDev +32.4%

Photo of Beerislivingproof
2.5/5  rDev -26.5%

Photo of biglite351
2.74/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

A - Cloudy orange around the edges with a tall creamy off-white head

S - Yeast, malt and oddly s dill pickle

T - Sour malt and not too much else

M - good coating with tingle on sides of tongue and throat

O - Not really my bag. maybe fore someone that likes sours

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Photo of stealth
3/5  rDev -11.8%

Photo of TexAggie011
2.5/5  rDev -26.5%

Photo of GRG1313
3/5  rDev -11.8%

Photo of imperialking
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of TippySelenoid
3.15/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

It's almost black with a tan lacing. It's got legs.

It's got a dried fruit smell with a bit of roasted malts.

Very fruity beer. Raisiny and figgy. It's really, REALLY sweet. Not very roasty or hoppy.

It's thick with little to no carbonation.

This doesn't seem at all like porter. It seems more like a seet, fruity stout. Not sure how this is a porter. This beer also doesn't warm well.

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Photo of DocDownUnder
4/5  rDev +17.6%

Photo of RickS95
3.97/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a burgundy/brown color. No color coming close to coming through, but nothing near dark brown or black. The head is non-existant.

Malt, toffee, alcohol and dark fruits like plums fill the nose. Doesn't really smell like a porter, but a pleasant enough smell.

The fruits, malt and a caramel flavor shine. Alcohol is there, but in the background.

From the smell, I expected the alcohol to be more of a player, but it's pleasantly gentle. This is a sweet beer with nary a hint of bitter. Only thing that balances the sweetness is a skosh of heat in the finish.

A good beer. Not really what I was expecting and doesn't really resemble a porter, but good nonetheless. I could see this at more of a nut brown type beer, but it's not very porterish.

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Photo of PrivateEquity
3.65/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Too translucent to be called an Imperial Porter. Good head with limited lacing. Head stays a while.

S - Aroma leaves a little more to ask for. Light, sweet bready maltiness aroma

T - Starts up very nice with upfront caramel malt is smooth and nice. Limited hoppiness really limits the beer. Sweetness in this porter is definitely discernable.

M - Smooth mouthfeel with right amount of carbonation. Medium body for a porter

D - Goes down smooth with creamy maltiness.

Overall - Sweeter porter that feels like it is missing a taste punch. It is very drinkable and could go down quickly. It does a few things very well (caramel maltiness, solid upfront carbonation), but misses on the back end.

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Photo of TMoney2591
3.18/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served in a Buffalo Bills shaker pint glass.

Not much like Super Bowl beer, am I right? This bit o' proof pours a ruby-/garnet-tinged brown topped by a finger of sandy foam. The nose smells nearly identical to a generic grain bag for an all-grain homebrew batch. Straight up. Some caramel ends up in there as well, but is overshadowed by the grain bag smell. The taste brings this caramel back in force, along with some light roasted malts and some insanely light (hardly discernible) coffee. A general graininess continues to pervade. The body is a light-ish medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a generally smooth feel. Overall, not much going on in this here porter, definitely not enough to warrant the repetition in the name.

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Photo of Vdubb86
3.08/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Served in a pint glass

Thanks to TMoney2591 for sharing this beer

This beer poured a darker caramel brown with a slight jaundiced finger of white foam above it that didn't last too long. The smell of this beer was the epitome of malts. As a homebrewer I can describe this aroma best as smelling the raw grist of a beer. To non-hombrewers, it's really malty in aroma. There wasn't much more to the beer. The flavor was almost 100% caramel flavor. I'm not sure how this was ever considered a porter when it tastes more along the lines of a bock without hops, but there you go. It's not bad in taste, but it's not good either. The mouthfeel is extraordinarily watery. It's bad to the point where it literally tastes like caramel flavored water. This is drinkable, but I won't be drinking this again.

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Photo of Sammy
3.63/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottle from a store. More of a portr than an imperial porter as advertised, I was getting too much sweetness from the first third of the bomber and then OK bitterness from the remainder. Mouthfeel average, this poured balck with a fine head. Aromas were malty, with a bit of licorice. Drinkability was fine.

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Photo of BretSikkink
3.55/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Cola-colored with a similarly frothy head. Jumps up an inch but recedes too quickly. Decent lacing, but no more than that. Doesn't quite look the brawny part just yet.

The nose is full of malty aromas, including some chocolate, caramel, and toffee sweetness and some mild coffee roasted bitterness. Somewhat faint.

Pretty full-flavored, with the caramel-sweetness of coke and a somewhat thin black coffee note of roasted malt. Lots of sweetness here, with dark fruit, overripe estery fruits, and some cocoa. Slight touch of bitterness in the middle, but the finish is all malt.

Bubbly, and a little light for style. This is definitely a malt bomb (this recipe, anyhow - other reviews seem to be of a different beer almost). More like a sac fly than a home run, but a serviceable cold weather libation.

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Porter Porter (471 Series) from Breckenridge Brewery
3.4 out of 5 based on 44 ratings.
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