Waypoint
Rising Tide Brewing Company

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Style:
American Porter
Ranked #422
ABV:
5%
Score:
87
Ranked #19,154
Avg:
3.88 | pDev: 10.05%
Reviews:
13
Ratings:
64
From:
Rising Tide Brewing Company
 
Maine, United States
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Wants
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Gots
  27
SCORE
87
Very Good
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Notes: Once the heat of summer breaks, it’s time to find your way to our coffee porter, Waypoint. This beer is brewed with the highest quality coffee blended and roasted by our neighbors at Tandem Coffee Roasters to give our mild porter a rich fruity complexity held up by a chocolatey, malty backbone. This East Bayside collaboration is available from foliage season into the depths of our Maine winter.
Reviews: 13 | Ratings: 64 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
Reviews by metter98:
Photo of metter98
3.8/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: The beer is essentially jet black in color—traces of brownish red are visible near the edges of the glass when it is held up to a bright light. It poured with a thin beige colored head that left a collar around the edge and some wisps of bubbles on the surface.
S: Light to moderate aromas of coffee beans are present in the nose.
T: The taste follows the smell and has moderate flavors of roasted coffee beans with notes of cola. The beans contribute a light amount of associated bitterness.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied on the palate wand has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is nice aromas and flavors of coffee but still tastes like a porter.

Serving type: can

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Photo of Mleblanc25
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jbarletto
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SpAiReArGsEonNE
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Gkruszewski
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dirk_Chappelle
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dpgoblejr
3.76/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of snowmageddon
3.81/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Faxmesomehalibut
3.18/5  rDev -18%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of joberlander
2.67/5  rDev -31.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of 22Blue
3.67/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of papposilenus
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SamRinaldi
4.53/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Waypoint Coffee Porter very smooth comfortable easy to drink hint of coffee not over whelming 5% alcohol

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Photo of LukeGude
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Coffee porter on tap at Atwood's Tavern in Cambridge. Plenty of coffee, true stout purists could probably tell it's not one. Enjoyable.

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Photo of JOSHRINARD
4.4/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of xtonytx
3.73/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of KMcGrath
3.85/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lefty_P_Hand
4.06/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A nice coffee porter on tap at the brewery. I poured mine from a growler. It pours to a dark black color with a thick head a of foam. The smell is like a cup of coffee. It has the flavor of coffee but it isn't over powering. it doesn't linger in your mouth for too long. It has a nice crisp feel in your mouth. It's probably the best way to enjoy a cup of coffee in the evening.

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Photo of Beersilio
4.24/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kinggimp
3.64/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TomMorris
3.68/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dufmandinga
3.85/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jcorn
3.92/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of CharlesK
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bissel328
3.9/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Waypoint from Rising Tide Brewing Company
Beer rating: 87 out of 100 with 64 ratings