Mornington Peninsula Porter | Mornington Peninsula Brewery

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Mornington Peninsula PorterMornington Peninsula Porter

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Mornington Peninsula Brewery

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by laituegonflable on 02-07-2011

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Ratings: 13 |  Reviews: 7
Reviews by Hoptron_3000:
Photo of Hoptron_3000
3/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: Nice creamy slightly tan one finger head. A bit of yeast left in the bottom of bottle.

S: Lots of dark chocolate and roasted coffee.

T: Dark chocolate. Slightly bitter roasted coffee.

M: Maybe slightly thin mouthfeel for the style. It would be nice to see a more rich round body to match the rich chocolate and coffee flavors. Fairly crisp finish.

O: Nice easy to drink porter.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of BugattiRoo
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Photo of CrazyDavros
3.54/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours black with ruby highlights and a small lasting head.
Nose shows dark chocolate, chocolate liqueur, roasted malt and nutty notes. Nice stuff.
Similarly rich flavours, lots of liquorice, roasted coffee and cocoa. A little full on and brash however.
Could use a fuller, creamier texture.

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Photo of Kroehny_Loves_Hops
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of Rwalford74
4.21/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of joecast
3.82/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Nearly black throughout with hazy red showing at the edges. Thin tan head leaves good lacing.

Nice coffee and roast malt aroma. Bordering in stout territory here. A touch of licorice as well.

Heavy malt with the same roast character and some smoothing coffee and chocolate. a good dose of bitterness in the finish closes things out nicely.

One of the most stout like porters I've tried but still an enjoyable, warming beer.

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Photo of bostonryan
3/5  rDev -17.4%

Photo of Macca
3.55/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

This pours a dark brown with a tan head that drops away quickly.

Some sour notes on the nose, a bit of milk chocolate and quite a bit of coffee.

Coffee dominates on the palate. The chocolate is there too. More burnt characters than on the nose. Finishes a bit short.

Medium bodied. Suits it nicely.

A nice enough beer but I'd like a bit more going on.

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Photo of soju6
3.46/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours a dark brown color with a fair head that fades to bits of lacing.

S: Aroma of roasted malt, coffee and just a bit of chocolate.

T: taste of roasted malt, coffee and a bit of chocolate. Nice bitterness and a dry finish.

F: Fairly medium body, smooth and quite creamy texture. Nice balance.

O: Nice beer that goes down quite easy.

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Photo of laituegonflable
3.7/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Had on tap at the Local Taphouse.

Pours a dark brown, slightly woody around the edges. Head is beige, a thin crown but retaining what's there quite well, leaving nice sticky trails of lace around. Yeah, looks quite nice.

Good porter smell; roasty but not very burnt. Quite a lot of coffee notes, with slight sourness that almost becomes meaty at times. A bit bland, but all the right characters in good proportion.

Tastes quite roasty, with dark chocolate notes at first that quickly attract coffee characters heading towards mid-palate. Slight char flavours and a bit of vanilla come through later. Loses a bit of its intensity on the mid, where flavour just coasts through mildly without adding anything. Finish is roasty and espressoesque; not bad but could use either more sweetness or more booze to lift the flavours a bit. Overall the palate profile is slightly lacking. Decent porter but not a fantastic beer.

Good texture; quite smooth, not a lot of body but there's not meant to be, complements the flavours well. Yeah, quite good

The slight sour roasty note comes across at times a bit like cold coffee. Only slight, but it's there enough to make me think twice while drinking. But I'm enjoying it enough. Again, decent but not brilliant.

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Photo of chogm54
3.56/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Andrewharemza
4/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From bottle, pours black with a tan head. Aroma is dark malts, roasted malt, chocolate, vanilla, and brown sugar. Flavour is chocolate, light coffee, roasted malt, and vanilla. Finish is sweet. very nice.

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Photo of jebrew
4.15/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Mornington Peninsula Porter from Mornington Peninsula Brewery
Beer rating: 3.63 out of 5 with 13 ratings