Parade Ground Coffee Porter | Tin Roof Brewing Company

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Parade Ground Coffee PorterParade Ground Coffee Porter
BA SCORE
3.93/5
Very Good
136 Ratings
Parade Ground Coffee PorterParade Ground Coffee Porter
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Tin Roof Brewing Company
Louisiana, United States
tinroofbeer.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Robust Porter brewed with a special blend of New Orleans Coffee Company mocha and French roast coffee. This smooth brew is full of coffee and chocolate flavor.

35 IBU

Added by brewskifan55 on 10-08-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#8,620
Reviews:
24
Ratings:
136
pDev:
9.41%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
17
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 136 |  Reviews: 24
Photo of Angerhaus
3/5  rDev -23.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.75

Looks and smells alright with a decent coffee nose. Taste doesn't follow though. Yes, I know that the abv isn't that high, but I expected a lot more flavor than this thin and watery beer.

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Photo of MastaShonuf
3/5  rDev -23.7%

Photo of Jadjunk
3.15/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

No label information. Parade Ground is brewed in the style of an American Porter. Available in 12 oz. cans and on seasonal draft.

Poured from a 12 oz. can to a snifter glass.

(Appearance) Pours a crisp thin foam head of a deep tan color over a deep brown body with hazy sediment, garnet highlights. Retention is below average and lacing is light and spotty. 3.25

(Smell) Toasted bread malts, nutty chocolate flavor, light roast and reserved sweetness. Very minute coffee aroma altogether- subtle fruity coffee bean aroma with a light acidity. Potency is moderate. 3.25

(Taste) Slightly more coffee flavor up front than suggested in the aroma. Fruity, very lightly roasted and moderately acidic coffee flavor with undertones of wet malt flavors, shallow chocolate and some fruity yeast flavor. Fairly weak flavor profile altogether for a porter. 3

(Mouthfeel) Texture is slick, lightly chewy, slightly tangy, mildly dry. Carbonation is very low, with a near zero frothiness and very light crispness on the finish, bordering flat. Body is shy of medium for the style, medium overall. Balance is nearly even sweet to tangy and acidic. Alcohol presence is light and there are no off characters. 3.25

(Overall) There were considerable problems with this coffee porter which rendered it very flawed despite being still a drinkable ale, although I never drain pour so I may not be the best judge of this. Nearly flat texture, weak coffee bean flavor, shallow body even considering the style, reserved flavors are all mushy without any highs or lows. Although I feel this review is accurate enough to publish, I wouldn't be surprised if this was a quality control issue. It's difficult to make a coffee porter less than stellar and this ale certainly was particularly unimpressive at best. 3.25

Tin Roof Brewing Company's
Parade Ground Coffee Porter
3.15/5.00

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Photo of Jarrod_LC
3.16/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mweso2000
3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

Photo of acurtis
3.34/5  rDev -15%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of sohearn
3.36/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MJ64
3.42/5  rDev -13%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Beer-Zombie
3.44/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Evango
3.47/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Coffee Bomb. A little thin, but still nice.

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Photo of eabdelbaki
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

Photo of RonaldTheriot
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Tin Roof Parade Ground Coffee Porter has a medium, beige head, a dark, but not hazy, standard brown appearance, visible clinging bubbles, and heavy lacing left behind. The aroma is of sweet, medium-roasted barley malt and a faint coffee smell. Taste is of the same, but the smooth coffee is more pronounced, here, than in the smell. Bitterness is present, but mild. One will also pick up some sweet creaminess, but no alcohol. Mouthfeel is light and a touch slick, and Tin Roof Parade Ground Coffee Porter finishes mostly dry, easy drinking, and rather refreshing. I would like to see them do a coffee and chicory porter. Overall, this is worth checking out.

RJT

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Photo of rlee1390
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

Maybe mine was out of date or something but there was no coffee flavor whatsoever and the mouthfeel was extremely flat, watery and thin.

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Photo of Summer92
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

Photo of willkoval
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

Photo of LoveStout
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of IndyDad
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

Photo of adapt313
3.51/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours really nice but the head dissapates quickly. The nose is all coffee and chocolate but somewhat subdued, I expected it to be more fragrant. Taste is mostly the same. Mild coffee and chocolate but definitely not full of flavor and finishes with a slight sour tang. Feels a little thin but the creamy carbonation makes up fornit a little. Overall it's far from offensive but I wouldn't seek it out again.

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Photo of ilikebeer03
3.53/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: pours black with a nice khaki finger of head which has good retention and leaves good lacing.

S: I get coffee and sweet chocolate initially

T: coffee, chocolate initially. the dark, roasted malt begins to show through as the beer warms. I enjoy it more as it gets warmer. caramel / toffee notes as well.

M: average for a porter.

O: a good beer. nothing outstanding, though

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Photo of beaulabauve
3.53/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of changdulla
3.53/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of chris826
3.57/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of markgugs
3.57/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mscanlon31
3.6/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Brevbin
3.64/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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Parade Ground Coffee Porter from Tin Roof Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.93 out of 5 with 136 ratings