Porter | Port City Brewing

BA SCORE
90
outstanding
477 Ratings
PorterPorter
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Port City Brewing
Virginia, United States
portcitybrewing.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by AndrewNations on 02-12-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
477
Reviews:
137
Avg:
4.04
pDev:
9.9%
 
 
Wants:
23
Gots:
98
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 477 |  Reviews: 137
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4/5  rDev -1%

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3.25/5  rDev -19.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SLeffler27
3.89/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very dark (SRM 30) velvety, chocolate brown. A thin, fine, tan head quickly dissipates to a ring, leaving slight lacing on a Dogfish Head snifter.

Sweet malted chocolate with light, coffee liqueur. Warming brings out a roasted malt.

The flavor profile follows the nose, but adds bitter black coffee. Sweetness is present in the background and the finish is short.

Light, prickly carbonation interrupts a medium body. The texture is watery with a hint of alcohol. Warmth brings out a slight astringency.

I’m not sure I would call this robust, but it is easy and enjoyable. Enjoy this Porter with friends and lively conversation or a ball game.

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3.25/5  rDev -19.6%

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5/5  rDev +23.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

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4/5  rDev -1%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

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4/5  rDev -1%

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4/5  rDev -1%

Photo of Mojo
3.89/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12 ounce bottle -> snifter

A - dark black pour with a two inch foamy head, some retention and beautiful lacing.

S - subtle but nice nose including chocolate and coffee.

T - raisins, molasses, soy sauce, chocolate, coffee, licorice

S - good carbonation, small aftertaste

O - not a bad porter, but not the best I've ever had either. Worth a taste though for sure.

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4/5  rDev -1%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +11.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

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3/5  rDev -25.7%

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4/5  rDev -1%

Porter from Port City Brewing
4.04 out of 5 based on 477 ratings.
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