Porter | Port City Brewing

BA SCORE
90
outstanding
484 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:
484
Reviews:
140
Avg:
4.04
pDev:
10.15%
 
 
Wants:
23
Gots:
103
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 484 |  Reviews: 140
Photo of osickeym
4.45/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of GreatStoutman
4.13/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of kgammell1
4.08/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of PatrickCT
3.68/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of UPMD_Bill
4.06/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours dark brown almost black with a small tan head. Smells of smoke and molasses. Taste follows nose with a hint of cloves and heat. Feel is creamy with a bite from dissolved carbon. Would definitely get again.

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Photo of fosters9
3.5/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of raindog814
4.09/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of rjd722
4.27/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of HD88
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of yaksurf
3.32/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of VDJ104
4.54/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of vabeerguy
4.04/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ThreeJs
4.3/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of seedyone
4.46/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Rattle n Hum, NYC. Tan head ended in a thin film with very little lacing.Nice deep shade of ebony. Aroma was more molasses & roasted malts then chocolate. Nice to see a porter that isn't trying to be a stout. Careful with the ABV. It's very discrete.

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Photo of Krey213
4.23/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MGibbons
4.38/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ejane
4.9/5  rDev +21.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of JandJMD
4.1/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Cpmitchno1
3.98/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of kwjd
4.05/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of nathanmiller
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of HamdenHector
3.63/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A: opaque; very dark brown in color; 1+ finger dark tan head that receded slowly to a thin cap; very nice lacing;

S: initially, roasted grains; after that, distinct milk chocolate;

T: for a moment, milk chcolate and roasted grains; then it's all roasted grains; mild bitterness on the finish;

M: medium bodied' moderate carbonation; moderately dry finish;

O: not very complex;

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Photo of Jeeb
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Cynic-ale
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MichaelProcton
4.35/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Pours opaque Chestnut brown with a thick, dark khaki head. Smell is dark and roasty, but there is a strange note that smells like...olive brine? The taste is rich, toasty chocolate, and the mouthfeel is heavenly. Thick, like drinking bread or even a dessert. Alcohol is not very present when well-chilled, belying the ABV. This is a really, really good beer. It has the character of a stout while maintaining the flavors of a porter.

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Porter from Port City Brewing
4.04 out of 5 based on 484 ratings.
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