Revival | Port City Brewing

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86
very good
60 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by Kegatron on 05-07-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
60
Reviews:
14
Avg:
3.87
pDev:
11.37%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
5
For Trade:
0
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5/5  rDev +29.2%

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5/5  rDev +29.2%

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5/5  rDev +29.2%

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4.84/5  rDev +25.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Best oyster stout ever. Well done PCBC!

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4.75/5  rDev +22.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

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4.36/5  rDev +12.7%

Photo of ThaneMcC
4.25/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A thoroughly enjoyable oyster stout - a style which I had previously written off, and for which this beer has reinvigorated my curiosity.

On tap a local brewery, poured into tulip glass. Lovely deep black with about fb of light tan head. Smell somewhat muted, but hinted at cocoa, roasted malts, a hint of sea air/foam. Tastes is sweet roasted malts forward, some molasses sweetness, hint of semi sweet chocolate and smooth salty, briny counterpoint. Not as salty as a gose, but just enough to complement the sweetness. No shellfish notes (which I found unpalatable in more aggressive oyster stouts. Body is medium, minimal carbonation, silky smooth and well balanced.

Overall, I was pleasantly surprised - this is a lovely, well balanced stout with just the right amount of salty notes. Another solid beer from Port City.

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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

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4.1/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This stout was a real surprise. On tap at Black's Bar in Bethesda, Maryland. Very rich and chocolaty taste, with slight touch of milk sweetness. Subtle roasty flavor with sea-salt-infused flavors that just seem to hit me right. Not at all as salty as a gose, but still pretty cool. I guess it's more of an oyster stout, but not like the ones I've had before. Pretty full bodied. I would love to try this again and see if it does the same thing for me. Well done.

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4.1/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: pitch black, dark and opaque.

Aroma: dark chocolate, cocoa.

Taste: coffee, burnt toast, roasted sweetness.

Mouthfeel: tastes much heavier than 5.5%, but is still drinkable.

Overall: very good! Couldn't differentiate this from a "regular" stout but very enjoyable.

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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Revival from Port City Brewing
3.87 out of 5 based on 60 ratings.
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