Big Ben Porter | Brasseurs Du Monde

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brasseurs Du Monde
Quebec, Canada
brasseursdumonde.com

Style: English Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by duracell on 04-14-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
42
Reviews:
11
Avg:
3.54
pDev:
15.25%
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
9
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 42 |  Reviews: 11
Photo of StormAles
4.23/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jotora
4/5  rDev +13%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rugene
3.7/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of braker649er
3.75/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Enjoyed in Vieux Montreal, bottle into glass.

For me, a very decent porter, just nothing mind-bending. All very solid on look (dissipating head, nice deep brown), smell and taste--a not-too-dense, slightly nutty and chocolatey taste and flavor for me, and feel (smooth). I rate this higher than average here.

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Photo of jaydoc
3.58/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of -chii-
3.25/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Kvezeau
4.3/5  rDev +21.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jaydee01
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of FrankBrewbody
3.6/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Need to preface this review with the fact that I'm not traditionally a huge fan of the style.

Look - pitch black colour, with a 1/2" caramel head
Smell - coffee, with a very roasted malt/toast aroma
Taste - lightly sweet start, notes of chocolate and coffee, dry and bitter finish
Feel - medium body/creaminess

Very pleasant and drinkable porter

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Photo of VbolieuV
4.29/5  rDev +21.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pitch black with a small head. Amazing smell, dark chocolate, coffee and roasted malts in the nose. Same flavours are present in the mouth too, with some black licorice also. Really creamy , really pleasant to drink.

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Photo of grubdunkman
4.88/5  rDev +37.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of byronic
3.59/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TBonez477
3.69/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tribert
4.49/5  rDev +26.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Very good porter with nice roasted coffee flavours. This beer was one of the first porter style beers I had and it made for a pleasant first experience.

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Photo of Malenkimol
4.34/5  rDev +22.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Very good beer. Taste great

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Photo of Socialiste
3.75/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ivanhoes_Backpack
4.24/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pleasantly surprised with this one. Lots of coffee and roasted flavours, and very smooth. A nice, subtle porter that I would get again.

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Photo of simonsays2k9
3.84/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

App: Brownish black with ruby red tint. Creamy tan, 2 fingers head.

Smell: Bready, fresh dough, cocoa, molasses, toffee, some fruity bananas n cloves notes from the yeast, roasted grains, nuts, coffee with a bit of smoke (or charred) and licorice.

Taste: Baked bread, cracker, roasted malt, dark chocolate, coffee, a bit of black licorice, a bit of charred, very pleasant and not overwhelming, with an herbal and earthy finish.
Light medium mouthfeel and a very nice creamy body. Medium carbonation.

Well balanced. Everything is meshed together nicely. Great drinkability. Very sessionable. You cant really go wrong with this one. Very enjoyable experience. Will i buy again? Yes. I recommand it.

84/100 (overall) - 87/100 (porter)

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Photo of AaronOp
3.75/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CurtisD
3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

Photo of Canada_Dan
3.41/5  rDev -3.7%

Photo of Haydn-Juby
3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

One finger cap of beigeish/brown head. Deep brown, bordering black, with ruby red highlights. Malty aroma. Chocolate, slightly nutty,and more fruity that i would have originally expected. Carbonation may be a bit "bitey" for and English style porter but the body is nice and creamy. Pretty straight forward very approachable, very drinkable. This is what a porter is supposed to be.

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3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of Urik
4.5/5  rDev +27.1%

Photo of DannyBaldoni
3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

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Big Ben Porter from Brasseurs Du Monde
3.54 out of 5 based on 42 ratings.
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