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Honey Porter | Cape May Brewing Company

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3.91/5
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75 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cape May Brewing Company
New Jersey, United States
capemaybrewery.com

Style: English Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
An English porter made with local Cape May honey. Brewed with hallertau hops the beer has restrained roasty characteristics that make it unique from stouts. Originating in England, porter evolved from a blend of beers or gyles known as “Entire.” A precursor to stout, it is said to have been favored by porters and other physical laborers.

38 IBU

Added by Ahoyhoyindeed on 10-13-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#10,723
Reviews:
16
Ratings:
75
pDev:
9.72%
Bros Score:
3.91
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
22
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 75 |  Reviews: 16
Reviews by Ahoyhoyindeed:
Photo of Ahoyhoyindeed
5/5  rDev +27.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I'm not a porter drinker, but this honey porter was delicious. Dark and nutty in taste, smell and appearance, the porter goes down easy with a light, gently sweet mouth feel. It has a smoky, nutty flavor with the perfect hint of honey. Could drink it beer by beer and never tire of it. Quite possibly the best from Cape May Brewing Company so far.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Jason
3.91/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12oz brown bottle, sample from the brewery.

Great looking tan lace on this very dark brew. Creamy smooth, layers of subtle sweetness dance around the dark roasty tones, unsweetened chocolate and mild charred grain on the palate. A good showing of balance and drinkability with just enough honey character to be worthy to have it in its name.

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Photo of chinchill
4.15/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

On nitro tap at the brewery.
Pours with a clear but nearly opaque reddish brown body topped with a good beige head leaves spots of sticky lacing on the glass.
Roasted malts, light coffee and subtle chocolate in the nose.
Flavorful with plenty of dark chocolate,some coffee, subtle smoke and a near equal mix of bitter and sweet.

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Photo of RichardMNixon
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of StevenH
4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JT99125
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of zillo043068
4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of Hockey_Fan
4.02/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of gaelone
4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of Sweenz
3.92/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Dominic_Decoco
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mpalestino
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of OGShotzy
4.24/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mikexw
3.92/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of HermitDan
4.06/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of rfgetz
3.98/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.65/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of ErnestHemingway
4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of Phoodcritic
3.85/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JohnNasso
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of Rifugium
3.53/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Oakenator
3.91/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a dark brown to black with a tan head. Head retention is minimal with no lacing. Yet still looks inviting.

S: Dark slightly roasted malts with some chocolate.

T: Slight bitterness for a second but quickly followed with the honey backbone. Slight roasted flavor very late.

M: Good carbonation and flavor but heading for #2.

O: Great brew.

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Photo of Brewhaha83
4.42/5  rDev +13%

Photo of the_beerist
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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Honey Porter from Cape May Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.91 out of 5 with 75 ratings
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