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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:
#10,620
Reviews:
16
Ratings:
75
pDev:
9.72%
Bros Score:
3.91
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
22
Trade:
0
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2.5/5  rDev -36.1%

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2.7/5  rDev -30.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.25

**
06/07/2014

Appearance: dark black color, white head.
Aroma: salty, malt, honey,
Taste: salt water, tar, coffee, honey.

Not bad. The salty aroma and taste is not bad, just unexpected, though it ties this beer to the Jersey Shore."
**

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Photo of HoppingMadMonk
3.29/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Black color,medium carbonation. - aroma of roasted malt and honey. Taste was identical to aroma,roasted malt and a mild bit of honey. A slight bitter aftertaste but a good solid porter that I would try again

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Photo of Roberto11232
3.36/5  rDev -14.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JohnNasso
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of Slatetank
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of ahbaggins
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of TheMultiYeast
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of NYR_Rob
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of zekeman17
3.52/5  rDev -10%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of facundoCNB
3.52/5  rDev -10%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

an opaque brown-orange pour with very little amount of head.
smells of sweet malt, citrus, caramel.
a very light tasting porter. nice and sweet, has a bit of tang to it which makes you thirsty for more.
very low carbonation, light body +

i think i would've enjoyed this a lot more if it had a bit more carbonation. had it on tap as well and felt the same way. it is however, quite tasty though, so i won't stay away from it!

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

Photo of Damian
3.6/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Drank on-tap at Dog Tooth Bar & Grill, Wildwood, NJ
Served in a pint glass

Dark brown appearance. The liquid was topped by a inch tall head of tight, tan colored foam. Decent retention but no lacing.

The nose was solid. Rich and smooth with strong caramel malt notes. Lots of semisweet chocolate. Good dose of freshly brewed coffee. Touch of roastiness.

The flavor profile was much more dry and roasty than the nose. Deep, dark, roasted malts dominated. Some French roast coffee in the center. Nutty. Charred malts came through strong in the finish. Slightly acrid.

The mouthfeel was fairly standard. Medium bodied with an average amount of carbonation.

Cape May Honey Porter is a pretty average beer that had absolutely no honey presence. While the aroma was interesting, the flavor profile could have been sweeter and smoother.

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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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3.73/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dirt286
3.74/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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 the_beerist
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MissSmisje
3.81/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On tap at the brewery.
L: blackest brown, with reddish mahogany at the edges. Almost no head, but the thin ring is a nice dark tan.
S: faint. Burnt toast, roasted coffee, a touch of honey
T: very nice. Burnt toast, roasted malts, a little honey sweetness in the mid palate with a roasty bitterness in the finish and linger. Overall the flavor is a little thin/delicate, but what's there is nice.
F: thinner than I'd like.
O: a solid beer. I'd like to try an oatmeal version to get a creamier feel.

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3.81/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.82/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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

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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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