Uniontown Porter | Mad River Brewing Company

BA SCORE
87
very good
379 Ratings
Uniontown PorterUniontown Porter
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Mad River Brewing Company
California, United States
madriverbrewing.com

Style: English Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly Steelhead Scotch Porter and Steelhead Porter

This traditionally styled Porter has complex malt characteristics balanced with a mild hop profile. Scottish smoked and peated malts lend added complexity and a mild smokey flavor.

Added by kbub6f on 01-23-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
379
Reviews:
239
Avg:
3.91
pDev:
9.97%
 
 
Wants:
14
Gots:
37
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 379 |  Reviews: 239
Photo of a2mfk
3.52/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ragarazor
3.84/5  rDev -1.8%

Photo of Texasfan549
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of Dave2234
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of newbeeraday
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of ambruns1979
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of mmink27
3.89/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of jeranbrews
3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

A - pretty, dark porter color of crude oil and soy sauce. Quickly dropping head of fine beads and wispy trails. 3.5

S - roasted malts and mild hops. Faint hints of liquorice. Old bubblegum. 3.25

T - starchy with a slight burnt pizza aftertaste. Roasted bready porter flavors 3.25

M - hoppy acidic aftertaste. Not too watery 3.25

O - not fantastic but a solid tasty porter 3.5

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Photo of JAHMUR
3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

Photo of Fatehunter
3.8/5  rDev -2.8%

Pours a finger of light tan head on a dark brown body. The aroma is roasted malt and a little chocolate. The taste incredible. Roasted malt, chocolate move to a smoky and woody finish. Only a hint of bitterness. Smooth and soft texture. Excellent flavor profile.

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Photo of Tarheel219
3.6/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of FLima
3.76/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Black color with red highlights and a thick caramel head with short retention.
Aroma with predominant notes of dark chocolates, light smoke and mild licorice.
Nice rounded flavor with notes of cocoa, coffee, charred wood, mild peat, smoked and roasted malts, some spices and herbal and earthy hops. Dry aftertaste with a medium bitterness.
Light body with good carbonation. Alcohol of 6.5% abv is very well hidden.
Flavorful and well executed porter with a unique character and great malt complexity.

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Photo of gunnerlincoln
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of RyanByorick
4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

Photo of wrightst
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of beerMeporfa
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of Furlinator
3.83/5  rDev -2%

Pours opaque dark brown with cola edges. The 1/4 inch khaki head fades to a thin ring and cap on top and leaves spots of lace.

The smell is of chocolate, coffee and dark malt.

The taste is of bready malt, chocolate, molasses and coffee.

The texture is medium bodied with medium carbonation.

A solid, sessionable American porter.

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Photo of LukeGude
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of Atamu
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of Erik-P
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of JoelClark
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of droomyster
4.17/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a black body with a small tan head that quickly dissipates. Delicious aromas are big on roastiness, molasses and drying whiskey barrels. The flavor are as intense as they are harmonious. I get some coffee bitterness right up front before sweet flavors like tootsie roll and burnt sugar rush into the mid-palate, before a long and pleasant Irish coffee bitterness. Hefty body is appropriate to the intensity of such dark flavors. I love this beer!

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Photo of ThePaleRider
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of AdmiralOzone
3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

Photo of DavidHume
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Uniontown Porter from Mad River Brewing Company
3.91 out of 5 based on 379 ratings.
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