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Uniontown Porter | Mad River Brewing Company

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3.89/5
Very Good
379 Ratings
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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
Ranking:
#8,285
Reviews:
239
Ratings:
379
pDev:
10.03%
Bros Score:
4.2
 
 
Wants:
14
Gots:
37
Trade:
0
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 379 |  Reviews: 239
Photo of wulfie85
4.1/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Marraybay
4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Really quite good: Had in a shared social setting however and couldn't fully analyse. Will look forward to sitting down with this solo to more fully assess / appreciate.

Round 2: Had again just recently and found this to again be a very well done and easy drinking porter. Presents well in the glass, nice upfront chocolate-plum sweetness and just the right amount of espresso-like bitterness. Well balanced and easy drinking with an unassuming ABV. Very much in the spirit of a milk stout really.

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Photo of berkeleymaw
3.83/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of loubar
4.39/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

12 oz. bottle from BevMo. Nose of roasted malt with some chocolate and char. Taste of milk chocolate upfront, followed by a light coffee bitterness giving way to moderate peat smoke. Hint of caramel and bread in the aftertaste. Excellent flavor and balance. Goes down very easy. A great example of a classic English porter.

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Photo of greeniedgator
4.19/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CrazyDavros
3.89/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours black with an off-white head.
Nose shows roasted malt and cocoa, soft bready notes and some liquorice too.
Dry roasty flavours, some toasty malt and liquorice. Perfectly balanced.

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Photo of Mareoftenebrae
3.99/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of 1KEVIN1
3.75/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Act25
4.02/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Im the inverse of the other reviewers finding the porter edging out the Steelhead Stout. Both good. Tasted in 10 strong flight at Mad River.
A - An opaque walnut brown with ruby edges. The 1 finger tan head fades to a cap and leaves lots of lace.

S - chocolate, coffee and dark malt, some west coast hops, grass.

T - follows smell with more bready malt, chocolate, molasses, grasses, herbs, and coffee.

F medium bodied with medium carbonation.

Better than most American porter.

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Photo of bigeyedfish89
3.92/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of CBodamer
3.5/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of khargro2
3.75/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of smithj4
3.73/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bung
3.53/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dcall384
3.5/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of obrienc
3.92/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of samtrillo
4.43/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Effed-Up87
4.53/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Solid porter. Nothing crazy. Thick mouth feel and nice chocolate flavor.

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Photo of bustercoye
3.33/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a dark coke like appearance with a very thin brownish white head. Typical porter smell yet very faint. Can taste some strong coffee and caramel but finishes with an almost burnt coffee taste. Nothing special but a very drinkable and solid porter.

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Photo of Mikestaf
3.63/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of Celtics76
3.5/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dsnyder61
2.5/5  rDev -35.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

average beer, wouldn't get it again

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Photo of Life-Love-Beer
3.81/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SteveCarrozza
3.75/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Uniontown Porter from Mad River Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.89 out of 5 with 379 ratings
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