G.O.R.P. (Good Old Raisins & Peanuts) | Carton Brewing Company

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very good
12 Reviews
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Carton Brewing Company
New Jersey, United States
cartonbrewing.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.40%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Chris and Augie grew up as neighbors next to the hiking trails of Hartshorne Woods Park. Back then, trail mix was called GORP, standing for Good Old Raisins and Peanuts, which described it perfectly. Familiar and dependable, GORP trail mix was a combination of clean and complimentary flavors appropriate for being out on the trails. With GORP beer, we evoke recollections of fun and flavors of the trails by adding peanuts and chocolate to a robust porter base.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_od6o1gntss&list=UUnN44_ILc3y0x6WbvjLR1Kg

Added by Morningside on 03-08-2013

BEER STATS
Reviews:
12
Ratings:
112
Avg:
4.05
pDev:
11.85%
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
15
For Trade:
1
User Reviews
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Reviews: 12 | Ratings: 112
Reviews by SportsandJorts:
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3.49/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: very dark brown, if not black. completely opaque. small tannish head that leaves a lacing along the sides.

Smell: definitely some peanuts, raisins and chocolate. strong peanut butter. mix of dark malts between chocolate, dark crystal and some roastiness.

Taste: opens up with huge bites of peanut. the middle is full of raisins and dark crystal malts. other small notes of roasted malts, some earthy and woody qualities to it.

Mouthfeel: fairly heavy and sticky. ends a little bitter.

Overall: a well executed beer, it certainly has the aspects of trail mix. that being said I think ill stick to the original form. also think it could be a little lighter, as the heaviness along with the unique flavor makes it tougher to drink. but overall a fairly tasty beer

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3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of JC333
4.12/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jsonta
4.02/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of acurtis
3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

Photo of JMS1512
3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of kingkevz
4.36/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Had this on draft at GORP Day at Carton Brewing.

Appearance was a dark brown color, with normal head. was quite murky.

Smell - smelled really nice, nutty, sweet.

Taste - delicious. Chocolate, Peanuts, Raisins. Certainly reminiscent of trail mix.

Mouthfeel - smooth, not too heavy considering the abv.

Overall, this was delicious. Glad i purchased some growlers!

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1/5  rDev -75.3%

Photo of StephRai
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of Hessian257
4/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of zillo043068
3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

Photo of shoretaxi
4.04/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of RobDB
3.9/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of Webbydag1
3.51/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I was hoping for a smell something reminiscent of a nestle chunky Bar. Not a lingering taste but enough chocolate notes.

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3.25/5  rDev -19.8%

Photo of mikeburd1128
4/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of hoppymcgee
4/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of ArtZan
3.5/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mineo
4/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of Lorianneb
4/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of Drew88
4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of st9647v3
4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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G.O.R.P. (Good Old Raisins & Peanuts) from Carton Brewing Company
4.05 out of 5 based on 112 ratings.
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