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Sodbuster | Fargo Brewing Company

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16 Reviews
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Fargo Brewing Company
North Dakota, United States | website

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by DeschutesNut on 12-30-2013

BEER STATS
Reviews:
16
Ratings:
96
Avg:
3.76
pDev:
11.17%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
15
For Trade:
0
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L: Pours bright brown with a 1” light tan foam cap that quickly dissipates.

S: Dark dried fruit, fruit, chocolate, grains and dark malts. Nothing burnt or harsh.

T: Smooth flavors with chocolate, grain, dark dried fruit with a little tanginess on the finish. The malt flavors are medium high, the hop flavors are medium low, no harsh or burnt flavors.

F: Creamy, rich, satiating, medium full body, medium carbonation.

O: An easy to drink, well made porter.

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4.18/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.24/5  rDev +12.8%
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Poured from a 12 oz. can into a tall pint glass.

Appearance: Pours a dark brownish black. Moderate amount of bubbles and a solid finger of tan head that settles into a thin creamy layer.

Smell: A roasty, toasty, and fairly sweet dark malt forward aroma with hints of chocolate, coffee, and cream. Roasted malt with some good hints of chocolate, coffee, toast, nuts, caramel, toffee, grains, biscuit, yeast, and slight smoke. Sweet hints of cream and brown sugar. Also some hints of earthy and spicy hops. A pretty solid aroma.

Taste: Like the smell hints at, a nicely roasty and toasty dark malt forward taste with good notes of chocolate, coffee, and cream. Roasted malt with some good toasty notes of chocolate, coffee, toasted bread, biscuit, grains, nuts, caramel, toffee, yeast, and subtle smoke. Solid notes of cream and some brown sugar sweetness. Background notes of earthy and floral hops. A very nice taste.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with average carbonation. Nicely creamy, slick, and smooth. Finishes dry.

Overall: A pretty solid take on a Porter. Nice roasty and toasty malt notes with a good creaminess.

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look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 oz can in Minneapolis, MN.

A: Black/brown, slightly darker than average for style. Decent head Some chunky sediment.

Smell: Roasted grains; dark bread; faint hint of smoke.

Taste: Malty and bready; slightly sweet with a suggestion of sourness. Nice level of roast with a faint hint of smoke but no burnt notes. A little coffee.

Feel: medium body with good, medium carbonation

Overall: a solid, modestly above average porter.

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Sodbuster from Fargo Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 16 ratings.
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