Cafe Ole Espresso Porter | Due South Brewing Co.

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85
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134 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Due South Brewing Co.
Florida, United States
duesouthbrewing.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.90%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by SaCkErZ9 on 12-02-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
134
Reviews:
12
Avg:
3.82
pDev:
11.26%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
31
For Trade:
1
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2.09/5  rDev -45.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

First had: on tap at Coffee District, Delray Beach, FL

Dark brown-black pour with a small tan head. Aroma of dark malts, coffee, used tea bags. Taste was similar, definitely a lot of astringency going on here, light notes of roasty malts and used coffee grounds, a small sugar sweetness, thin earthy hops detectable in the finish. Body seemed thinned out and watery, just a really messy and unpleasant beer all over.

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2.75/5  rDev -28%

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2.75/5  rDev -28%

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3/5  rDev -21.5%

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3/5  rDev -21.5%

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3.19/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.2/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Stevedore
3.24/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12oz can, served in a snifter glass.

Pours a dark cola brown. Not black. Two finger thick offwhite head, a bit long in terms of retention, fair bit of lacing. Not black, definitely coffee brown. Smells of spicy espresso, touch of grainy roast, a little bit of dark chocolate, not too much else. Flavour is a slightly metallic, bitter espresso, not much of the base porter is still around. It mostly comes across in the aftertaste as a mild dark chocolate presence. Mouthfeel is thin, certainly not very substantial, a bit overcarbonated, not terrible with a slightly spicy and bitter finish.

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3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

Photo of acurtis
3.33/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of EFitzsimmons
3.39/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

A coffee beer for people that like coffee for sure.

Just shy of pitch black, but you can see a dark red/purple when you hold it up to light. On the pour I got a small off white head that fades to just a rim of head left throughout the drink.

Overall the smell is coffee through and through with a slight malt smell to it.

For me it starts off with a good bitterness, and then you get the strong coffee flavor with a smoother vanilla finish that almost left me with a warmth in my throat, but really just a bit of coffee flavor left on the palate. It's a lighter beer which made it easy to drink.

My can said it was 5.7% abv, but this says 5.9. Maybe that's off the tap. Either way, people that enjoy iced coffee would be the main target for this beer.

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3.43/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.43/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

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Cafe Ole Espresso Porter from Due South Brewing Co.
3.82 out of 5 based on 134 ratings.
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