Cafe Ole Espresso Porter | Due South Brewing Co.

Cafe Ole Espresso PorterCafe Ole Espresso Porter
BA SCORE
74.6%
Liked This Beer
3.89 w/ 134 ratings
Cafe Ole Espresso PorterCafe Ole Espresso Porter
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.90%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by SaCkErZ9 on 12-02-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#9,457
Reviews:
12
Ratings:
134
Liked:
100
Avg:
3.89/5
pDev:
11.05%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
31
Trade:
1
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4.16/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Griphon
3.91/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Steve78
4.08/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.04/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Bro-tanomyces
3.84/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

L: Initial pour is a thick opaque earth brown, with a nice 1.5" head attenuation that is a copper beige. Decent amount of lacing.
S: the coffee notes are light, I can tell that the beans that were used have been roasted long before being put into fermentation, as well as being a blended bean batch. The subtle roasted richness from the malt of the style comes forth, accommodating burnt chocolate, hints of chickory, with just the slightest amount of ash at the end.
T: You can really get the sense of the espresso, but its not a robust acidic espresso as you would expect, but more of a light and blended with no real specific coffee notes escaping just straight forward.
F: lighter than I was expecting, which is a nice break from the recent surge of heavy american porters. Not very chewy,
O: Overall, its enjoyable, its straight forward with no real specific coffee notes lingering out. This specific style is nice refresher from the heavy amounts of big coffee beers coming in.

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

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4.24/5  rDev +9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

12can->DuvelGlass

Every aspect of this beer reminds me of my grandparent's coffee maker, and more-specifically the sludgey dregs at the bottom. It's black in color and smells and tastes like wet grounds. Searching for the beer you'll find oats and grain, but only sparingly.

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3.43/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.56/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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4.04/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.24/5  rDev -16.7%
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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4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

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5/5  rDev +28.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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3.6/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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

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3.56/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mikexw
3.43/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

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3.97/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.77/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.03/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.04/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.19/5  rDev -18%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Cafe Ole Espresso Porter from Due South Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 74.6% out of 100 with 134 ratings
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