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3 Picket Porter | Crooked Fence Brewing

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Crooked Fence Brewing
Idaho, United States
crookedfencebrewing.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by JohnGalt1 on 03-05-2012

BEER STATS
Reviews:
10
Ratings:
46
Avg:
3.69
pDev:
29.81%
 
 
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3
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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Absolutely black color with one finger of tan five minute head. Some rings of lace.
Smell is coffee smoke a touch of molasses.
Taste is bitter coffee some smoke a touch of molasses and a strong bitterness from the hops.
Mouthfeel is medium with proper carbonation. The finish is boldly bitter and medium dry.
Overall a different take on the style. The sweetness I normally expect from this style is beat down by the char and bitter aspect. If you love the bitter end of the spectrum give this try.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had this at alefort on tap. same notes:

Smell is good. Not overly strong but there is some coffee coming through on a low level. Look dark as in black. A little head that ends up ringing the tumbler glass I am drinking out of. I expected more head. Ok considerable more head wanted. Taste is light on the coffee with earth tones showing throug on the nose. . Maybe a little coriander on the tail end Feel. Co2 yeah. Alot of it. This effected the taste and lead to a stomach ache after five drinks. The feel is killing this beer for me. Overall. Not in my top 10 porters but will stay on my drink list since it is a decent porter and local

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

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bottle picked up today at the COOP ... Don't remember the price, but it wasn't too expensive for a 22. Poured into my small CC goblet.

Short lasting dark tan head leaves little in the way of a cap, but somehow decent lacing shows for the entire glass. The brew isn't exactly black... instead a deeeep dark brown that only shows its clarity when held to a light.

Nose is pretty good.... a nice mix of chocolate and light toasty maltiness... whaffs of smoke show when swirled and I am concentrating. Hops are there as a backbone, but I can't really discern much more than their light presence.

Good flavor packed into a smaller ABV porter... more cocoa and black malt than the nose led me to believe... there seems to be a touch of dry dark caramel essence... pretty clean... again the hops are more of a bitter balance... not getting much in the way of real hop flavor.

Mouthfeel is bigger than a normal 5.5 ... like some oats or maybe a bit of rye was thrown into the mix. Carbonation is light but certainly within style guidelines.

I am surprised... I normally don't care for standard porters... but I liked this one quite a bit... sessionable even.

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