Hodad Porter
Fiddlehead Brewing Company

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Fiddlehead Brewing Company
Vermont, United States
American Porter
Ranked #21
Ranked #4,147
4.16 | pDev: 8.41%
Sep 25, 2023
Apr 01, 2013
Chocolate Vanilla Bean Toasted Coconut.
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Rated: 4.66 by coolforcats from Vermont

Sep 25, 2023
Rated: 4.03 by Mcb99d from Massachusetts

May 20, 2023
Rated: 4 by jbarletto from Massachusetts

Sep 18, 2020
Rated: 4.25 by Velivolus1 from Vermont

Aug 02, 2020
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Rated by JMT1 from Pennsylvania

4.18/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
Lots of coconut - don’t really taste the chocolate.
Jul 07, 2020
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Reviewed by hopsputin from New Jersey

4.07/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
a: light black, dark brown, and dark ruby red. 1/2 finger tan head

s: roasted malts, sweet milk chocolate. vanilla, sweet lactose, coconut

t: follows the nose. dark chocolate, milk chocolate, oak, and roasted malts. sweet lactose and vanilla. oak and some earhty woody notes

m: medium mouthfeel with medium carbonation

o: pretty decent porter. the coconut is more pronounced in the nose than the taste, but the roast is nice and the abv matches style
Jun 21, 2020
Rated: 3.94 by Burt from Rhode Island

Mar 08, 2020
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Reviewed by johnnnniee from New Hampshire

4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
On tap at the Public House near Queechee Gorge.
Deep black in color with a thin tan head that persists.
Rich roasty beer with a huge chocolate presence. Light coconut thankfully. Really great desert beer.
Mar 01, 2020
Rated: 4.25 by The_Beer_Guru from New York

Feb 23, 2020
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Reviewed by mikeinportc from New York

4.26/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Canned 1/27/20

Dark brown, not-quite-black, with 2.5 fingers of long-lasting head, that leaves 2 rings of lacing.

Smell is , as expected , chocolate, as in brownie batter, and lightly sweetened coconut.

Taste is roasty malt, light lightly-sweetened chocolate, slight cola, and some light coconut on the finish. Light, slightly drying bitterness on finish.

Feel is light-medium, with light carbonation tingle.

Very good porter . Normally , I would pass on one with such add-junks, but being my first crack at something from Fiddlehead, I gave it a try. I wasn't disappointed. :) The extras are done with a light touch, and compliment, rather than overshadow the base beer. Well-done!
Feb 23, 2020
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Reviewed by tigg924 from Massachusetts

4.22/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Pours clear, dark brown in color with 1/4 inch head. Taste is big coconut, cocoa, and roasted malt. Medium-light bodied, sweet, roasty, with moderate carbonation. I really like how the coconut shines in here but I still really get porter flavor. Beer is nice and clean and never cloyingly sweet. I will pick this up again.
Feb 23, 2020
Rated: 4.09 by ElGallo from New Hampshire

Feb 21, 2020
Rated: 4.1 by SlainteAlbanyNY from New York

Feb 17, 2020
Rated: 4.13 by Bandi from New York

Feb 14, 2020
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Reviewed by metter98 from New York

4.13/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25
A: The beer is dark brown in color. It poured with a quarter finger high light beige head that has good retention properties and never completely faded away.
S: Moderate aromas of toasted coconut are present in the nose.
T: The taste follows the smell, but has even stronger flavors of toasted coconuts along with underlying notes of vanilla and hints of chocolate.
M: It feels medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: From the smell to taste, this beer is all about the aromas and flavors of toasted coconuts. There is just a touch of sweetness, but with all of the coconut, it could make for a good pairing with a dessert.

Serving type: can
Feb 14, 2020
Rated: 3.94 by Prost76 from New Hampshire

Feb 11, 2020
Rated: 4 by cp45 from New Jersey

Jan 31, 2020
Rated: 4.25 by wip998001 from Massachusetts

Jan 26, 2020
Rated: 4.65 by skiboucher

Jan 18, 2020
Rated: 4.15 by doremite from Vermont

Dec 18, 2019
Hodad Porter from Fiddlehead Brewing Company
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