Hodad Porter | Fiddlehead Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Fiddlehead Brewing Company
Vermont, United States
fiddleheadbrewing.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by pschul4 on 04-01-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
400
Reviews:
39
Avg:
4.14
pDev:
8.94%
 
 
Wants:
25
Gots:
61
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 400 |  Reviews: 39
Photo of kmanjohnson
3.9/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of aquabears
4.33/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Black/brown with a thick (very thick!) cream-colored head. Smells like coconut and vanilla. Sweet cream, hint of roast. Taste is sweet coconut and vanilla, getting some rich chocolate, even some bitter coffee. The sweetness is balanced, not overwhelming. Smooth and fairly light body, but also slick.

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Photo of Phyl21ca
3.91/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Growler: Poured a black color porter with medium size foamy head with good retention. Aroma consist of notes of vanilla and chocolate notes with hints of hazelnut. Taste is a nice but intense mix of hazelnut, vanilla and chocolate notes with some flavors resembling tiramisu. Body is about average with creamy texture and good carbonation. Nice but flavors are extreme and end up being overwhelming.

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Photo of Jesterr44
4.27/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Great unique Porter. Full flavours of vanilla, coconut & chocolate. A little thin on the mouthfeel but went great with the pizza at the restaurant attached to the brewery. Definitely worth a try!

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Photo of thisXwar
4.17/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of spinrsx
3.95/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

growler thanks to Ian. Delicious but a little goes a long way - a little too sweet.

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Photo of qcbrewer
4.08/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of NotAlcoholicJustAHobby
4.02/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kojevergas
3.86/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Rating from notes taken Zwanze Day 2014:

B+ / VERY GOOD

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Photo of Chuckdiesel24
4.34/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours dark with a dark cream head. Strong coffee and vanilla for both taste and smell. Great mouthfeel, tastes great. One of the better porters I can remember having

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Photo of N1Nkasi
3.96/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of cj8311
3.89/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ScientificSquill
4.2/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Philcassella
4.29/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of GreenMind
4.34/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of hopley
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of spacecake9
4/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Picked up a fresh growler at Fiddlehead on 6/27.
A - Pours dark with a small head that shrinks to a thin ring.
S - Aroma is coffee, vanilla and coconut.
T - Flavor is coconut forward, not as sweet as some I have had.
M - Rather thin mouth feel, my only complaint about this beer.
O - This is very good, perhaps the best coconut flavored beer I've had so far.

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Photo of puftdank
4.03/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of TheEpeeist
4.22/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dfecteau
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Lucoli
4.23/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Wizzle32
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of hozersr
4.3/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Wheels2532
4.08/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rjp217
4.2/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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Hodad Porter from Fiddlehead Brewing Company
4.14 out of 5 based on 400 ratings.
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