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

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Added by pschul4 on 04-01-2013

BEER STATS
Reviews:
39
Ratings:
399
Avg:
4.14
pDev:
8.94%
 
 
Wants:
24
Gots:
62
For Trade:
0
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Reviews: 39 | Ratings: 399
Reviews by Brad007:
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4.12/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours a dark brown, almost black hue with a two-finger brown head into my glass.

Wow. A great mix of chocolate, vanilla and toasted coconut in the nose. Reminds me a bit of a girl scout samoa cookie.

Starts off with cocoa, which gives way to the toasted coconut with a good touch of vanilla bean in the background.

The vanilla and toasted coconut combine for a "nutty" aftertaste.

Is it just me or would this make an excellent dessert beer? I'm not sold on the price ($12.99 is steep for a 5.5% porter) but the taste alone is inspiring. Makes me wonder. What if they bump up the gravity and kick up the toasted coconut part? That would rule.

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3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

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4.1/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

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4.78/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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4.17/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of Newbeergeek1
4.1/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Just lucked out as I was there getting 2nd Fiddle and tried this beer as a tasted. Wound up getting a growler and glad I did. Just a very solid porter and I would absolutely buy it again if available when I next visit.

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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3.98/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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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3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

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

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3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

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4.16/5  rDev +0.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -21.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

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Hodad Porter from Fiddlehead Brewing Company
4.14 out of 5 based on 399 ratings.
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