Smog City Groundwork Coffee Porter | Smog City Brewing

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Smog City Brewing
California, United States
smogcitybrewing.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Blurring the line between coffee and beer, our Coffee Porter treats the taste buds to a decadent romp in chocolate-covered espresso beans. Through careful selection and much experimentation, we synced up with local coffee roasters to create this exceptional brew.

Each barrel of beer is loaded with over five pounds of fresh coffee, enhancing the notes of dark chocolate, roasted malt and its native coffee character. This unexpectedly crisp and refreshing dark porter is equally satisfying on a bold winter night or a lazy summer day.

Indulge in the rich duality of Coffee Porter and let Smog City stir up your perception of "dark" beers.

Added by womencantsail on 12-31-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
245
Reviews:
25
Avg:
4.11
pDev:
10.95%
 
 
Wants:
30
Gots:
60
For Trade:
3
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4.24/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.25/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Aromas and taste of roasted malt and coffee. Creamy, smooth texture. Frothy white head but it goes away quickly. Nice counter-balance to spicy Asian food.

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4.07/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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4.5/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.02/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.02/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.98/5  rDev +21.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Perfect coffee porter!

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4.09/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.87/5  rDev -5.8%
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3.42/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle shared yesterday at the Christmas party, thanks,
Dark brown with a small tan head. Huge coffee aroma and flavor with faint chocolate to counter, Decent brew, but a bit too much coffee for me.

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3.59/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.46/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

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Smog City Groundwork Coffee Porter from Smog City Brewing
4.11 out of 5 based on 245 ratings.
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