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Libertine Porter | High Horse Brewing

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Brewed by:
High Horse Brewing
Massachusetts, United States
highhorsebrewing.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by cbutova on 02-12-2012

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3
Ratings:
10
Avg:
3.84
pDev:
25.26%
 
 
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Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 10
Photo of jlindros
4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Tap at the brew pub.

Super dark mahogany almost blackish brown little light, light fizzy head.

Nose nice roast notes, mild cocoa and malted milk ball biscuit, creamy lactose,

Taste nice, creamy porter, little cocoa, creamy lactose, bit stout like mild bitterness, touch of roast, touch caramel, faint roasty note, etc. Nice long finish little creamy dried lactose bitter mild hops, etc.

Mouth is med bod, nice lactose and little roast and cocoa.

Overall pretty solid porter, nothing crazy about it, just a nice enjoyable creamy slight cocoa roasty stout like porter.

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Photo of aleszu
4.41/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On-tap at the High Horse Brewery in Amherst.

Appearance: Dark as night, beautiful tan head, nice lacing.

Smell: Dark chocolates, roasted notes, just what a robust American porter should greet your nose with.

Taste: Velvety smooth, robust chocolates, roasted malts, no alcohol heat.

Mouthfeel: Heavy-bodied but at 5% it's smooth, nice roasted mouthfeel on the end.

Overall: One of the best American-style porters I've had in a while. Very drinkable.

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Photo of cbutova
3.68/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap last night, reviewed from notes.

A- Black pour into pint glass with a small tan head of decent size. Bubbly ring and cloud, good webs of lace.

S- Milk chocolate and dark fruit mostly. Coffee notes as well from roasted malts.

T- Hops come in here which I couldn't detect in the nose, hops are citrus and pine. Most of the flavor comes from roast malt, sweet milk chocolate and slight dark fruit.

MF- Creamy moderate body. Carbonation is also at a medium level. Slightly hop bitter.

Solid porter, nice dark notes of malt, cocoa. Hops surprised me but it was nice.

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Libertine Porter from High Horse Brewing
3.84 out of 5 based on 10 ratings.
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