Funk'd Porter
Night Shift Brewing

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Style:
Wild Ale
ABV:
7.9%
Score:
88
Avg:
3.91 | pDev: 9.97%
Reviews:
4
Ratings:
62
From:
Night Shift Brewing
 
Massachusetts, United States
Avail:
Retired (no longer brewed)
Wants
  2
Gots
  5
SCORE
88
Very Good
Notes:
Reviews: 4 | Ratings: 62 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
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AirBob from Massachusetts

4.3/5  rDev +10%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

About 3 fingers of khaki pillow head. Good retention and excellent lacing. Body is dark brown, almost black, with redish hues around the outside of the glass when held to light.

Bretty, lemon, orange, some horse blanket, underlying malt presence with hints of coffee, unsweetened chocolate, and leather.

Tart citrus, including lemon and orange. Maybe some tart cherry. Middle drys out with leather and unsweetened chocolate. Finishes with more citrus and bitter coffee grounds.

Light bodied and effervesent.

Reminds me of a tart chocolate orange left to collect dust on a dark cupboard shelf...in the best way possible. Really well integrated and balanced flavor profile.

Dec 17, 2015
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cpetrone84 from Pennsylvania

3.18/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pour is black with a tight tan head leaving a small but nice lace. Nose is light but has a decent roasted malt presence, a hint of molasses, with a moderate citrusy brett. Flavor is a touch sweeter, more citrus, more singular, some acidity in the back, roasted malts aren't as present as in the nose. Soft feel, light body, strong carbonation.

Oct 25, 2015
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Huhzubendah from District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +2.3%

Bottle shared by Lunch. Thanks Paul.

Cola brown body with a small head. Cocoa, roast, coffee aromas. Mild tartness, growing in strength as the beer is allowed to warm. Interesting and intriguing. Harmonious, though odd. A clash of flavors that found resolution somehow. Worth a try.

Sep 06, 2014
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Davepoolesque from Massachusetts

3.76/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Some tannic brett funkiness, dark fruits, cherries, and oak. Medium finish. Nice carb. Short finish. No roast malt flavors. Good level of sweetness. Pretty good.

Aug 24, 2014
Funk'd Porter from Night Shift Brewing
Beer rating: 88 out of 100 with 62 ratings