Scout Porter | Dragoon Brewing Co.

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27 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Dragoon Brewing Co.
Arizona, United States
dragoonbrewing.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by bennetj17 on 01-04-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
27
Reviews:
7
Avg:
4.13
pDev:
5.57%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
4
For Trade:
0
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Photo of beergoot
4.13/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A gift from a neighbor. The crowler fill date was 3/5 (about a month away) plus the ABV was listed as 6.2%.

Deep, dark brown color (almost black); very thick, sticky, lasting head. Smokey, roasted grain aroma. Sweet malt flavor; charred grain and chocolate taste; strong hop bitterness. Heavy body; mostly sweet finish.

A very tasty, satisfying porter complete with a rich, luscious, silky quality. Sweet dark grains and a slightly smokey quality make for an intense yet very satisfying drinking experience.

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Photo of OrestesMethuon
4.47/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pour from a crowler filled two days prior. Nice, cappuccino-foam head—very fresh in appearance— with very good retention and excellent lacing. Charred wood, charcoal, campfire wisps, and touches of burnt sugar float above the pour, enticing the drinker into this beautiful cacophony. And, indeed, many tasty elements seem at odds and yet some resolve: a clean, oaky charcoal; white-pine wood-chip elements; dry, candied coffee-bean textures; subtle creaminess, almost like a buttery steamed milk; dark, grassy, cocoa-nib bitters, evoking ideas of hops and chocolate birthing issue. And all the while there's a pervading and presiding smoothness, allowing this beer to stay true—in terms of mouthfeel—to its porter mandate whilst nonetheless bursting with fighting-twin sensibilities of airy smoke and chthonic depth. And it's one of the most sessionable smoke-beers I've had, moreover—with smoothness, light-leaning mouthfeel, and sessionability, to me, being defining traits if one wants to rightly call one's beer a porter.

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Photo of Sammy
4.06/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.41/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TFMyriad
4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Nhoelzen
4.04/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Harvey98
4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Azpittil57
4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Little_Joe
3.91/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Yesdog
4.18/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

Photo of ONovoMexicano
4.02/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had on tap in early March and revisited via growler a week later.

A- Pitch black, viscous, khaki-colored head

S- Lactose, cocoa, vanilla, sweet malt, some smoke

T- Smoky, hints of smoked ham, dark roasted malt, sweet coffee, a hint of hops, milk chocolate

M- Sweet, bitter hint of hops, creamy and a dry finish

O- Great feeling beer... So smooth and creamy with a bitter, dry character... I am a fan.

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

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4/5  rDev -3.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +9%

Photo of ocelot2500
4.1/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a cola like color with a big rocky tan head that leaves big chunks of lacing.

Smells of brown sugar and cocoa with light smoke notes.

Tastes of the cocoa notes with smoke overtones that blend well together. Cocoa and brown sugar leads off with some toasted bread notes. A bit of molasses comes through and adds to some of the roasted sugar feel. Smokiness comes through and adds a savory element that compliments the cocoa notes. Finishes fairly dry with a little earthy bitterness.

Mouthfeel is medium with a smooth amount of carbonation.

Overall, this is quite tasty and I am glad I got this. I just wish I had a chance to get up to Dragoon more often.

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4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of DrinkSlurm
4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from tap at 1702 in Tucson. Pours a deep black with tan head. Nice slightly woody smoked roasted malt aroma. Taste is subtle smoke roasted malt...very smooth and then a lagging sweet fruity flavor. Nice.
Nice brew. All dragoon brews seem to be worth every dime!

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Scout Porter from Dragoon Brewing Co.
4.13 out of 5 based on 27 ratings.
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