Dismiss Notice
Love Belgian Beer?

Join us Sep 17 in Portland, Maine for Return of the Belgian Beer Fest, featuring hundreds of authentic Belgian beers and Belgian-inspired offerings.

Tickets + more: beeradvocate.com/belgian

Leadbelly Porter (Peanut Butter Porter) | Beer Engineers

YOUR RATING = None |
BA SCORE
-
no score
Awaiting 10 Reviews
THE BROS
-
no score
Send samples
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Beer Engineers
Alabama, United States

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 13.00%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by StuartCarter on 06-07-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Reviews:
2
Ratings:
13
Avg:
3.39
pDev:
28.91%
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
0
For Trade:
0
View: Beers | Events
User Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 13
Photo of nhudson
2.14/5  rDev -36.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

3rd and final in my tasting of the Beer Engineers beers.

A: best looking of the 3 beers. A clear dark brown with almost no head. Just a think white ring around the glass where the beer touches.

S: smells like artificial peanut butter. Booze and artificial peanut butter. If play dough had a peanut butter cousin this would be it. No aroma of hops or malt or sweetness. Just artificial play dough peanut butter.

T: more artificial peanut butter lased with boozy alcohol. No malt or hop complexity exists in this beer. It is what it says it is I guess, peanut butter. Just artificial peanut butter.

M: thin mouthfeel. Not what I was expecting either based off the other two beers. It's almost watery. Glad too cause that means the play dough taste doesn't stic around for long and neither does the boozy alcohols.

O: jeez. Where to start. It's the best beer that they put out but that's not saying a lot. The best thing about this beer is how it looks. Unless I am convinced otherwise I will not be buying again.

 1,020 characters

Photo of StuartCarter
4.5/5  rDev +32.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: very dark brown.

Smell: peanut butter chocolate candy.

Taste: Resse’s Peanut Butter Cups. No, seriously! Peanut butter, chocolate, slightly boozy, but it hides the 13% ABV very well indeed.

Mouthfeel: smooth, rich, but not as thick as you may expect. Easy on the palate.

Overall: a fascinating, unique beer that I had the privilege of sampling at the 2012 Magic City Brewfest. It’ll be bottled in bombers starting from August 2012.

 463 characters

Leadbelly Porter (Peanut Butter Porter) from Beer Engineers
- out of 100 based on 2 ratings.
  • About Us

    Your go-to website for beer (since 1996), publishers of BeerAdvocate magazine (since 2006) and hosts of world-class beer events (since 2003). Respect Beer.
  • Quick Navigation

    Open the Quick Navigation

  • Return of the Belgian Beer Fest

    BeerAdvocate Brings its All-Belgian Fest to Portland, Maine on September 17, 2016. Tickets are on sale now.

    Learn More
  • Get the Mag

    Become a BeerAdvocate magazine print subscriber today.

    Subscribe