Portly Stout | Turtle Anarchy Brewing Company

Portly StoutPortly Stout
BA SCORE
3.87/5
96 Ratings
Portly StoutPortly Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Turtle Anarchy Brewing Company
Tennessee, United States
turtleanarchy.com

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
40 IBU

Added by NODAK on 07-14-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#11,847
Reviews:
17
Ratings:
96
pDev:
10.08%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
23
Trade:
0
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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Photo of Franziskaner
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Jet black in color with no light penetration. There's a fingernail of beige resting on top. Heavy lacing. There's a plethora of dark malt in the nose. I taste plenty of dark malt, plum, and fig. The mouth is silky, creamy, and smooth.

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of chinchill
3.9/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Siglers in Tennessee. Revisited about 9 months later with a 12 oz can.
Excellent looking with a black body and a fine tan head. Nice lacing.
Plenty of dark roasted grain flavor with a touch of smoke and a hint of black coffee. Lightly sweet up front but good bitter-sweet balance.
Very smooth, full body. Medium carbonation.
{Twas notably better on tap}

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Photo of NeroFiddled
3.81/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Turtle Anarchy Brewing Co. "Portly Stout"
on tap @ ACME Feed & Seed, Nashville, TN on 5 April 2015
$6 per pint

Notes: Typical stout appearance with a very short cap of foam. Hard to tell if the head retention and lacing are limited by the glass it's served in, but they're certainly limited. Aroma of dark chocolate and cold black coffee. The flavor flip flops what the aroma suggests with coffee upfront and chocolate behind. A little harsh, and somewhat astringent. For a "portly" stout I actually find it kind of thin. Lots of dark malt acidity, and really quite dry - there's nothing wrong with that really, but the name seems to suggest something else.

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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

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4.45/5  rDev +15%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

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3.88/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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4.04/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A - Black with a ring of light brown head.

S - Roast, chocolate and a hint of smoke with a big coffee presence.

T - Rich espresso flavour, roast, a hint of smoke and some dark chocolate undertones.

M - Medium body. A touch light at times. Moderate carbonation.

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.05/5  rDev -21.2%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

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3.74/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

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4.24/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Portly Stout from Turtle Anarchy Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.87 out of 5 with 96 ratings
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