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Porter | Back East Brewing Company

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3.91/5
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110 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Back East Brewing Company
Connecticut, United States
backeastbrewing.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Back East Porter is a full-bodied chestnut brown porter with notes of chocolate and caramel. This hearty beer offers a thick light brown head and is hopped just enough to offset the sweet maltiness and roasty undertone. This bold beer is refreshing enough to be enjoyed year round, but is at its best as a satisfying winter warmer or paired with a grilled steak, pork roast, or a burger.

Added by Gambrinus1184 on 11-11-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#9,462
Reviews:
20
Ratings:
110
pDev:
12.02%
Bros Score:
3.98
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
27
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 110 |  Reviews: 20
Photo of johnnnniee
3.97/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

On tap at The American Craft Beer Fest Yesterday.
Rich chocolatey sweet roasty porter, I'd drink the crap out of these if they were sold in NH.

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Photo of mltobin
3.97/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of mbmiche
4.07/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of KTCamm
3.99/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

3/1...12 oz can. Pours dark black, all lights out, thick heady tan foam. Coffee nose, subdued, light roasted sweetness. Smooth creamy taste, light bitter, just a hint of coffee bean twisted in. Earthy. Some lactose milkiness. Smooth tasty, efficient.

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Photo of Uconnelmo
3.96/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of sgregory
4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bfitzge2
3.47/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kamikazeokami
3.28/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of kscaldef
3/5  rDev -23.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

It's an average porter. Not bad, but wouldn't seek it out.

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Photo of CayseyW
3.88/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Addy
4.5/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is a delicious, smooth porter. I like that it's not really bitter. It's very complex and flavorful- I recommend it!

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Photo of royalflushr
5/5  rDev +27.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Fantastic porter. Great price and taster. Something I drink regularly.

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Photo of MCImes
3.42/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

this is an ok porter with a good malty profile, but needs a little more body. to me it needs a little more malt in the mash so the final beer has more body and a little residual sweetness. I won't buy it again.

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Photo of Brihon
3.82/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Jersh67
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of psweendogg
3.84/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of xtonytx
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of Rideguy64
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of carolbrunick
4.4/5  rDev +12.5%

Photo of Trout427
5/5  rDev +27.9%

Photo of IanMcGuire
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of PatrickKellyCT
4.09/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DrunkyBuddha
5/5  rDev +27.9%

Photo of slim2043
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of Dr_King_Schultz
3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

Porter from Back East Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.91 out of 5 with 110 ratings
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