Cool Beanz Coffee Porter | Palo Alto Brewing Company

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26 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Palo Alto Brewing Company
California, United States
paloaltobrewing.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by popery on 12-28-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
26
Reviews:
3
Avg:
3.81
pDev:
19.42%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
3
For Trade:
0
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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of PardonMyDrool
4.36/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

One of my favorites from Palo Alto Brewing

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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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2.56/5  rDev -32.8%

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4.62/5  rDev +21.3%

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3.06/5  rDev -19.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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1/5  rDev -73.8%

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3.33/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.06/5  rDev -19.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

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

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3.43/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

Photo of AgentMunky
3.82/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 22 ounce bottle into a tulip glass.

A: A finger of creamy tan head tops a jet black, opaque beer. Good lacing.

S: Neutral. Sourish malts. Boring and bland.

T: Unexpectedly delicious. Rich, sweet coffee-chocolate malts. The Philz is topnotch in this beer, and the depth of flavor is reminiscent of a less intense Peche Mortel or somesuch. Almost like a dessert. A decadent, rewarding porter to be highly praised.

M: Smooth and light. Touch of tartness.

O: Enjoyable porter. I would recommend, if not have again.

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4/5  rDev +5%

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3.68/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

The coffee smell was great off of this beer.

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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3.65/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Served in a nonic glass from the bottle.

Appearance: Thin brown to light black body. Head is off-white to tan color dropping slowly with sticky lacing. Rising maybe quarter of an inch off the initial pour.

Smell: Ligt coffee with touch of malts which dissipates a bit.

Taste: malts and coffee. Bitter and touch of sour. Could be sweet but the malts slightly overpower the brew.

Mouth: Medium bodied. Light stickiness considering its blended in coffee.

Overall: Descent brew and not the worst porter I've had but definitely not the best. Worth grabbing if you see it though

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4.71/5  rDev +23.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

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3.54/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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Cool Beanz Coffee Porter from Palo Alto Brewing Company
3.81 out of 5 based on 26 ratings.
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