Beanhead Coffee Porter | Rushing Duck Brewing Company

BA SCORE
86.1%
Liked This Beer
3.96 w/ 137 ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Rushing Duck Brewing Company
New York, United States
rushingduck.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Beanhead takes the base beer of a robust porter and pairs is with a fantastic coffee flavor that comes from a Guatemalan bean roasted by Java Love Coffee Roasting Co. in Kauneonga Lake, NY. Beanhead is completely black in color with an impressive tan head. It has a taste of intense coffee with overtones of bittersweet cocoa and caramel malt balanced with a slight earthy bitterness. While it may look filling, Beanhead is actually medium bodied and lacks the cloying sweetness that makes so many other stouts and porters seem so “heavy.”

Added by koopa on 09-16-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#6,332
Reviews:
17
Ratings:
137
Liked:
118
Avg:
3.96/5
pDev:
8.33%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
21
Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 137 |  Reviews: 17
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3/5  rDev -24.2%

Photo of Sammy
3.22/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Didn't like this more because of the nitro, on nitro at Barcade Brooklyn. Creamy, some roast aroma, but not so complex. Tasted more like coffee grounds.

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3.23/5  rDev -18.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Interesting peanut butter flavor, but the coffee aroma smells like overcooked pot coffee. It comes off too acidic, even though the malts are lovely and smooth.

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3.25/5  rDev -17.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -17.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -17.9%

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3.27/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

served on nitro tap, so it appers black with the typical nitro head.

the coffee flavor wasn't that pleasant to me. a bit too bitter and acidic. a bit too thin as well

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3.34/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.36/5  rDev -15.2%

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3.37/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

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3.54/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.57/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.68/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.68/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: Poured from the growler into a pint glass. Body is dark brown with a small greyish head that leaves behind no real lace.

S: Smells of coffee, little else.

T: The taste pretty much follows the nose, with coffee the dominant player here, along with some modest roasted and toasty malt and a touch of char. Some chocolate malt as it warms. Finishes with coffee bitterness.

M: Thinner in heft than expected.

O: Too coffee-centric and thin for me.

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3.69/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

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Beanhead Coffee Porter from Rushing Duck Brewing Company
Beer rating: 86.1% out of 100 with 137 ratings
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