New World Porter | Avery Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Avery Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
averybrewing.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.70%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by cokes on 08-27-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,030
Reviews:
499
Avg:
3.88
pDev:
11.6%
 
 
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27
Gots:
63
For Trade:
1
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4.02/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.46/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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3.66/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of predikit
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

Poured a fairly dark brown, settled a deep deep brown that was nearly black, left an inch tall light tan head that receded slowly. Left a fair amount of lacing behind.

This doesn't smell like a porter, it smells very hoppy.

Definitely a hoppy porter. I was left with a bit of confusion, earthy grapefruit bitters slowly melded into a roasted coffee malt and then I felt like I was in familiar territory again. Leaves you with a bit of a fruity aftertaste, finished a bit sweet.

Full bodied but leaves quick and clean. Medium-light carbonation. Really would have preferred a more traditional porter, but it wasn't all bad.

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +16%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

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3/5  rDev -22.7%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +16%

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3.48/5  rDev -10.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

I am drinking some Porters today and next up is a “Limited Release” from Avery.

From the bottle: “Expanding the porter category, we’ve added a delightful dry-hop aroma to blend with the sweet caramel and robust chocolate characteristics of a traditional porter. It’s big, bold and black!” That last line reads like the tagline for a porno movie. Hee hee.

It may not be appropriate to talk of Pop!ping the cap, but that is just what I did. I got carried away on my pour and following the pseudo-cascade, I got the tiniest of overflow. I also got three fingers of dense, light-tan head with good retention. I could smell the minty hops filling the room like a pleasant air freshener. Color was Dark Brown to Very Dark Brown (SRM = 27 – 34) with NE-quality clarity and cola highlights. Between the minty hops and the chocolaty malts, I thought that I was sniffing a Peppermint Patty. Here comes Trick or Treat! Mouthfeel was medium, much less carbonated than its predecessor. Taste was spot-on: minty and chocolaty, one big Yum! This was much more in alignment with what I enjoy from this style. Finish was slightly bitter, but eminently drinkable. The glass was lined with beautiful, sticky lacing and I found myself licking my chocolaty lips while gazing at it. Why must this be only a Limited Release? Make it year-‘round!

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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3/5  rDev -22.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

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New World Porter from Avery Brewing Company
3.88 out of 5 based on 1,030 ratings.
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