Coffee Porter | Berkley Beer Company

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36 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Berkley Beer Company
Massachusetts, United States
berkleybeer.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by Jason on 10-17-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
36
Reviews:
10
Avg:
3.62
pDev:
14.64%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
9
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Ratings: 36 |  Reviews: 10
Photo of laurapompeo
3.13/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of JohnnyB
4.39/5  rDev +21.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ColdOneKev
3.57/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A - Poured the bomber into a nonic pint glass. Dark brown with highlights at the edges. Small tan head, fades quickly, leaves a slight cap and little lacing.
S - Light coffee up front, some roasted malts backing it up. I like the subtle use of the coffee.
T - More light coffee on the tongue, light roasted malts again, some hints at vanilla, then it all ends with some fruity esters. Hardly any bitterness from the coffee. This is a very light, subtle porter. A nice change of pace from the heavy imperial, strong coffee porters.
M - Medium body, medium carb for the style. Coats the palate and lingers.
O - This is a very nice, easy to drink porter. I'm surprised it is even at 6% ABV. I would've guessed much lighter. I took a chance because I hadn't heard anything about Berkley, and I was not disappointed. Worth giving it a shot.

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Photo of skrewyou82
3.46/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of SawDog505
4/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of VelvetExtract
3.58/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

ACBF pour. Poured brown. Smell is of genuine coffee. Reminds me of cold brewed Java. It's not intense but it's pleasant. Flavor is also good but mellow. Coffee dominates along with some caramel. Light bodied. Would like more robust qualities.

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Photo of Rhody1
2.23/5  rDev -38.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Looked good, smelled OK, tasted like medicine

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Photo of twosheds
3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

This porter is pretty good, and I like coffee beers, but I think it needs to be more well balanced. I feel like the coffee and the porter are competing and the coffee is winning.

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Photo of baraujo
5/5  rDev +38.1%

Photo of Patlee3324
4.12/5  rDev +13.8%

Photo of JakerLou
4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

Photo of gehlbach
4/5  rDev +10.5%

Photo of ripperltj
4/5  rDev +10.5%

Photo of WhitmansNiece
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of smcolw
3.44/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

When opening the bottle, some foam burst through the top. Despite this, it's a small head that settles to only rim bubbles. Initially, there's some spots for lace, but these decrease to nothing as i drink the beer. The color is deep brown, but the light can pass through the center of the glass.

The smell is closer to sweet caramel than coffee. In the background, there's a bit of chalk and light alcohol.

Starts with darker, close-to-burnt malts. Not too harsh, but there's overly sour cherry flavor that shows up in the swallow. This is a bit thin with an elevated carbonation level.

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Photo of Mikeynas
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of Kataco16
3/5  rDev -17.1%

Photo of aaskew
4.75/5  rDev +31.2%

Photo of HawkIPA
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of masshlx
4/5  rDev +10.5%

Photo of Desmondloki
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of fearfactory
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of kaelingirl
3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

Photo of DonFrap
3/5  rDev -17.1%

Photo of natescape
4.45/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

A super-tasty, easy-drinking beer that's packed with flavor. It has a wicked coffee nose and excellent porter/coffee taste that doesn't linger at all. While this is a great dessert beer, the crispness and relative lightness makes a year-round favorite if you hoard enough from the winter.

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Coffee Porter from Berkley Beer Company
3.62 out of 5 based on 36 ratings.
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