Vicious Disposition | Ironfire Brewing Company

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50 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Ironfire Brewing Company
California, United States
ironfirebrewing.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by mactrail on 12-03-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
50
Reviews:
9
Avg:
3.88
pDev:
13.92%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
9
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 50 |  Reviews: 9
Photo of NickMunford
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dcmchew
3.7/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ciocanelu
3.7/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Really dark brown color. Aroma has roasted malt, a bit of smoke and peated whiskey. Taste is really roasty, bitter, coffee beans and dark malts. Not bad at all but it's quite one noted.

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Photo of bgold86
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Thull25
3.29/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of DeadeyeOTDO
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mendvicdog
3.17/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of oriolesfan4
3.63/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tally
3.95/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Wowcoolman
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Some chocolate, but overall not a fan. Harsh

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Photo of johlac66
4.24/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured black as night with a thick dark khaki head that hung around awhile. Like a horse thief at the end of a rope.
Roasted chocolate aroma with a hint of honey.
Taste follows with a slightly charred dark chocolate finish. As it warms, that locally harvested avocado honey does the trick to smooth it out quite nicely.
Low carbonation and a bit more than medium mouthfeel. I haven't had this one in over a year. A welcome return to my palate!

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Photo of BDeibs
3.93/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A dark black beer with a roasted smell on the nose. The taste is a smooth and delicious porter (one of my least favorite styles) the avocado adds a smoothness and a richness to the taste. It has a touch of the honey and avocado flavor. Overall a nice imperial porter that I enjoyed

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Photo of T_Hass
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of IGOTASIXPACK
3.63/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

22oz bottle no age. Nice

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Photo of Totalpackage411
4.65/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Very smooth for a porter. One of the best ones I've tried. I'm starting to really like the beers from this brewery. I havnt had one yet I didn't like. Anyone who enjoys dark beer will probably really like this one.

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Photo of Borrego805
4.03/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ryannaman
5/5  rDev +28.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

The only time you'll hear me gladly say give me VD!! Seriously though, this is an impeccable complex dry beer that is pleasure to drink!

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Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On tap at Tony's Darts Away in Burbank, CA.

Pours an almost opaque super dark crimson-brown with a foamy dark khaki head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. A foamy lattice of lace coats the glass on the drink down. Smell is of dark roasted malt, cocoa, and char aromas. Taste is much the same with cocoa, char, and smoke flavors on the finish. There is a medium amount of roast bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with straightforward but solid roast and cocoa characteristics all around.

Serving type: on tap.

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Photo of SDStoutly
4.28/5  rDev +10.3%

Photo of 22Blue
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of zestar
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of Odysseyalien
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of SoCalBeerIdiot
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of GRG1313
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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Vicious Disposition from Ironfire Brewing Company
3.88 out of 5 based on 50 ratings.
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