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Belle Hop Porter | Beyond the Pale Brewing Company

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Belle Hop PorterBelle Hop Porter

Brewed by:
Beyond the Pale Brewing Company
Ontario, Canada

Style: English Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.80%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by bylerteck on 07-08-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 7
Photo of hopsolutely
3.79/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Many thanks to iguenard for this mini-growler! Even after3 weeks it's in excellent shape...

Pours a dark chocolate brown with a respectable mocha coloured head that has decent retention. Aroma of roasted dark malts was spectacular at the beginning of the pint, but has turned slightly vegetal as it warms. Still enough chocolate notes to be a respectable porter. Although mouthfeel is slightly thinner than I expected at a 7.8% ABV, I'm a big fan of the robustness and balance of the taste. Dark chocolate and roasted coffee tones in the start meld into a slightly sweet malt-based body, followed by a nicely bitter finish.

Can't wait to visit this brewery in person - I'm impressed.

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Photo of Phyl21ca
3.25/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Tap: Poured a black color porter with a small brown foamy head with OK retention. Aroma of chocolate and roasted malt with some green peppers notes also perceptible. Taste is also dominated by roasted malt with light dry black chocolate notes and some green peppers notes. Body is bit thin for style with good carbonation. Not bad but I could do without the green pepper notes.

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Photo of bylerteck
3.73/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

On tap at Brewery Market Capital Mash-Up. From notes.

A - Black pour with a two finger tan head. Spotty lace and a finger of retention.

S - Roast, chocolate. Simple but quite pleasantly combined.

T - Belgiany yeast, funk, roast, dark fruit, chocolate.

M - Mild carbonation, creamy medium body, mild dry finish with some sweetness.

O/D - A good porter. ABV masked well and quite complex and tasty. Good drinkability too. Liked it.

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Belle Hop Porter from Beyond the Pale Brewing Company
3.58 out of 5 based on 7 ratings.
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