PM Porter | BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse
Arizona, United States
bjsrestaurants.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
This award-winning dark ale is surprisingly smooth and drinkable. Caramel, molasses and chocolate flavors fill the palate. Its sweet start is perfectly balanced by a roasted dry finish. Nitrogen-conditioned.

30 IBU

Added by Gueuzedude on 07-04-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
137
Reviews:
33
Avg:
3.63
pDev:
17.36%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
43
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 137 |  Reviews: 33
Photo of jmills3
3.58/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nhirsch04
3.68/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mendvicdog
3.48/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Erlkoenig
3.4/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Had this one at a BJ's in Boulder, CO. Eh.

L: Very nearly black with a finger of khaki-white head which sticks around for ages. Lacing is decent. Pretty good look for a porter, I think.

S: Milk chocolate, a little malt, that's about it. Underwhelming.

T: More milk chocolate up front, overwhelming along with sweet maltiness. Roasty flavors open up after a while, only after the tidal wave of sweetness subsides. A couple sharp, brighter sugary notes hidden in there somewhere. Pretty watered-down, far too sweet with little to no hop balance.

M: Full-bodied, creamy and silky with nitro. Still somehow a little thin. Meh.

O: Disappointing. Unbalanced and there's not much substance there. Still not bad. Just not particularly great. Reminds me more of a milk stout.

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Photo of gregcordle
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Fillllll
4/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of brett606
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Sabre311
3.59/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Photo of DocSpoon
4.13/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Nice Chocolate overtones and creamy undertones give this beer a nice flavor. It does have a slight aftertaste that I could not put my finger on that wasn't horrible but not that great either and it was tolerable and short lived. I would say this is a step up from Black Butte.

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Photo of CTbrew32
3.69/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bcarrigg90
3.76/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BeerWithMike
4.65/5  rDev +28.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Sampled as part of a flight of 4 while on vacation. Staying across the street from BJ's Brew House in Westminster, Colorado on 7/18/15. Stopped in and had dinner and brews. :) ABV 6.4%, IBU 25

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Photo of RandyBoBandy
3.86/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ShawnMN
3.36/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Great porter. Oatmealy thick feel for a brew. It's definitely got some oats and a good chocolatey dark roasted malt flavoring. BJ's has some great crafted brews. Pours great dark chocolatey color with a good smooth after taste. Good brew

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Photo of jheimiller
4.38/5  rDev +20.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Great looking and tasting porter.

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Photo of jamesmk48
4.02/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of tubeyes
4.17/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of animal69
3.58/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of M477
4/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Lynch800
3.19/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

With the tag line of "robust dark ale," I was surprised how smooth it was. Very Guinness-esque. Not what I expected but not bad.

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Photo of gabe89
3.18/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of trytoketchup
3.25/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Geoffq
4.63/5  rDev +27.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Nice complex texture good notes

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Photo of Jnila93
3.95/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Jasonboerner
4.13/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Smooth. Light carbonation. Good beer

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PM Porter from BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse
3.63 out of 5 based on 137 ratings.
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