Old 504 | Chafunkta Brewing Co.

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3.91/5
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83 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Chafunkta Brewing Co.
Louisiana, United States
chafunktabrew.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by HiGravShawn on 04-12-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#12,039
Reviews:
15
Ratings:
83
pDev:
9.97%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
20
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Ratings: 83 |  Reviews: 15
Reviews by MaddDogg84:
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4.75/5  rDev +21.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

More User Reviews:
Photo of tbryan5
4.43/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Exceptionally smooth. Lots of vanilla and just the right amount of roastiness from the malt to balance it out. I had this on tap two years ago and do not remember it being this good. I'm glad Chafunkta is now bottling this! What a great porter!

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Photo of kwkdmk
3.66/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jeschaefer
3/5  rDev -23.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Dface
3.71/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JamesStreet
4.07/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of socon67
4.33/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of KensWorld
4.47/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of xKALECx
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of t_holland
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of 11-52_4hops
4.14/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Beautiful thick dark. Nice vanilla dominated nose. Taste a nice balance of coffee and vanilla. My only gripe is that it is a little thin in mouth feel. Overall a great tasting Porter.

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Photo of EgadBananas
4.04/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a nice black, light brown head, good lace. Nice roasted coffee nose, chocolate, toast. Sweet malt taste, with nice coffee and chocolate, mild bitterness. Medium body, bit of creaminess. Good carbed.

Great little coffee porter from a nice new local brewery!

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Photo of MI_beerdrinker
3.91/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of RonaldTheriot
3.56/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Chafunkta Old 504 Robust Porter has a thin, cream-colored head, a dark-brown, opaque appearance, some visible rising bubbles, and lacing webs left on the glass. The aroma is of vanilla, chocolate, mild coffee, sweet cream, and roasted malt. Taste is of all that, with low bitterness and a touch of char. Mouthfeel is light and watery, and Chafunkta Old 504 finishes semi-dry and very easy drinking.

RJT

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Photo of metter98
3.94/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of SHODriver
4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Poured into a pint glass to a black beer topped by a finger of dense tan head that fades quickly and leaves minimal lacing
S: Smells of vanilla and coffee with hints of roasted malts
T: taste follow the nose with a lot of vanilla with some nice smooth coffee flavors as well as some roasted malts to remind you that this is a beer. Hints of cocoa powder as well at times. The swallow on this beer is roasted malts with more coffee and lingering vanilla.
M: This beer has a moderate amount of heft on the palate with slightly prickly carbonation and a slightly drying finish.
O: Overall this is a very good representative of the style. It's kind of like a sessionable Victory at Sea but the coffee could stand to be a little stronger. It favors the sweet vanilla. If you like vanilla porters and coffee beers this one should make you happy.

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Photo of frasergrove
3.84/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of martianMan
3.42/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BayouBengal1537
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of cfaulman
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of WholeLottaTricks
4.48/5  rDev +14.6%

Photo of HeadyTheElder
4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of Evango
4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Old 504 from Chafunkta Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.91 out of 5 with 83 ratings