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Hidden Pipe Porter With Coffee | Raleigh Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Raleigh Brewing Company
North Carolina, United States
raleighbrewingcompany.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by wedge on 04-14-2013

BEER STATS
Reviews:
11
Ratings:
56
Avg:
4.08
pDev:
22.3%
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
14
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Reviews: 11 | Ratings: 56
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4.21/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

More User Reviews:
Photo of DanGeo
4.15/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mantooth
3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

Photo of tdm168
4.03/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dirtylou
4.24/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

on-tap at the brewery

1/2 pint pour - dark bodied with a nice cap. Very coffee forward aroma and flavor, ala coffee bender. It's not clear whether the base porter is worth a damn but the coffee integration is heavy and works really well. A nice surprise

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Photo of RandyV
4.08/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

This is a nice porter, with espresso coffee and chocolate flavors dominating the profile in a nice way. Very smooth, if a bit thin, enjoyable all around. This is the second offering from this brewery I've tried, and have been impressed. I look forward to trying others, especially The Miller's Toll.

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Photo of jason_nwx
3.9/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Banjomike19
5/5  rDev +22.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Great beer and the coffee hint is perfect.

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Photo of dexterk1
3.99/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of lzepplin01
4/5  rDev -2%

Photo of dvmin98
4.16/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 13tido
3.93/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jstehly
4.65/5  rDev +14%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Exceptional! A really great Porter smooth and rich with a strong coffee taste that does not hide the beer. It has enough of a kick to make the heavy nature still refreshing. It works well even on a warm spring night in the south.
This is a great brewery and worth a drive to check out.

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3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

Photo of wedge
4.18/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A special version of the solid Hidden Pipe brewed with coffee.

Black with a slender, creamy off-white head. Aromas of dark roast coffee beans and chocolate. Fresh, sweetened espresso, nuts, and chocolaty roast flavors. Nice, bold, creamy coffee taste...no stale grounds or weak java notes. Tingling carbonation and solid medium body. Not much of the porter character left, but very well done if you like coffee (I do!).

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Photo of Immortale25
4.3/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a Haw River Farmhouse Ales teku glass from a growler.

A- Pours a 99% opaque black color with a 1/2 inch light brown head that retains decently before becoming a thick ring around the edge of the glass and a half sheet of sheer surface foam. Semi-resilient lacing leaves small clots behind.

S- Excellent dark roasted coffee aroma that's earthy and slightly sweet. Also some chocolate and caramel notes.

T- Not as much vibrant coffee presence as in the nose but it's still quite nice. Semi-sweet with more chocolate notes and oh so smooth.

M- Slightly creamy with medium carbonation and a full body.

O- I've never had the base beer, but this treatment to it is dynamite. Had it at beer camp and was blown away. Finally got my buddy to bring me a growler from Raleigh and I am very happy to give it a gleaming review.

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Photo of EvilTweety
4.17/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of djgustafson
4/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of FriedSlug
3.78/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of OldManMetal
3.8/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This is a version of Hidden Pipe Porter brewed with coffee beans and it is 100% about black coffee... blacker than java swilled at midnight in the pits of Tartarus. It looks like coffee once the thin pebbly brown head settles: impenetrably black with a hint of a ring of foam, although the fence-like lacing is a giveaway. The nose is dominated by the blackest of black coffee, with very subtle hints of molasses and chocolate. The palate follows the nose up front, with some roasted malt notes joining in midway, mostly chocolate and dark toffee, with a hint of sweetness. The finish is smooth and balanced, followed by a slightly bitter coffee flavor that lingers. Mouthfeel is slightly creamy and a bit thinnish given the medium body.

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Photo of dbrauneis
4.02/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ThomasCampbell
4.75/5  rDev +16.4%

Photo of IPAchris
3/5  rDev -26.5%

Photo of Amedlin18
4/5  rDev -2%

Photo of Ohiovania
4.47/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Picked this up from HEY BEER in Wilmington and I wasn't expecting much from this beer but it ended up blowing me away. Great coffee flavors with a beautiful creamy medium-heavy stout body

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Hidden Pipe Porter With Coffee from Raleigh Brewing Company
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