Elementary Porter
Brothers Craft Brewing

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Style:
Porter - American
Ranked #197
ABV:
7.2%
Score:
88
Ranked #15,164
Avg:
3.97 | pDev: 12.59%
Reviews:
5
Ratings:
54
From:
Brothers Craft Brewing
 
Virginia, United States
Avail:
Rotating/Seasonal
Wants
  4
Gots
  5
SCORE
88
Very Good
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EnderFett11 from Virginia

4.18/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured moderately hard from a bottle into a snifter glass, forming a couple fingers of tan head that faded to some lacing. Light brown color, somewhat translucent. Smells of slightly sweet malt, a bit similar to some milk stouts. Flavor is similar, with malt coming first, a bit of sweetness, ending with a brief roasty flavor. Very simple and drinkable. Pretty light body with minimal carbonation. A good solid every day porter.

Jan 06, 2020
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Riff from Virginia

4.04/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a solid black color with a light tan head about a finger thick, pillowy in nature, fades slowly. Smells of roasted malts and cocoa powder. Taste is slightly dark chocolate, coffee, and a little dark fruit towards the finish. Nice, medium body that finishes fairly cleanly. Nice beer, I'd certainly buy this one again.

Dec 06, 2017
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Treyliff from West Virginia

3.55/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle poured into a tulip glass

A- slow pour produces a foamy head that fills 3/4 of the glass and remains long after the pour, looks over carbonated

S- roasted malt, light cocoa powder, a bit earthy, sweet caramel

T- slightly smoky roasted malt gives flavors of chocolate and caramel, hints of coffee and dark fruit on the finish

M- medium body with high carbonation leads to a over-foamy mouthfeel that continues to the finish

O- a tasty porter, but a bit one dimensional. Seemed over-carved as well

May 08, 2016
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bubseymour from Maryland

4.47/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottled on 11/18/14. Brought back from Harrisonburg from my most trusted beer mule for hire that ventures into Virginia on regular basis. Incredible looking porter with enormous head (on conservative pour) into a 16oz Sam Smit pint glass that I had to use a knife to knock off the top of numerous times and had to wait 5 minutes to drink. Nice smell, and the taste is very unique. There is a mix of sweetness and roast flavor that is so perfectly balanced in this porter/stout of a beer. Full body and overall its a must have for fans of lighter stout/porter styles.

Jan 08, 2015
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JMUbrewz from Virginia

3.79/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Nice looking porter!

Pours a nearly opaque black, with a nice, fluffy, tan head. The nose could be a little stronger, but I do get some coffee and a little bit of chocolate. It tastes like a nice, solid, robust porter. The alcohol is well hidden and the coffee and chocolate come through more in the flavor than they did with the nose. I'd prefer more body as I found the mouthfeel the slightest bit on the thin side, but this was a pretty good beer!

Jun 12, 2013
Elementary Porter from Brothers Craft Brewing
Beer rating: 88 out of 100 with 54 ratings