Pandan Porter | Mountain Toad Brewing

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Brewed by:
Mountain Toad Brewing
Colorado, United States
mountaintoadbrewing.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by birchstick on 02-02-2014

BEER STATS
Ratings:
6
Reviews:
1
Avg:
2.9
pDev:
14.48%
 
 
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User Ratings & Reviews
Ratings: 6 |  Reviews: 1
Reviews by ScorpyX:
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2.84/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

I was excited to try this fairly new brewery in Golden and add a growler to my collection. I tend to enjoy the darker fare, particularly porters and stouts, so I was looking forward to this porter. It's a little disappointing, though.

A: Pretty much what you'd expect and that's a great thing. Dark and rich, with a thin head that doesn't last long.

S: Sweet and smoky, though the sweetness dominates a little more than I'd like. It's almost overwhelming, but certainly reminds you of a typical porter or even a brown ale.

T: The nose tells it, with the sweetness dominating. Too much, in my opinion. There's a smokiness on the swallow that I'd normally enjoy if it beter complemented the other elements, but instead they come across as disparate, incomplete flavors.

M: Fairly smooth, but also thin and diluted. Something else that feels incomplete.

If anything, this beer tastes like a work in progress. I'd like to give their other beers a try though. Golden's a nice little town and their brewery is a great new space, so I'll be back to sample others, but I doubt Pandan will be part of my usual purchases.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of LXIXME
3.53/5  rDev +21.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mebuzzard
3.5/5  rDev +20.7%

Photo of birchstick
3/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of gayfriendlybreweries
2.5/5  rDev -13.8%

I love my porters, this one good but not great.

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Photo of tylerstravis
3.26/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

Pandan Porter from Mountain Toad Brewing
2.9 out of 5 based on 6 ratings.
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