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Portneuf Cocoa Porter | Portneuf Valley Brewing

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Brewed by:
Portneuf Valley Brewing
Idaho, United States

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Silky dark malt flavor that's slightly toasty with a bitterswet chocolate finish and medium hop bitterness. Now made with cocoa!

Added by bagpiper2005 on 08-08-2010

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Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 7
Reviews by bagpiper2005:
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4.08/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pour: Deep, opaque coffee-color with two fingers of light tan colored head that retains well and leaves all sorts of lacing on the glass.

Aroma: Caramel and chocolate malt, coffee, dark fruit, and some earthy hops.

Taste: Almost exactly like the smell: starts off with a sweet blast of caramel malts which quickly fades into a semi-sweet chocolate malt flavor with a faint underlying note of dark fruit. Finishes up with a moderate coffee and hop bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Medium to full bodied with medium to high carbonation. Very smooth.

Drinkability: A nice sipping beer.

Final Notes: A lovely, rich beer with lots of character. Wish it was year round - one of my favorite porters from any brewery.

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Photo of LXIXME
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Photo of dikebrewery
3.98/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of SeanHMechEngineee
2.5/5  rDev -34.4%

Photo of wrightst
4/5  rDev +5%

Photo of JHendu
3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

Photo of ottovon
3.72/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: A chocolate brown with a ruby hue. It has a light brown head.

S: has a sweetness in the aroma. I also get roasted malt, chocolate, and light coffee notes. there is hints of dark fruits.

T: a lot like the aroma. starts out with some sweet notes and finishes with a touch of bitterness. there is mostly bittersweet chocolate and roasted malt in the flavor. the bitterness reminds me of roasted malt.

M: medium-thin with good carb.

O: a good porter. nothing earth shattering, but good.

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Portneuf Cocoa Porter from Portneuf Valley Brewing
3.81 out of 5 based on 7 ratings.
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