Portneuf Cocoa Porter | Portneuf Valley Brewing

BA SCORE
-
Liked This Beer
3.58 w/ 7 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Portneuf Valley Brewing
Idaho, United States
portneufvalleybrewing.com

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

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
2
Ratings:
7
Liked:
3
Avg:
3.58/5
pDev:
14.53%
Alströms:
-
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
1
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 7 |  Reviews: 2
Reviews by bagpiper2005:
Photo of bagpiper2005
4.08/5  rDev +14%
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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More User Reviews:
Photo of LXIXME
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of MFMB
3.98/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of SeanHMechEngineee
2.5/5  rDev -30.2%

Photo of wrightst
4/5  rDev +11.7%

Photo of JHendu
3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

Photo of ottovon
3.72/5  rDev +3.9%
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
Beer rating: - out of 100 with 7 ratings
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