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Ponquogue Porter | Crooked Ladder Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Crooked Ladder Brewing Company
New York, United States | website

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by plaid75 on 11-29-2013

BEER STATS
Reviews:
2
Ratings:
7
Avg:
3.96
pDev:
18.69%
 
 
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Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 7
Reviews by plaid75:
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3.47/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured a deep brown hue with a one finger foamy white head. There was decent retention and lacing.

The smell and taste featured a light burnt grain and a touch of earthy sweetness.

The mouthfeel was toward the thinner side of the style.

Overall a decent porter. Lacks a touch of depth however.

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Photo of socon67
3.69/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Kessel
4.48/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Had this brew in a pint glass served at Diggers Ales and Eats (next door to Crooked Ladder's tasting room). It was a shot in the dark, and something not on CLB's current tap list, so I went for it. The presentation of this coffee colored masterpiece was the first sign that I made the right choice; then it was the aroma, then the taste. Damn, this beer is fine: so much so, that my wife who didn't want a beer, tasted mine and grew anxious to order one, as if they might kick the keg by the time they got back to her.

Look: Cafe dark, hints of ruby, one finger head
Smell: less complex than the flavor, but roasted coffee, toffee, sweet chocolate, lychee fruit
Taste: Toasted nuts, French roast, chocolate covered berries, mature hops, sweet grass
Feel: medium weight, initial middle tongue zingers, smooth spread with finish effecting whole mouth
Overall: perfect for paring with food or just as a dessert

Please brew this one again. Don't know if it can be replicated, but it'd be worth a shot.

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Photo of Dmbphoenix
3.96/5  rDev 0%

Photo of chefjohn15
4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of smithj4
3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

Photo of GFD400
3.83/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Ponquogue Porter from Crooked Ladder Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 2 ratings.
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