Coffeehouse Porter | Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.

Coffeehouse PorterCoffeehouse Porter
BA SCORE
85.5%
Liked This Beer
4.07 w/ 1,064 ratings
Coffeehouse PorterCoffeehouse Porter
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.
Massachusetts, United States
berkshirebrewingcompany.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by purplehops on 05-03-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,450
Reviews:
480
Ratings:
1,064
Liked:
910
Avg:
4.07/5
pDev:
9.83%
Alströms:
4.02
 
 
Wants:
86
Gots:
155
Trade:
2
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Ratings: 1,064 |  Reviews: 480
Photo of jcoleMA66
4.42/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of crotharagain
4.62/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

8 ounces used to make a beer batter for fish tacos, rest imbibed by me and my son
L - Deep dark with a full finger of foam
S - Complex cocoa and coffee
T - Outstanding. The coffee shines without overpowering the overall complex taste
F - Silky smooth
O - My preferred style is not a porter. However, this is an outstanding example that you should try if you ever run across it.

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Photo of JonnyCastle
4.46/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BrewSTL
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Shockey
4.19/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of andrenaline
4.16/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BCad
4.74/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

L: Very nice looking dark (nearly black) beer. Large head that is white-brown and appears to be hanging in there long after the initial poor.

S: Imagine that, it smells like coffee! Coffee with a noticeable malt backbone in the scent.

T: This is fantastic. It tastes as it's described on the bottle, its Berkshires Drayman's Porter with lots and lots of coffee. It also appears to have a smidge more sweetness. I really love this brew, it tastes great. Nose is robust, almost like a dark-roast, coffee with malt; that same tastes rides through the majority of the drink, which ends on a hop-centric bitter note. Well balance, smooth, and delicious.

F: Very creamy, almost milky.

O: This is the best beer that I have had from Berkshire. (And all there beers have been 4+ out of 5 in my opinion) They really did a good job of incorporating the coffee flavor into the porter flavor without taking over. The coffee does not take brew, you get a next mix of both worlds. This is one of my favorite porters and one that I will deffinitely be purchasing again.

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Photo of Gauss
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

This is the best porter I've ever had. I usually do not like coffee-infused things, but this taste is very subtle and adds a flavor to this Porter that really goes a long way. Nice and heavy with a rich taste. I really don't know how tide active this besides awesome.

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Photo of jestoon425
4.89/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of bigdaddymick
2.12/5  rDev -47.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Pitch black engine oil-esque color with moderate head and insistent but not oppressive lacing.

Very surprised to see all these other reviews after having had a chance to review this. The beer lacks any distinguishing character and is a tad high on the carbonation. Decent mouth feel with extremely subtle notes of hops and sweetness. Very bland and overly carbonated IMO. Could barely taste the coffee. Just tastes like a stronger bud light. Completely overrated in my opinion

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Photo of BeerBucks
3.98/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Dave2234
4.08/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Nunya
3.89/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jacobprice
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of thanides
4.67/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Great flavor. Excellent nitro beer. Very creamy and tasty with a great aftertaste of coffee.

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Photo of PA-Michigander
3.75/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of chuckgietzen
4/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of CPollnow
3.72/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of direwolf00
4.05/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of sd123
3.9/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kraticus41
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Matthowland
4.12/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Wobbly
4.03/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Sk8sean86
4.29/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JJKBeerLvr
4.44/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Sampled in March 2016 from 22oz bottle in pint glass. Bottled on date of 10/2/2015 was on the bottle.

Appearance: Pitch black, dark color, with a thick dark tan head. The head lasted a long time, and left a nice lacing on the glass, but not a lot.

Smell: There are roasted malt aromas, along with some strong coffee and sweet caramel aromas. Some bitterness in the aroma. Nice combination and balance between the various flavors.

Taste: Full-bodied with great balance of malt and hops. There is a hint of sweetness and caramel flavors that may be due to the malts, but it is balanced nicely with pronounced coffee flavor, and a little bitterness from hops. Overall it has an excellent taste. The combination of strong hops and roasted malts and strong alcohol give this drink powerful flavors.

Mouthfeel: Full-bodied, but very smooth. Very creamy. Medium alcohol which matches with the 6.2% on the label.

Overall: Overall, this is a very good beer and one of the best porters I have tasted. This is the first beer I have tried from Berkshire Brewing Co. The more I drink it, the more I like it. I will definitely look for this and buy it again.

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Coffeehouse Porter from Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.
Beer rating: 85.5% out of 100 with 1,064 ratings
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