Drayman's Porter | Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.

BA SCORE
88
very good
377 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good
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Drayman's PorterDrayman's 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 BeerAdvocate on 12-04-1998

BEER STATS
Ratings:
377
Reviews:
210
Avg:
3.92
pDev:
9.44%
 
 
Wants:
16
Gots:
42
For Trade:
1
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Photo of williahd
3.84/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bdiiorio
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of paulish
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ctb6582
3.93/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jcoleMA66
4.04/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BCad
3.96/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

L: Very dark-brown. Minimal light shines through and comes through almost blood red. Nice orange-white head and foam that coats the glass after taking a sip.

S: Pretty weak chocolate malt smell. Nothing hoppy or anything else interesting coming through to me to be honest.

T: Tastes as good as it looks. Clean drinking, and no frills. I like it. Chocolate malts for sure; the drink is pretty malt-centric as there are minimal other flavors coming through. You deffinitely catch a hoppy bite at the tail-end as well.

F: Nice. Creamy, smooth, and bubbly.

O: I would drink it again, but I have had better plain old semi-sweet porters without the flavors. would recommend picking up Berkshires Coffeehouse porter of this if they are side-by-side on the shelf. They are both good, but the coffeehouse is better! All in all, not bad at all and totally worth a try. It's not my favorite though.

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Photo of DBosco
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DMcGirr
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of gcamparone
3.79/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a deep brown body with a beautiful brown frothy head that leaves a lot of lacing and retention. Nice looking brew.

Aromas are light grainyness and coffee, not very potent and I'm straining to get a good analysis. Smells like Guinness.

On the tongue is a light coffee and chocolate with a dry bitterness on the finish. A little watery in both mouthfeel and taste. Low carbonation.

Decent, easy drinker. Subtle flavors but they're there.

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Photo of gphelps70
3.17/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jtk21351
3.98/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bostonryan
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Magister_Beav
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Sulty
3.74/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Pete_IV
3.71/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of joeroma5
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dfunhog
4.21/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of VetsPackage
4.15/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Beeeeeerman
4.03/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of BranfordBound
3.83/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Had in the prefilled growler from coastal. Poured only brown with a nice porter flavor overall. Easy to drink but not worth getting over the coffeehouse porter.

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Photo of NonicPanic
5/5  rDev +27.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Coorsy
3.74/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Newport_beerguy
3.94/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jmdrpi
3.79/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

22 oz bottle

Black, off white head, good head retention. Some chocolate in the smell.Taste is a bit dry , moderate roasty flavor. Nice thicker body, good mouthfeel

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Photo of CoffeePorter
3.93/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Midnight black with minimum white head.
Smelled of roasted malt, a bit bready, hint of caramel.
Tasted similar to the nose especially in regards to the roasted malt. A bit bitter.
Medium bodied porter, a bit acidic/bitter, not too watery.
Overall, it's not a bad porter. Solid base for the Coffeehouse Porter.

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Drayman's Porter from Berkshire Brewing Company Inc.
3.92 out of 5 based on 377 ratings.
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