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 BeerEsquire
3.78/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.75

Feel like BBC took their really good maiboc and blended in a coffee porter. Nice balance, sense a touch of sweetness on initial chew that I can't put my finger on.

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Photo of SawDog505
3.81/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of skrewyou82
3.86/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Andrew041180
3.47/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of brother_rebus
3.77/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Not overwhelimngly unique. Pretty run of the mill porter. Good. But stamdard.

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

Look. Dark coffee brown, medium sized, medium brown froth.
Smell. Yeasty, fresh, toasted ness, no coffee or chocolate for me, maybe a hint of caramel.
Taste. Slight nod to the hoppy side, bit of malty sweetness.
Mouth feel. Medium heavy body, puckery dry oni the back of the palate, slightly chewy, a bit more oily than watery.
Overall. Not too complex, maybe the IBU's, though moderate, overwhelm the malts. I like 'em more robust and malty.

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Photo of Matty123
3.85/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SABERG
3.65/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Duffman79
3.85/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ervc
4.19/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Light, rich, sweet yet slightly dry. Being only 20 minutes from their brewery I can attest to the fresh quality of all of BBC's beers. This is a very traditional porter, complex enough with notes of chocolate malt while being extremely drinkable as well. Great every day drinker for those colder days.

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Photo of DA84
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

solid porter, best imbibed straight from the 2 L jug.

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Photo of OntheLambic
3.87/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dfecteau
3.25/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Mikeszab
4.48/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of AnitaBrewski
4.1/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of freshcarl
3.92/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Halvey
3.9/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Dicers
3.87/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ricknelson
4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of Ashed27
4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

$8.99 for a growler. Its tasty, its fresh, and its a great value. I can't find anything negative about it, for what it is.

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Photo of Nichols33
3.8/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of Carolvs
4/5  rDev +2%

Poured from a 1.89L jug. Great head and lacing all the way down. Probably a bit on the lighter side regarding maltiness as far as porters go, but a nice hoppy balance to it. Above average brew beyond a doubt, but not world-class (the Anchor Porter being my gold standard).

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Photo of Duesler
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of Durge
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of Svendozen
3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

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