Double Decker
Brew Bus Brewing

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Brew Bus Brewing
Florida, United States
Porter - English
3.75 | pDev: 10.4%
Nov 15, 2017
Feb 05, 2014
Very Good
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3.52 by RockyM72 from Florida on Nov 15, 2017
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4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by The_Snow_Bird from Florida

Pours a very dark brown with a light caramel colored head on top. Can smell roasted malts with a hint of chocolate. Coffee is present in the taste along with the chocolate malts.

Nov 12, 2017
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4.02/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by MikeWard from Pennsylvania

can 6-pack picked up from Knightly Spirits in Orlando. canned 11/2/16, so a little over 2 months old.

jet black body with a foamy oatmeal head leaving excellent lacing.

malty, "portery" aroma. not getting the chocolate mentioned on the can, or any coffee notes, but still a decently strong aroma.

lightly roasted malts, which i for one appreciate more than the overly roasted ones.

between medium and full on the mouth. finish is same as the taste.

overall, good, solid, well balanced English porter. despite the lack of coffee and chocolate, stands up as a good beer.

Jan 12, 2017
3.73 by travelguy from Ohio on Dec 19, 2016
3.5 by Cuervo_PCB from Florida on Aug 27, 2016
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3.67/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
by tone77 from Pennsylvania

A thanks to the captain of the canquest, woodychandler, for this beer. Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a very dark brown color with a 1 inch head. Smell is of dark breads, some coffee. Taste is coffee, dark breads, cocoa, a bit of smoke. Feels medium/full bodied in the mouth and overall is a quality beer.

Jun 29, 2016
3.72 by jaketaz from Florida on May 29, 2016
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4.57/5  rDev +21.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
by woodychandler from Pennsylvania

I am happy to add this to The CANQuest (tm) after picking it up at Philly's Monde Market for inclusion. These are glorious days, indeed!

From the CAN: "Hop on for the ultimate craft beer experience!"; "Hop on for the ultimate craft beer experience on the Brew Bus! From brewery tours and tastings to sporting events and bachelor parties, the Brew Bus offers a once in a lifetime experience for everyone. Our tour guides are experienced and knowledgeable, and our staff is friendly and accommodating. Hop on today! To find a location near you, visit"; "Double Decker is an English-style Porter with a silky chocolate character, balanced with English and German hops."

The Crack! was loud enough to get both the bus and the Glug underway, so I did exactly that. An in-glass swirl raised a brief finger of foamy, Iight tan head that quickly fell back to wisps. Color was Black/Opaque (SRM = 44) with garnet highlights at the edges. Nose smelled like a melted milk chocolate CANdy bar in my glass! Mouthfeel was medium. The taste was not just chocolaty as one might expect from the nose, but it was also unexpectedly smoky. I am talking rauchbier smoky! Holy spit! I kid you not. This was like that new trend of chocolate-covered bacon. Finish was so smoky that I began to look around to see if it had set off any alarms. It filled my sinuses and would not go away. This was the kind of beer that I would love to share with others, but a full one to myself was a bit much.

Apr 13, 2016
3.73 by Hendrick24 from Wisconsin on Apr 12, 2016
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3.04/5  rDev -18.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3
by tigg924 from Massachusetts

Pours clear, dark brown in color with 1/4 inch head. Taste is cocoa, milk chocolate, and light creaminess. Average English brown ale with great body. Nt sure if I would get this one again.

Apr 09, 2016
3.89 by CalebM from Florida on Mar 24, 2016
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4.08/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by Hiram_McDaniels from Florida

Poured in to an American pint glass from a 12 oz can.

L - Dark brown, almost cola-like. Created a two-finger head that dissipated quickly, but retained a tan cap the whole way through. Little lacing.

S - Butterscotch up front with some burnt coffee in the back.

T - Definitely full-bodied, with a lot of flavor complexity going on. Upfront is sweet caramel and some chocolate, with a lot of malty goodness. Just a touch too sweet, with the bitter flavor of burnt sugar following as an aftertaste, making about the only weakness.

F - A little carbonated, but not thin at all. Definitely pleasant on the tongue.

Mar 18, 2016
3.05 by JDW4195 from Florida on Mar 11, 2016
3.98 by Beerdog51 from Florida on Jan 25, 2016
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3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
by GarthDanielson from Virginia

Poured from a can into a shaker pint, the beer is a dark, brownish-brown color, with a solid flow of carbonation in the body, and a tall, fluffy, foamy, light tan head. Nose of rich mocha, subtle campfire smoke, highlights of peat and earth, and some bittersweet chocolate. Flavors are heavily smoked and richly sweet, with a blend of bittersweet chocolate and rich toffee. Some bitter and roasted coffee notes add layers to the palate. Smooth, light, and dry in mouth, with a chocolate and smoky aftertaste. Dry, effervesced finish, with a rich chocolate and earthy linger. Interesting take on the style.

Jan 19, 2016
3.79 by coopdog1000 from Florida on Jan 10, 2016
3.99 by Jeffwise from Pennsylvania on Dec 20, 2015
4.12 by StevenMilligan from Florida on Oct 31, 2015
3 by jrs3994243 from Michigan on Oct 23, 2015
3.34 by jjd315 from Pennsylvania on Oct 12, 2015
3.81 by IckyT2012 from Florida on Aug 28, 2015
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4.19/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by Lucular from Maryland

This is an awesome porter. Full-bodied, rich, chewy, dark, nice lacing, coffee & dark chocolate, a great way to cap off an evening at the bar. I tried this not having much idea what to expect (never had a beer from Brew Bus before) and I was not at all disappointed.

Aug 22, 2015
4.08 by user785335 from Florida on Jul 08, 2015
3.67 by claspada from New Jersey on Jul 06, 2015
3.74 by Jason_cs from Florida on Jun 18, 2015
4.18 by JamieDuncan from Maryland on Jun 10, 2015
4 by AngusOg from North Carolina on Jun 02, 2015
4.28 by Steve78 from Florida on May 25, 2015
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4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by Bis4beer70 from Indiana

Ma & joe bought me a 6 pack of these while in florida! thank you!
a very nice porter...not as impressive as Cigar City Brewing's ipa that i had,but very good, none the less.
i saved one for michael for watchin' over our place w/katie -thanx u guys!...did ya see a Cubs win at all on our t.v. during that time? Hope so.
cheers,florida beers!

May 04, 2015
4 by paulish from New York on Apr 23, 2015
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4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by DuffDaddy from Florida

Had a pint at the Brew Hub in Lakeland celebrating Uncle Bro's birthday....

Apr 20, 2015
3.77 by shehateme from Massachusetts on Apr 18, 2015
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3.81/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
by chinchill from South Carolina

12 oz can served in a snifter with a canning date of 16 Feb. 2015 on the bottom.

Excellent looking with a generous size, creamy/bubbly tan head that leaves the glass speckled.

The aroma has ample dark roasted grains with hints of hops, toffee and chocolate.

Flavor: perhaps slightly more hoppy than average, this has a mildly bitter flavor with some spiciness from the hops.

Feel: medium-full body; nicely smooth; medium carbonation.

Mar 29, 2015
4 by kwa357 from Pennsylvania on Mar 28, 2015
3.93 by DRBiser from Maryland on Mar 25, 2015
3.53 by Aaryah on Mar 20, 2015
4.09 by JoeMans from New York on Mar 15, 2015
3.25 by StArnoldFan from Texas on Mar 01, 2015
3.22 by stomioka from New Jersey on Feb 26, 2015
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