Ghost Pigeon Porter | New England Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
94%
Liked This Beer
4.1 w/ 167 ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
New England Brewing Co.
Connecticut, United States
newenglandbrewing.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by jimmy82063 on 02-04-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,026
Reviews:
18
Ratings:
167
Liked:
157
Avg:
4.1/5
pDev:
9.51%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
11
Gots:
17
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
first ← prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | nextlast
Ratings: 167 |  Reviews: 18
Reviews by modernartblues:
Photo of modernartblues
4.27/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Growler Purchased Today, Poured into a Tulip

A: decent size tan-ish head, recedes fairly quickly, but not entirely, tinges of lazing, pretty, black opaque body, dark

S: roasty with touches of chocolate, roast is the most prominent and quite pleasant

T: chocolate picks up a bit more in the taste, but the roast is the key to this beer, this is both flavorful and an easy drinker, easy to take the next sip. I don't get a ton of hop notes, but there is enough bitterness there to keep the beer together. English yeast lets itself be known on the back end.

M: light and smooth for such a dark beer, nailed the style

O: Damn, I was hoping to be the first review here. This is the latest offering from Nebco. They have yet to take a misstep in my book and this is not exception. Nailed the style with a great drinkable brew. Would love to see this out in the Fall as a seasonal. Too bad it was released in Gold Stock season, so it will be mostly ignored for the time being ;)

 976 characters

More User Reviews:
Photo of braugon
4/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of woodchipper
3.65/5  rDev -11%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of far333
3.96/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Deep chestnut with a light brown thick head that recedes slowly. Low aroma of roasted malt and cocoa. Rich Flavors of roasted malt, cocoa and molasses, some espresso and smoke. Rich and full mouthfeel, a bit tannic. Overall, this is s really good beer. Another CT beer to be proud of.

 284 characters

Photo of jefftuck47
4/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of BranfordBound
4.29/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Had at Haywire Burger Bar in Westbrook, CT back in January 2015. From notes. Really nice porter here on tap. Never have seen it outside of the brewery and it is not canned or bottled. Would love to try again in the winter months. Seems like a nice, lighter dark beer if you don't want their Imperial Stout Trooper.

 314 characters

Photo of Bizoneill
4/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of ManMoosePig
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Photo of Griffith
4/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of ipc2000
4/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of Kochiss
4/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of Salesguy1980
4.64/5  rDev +13.2%

Photo of CraigMack61
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of George1799
5/5  rDev +22%

Photo of grahuba
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Photo of Kevincredible
4/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of ScottieD
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Photo of Tylerhurlburt
4.17/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of RobDB
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Photo of DanE
4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

Photo of jimmy82063
3.88/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Surprise (at least to me) from New England Brewing. Poured into a tulip glass.

A) Nice deep dark black, small tan head which quickly dissipates.

S) The nose gives off some coffee and chocolate also sense a slight bitterness.

T) Charred coffee, cocoa with some licorice undertones. This finishes with a nice hoppy bitternes (40 IBU's). I like this combination.

M) Smooth and thin which I think is representative of the style.

O) Nice to have found this tasty treat. Hopefully it goes into the rotation.

 506 characters

Photo of ChrisChagnon
4/5  rDev -2.4%

Photo of Uconnelmo
4.19/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Hutch517
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Photo of Tbone2131
4.52/5  rDev +10.2%

first ← prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | nextlast
Ghost Pigeon Porter from New England Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 94% out of 100 with 167 ratings
  • About Us

    Founded in Boston in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.