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Rugged Coalminer | Scorched Earth Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
3.91/5
Very Good
58 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Scorched Earth Brewing Company
Illinois, United States
scorchedearthbrewing.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by mychalg9 on 08-13-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#11,802
Reviews:
4
Ratings:
58
pDev:
7.93%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
13
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 58 |  Reviews: 4
Reviews by shredder83:
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3.92/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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Photo of FBarber
4.31/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a pitch black, no light coming through this one. Very nice looking. One finger tan head quickly dissipates too a ring of tan foam with a thin tan film on the top of the beer.

Smell has aromas of baker's chocolate, cocoa, roasted malts, chocolate covered espresso beans, undertones of fresh coffee beans. One of the best smelling porters I've come across.

Taste is initially a big strong robust array of chocolate, roasted malts, espresso beans. flavors give way to a nice bitter baker's chocolate finish. Hops also contribute to the bitter finish. Tons of flavor without being overly sweet. In fact its actually more along the lines of dark chocolate - theres some sweetness there, but it doesn't really feel like sweetness.

Feel is initially medium carbonation providing a slight tingle on the tongue. Nice feel to the beer, appropriate for a porter. Finish is very dry and coats your mouth and throat with cocoa.

Overall this is a top notch porter, easily up there with the best. I had never heard of it before a friend dropped some off for me to try, but I'm sold. Must try if you can find some.

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Photo of Tams65
4.51/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

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3.98/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of DavidGross
3.7/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GtBoros
4.5/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Rich and full porter. Chocolatey and rich flavored. Lovely almost dessert beer.

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3.81/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.94/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.08/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.44/5  rDev -12%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.94/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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4.14/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

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Rugged Coalminer from Scorched Earth Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.91 out of 5 with 58 ratings
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