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Platform Lawlessness | Platform Beer Co.

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Platform LawlessnessPlatform Lawlessness
BA SCORE
3.92/5
Very Good
34 Ratings
Platform LawlessnessPlatform Lawlessness
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Platform Beer Co.
Ohio, United States
platformbeer.co

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by bluehende on 01-05-2015

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#13,903
Reviews:
8
Ratings:
34
pDev:
5.1%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
4
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 34 |  Reviews: 8
Photo of Wizzle32
3.98/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Wheels2532
3.97/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of hozersr
3.99/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of trdtercel92
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of crewfan1952
3.67/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Texasfan549
3.81/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of J10Jordan
4.06/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GreenEggsHam1
3.74/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mattsucks
3.82/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of t2grogan
3.25/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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

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

Photo of superspak
3.9/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce can into pint glass, no can dating. Pours clear nearly opaque very dark brown color with a 1 finger dense khaki head with good retention, that reduces to a thin cap that linger. Light spotty soapy lacing clings on the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of big milk chocolate, cocoa, caramel, brown sugar, fudge, toffee, and toasted brown bread; with lighter notes of nuttiness, coffee, smoke, dark fruit, herbal, floral, and roast/toasted earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity of dark/roast/bready malt and light earthy hop notes; with great strength. Taste of big milk chocolate, cocoa, caramel, brown sugar, fudge, toffee, and toasted brown bread; with lighter notes of nuttiness, coffee, smoke, dark fruit, herbal, floral, and roast/toasted earthiness. Light herbal/spicy hop and roast bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of milk chocolate, cocoa, caramel, brown sugar, fudge, toffee, toasted brown bread, light nuttiness/smoke, and roast/toasted earthiness on the finish for a while. Great complexity, robustness, and balance of dark/roast/bready malt and light earthy hop flavors; with a great roasted bitter/sweet balance, and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Slight dryness from lingering hop/roast bitterness; lightly increasing through the glass. Light-medium carbonation and medium body; with a very smooth, moderately creamy/silky, and lightly sticky/chalky balanced mouthfeel that is great. Zero warming alcohol as expected of 6.25%. Overall this is a very nice American porter. All around nice complexity, robustness, and balance of dark/roast/bready malt and light earthy hop flavors; very smooth and easy to drink. Great malt complexity and smooth roasted character; with just enough hops to balance the sweetness. Great example of the style. A very enjoyable offering.

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

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

Photo of Brutaltruth
4.12/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A fantastic porter from Platform Beer Co. This fine brew pours a dark and muddy blackish brown in a snifter with a nice head of light tan foam that settles to a thick ring, nice thin layer, and excellent lacing. Nose of chewy dark fudge, subtle smoke, a touch of light coffee, and deeply roasted malts with a slight waft of hops. Flavors pack a punch with dark cocoa and rich fudge flavors on the front and sides, light coffee and smoke hints rally on the middle of the taste and fade into the rear of the taste with deeply roasted malts and subtle bittering hop notes. Balanced balanced balanced. Nice mouth feel, medium light carbonation keeps it lively and smooth with a lightly creamy feel. Overall an excellent brew.

A new favorite from Ohio.

Cheers!

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Photo of drdiesel9483
3.99/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Look - normal looking porter, super dark but it has a great head and lacing.
smell - slight sweet caramel, toasty malt and some cocoa
taste - toasty malt and cocoa with a slight caramel like the smell
feel - a little thin with a crisp carbonation bite
overall - pretty good porter.

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Photo of ONUMello
3.88/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12oz can, no freshness date poured into a pint glass
A:Dark brown with a one-finger head that settles to a thin lacing
S: Roasted malt with some hop notes coming through
T: Plenty of roasted malts (eight listed on the can!), some bitter cocoa enhanced by a light hop bitterness
M: Medium-bodied, light carbonation, though I think it would be slightly improved if it were a touch creamier
O: Overall a very solid, traditional example of the style. Really nice stuff coming out of Platform

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

Photo of j0hnc2468
4.1/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dlin0sbb
3.91/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Erockss
3.6/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mpolewan
4.14/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of LAp
3.95/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz can poured into a snifter-shaped wine glass. Pours a translucent-at-the-edges chocolate color with a rapidly rising 1 finger mocha head, that rapidly recedes, leaving little lacing - minimal retention. Nose is smoke, faint cocoa nibs, and roasted malt. Palate follows the nose, with campfire smoke intermingling with toasted malts. The cereal element of the palate is complemented well by the chewy mouthfeel and medium-thick body. Overall, a solid porter, that is nicely distinct from many others in the style by the prominent smoke component. Overall, another strong entry from Platform.

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Platform Lawlessness from Platform Beer Co.
Beer rating: 3.92 out of 5 with 34 ratings
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