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Black Tail Porter | Wolf Brewing Company

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Black Tail PorterBlack Tail Porter

Brewed by:
Wolf Brewing Company
British Columbia, Canada

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Slick, suave, smooth: Our Dark Malt Porter is a seducer, overflowing with dark instincts.
Featuring notes of espresso and cocoa with a subtle, dry finish, the Porter is a favourite for customers, connoisseurs, beer reviewers and writers. Robustly rich, creamy and smooth, Porter pairs just as well with a steak dinner or a triple-chocolate cake.

IBUs: 30, S.G.: 1.060, F.G.: 1.014

Added by BashOnABike on 03-24-2012

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Reviews: 4 | Ratings: 8
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Photo of BashOnABike
3.63/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured into 4oz taster @ The Island Beer Festival

A: Dark and opaque, with a creamy head with moderate retention. A bit of creamy lacing on sides.

S: No much, almost like a Baltic, somewhat..salty, dry porter scent, bit of roasted nuts and coffee.

T: Very malty and sugary, almost like a Wee Heavy. Cherry, smoke, some peat, bitter chocolate. Delicious, but somewhat expected.

M: Very creamy, it lingers on the tongue with just the right amount of carb. Still very dry, making for a nice palatte.

O: A very good beer, I would order it if given the chance. Not super complex, but a good take on the style, definitely tasty.

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Photo of souvenirs
4.13/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

After drinking half my Blackheart, my friend's uncle felt the need to buy me another beer to make up for it. It certainly wasn't necessary, but I'm not going to say I minded getting to try another beer this weekend.

A: almost impenetrably black, with a big foamy dark tan head and good retention.
S: plum, coffee, cocoa, dark roasted malts
T: excellent! deep, rich flavours.
F: a bit thinner than expected.
O: I would definitely buy this again.

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Photo of Boozecamel
3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

Photo of LampertLand
3.73/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Wolf Brewing "Blacktail Porter" @ 6% (first tasting was at Island Beer Fest served from a cask)now enjoying a 650 ml bottle served cold from the fridge into a stein poured
A-dark brown almost black with a creamy beige head with big lacing at the edge of tha glass
S-hints of coffee and molasses , bold dispostion
T-smooth and creamy
MF-clean finish , bit of a dry after taste
Ov-a bit hoppier than say Saltsprings-Porter , a lot cleaner , ok beer

cheers LampertLand

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Photo of Erik-P
4/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of ZachT
4.48/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

L: Dark brown, almost black in colour, thick tan head
S: Chocolate, roasted barley, toffee, figs, subtle coffee notes
T: Bitter chocolate, firm roasted character, subtle coffee and toffee notes, very faint dark fruit, touch of sweetness
F: Medium-full bodied, silky smooth mouthfeel, creamy, dry and slightly bitter finish
O: A great porter, rich, smooth, silky, with a great roasted malt character, some dark fruit to add a bit of complexity, just a solid porter

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Photo of KalanM
4/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of schopenhauerale
3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

Black Tail Porter from Wolf Brewing Company
3.97 out of 5 based on 8 ratings.
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