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Mill Street Coffee Porter | Mill Street Brew Pub

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Mill Street Coffee PorterMill Street Coffee Porter
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3.72/5
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278 Ratings
Mill Street Coffee PorterMill Street Coffee Porter
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Mill Street Brew Pub
Ontario, Canada
millstreetbrewpub.ca

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our porter is rich and robust, dark brown in colour with a dark roasted coffee nose, imparting an intense coffee flavour with notes of chocolate. Made with beans supplied by the Distillery District’s Balzac's Coffee, this porter offers a rich, full and unique flavour. Currently, there are no other coffee-flavoured beers in the Ontario market.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#28,975
Reviews:
164
Ratings:
278
pDev:
12.63%
 
 
Wants:
11
Gots:
29
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
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Ratings: 278 |  Reviews: 164
Photo of D-HopSupreme
3.77/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a deep black body with half a finger of beige head that dissipates into a lacing film. Aromas of strong coffee are coupled with dark chocolate on a fairly intense nose, which also shows off some very faint dark fruit. On the palate, the beer is quite velvety in texture, with a slightly smoky coffee flavor with that same dark chocolate tone weaving in and out, fading into a finish of dark roast coffee and an almost ashy smoke flavor. It has a very filling mouthfeel without going overboard with alcohol or intensity, with a carbonation that is maybe just a tad too much for me. Overall this is quite a good beer, I think I would buy it if it came in single packs in my neck of the woods.

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Photo of StormAles
3.58/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Cycle69
3.84/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CRObighit2
3.58/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Tommo
2.9/5  rDev -22%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Almost undetectable coffee aroma, flavor matches. Terribly thin. Furthermore there is a slight off flavor i cannot put my finger on. Overall a boring beer

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Photo of fortyfield
4/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of sherillc
3.48/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of OneTuffPony
4/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Benny_Efkola
4.39/5  rDev +18%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Great tasting Porter. Coffee taste is sublime and just right . Good old mill street

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Photo of Tee76
4.02/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Slongie
3.1/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Pmicdee
3/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of CantankerousCaveBear
3.69/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rickfos
4.15/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of nate_pacino
4.81/5  rDev +29.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of taxandbeerguy
3.61/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

341 ml bottle picked up out of the singles bin at the LCBO. About $2.25 CDN for the bottle. Served at cellar temperature into a pint glass.

Appearance - dark cola brown coloured beer is poured with a half finger of sticky but quickly receding white head. Opaque and thick looking, with minimal if any lacing left around the edge of the glass.

Smell - plenty of coffee but also a sweet caramel notion and some vanilla. More like a latte then full blown espresso.

Taste - similar to the nose, at first with traces of caramel and vanilla cutting through the coffee base. Finishes with some acidity and with coffee grounds in mind, closer to the espresso bean rather than the latte.

Mouthfeel - smooth and creamy with a tingly sensation left on the tongue. A bit chewy but not too thick. Good feel for a beer of this style.

Overall - I can't say that Mill Street Coffee Porter exceeded my expectations, but it didn't fall short either, delivering a unique coffee flavor that leans a little closer to the dark roast and pungent coffees of Europe rather than a muddled latte. Worth a shot.

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Photo of Bigmrred
4.2/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Exeter
3.85/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of atsir
4/5  rDev +7.5%

Photo of barflybastard
3.72/5  rDev 0%

Photo of Bunman3
4/5  rDev +7.5%

This is a very solid coffee porter. The coffee flavour is not overpowering and melds together nicely with the chocolate notes. Overall, this is a porter that tastes like beer first. The final product has a rich mouthfeel and a very pleasant after taste. This brew has definite potential as a breakfast beer.

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5/5  rDev +34.4%

Photo of kenworhz
5/5  rDev +34.4%

top notch great taste smooth

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Photo of MJ63
3.84/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of kkazemi
3.88/5  rDev +4.3%

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Mill Street Coffee Porter from Mill Street Brew Pub
Beer rating: 3.72 out of 5 with 278 ratings