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Portage Porter | Snowgoose Restaurant & Pub / Sleeping Lady Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Snowgoose Restaurant & Pub / Sleeping Lady Brewing Company
Alaska, United States

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A dark chocolate colored ale with a blend of toasty malt flavors and a dark caramel, this is a malt lovers paradise. Portage Porter's rich flavor can allow you a glimpse into the history of how beer used to taste back in the 1800s.

Recipe reformulated in 2007 by their new head brewer.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 05-05-2002

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 5
Reviews by andy1701:
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2.5/5  rDev -26.9%

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Photo of jmdrpi
3.38/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

served on tap at McGinley's Irish Pub in downtown Anchorage.

appears very dark brown, almost black, with a thin off-white colored head. Aroma and taste are fairly typical for the style - toasted malt, with some hints of chocolate, coffee, and caramel. Flavors are mild though, easy to drink. Carbonation is at a fine medium level, but the body could be thicker.

Overall, a decent porter that I would recommend.

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Photo of tronester
3.59/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

A super dark brown in color with a very thin tan head. Aromas of dark chocolate and hazelnuts. Taste begins with some oats, then brown sugar, then coffee, finishing with a tart, slight earthy bitterness. The aftertaste is a bit smokey. Mouthfeel is a bit thin. Overall a decent porter.

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Photo of beernut7
3.55/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Lighter brown color and medium body, this ale didn't leave much of an impression. Could have used a more bold malt profile and a littel more body.

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Photo of unclekeith
3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

Portage Porter from Snowgoose Restaurant & Pub / Sleeping Lady Brewing Company
3.42 out of 5 based on 5 ratings.
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