Hiram's Bones Porter
Kinkaider Brewing Co.

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From:
Kinkaider Brewing Co.
 
Nebraska, United States
Style:
American Porter
ABV:
5.5%
Score:
82
Avg:
3.47 | pDev: 14.7%
Reviews:
7
Ratings:
14
Status:
Active
Rated:
Nov 08, 2019
Added:
Oct 17, 2015
Wants:
  1
Gots:
  3
SCORE
82
Good
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Rated: 3.6 by socon67 from New York

Nov 08, 2019
 
Rated: 3.31 by GarbageMan10 from Texas

Sep 12, 2018
 
Rated: 3.57 by sethcroisant from Nebraska

Nov 08, 2017
 
Rated: 4.48 by dlanderson6771 from Nebraska

Oct 20, 2017
 
Rated: 3.55 by Kahlerbock from Kansas

Jun 26, 2017
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Reviewed by zeff80 from Missouri

3.71/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
12oz bottle. Poured out an opaque, jet-black color with a small, brown head of foam. It smelled malty with toffee and caramel. Sweet chocolate, toffee and roasted malt taste.
Sep 08, 2016
 
Rated: 3.03 by DocWaters from Illinois

Aug 31, 2016
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Reviewed by Redrover from Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
12 oz. longneck poured into a shaker, the beer is black with a light brown head.

It has an aroma of roasted malts, dark fruit and hint of coffee.

Lots of roasted malt give the beer an almost charred taste backed with raisins, toffee, and plum. There is a bit of bitterness that reminds me of baker’s chocolate.

The mouth is coating with nice thickness.

I like this take on a porter. Well done!
May 02, 2016
 
Rated: 4 by evilmoose from Nebraska

Mar 25, 2016
 
Rated: 3.72 by TheHopsman from Nebraska

Mar 22, 2016
 
Rated: 3.82 by kw_pip from Vermont

Feb 27, 2016
 
Rated: 4 by a77cj7 from South Dakota

Feb 21, 2016
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Reviewed by Brutaltruth from Ohio

3.54/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5
Enjoyed from the 12 oz bottle in a snifter via a friend from work-----Thanks Randy!

This robust porter pours a murky blackish brown with a modest head of off white foam that settles to a thin ring, wispy thin layer, and subtle lacing. Nose of coffee, bakers chocolate, dark fruits, and light char. Flavors follow the nose with deeply roasted coffee, dark bakers chocolate, and deeply roasted malts on the front and middle. Middle to back fades to a subtle black berry and cream note that fades quickly to the roasted malts and grain. Nicely carbonated mouth feel is lively yet a touch watery on the finish with roasted coffee and chocolate making up the aftertaste. Overall a nice experience. A stout lovers porter. Nice.

Cheers
Jan 23, 2016
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Reviewed by BeerWithMike from Nebraska

3.52/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Sampled back on 1/6/15. Comes in a 12-ounce bottle. Bottle chilled down to 36 degrees F in my beer cooler and poured in to a "STORZ" snifter glass.

Brew pours close to a pitch-black in color with a good 1-finger foamy/creamy head. A decent amount of lacing was seen with each sip that stuck to the sides of the glass. Aroma is of dark roasted malts, cocoa, caramel and maybe a hint of black coffee. Pretty much can be said for the taste as well. Does have a bit of bitterness for the finish with that black roasted coffee taste that is semi-dry also. Medium-bodied with good carbonation. Overall it was OK.
Jan 18, 2016
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Reviewed by Bear1964 from Nebraska

3.7/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a Mason jar showed a murky brown/black brew with a flash of a tan head that settled into a ring...no lace as I continued. Aroma was cocoa and sweet coffee with a hint of Carmel,more came out as it warmed as it did with the taste. Flavor was heavy in the Stout range as can happen with Porters,roasted bitter coffee and Chocolate with a sweet milky background. Mouthfeel is heavy with a nice bitter roasted coffee finish.I know this is a new brewery and a couple reviews were not very positive,I picked up a 6 and it's a pretty tasty Porter. Could be cleared up some,head could have stayed longer...as was pointed out before they are new and with time should be very good...can't wait to pick up the other styles.
Jan 17, 2016
 
Rated: 2.66 by beergorrilla from Michigan

Jan 04, 2016
 
Rated: 2.55 by Zaphog from Michigan

Jan 04, 2016
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Reviewed by MLoxxer from Nebraska

2.34/5  rDev -32.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5
This beer’s namesake, Hiram Scott a 23 year old employee of the Rocky Mountain Fur Company fell ill presumably in late 1828 while returning to St. Louis from a rendezvous in the west. Hiram was left behind by his companions. Mr.Scott’s bones were found the next spring miles from where he’d been left. The landmark Scottsbluff would later be named for him.
While pouring I took note of the beer’s haziness and the clear presence of yeasty sediment in the bottom of the bottle. These observations made me hopeful that this would be a really good porter. This beer’s head disappeared very quickly and left absolutely no trace of lacing. The liquid is almost opaque, yet not black in color, but brown instead. I attribute this to the brew’s lack of clarity.
The beer’s smell honestly fell short of my expectations. The aroma is somewhat tangy, reminding me of Brau Bros. Brewing’s “MooJoos.”
Flavor-wise it does remind me of “MooJoos” but also did have a bit of on off taste that I can’t put my finger on the cause for. I suspect something in Kinkaider’s process isn’t quite under control.
Overall I felt a bit let down, I really wanted to like this one. I am however, keeping in mind that this is Kinkaider’s first real stab. I have faith in them to improve their product. As a native of the Nebraska Sandhills and a fan of black beers I will be giving this one another chance in the near future.
Dec 06, 2015
 
Rated: 3.75 by BeersAndBears from Georgia

Nov 29, 2015
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Reviewed by hoptheology from South Dakota

3.19/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3
Price Paid : $1.49
First review on this one, suckas!

Pours a murky chocolate brown color. The head formation is good but its retention is not. Soap bubble-like beige head bubbles and pops out to a thin ring.

Smells of tobacco, burnt pot coffee, chocolate. A little licorice.

Taste is coffee forward, kind of metallic, bitter stale chocolate. Roast coffee ends the profile.

It feels slightly creamy, very carbonated, semi-dry finish. Medium bodied all the way through.

I bought three of these because I figured it would be good but that was a mistake. Whoops.
Nov 25, 2015
 
Rated: 3 by Miami66 from Nebraska

Oct 17, 2015
Hiram's Bones Porter from Kinkaider Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 82 out of 100 with 21 ratings