Dark Star Porter | Bluegrass Brewing Co. - East St. Matthew's

Dark Star PorterDark Star Porter
BA SCORE
41.7%
Liked This Beer
3.61 w/ 223 ratings
Dark Star PorterDark Star Porter
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bluegrass Brewing Co. - East St. Matthew's
Kentucky, United States

Style: English Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A rich and robust blend of light, caramel, and dark malts sets the stage for BBC Dark Star Porter’s robust presence on the palate. This smooth but robust porter has complex notes of chocolate and roasted grains balanced by additions of traditional English hops, creating a delicious chocolaty and smooth ale.

35 IBU

Added by OldFrothingSlosh on 07-30-2001

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
151
Ratings:
223
Liked:
93
Avg:
3.61/5
pDev:
12.74%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
10
Trade:
0
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From a trip to Alabama and Tennessee last summer.

Poured from the 12 oz. bottle into an Innis & Gunn stemmed flute

a: Nearly opaque black with ruby highlights when seen through light, inch thick tan head receded to even surface foam and dense lacing.

s: Milk chocolate

t: Smoky roasted malt with mild chocolate and coffee notes, quite a substantial hop bite following. Somewhat bitter finish.

m: Light to medium, ok body, lots of carbonation tingle.

o: A very good porter, although the bitterness level seems perhaps a bit higher than most. Tasty notes of milk chocolate and black coffee along with some smoke provide just about everything one would expect in a flavorful porter.

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Dark Star Porter from Bluegrass Brewing Co. - East St. Matthew's
Beer rating: 41.7% out of 100 with 223 ratings
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