Omar
Crane Brewing Company

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Style:
Porter - English
Ranked #109
ABV:
6%
Score:
86
Ranked #24,745
Avg:
3.89 | pDev: 7.97%
Reviews:
6
Ratings:
20
From:
Crane Brewing Company
 
Missouri, United States
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Rotating/Seasonal
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Gots
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SCORE
86
Very Good
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Notes: Named after our cat that passed way too soon, Omar is a take on the traditional english porter. The fruity esters compliments the notes of bitter chocolate, licorice, and a hint of caramel sweetness. Almost an acceptable substitution for snuggles with our sweet omar!
Reviews: 6 | Ratings: 20 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
Reviews by TheHopsman:
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TheHopsman from Nebraska

4.05/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Jan 09, 2018
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Suds from Missouri

3.79/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Dark, black liquid with a thin tan head. The aroma is lightly smokey with some roasted notes. Underlying malt. Coffee. The taste is dry...a little sour note. Flavorful and medium in body. Okay.

Dec 14, 2018
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Franziskaner from Missouri

3.83/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Black in color with no light penetration. There's a fingernail of brown on top. The aroma is of dark chocolate and coffee. I'm tasting black coffee, dark chocolate, chestnuts, and caramel. The mouth is dense and dry.

Sep 22, 2018
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Hellpop65 from Kansas

4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Jul 14, 2018
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zeff80 from Missouri

4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

32oz growler. Poured out a jet-black color with a small, light brown head of foam. It smelled of smoked meats, chocolate and toffee. Nice smoky flavor with chocolate, caramel and toffee. Good bitterness.

Jan 23, 2018
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jaydoc from Kansas

3.54/5  rDev -9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Dec 03, 2017
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jewellrunner from Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Jun 01, 2017
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kylehay2004 from Illinois

4.09/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Aug 12, 2016
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Whiskeydeez from Kansas

3.04/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Mar 02, 2017
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Zonian1 from Ohio

3.58/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Mar 26, 2017
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Ristaccia from Nebraska

4.55/5  rDev +17%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Apr 07, 2018
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22Blue from Kansas

3.99/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Jan 10, 2018
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craigbelly from Iowa

3.84/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nov 28, 2020
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Theogre83 from Kansas

3.79/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Nov 01, 2017
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hoptheology from South Dakota

3.65/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Beautiful dark black pour with an angry red head of 2 fingers in my mini snifter.

Aroma of dark malts and cheesy yeast, slight coffee, metallic earth, and dark chocolate.

Flavor is earthy, roasty, charred, slightly chocolaty. I get silky dark chocolate to start, followed by metal shavings, imitation vanilla, earth, roasted grains, slight marshmallow, dark fruity coffee.

Feel is carbonated and roasty.

Overall, not great, but not terrible. Try it if you're curious or you like cats.

May 15, 2018
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frasergrove from California

3.88/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

May 11, 2017
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Harrison8 from Missouri

4.15/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours black with a finger and a half of caramel-colored foam bubbling up on top. Head forms with huge bubbles that, unfortunately, pop and dissipate the head quickly. Aroma is toasted, roasted, and earthy malts with a hint of light caramel. Flavor profile is much deeper notes of toasted, roasted, earthy, and bready malts. There is a twinge of caramel, and toffee, but overall it's very malty. Mouth feel is medium in thickness with a semi-harsh carbonation on the tongue. Overall, a dark and resilient porter that bodes well for lovers of malt. It has a dark complex of malts without being as dark, roasty, or heavy as an imperial stout.

Served in a 12oz snifter from a 12oz bottle.

Apr 22, 2018
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russpowell from Arkansas

3.93/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours an effervescent mahogany with 3+ fingers of fluffy mocha colored head ( vigirous pour. Pretty good lacing & head retention

S: Roasty, a little chocolate, some iron notes once warm

T: Roasty, iron & cocoa up front. More cocoa & iron as this warms, faint coffee notes as well. Finishes dry, roasty with just a little baker's chocolate

MF: Medium body, creamy carbonation

Solid Porter, good drinkability

Jan 04, 2020
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khargro2 from Tennessee

4.2/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Jan 26, 2021
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bpkrippner from Missouri

3.53/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Nov 01, 2020
Omar from Crane Brewing Company
Beer rating: 86 out of 100 with 20 ratings