Arcadia London Porter | Arcadia Brewing Company

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Arcadia London PorterArcadia London Porter

Brewed by:
Arcadia Brewing Company
Michigan, United States

Style: English Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
This 18th Century-style Smoked Porter has subtle accent of peat-like Bamberg smoked malt, which is apparent in both the aroma and flavor. It is brewed with seven varieties of premium European malted barley, resulting in note of bittersweet chocolate and coffee that are counter-balanced by a long-sustaining finish of Goldings hops.

42 IBU

Added by Mitchster on 06-05-2002

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Special thanks to Blatherbeard for this!

Poured from a 12 oz brown bottle into a Sam Adams Sensory Glass

Pour: Pours black with faint mohoganny highlights. A caramel colored head adorns the top of the pour, but recedes almost as quickly as it came. The only evidence of the foam is an generous lacing along the sides of the glass.

Smell: A very notable scent of roasted coffee, and malts fills the nostrils. The syrupy roasted scent gives why to a much drier cocoa scent.

Taste: A thick roasted flavour of malt & caramel introduces this porter to the mouth, and this gives way to a warm taste of coffee, and some sweet almost fruity tones that keep the edges deburred and the taste smooth.

Mouthfeel: I rich full bodied beverage. It starts with an almost oily introduction and seems to dry a bit as it progresses. Finishes well.

Drinkability: I had no problem finishing this porter, and only wished there was another bottle.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Black color with dark brown highlights. Small head but the foam retains. Nice looking black porter.

Coffee, super roasted mlat, chocolate, and a little tartness in the aroma. Smells pretty interesting and tasty.

Full on roasted malts, maybe burnt in some places. Coffee, chocolate, and some dry, yeasty tartness for an interesting depth of flavor. Chalky but silky palate. Easy to drink for me. I would say sessionable, but the abv. doesn't fit that equation.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Received in trade from my man ChugginOil. Poured into my Duvel tulip.

A – Black with no light peeping through at all. Two fingers of creamy brown head that settles down to a nice half finger coating. Nice lacing left down glass.

S – Mocha, chocolate, molasses and roasty malt.

T – Like the smell you immediately get the chocolate. Tastes like a dark chocolate almost burnt. Roasty malt all over. Has an almost lightly charred smoky taste. Hints of vanilla. You feel the nice warming alcohol effect right at the end.

M – Medium bodied and very well carbonated.

O – A very nice brew from the folks at Arcadia. The carbonation makes it a bit tough to get all the flavor but overall a good brew. Very smoky and that may turn some folks off but I did enjoy this one.

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Arcadia London Porter from Arcadia Brewing Company
3.95 out of 5 based on 446 ratings.
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