Augur Porter
Dutchess Ales

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Porter - English
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3.97 | pDev: 1.01%
Dutchess Ales
New York, United States
Notes: Augur is our classic English Porter with a touch of East Coast nuance. Brewed with the finest Maris Otter, a variety of roasted barely and wheat malts as well a varied spectrum of crystal malts. A dry, crisp and satisfying mouthful of proper ale with a dash of toasty biscuit and cacao. Very lightly dry hopped with Willamette and Crystal hops for woodsy, fresh presence.
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metter98 from New York

4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

A: The beer is very dark brown in color - only faint traces of dark red are visible near the corner of the glass when it is held up to a bright light. It poured with a quarter finger high off white head that left some lacing down the sides of the glass and a narrow collar around the edge.
S: Moderate aromas of dark and roasted malts are present in the smell.
T: The taste follows the smell and is quite malty. While no hop bitterness is perceptible, there seem to be enough in the way of underlying malts since they mask any traces of sweetness.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This is a very nice representation of the English Porter style. It's very easy to drink and perfectly sessionable.

Serving type: can

Apr 21, 2021
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RaulMondesi from California

4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

My god... This one speaks to me like a lady in the night when I am down and out. I mean, imagine being on your last leg, then Suzy Two Twirls give you one more. Yeah, I’m into that like licking some cotton candy at midnight.


Dec 18, 2020
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JerzDevl2000 from New Jersey

3.91/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

This was the first beer that I had from Dutchess Ales as I picked it up at Greenpoint's new location pretty recently. Can't recall a Porter that had this little alcohol in it as it was nearly undetectable. Hardly roasted at all, this was a Porter in essence but not like any others that I've had before. Easily drinkable, this was nice for a summer night such as this one!

Of course, this was brown in hue with massive, cocoa head that was full of thick bubbles that gave off a smooth and luscious appearance. Well-defined, soapy rings of lacing were left behind as several of them bled down to the ones below. Very little roasted malt in the nose, as that just edged out the barley and wheat in the heavy aroma. Dark bread, crystalline malt, and some toast were on the palate along with some faint, slick hops that finished cleaner than I anticipated. Somewhat woodsy and outdoorsy, the finish had dry and roasted hints as my palate remained nicely slick. Indeed, this beer was a bit of a contradiction.

In addition, this was a good session brew as it would have been easy to grab another after finishing this off. No date on the bottom of the can and there wasn't any sediment at the bottom of the liquid, either. Full, dry, and just slick enough to deviate from the norm, this was a nice beer to kick back with without needing a chaser of water afterwards!

Jul 15, 2020
Augur Porter from Dutchess Ales
Beer rating: 3.97 out of 5 with 3 ratings