Front Street Port City IPA | Front Street Brewery

BA SCORE
3.56/5
51 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Front Street Brewery
North Carolina, United States
frontstreetbrewery.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 11-09-2006

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#35,803
Reviews:
12
Ratings:
51
pDev:
16.01%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
7
Trade:
0
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Photo of zimm421
3.54/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Served on tap at the brewery. Appears a pale color, with a small head. The nose is lacking, but is bitter piney and resiny with a touch of citrus. The taste follows suit; very bitter, a small amount of late flavor. Overall, refreshing, but needs some work.

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Photo of logicalparadox
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of gregcordle
4/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of qcbrewer
3.43/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BEER88
3.6/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dewey730
4.36/5  rDev +22.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Sgbrown78
3.93/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of conoraugustine
2/5  rDev -43.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of outdoor7or24
3.66/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of toti1972
4.23/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of rvandergrift
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cantal
3.98/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of gleason_usmc
3.6/5  rDev +1.1%

Photo of rvisgaitis
3/5  rDev -15.7%

Photo of kegmans
4.16/5  rDev +16.9%

Photo of Axnjxn
3/5  rDev -15.7%

Photo of PaleAleWalt
3.6/5  rDev +1.1%

Photo of Cylinsier
4.1/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

tap

Pours a deep amber gold with a white lacing.

Fruity citrus hop aroma with some biscuit malt undertone.

Fresh fruity hop flavor with some berry and piney elements along with biscuity malts.

Medium body with a tingly carbonation on the tongue.

A very nice IPA well worth trying if you are visiting, especially enjoyable flavor on this one.

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Photo of OldhouseRecs
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of jaswilson2
3/5  rDev -15.7%

Photo of DeadWalkerAir
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of Bamarooster
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of FanofHefe
4.02/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had a sample and mug of this at the brewery today. Liked it so much I grabbed a growler and reviewing this first pour from the growler into a Duvel tulip.

Deep orange body with small mix of light yellow color. Big three-finger off-white head with decent retention and good lacing. Very nice appearance.

The first thought that came to mind with the brew was dank. Very hoppy notes in the aroma, especially pine resin and mix of fruit and herbal notes. Light caramel malt note in the background.

The flavor follows the aroma fairly closely but I get a good bit more sweet fruit flavors than in the aroma. The sweet flavors by no means dominate, but just contribute to the overall hop flavor. The malt flavor blends nicely as well.

Medium texture in the mouthfeel with a dry finish. Very pleased with this beer overall and would definitely have it again.

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Photo of xJMFCx
3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of Mattyb79
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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Front Street Port City IPA from Front Street Brewery
Beer rating: 3.56 out of 5 with 51 ratings
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