Payback Porter | Speakeasy Ales & Lagers

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282 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Speakeasy Ales & Lagers
California, United States
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Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
American hops provide a smooth distraction for Payback Porter’s robust strength, which is concealed within the shadows of dark imported malts. Brewed with English chocolate malts and rolled oats, this Robust Porter pours a deep chocolate brown and is rich in roasted malt aromas and coffee flavors. With notes of espresso, baker’s cocoa, and sweet, toasted maltiness, Payback finishes with a creamy mouthfeel.

Added by Murchmac on 12-21-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
282
Reviews:
91
Avg:
3.92
pDev:
9.44%
 
 
Wants:
18
Gots:
47
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 282 |  Reviews: 91
Photo of acurtis
3.59/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Spaceman_Jer
4.19/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of nadiarmn
4.41/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CJNAPS
3.8/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Not one of the best porters I've had.

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Photo of JNForsyth
3.79/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +2%

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4/5  rDev +2%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of FLima
4.13/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Deepest black color blocking light with a thick caramel head with good retention and leaving laces.
Nice and bold aroma with notes of cocoa and coffee.
Flavor with notes of espresso coffee, dark fruits, licorice, oatmeal, mild pecan, roasted malts, chocolate cake, some smoke and a citrus hint. Dry and bitter aftertaste with a long lasting roasted note.
Full body with appropriate carbonation. Very smooth and creamy. Alcohol of 7.5% is simply not there.
Excellent Porter, though it felt to me like a bold stout. Very flavorful.

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Photo of olradetbalder
3/5  rDev -23.5%

Photo of jcon
4/5  rDev +2%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

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4/5  rDev +2%

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4/5  rDev +2%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

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3.6/5  rDev -8.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of seedyone
2.5/5  rDev -36.2%

12/19/13 On tap at Rattle n Hum, NYC. Not very impressed. More aroma than flavor. Not much body but experience dictates that can be the nature of porters. With all the choices in front of me this doesn't make the cut.

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Photo of FadetoBock
4.12/5  rDev +5.1%

Photo of leilei143
3/5  rDev -23.5%

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4.35/5  rDev +11%

Payback Porter from Speakeasy Ales & Lagers
3.92 out of 5 based on 282 ratings.
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