Portsmouth Le Chat Noir | Portsmouth Brewery

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65 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Portsmouth Brewery
New Hampshire, United States
portsmouthbrewery.com

Style: Irish Dry Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by DrDogbeer on 04-16-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
65
Reviews:
30
Avg:
3.85
pDev:
11.17%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
1
For Trade:
0
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Photo of mklisz
3.78/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of johnnnniee
3.9/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 3.75

On tap at the source for a late lunch.
Dark brown with a huge tightly bubbled tan head that persists forever. Rich creamed coffee with hints of peppery spice and a touch of earth and light fruit. Creamy silky smooth mouthfeel. the Belgian yeast is a little odd, but I enjoyed it.

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Photo of Eamonn-Cummings3
3.64/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Very fruity and estery not much roasty flavor except for in the bitterness. Thin body.

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Photo of Dactrius
4.07/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of snowmageddon
4.11/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A: pours dark brown/black with a small brown head.
S: chocolate malts, raisins,
T: cola, raisins, light roast coffee, Belgian yeast is subdued. Hops are sparse, but add a slight earthy, anise bitter note.
o: the black cat is a great stout, and this Belgian yeast addition adds a nice wrinkle. A nice beer and worth trying.

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Photo of psweendogg
3.58/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Ivanhoes_Backpack
3.33/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Flounder57
3.82/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Served in a pint glass at the Portsmouth Brewery.

Appearance: A one finger mocha head was poured that reduced to a thin layer. It is a pitch black color with no vision of anything. Frothy lacing down the glass as the beer was drank.

Smell: Some caramel, bittersweet chocolate, roasted coffee, sweet notes, Belgian yeast, and bready notes.

Taste:Same as above. A bit sweet and finishes light. Slight bitterness in the rear too.

Mouthfeel: Smooth, light bodied, a little sweet, low to medium carbonation, and a little chewy.

Overall: Pretty nice stout. Belgian yeast strain and dome sweetness. More American than an Irish stout.

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3.84/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of slasich
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of deereless
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of KirkFrancis
3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

Photo of MA08
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Photo of phuntasy
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Photo of acurtis
3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

Photo of djrn2
3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

Photo of mattmarka1
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of ajcormier
4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of rayman2112
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of TobiasG
3/5  rDev -22.1%

Photo of HattedClassic
4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of ZEB89
4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of irs
4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of Kelp
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of TotallyHosed
3/5  rDev -22.1%

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Portsmouth Le Chat Noir from Portsmouth Brewery
3.85 out of 5 based on 65 ratings.
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