Portsmouth Le Chat Noir | Portsmouth Brewery

Portsmouth Le Chat NoirPortsmouth Le Chat Noir
BA SCORE
66.2%
Liked This Beer
3.79 w/ 65 ratings
Portsmouth Le Chat NoirPortsmouth Le Chat Noir
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
Ranking:
#19,221
Reviews:
30
Ratings:
65
Liked:
43
Avg:
3.79/5
pDev:
11.35%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
1
Trade:
0
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Enjoyed on tap at the brewpub. Chat Noir is French for Black Cat, and the style is the same noted, yet it is a Belgian style stout. Smooth mouthfeel, owing to yeast. Some Candi, chocolate malt. Very good drinkability. Dark brown coloured. Worth a try.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to ajcormier for this one.

Pitch black, an aggressive pour yields 1 scant finger of khaki head.

Tons of roasted malt, slight caramel sweetness. Some acidity and astringency. Just a touch of alcohol heat on the nose (bottle did not label ABV but I see now it is only 5.5).

More of the aroma but it is very densely flavored. When I worked with a sommelier he used the term "concentration". This beer has a very good concentration of flavor.

Decent carbonation with a full mouthfeel.

Overall this is not quite as dry as some other Irish Dry Stouts I have had (perhaps this comes from the very full body) but it is a great beer.

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Portsmouth Le Chat Noir from Portsmouth Brewery
Beer rating: 66.2% out of 100 with 65 ratings
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