Portsmouth / Throwback Holy Mole Porter | Portsmouth Brewery

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Portsmouth Brewery
New Hampshire, United States

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by Rifugium on 02-26-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 10
Reviews by GarthDanielson:
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3.86/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Picked up a bomber from the Portsmouth Brewery store. Poured in a shaker pint, the beer is a light, hazelnut brown coloring with a sparse, light head surface coating. Appears bright and thin on the pour. Aromas of nutty sweetness, with a dark, slightly bitter chocolate highlight. The nose is well balanced. Flavors are roasted, with a bitter chocolate backbone and some mild pepper spicing at the tail end of the palate. The aftertaste brings forth more of the spicy and chocolate blending, leading to a smooth, crisp, clean finish. Interesting take on the Porter, and it's going great with out taco dinner this evening.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Thorpe429
3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

Photo of Rifugium
3.17/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

First had: on tap at Portsmouth Brewery

I think the idea here might have been a chili pepper porter, but if that was the case, I really didn't get anything distinctive from this fairly average brew. Poured a dark brown with a small collar of bubbles. Smelled of a basic porter, dark malts, medium roast, notes of coffee and cocoa. More of the same in the taste, with a general dark malt roastiness being the main factor, light notes of coffee bitterness and a slight vegetal presence. Nothing to write home about. Medium body. Drinkable, but not memorable.

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Photo of mklisz
3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

Photo of Mikecap
3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of ajcormier
3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

Photo of splendidsplinter
4/5  rDev +14.9%

Photo of 603BeerMe
4.25/5  rDev +22.1%

Photo of Kelp
3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

Photo of rderedin
1.5/5  rDev -56.9%

Portsmouth / Throwback Holy Mole Porter from Portsmouth Brewery
3.48 out of 5 based on 10 ratings.
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