Benchwarmer Porter | Cooperstown Brewing Company

BA SCORE
85
very good
207 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cooperstown Brewing Company
New York, United States
cooperstownbrewing.com

Style: English Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by OldFrothingSlosh on 09-24-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
207
Reviews:
134
Avg:
3.76
pDev:
13.3%
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
7
For Trade:
0
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4.32/5  rDev +14.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Stofko1992
3.36/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Knapp85
3.78/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of wisegreensoul
3.97/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Burkbom23
3.77/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dope
3.88/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

No bottling date that I can find. Picked up at the brewery just last week though.

A: Pours a dark brown/almost black. Mid-sized fizzy light brown head. No head retention or lacing at all.

S: Sweet caramel and chocolate with just a hint of roastiness.

T: More of the same. Very mild and quite sweet. Light roast and some vanilla, caramel and chocolate sweetness. Finish has the lightest hint of coffee and bittersweet chocolate.

M: Medium bodied, fairly smooth.

O: Not bad. Pretty standard light english porter. Much better than the pale varieties from Cooperstown.

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Photo of devilfluff
3.25/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of dahr85
4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of masonstorm
3.15/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Nyrangersgrrl
3.95/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of prisdefer
4.22/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Alon
3.74/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Smooth, dark, nice yeasty head.
A bit sad, though, that they have to play the trick of sneaking in two bottles of their Old Slugger Pale Ale at the back of the Bench Warmer six pack I bought this week.

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Photo of BeerMeister8
3.58/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ShriverMO
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of Griffith
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of RichIron883
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of costanzo_mike
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of Keene
3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

Photo of wrightst
4/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of Optimus203
1.7/5  rDev -54.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

When I first opened the bottle, it foamed for longer than 1 minute - and kept foaming after every sip after that. Bottle I had was way too over-carbonated and harsh on the throat. Not a pleasant drink or feel at all. Maybe it was just a bad batch, but I won't be buying anymore.

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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of sgtbash
1.75/5  rDev -53.5%

Photo of buzzy
4/5  rDev +6.4%

Photo of rorjets
4.25/5  rDev +13%

Photo of sling
4/5  rDev +6.4%

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Benchwarmer Porter from Cooperstown Brewing Company
3.76 out of 5 based on 207 ratings.
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