Mudpuppy Porter | Central Waters Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
87
very good
837 Ratings
Mudpuppy PorterMudpuppy Porter
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Central Waters Brewing Co.
Wisconsin, United States
centralwaters.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 03-22-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
837
Reviews:
243
Avg:
3.87
pDev:
11.89%
 
 
Wants:
49
Gots:
133
For Trade:
3
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 837 |  Reviews: 243
Photo of mlockman
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

By no means was this bad, it was just so spectacularly unimpressive, as in it failed to make much of an impression at all. Everything about this beer is mild: the smell, the taste, the feel. Nothing to make me rate it poorly, but certainly not anything to garner a high rating, either. It is just so pervasively "okay."

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Photo of Zekenyce
3.77/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ffshore545
3.92/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Bingja18
3.44/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GFD400
3.87/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jws7968
4.03/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Two10tim
3.62/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SixPack6
3.98/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Aaron_Kerkvliet
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dar482
3.81/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

The beer comes in a medium to dark brown color.

The aroma hits of marshmallow, creaminess, dark chocolate, medium roasted malt, coffee, biscuit, cherry, sweet roasted apple.

The flavor follows with a creamy sweetness up front, milk chocolate, mocha, onto medium bitter roasted malts, acrid black coffee, onto an underlying earthy and woody bitterness on the finish. The mouthfeel is medium as the bitterness cuts away initial creamy fullness.

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Photo of RichardARoss
3.98/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Rilesmiles
3.95/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Jeysun23
3.92/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of pagesofphotographs
3.86/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.69/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

High end dark pour, creamy tan head over half inch. Aroma didn't impart a ton of chocolate malt or roasted notes, but it was just fine in its minimalism.

Taste was bringing out more of the roast and chocolate malt notes. Plenty of toffee and caramel to a lesser degree. If you're looking for a good every day session porter, this is right up your alley.

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Photo of Umdrunner
3.93/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours very dark brown with off white head. Chocolate heavy scent that mellows out in flavor. The flavor has light chocolate with a lingering flavor of heavily roasted malt/roasted coffee.

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Photo of DissentFatsquirrel
3.9/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Trimmers
4.7/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dandaugherty1221
3.73/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jessb_55
2.93/5  rDev -24.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.75

One of favorites

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Photo of dave21414
4.99/5  rDev +28.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of couchsitta
3.9/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of eldoctorador
4.25/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of xungmound98
4.09/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bgabbert
3.99/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Mudpuppy Porter from Central Waters Brewing Co.
3.87 out of 5 based on 837 ratings.
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