420 Smokin' Hemp Porter | Pearl Street Brewery

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23 Ratings
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420 Smokin' Hemp Porter420 Smokin' Hemp Porter
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Pearl Street Brewery
Wisconsin, United States
pearlstreetbrewery.com

Style: Herbed / Spiced Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by cokes on 03-01-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
23
Reviews:
4
Avg:
3.93
pDev:
10.18%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
7
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 23 |  Reviews: 4
Photo of bigpoppa67
3.7/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Powderhornphil
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SSGCujo
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Benish
3.72/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured a cola brown color with 1/2 inch light brown head. The aromas were of faint smokiness without the classic BBQ smell you find in smoked beers. The taste is the same, a pleasant earthy smokiness with hints of chocolate and roast coffee beans. Kind of like eating a coffee bean lightly covered in chocolate. Mouthfeel is light-medium bodied.
Overall - I like the twist on its earthy and smoky notes. I'm guessing the hemp seed is was lends these characteristics.

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Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
4.14/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

It's a super light brown pour that caused concern for a quick second before I saw the body building up a chocolate brown fullness and a nice, fluffy 1/2 finger of head. The head stays like a ring of bubbly coffee all the way to the finish.

Oh, this nose is nice. Rich nutty aromas with some chocolate-coffee and biscotti.

Flavor is hemp forward, following with formidable notes of hazelnut, coffee, chocolate, vanilla...ending on a tremendous coffee breath note that is beyond ridiculous (in a good way).

Feel is the only part that could really improve. A bit thin on the feel, but hey - it's roasty as all get out, so it sort of balances out.

This Smokin' Hemp Porter is fabulous. I wish I woulda grabbed a six in Wisconsin. Very solid, glad I have another to enjoy.

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Photo of rderedin
3.3/5  rDev -16%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of psoriasaurus
4.25/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of vette2006c5r
4.02/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Smokin Hemp Porter pours an almost blackish color with a small lacing head. There is a bold smokey aroma. The taste has a nice smokey note, with a sweetness and earthy aftertaste. Overall, its a little watery, but nice complex body.

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Photo of DangerDawg
3.84/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of einman
3.52/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of badmotorgrunge
3.53/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of memphischas
4/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of Satan70
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

Photo of Walkerjgt
4/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of ja09
4/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of Sconi_tom
4/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of aubzachsyd
4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of gio540
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of bismarksays
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of jreindl
3/5  rDev -23.7%

Photo of CWhite
4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of Localdrinklax
5/5  rDev +27.2%

Photo of hu5om
3.92/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

on tap at the tasting room of the brewery.
a-dark brown and clearer around the edges, almost like a cola. ring of tan foam. no lacing

s-pretty smokey. malty and sweet. caramel and light chocolate

t-again, smoky with a lot of malty sweetness. the caramel and chocolate are light. smoky aftertaste lingers for a bit. light hop kick rounds it out.

m-medium body with a gentle tingle. low/medium carbonation.

d-i dig it. i'm not a big fan of their regular stout, but this smoked porter is pretty solid. not huge either, so you could drink a few, or a growler, pretty easily. if you like smokey beer, it's certainly worth a try!

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420 Smokin' Hemp Porter from Pearl Street Brewery
3.93 out of 5 based on 23 ratings.
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