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Shoo-Fly Pie Porter | Lancaster Brewing Company

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3.77/5
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147 Ratings
Shoo-Fly Pie PorterShoo-Fly Pie Porter
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Lancaster Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States
lancasterbrewing.com

Style: English Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Made with eight different malts, four types of hops and a touch of Lancaster County molasses, this tasty brew has a rich brown hue with a medium to full body flavor.

Added by hopdog on 02-01-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#20,400
Reviews:
38
Ratings:
147
pDev:
11.41%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
26
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 147 |  Reviews: 38
Reviews by zapahoppa:
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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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Photo of wattoclone
3.87/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Had this on tap at the Pour House in 2014, then a bottle in 2016. The 2014 draft version was pleasant but watery. Bottle was easy to drink. Dark roasty malt and strong molasses flavor in the middle and finish. Not exceptional but smooth and drinkable, good for washing down pie. Porter is one of my favorite styles as I like dark beer, so I am biased, but I would definitely look for this again.

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2.5/5  rDev -33.7%

Photo of alcohline_trip
3.67/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Triklino
3.92/5  rDev +4%

Photo of NJpadreFan
3.97/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Lancaster- Shoo-Fly Porter

A- Deep brown with a thin filmy head.
S- Swwet brown sugar, molasses, and a caramelized sugar.
T- Sweet syrupy pecans, cola, caramel, huge doses of brown sugar, and a slight dusting of cocoa powder.
M- Deep bold molasses, very sweet brown sugar, and a nutty malt finish.

Overall- Sweet, very close to Shoo-Fly pie. A nice dessert/ night cap beer.

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Photo of asabreed
3.88/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nitro-tap at Mahaffey's in Baltimore.

Appearance: Kind of looks like Guinness because of the nitro tap appearance. Really creamy head, dense, and though seemingly opaque, there's some light getting through, leaving some dark red.

Smell: A good combination of dark sweetness, chocolate, and roasted malt aromas. Lighter, but balanced.

Taste: Seemingly nothing up front, though the finish leaves big roasted malts, mild coffee, and sweeter chocolate notes. Light but very tasty and easy to drink.

Mouthfeel: Creamy initially from the nitro, though there's a bit of following grittiness, which I actually like and it a little weird.

Drinkability: A very solid porter from Lancaster, and I liked the nitro aspect with all the flavors it was bringing. I'd drink it again.

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3.6/5  rDev -4.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of WoodBrew
4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this gem off the tap and I thought is was a solid porter. It poured a black opaque with white head that left some lacing. The scent and taste had a nice earthy base with hints of coffee and dark chocolate. The mouthfeel was medium in body with smooth carbonation. Overall I felt is was a great porter.

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of tempest
3.63/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Had a pint on cask at Tap and Table. It appears a murky dark brown with a short tan head. The beer is smooth and drinkable, but a bit strong for the flavor impact. It sounds silly, but a 6% beer should be richer. This had a pleasant chocolate and coffee roast flavor, but not much else. I'd have expected it to be only about 4.5%. Anyways, it's a simple but tasty beer. Certainly worth drinking a pint.

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4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of Matt73
3.6/5  rDev -4.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of tone77
3.68/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a cola color with a 1 inch head. Smell is of molasses, light chocolate. Taste is chocolate, much more pronounced than the aroma, vanilla, molasses, some roasted malts. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a unique and enjoyable beer.

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Photo of Ryften
3.88/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dodo2step
3.86/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

P- Lancaster Brewing Co.

A- Wow a huge head pour. Very frothy and luscious. Amazing. sticky lacing and grabs on to glass. A slight nut brown color to the head as well. A dark jet black color thatis opaque. Some light glistens through but not much.

S- a bready smell with molasses in the midst of it. alcohol and malt as well.

T- a dark roasted chocolate cocoa bean is exactly what it tastes like. Sweet molasses lingers around as well. Coffee taste hits the back end.

M- a medium bodied beer that has some good qualities. The coffee flavor coats the mouth pretty well.

D- not too bad but the dark roast portion of it is a tad overpowering. I think the molassess should be the focus, given the name.

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3.87/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

Nice porter that is lightly sweetened, flavored, and smoothed by molasses and vanilla.

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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Shoo-Fly Pie Porter from Lancaster Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.77 out of 5 with 147 ratings
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