Lake Louie Tommys Porter | Lake Louie Brewery Company

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132 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Lake Louie Brewery Company
Wisconsin, United States
lakelouie.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 06-17-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
132
Reviews:
77
Avg:
3.84
pDev:
13.28%
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
5
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 132 |  Reviews: 77
Photo of superfriend
3.68/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beginner2
3.55/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

I've been thru Lake Louie's town 30 times, but only my second from this brewery.
Looks, smells, and tastes like a porter. Too spritzy on my tongue.

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Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
3.08/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Medium brown pour to form a dark chocolate body with a beige head of 2 fingers. Lace left in skirted rings. 100% opaque.

Some interesting chocolate notes on the nose, with roast malts and coffee bean. Could be a bit more strong, it's hard to nose.

Tommy's has an interesting flavor profile, starting with spoiled milk, followed by uncarbonated coke, fake chocolate powder, and heavy, heavy to the point of being overwhelming burnt and roast malts. Bitter coffee and lactose are the remnants. Leaves undesireable roast bitterness on the tongue.

Roasty dryness throughout; a touch thin, and a major dryness on the finish.

Overall, glad I just bought one. A pretty poor porter despite the reviews. It's like drinking a can of coke that's sat out for a week.

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Photo of scaliasux
3.85/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of andrew8626
3.56/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of eldoctorador
4.25/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of qcbrewer
3.36/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of runwild99
3.67/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RichH55
4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of invalid665
3.88/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of FelkertheBelcher
4.54/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of rfdracing
1.8/5  rDev -53.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.5

Just too strong of a coffee flavor for me.

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Photo of Faunland
4.1/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BarrelAgedG
4/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Localdrinklax
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of BeerBeak81
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

Photo of Tuckersmth
4.07/5  rDev +6%

Photo of barczar
3.81/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a brilliant deep brown with a minimal tan head. Aroma is roasty and chocolatey, with a touch of nutty malt. Floral hops are subtle.Flavor is slightly buttery, nutty, with a roasty, almost coffee-like bent. Carbonation is a touch high, but a very approachable porter.

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Photo of KAF
3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

Photo of Dactrius
4/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of jakea
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

Photo of aubzachsyd
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of jwc215
3.47/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours brown with a nice, fluffy well-retained head. Trailing lace sticks.

The smell is of dried fruit some roast, mild coffee. The dried fruit aspect gives a sour touch that I'm not fond of.

The taste is of coffee and chocolate with dried fruits, that, like the smell, give a sour touch. Fortunately the roast and coffee/chocolate comes through strong enough to keep the fruit aspect in the back, especially as it warms. I enjoyed the second bottle more than the first, and bumped up the score slightly.

It is pretty smooth, but there is a fizz that cuts into it initially.

I had two bottles, and the second was better. Wondering if the first was old or infected. Still the second bottle had a nice malty/mildly roasty character. I will try it again when I see it.

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Photo of Lewdd
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

Photo of Brewzma
4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

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Lake Louie Tommys Porter from Lake Louie Brewery Company
3.84 out of 5 based on 132 ratings.
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