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Highland Thunderstruck Coffee Porter | Highland Brewing

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BA SCORE
3.91/5
Very Good
553 Ratings
Highland Thunderstruck Coffee PorterHighland Thunderstruck Coffee Porter
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Highland Brewing
North Carolina, United States
highlandbrewing.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.90%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by hippityhophead24 on 11-10-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#6,898
Reviews:
119
Ratings:
553
pDev:
10.74%
Bros Score:
3.97
 
 
Wants:
27
Gots:
110
Trade:
2
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 553 |  Reviews: 119
Photo of cnealc
3.82/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Adam_Lifts
3.74/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of lizbian
3.99/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Kevinpitts
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 13tido
4.14/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jmdrpi
3.9/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On draft, served in shaker pint.

Black in color, nice off white head that stays. Pleasant coffee aroma, roasty, some chocolate too. Good balanced taste, nit too acidic or bitter. Medium to thick body and mouthfeel.

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Photo of Pastordylanjustus
4.64/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of oldirtycaffrey
4.18/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Wow - what a complex, delicious beer! Of course, if you don't like coffee and don't like bitter brews, best you not give this one a try.

Pours a dark black with a foamy, tan 1" head. The smell is of roasted coffee with slight caramel/candy overtones. Taste is, you guessed it, a strong hit of coffee, bitter, and just an overall complex, satisfying mouthfeel. Clearly this is not a session beer, although if you wanted to have a few of these over the course of 4 or 5 hours, you'd be in for a satisfying treat.

With Thanksgiving coming up, this would be a great dessert beer.

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Photo of KingEdward
4.25/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of user785335
3.92/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of bmac093
3.83/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mta11c
3.94/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of nickfortune
4.23/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Thadeus
3.66/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ltd4n
4.78/5  rDev +22.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

One of the best porters, ever. There is sometimes a lingering aftertaste but I think that depends on the age/batch.

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Photo of Eziel
4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of italianstallion
3.77/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TX-Badger
3.91/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a dark brown with khaki colored head. Coffee, roasted malts, and some raw cocoa notes on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with more coffee.

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Photo of JamesLeung
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mattsmith413
4.16/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BlueAndBrew
4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Notacraftdrinker
3.88/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Clint_Yoho
4.09/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle poured into NoDa snifter

L: Extremely dark brown bordering on black. About a finger of tan head with good lacing. After the head faded it left a halo around the glass.

S: Roasted coffee and chocolate malts dominates the smell.

T: Roasty malts, coffee and a slight sweetness.

F: Medium body. It's actually lighter in body than it looks.

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Photo of imperialking
3.84/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NickyDee21
3.86/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Highland Thunderstruck Coffee Porter from Highland Brewing
Beer rating: 3.91 out of 5 with 553 ratings
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