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Aiken London Porter | Aiken Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Aiken Brewing Company
South Carolina, United States | website

Style: English Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
This deep mahogany beer is full bodied with a dense brown head balancing malty sweet chocolate and caramel flavors with the coffee-like character of black malt. Just enough hops are added to highlight the deep rich malt character.

Added by aracauna on 03-09-2004

BEER STATS
Reviews:
2
Ratings:
4
Avg:
3.49
pDev:
8.6%
 
 
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Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 4
Reviews by aracauna:
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3.83/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Dark mahogany black, with a thin, dense creamy tan head. It has a light roasty aroma. The flavor is excellent with a big, bold roast, a little chocolate. There's a nice supporting bit of citrusy hops that are noticeable but in the background. The main flaw is that the bitterness is a bit rough in the finish. A stout-like porter.

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Photo of Pearlstreetbrewingco
3.75/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ivanhoes_Backpack
3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of mentor
3.08/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Hissst upon opening and a five finger dark brown head. Liquid that forms is dark mahogeny. Smells flat and earthy with roast grains, minimal chocolate, and some toffee/caramel.

Jazzy flavors with sharp carbonation sting. Dry roasty with ashy notes (I get this when I overuse chocolate malts) that could be from rauch malt. Sour is strong and I wonder if it's more acetic than black patent sour. Hops are earthy and have a mild grassy contribute that is balancing to the maltiness. Aftertaste is drying and mildly of roast. Md-light body and mouthfeel and strong carbonation.

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Aiken London Porter from Aiken Brewing Company
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