Slow Train Porter
Amnesia Brewing

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Amnesia Brewing
Washington, United States
American Porter
3.77 | pDev: 9.81%
Dec 03, 2015
Nov 05, 2008
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Rated: 3.91 by 22Blue from Kansas

Dec 03, 2015
Rated: 4 by RHVC59 from Oregon

Sep 21, 2015
Rated: 3.75 by NickThePyro from Washington

May 10, 2015
Rated: 3.18 by Moose90 from Washington

Apr 18, 2015
Rated: 2.75 by cptfish from Oregon

Jul 31, 2014
Rated: 3.5 by Sir_Goatman from Oregon

Jun 13, 2014
Rated: 3.5 by tastymug from Washington

May 24, 2014
Rated: 4.28 by anteater from Oregon

Nov 03, 2013
Rated: 4 by DrinkSlurm from New York

Aug 10, 2013
Rated: 3.5 by Taphouse_Traveler from Florida

Jun 15, 2013
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Reviewed by Reidrover from Oregon

4/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
22oz glass at Venti’s taphouse in S.Salem. $5.75 Dark brown with a large tan head. Attractive with some Good roasty,toasty slight hop aromas. Very roasty,chocolaty,dark coffee style porter.. wonderful really. Good smooth yet interesting mouthfeel on this one Good trad ( in the PNW style) porter.
Good with a the burger i had.
Jun 12, 2013
Rated: 3.5 by leftoverburrito from Oregon

May 29, 2013
Rated: 4 by LXIXME from New Mexico

May 12, 2013
Rated: 3.75 by Chou from Oregon

May 04, 2013
Rated: 3.75 by SocalKicks from California

Jan 23, 2013
Rated: 4 by shelby415 from Oregon

Jun 12, 2012
Rated: 4.5 by fortheunheard from New York

Jan 16, 2012
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Reviewed by cbarrett4 from Oregon

4.03/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Poured from tap at Amnesia Brewery on Mississippi.

Imagine my surprise to be tasting this gem of a porter on the patio on a cool and sunny August evening. This is a stunning porter that one can appreciate even in sunshine and warm weather. It's a nice balance of flavor and texture with a light to medium body.

Don't be fooled by its appearance, it looks like a mean monster stout, but this beer is your friend! Lots of dark malts with cocoa, coffee bean, roasted espresso, and charred wood notes on the nose and palate. The hops are mild yet they are present adding a nice layer of complexity. The tannins and acids play well together (I tossed them a ball and they played catch. Seriously!).

This is a very good porter and one that can appease dark beer aficionados even in summer!

Aug 07, 2011
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Reviewed by BBThunderbolt from Kiribati

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5
Poured into bubble pint glass. Poured a very dark brown/light black color. Poured with about 3/4 inch of deep tan colored head. This beer looked exactly like a porter should.

The nose was full of the deep roasted and toasted malt aromas that were expected. The flavors followed along nicely with just a hint of coffee on the tongue.

A wonderful full and smooth body leads this porter to very nice and easy drinkability. Overall, an above average porter that should be tried if seen.
Apr 12, 2009
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Reviewed by PDXHops from South Carolina

3.88/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
On tap at the brewery, one of my favorite beer spots in town.

Very dark body, almost pitch black. Only half a finger of dark tan head, but the retention is not bad. Some lacing. Looks as imposing as most big stouts.

Smells, well, like a porter. Straightforward dark malt with hints of coffee and chocolate.

Much more lively in the mouth. Huge burnt malt and coffee flavors. A bit of chocolate in the background. Big soapy hops and aggressive carbonation in combination with that burnt malt provide an interesting 'scratchy' mouthfeel. Long lingering burnt malt finish.

Overall impression: Pretty bold porter, recommended.
Mar 23, 2009