Powell Porter | 4th Street Brewing Co.

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Brewed by:
4th Street Brewing Co.
Oregon, United States

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Year-round

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Added by RedDiamond on 09-16-2004

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 4 |  Reviews: 2
Reviews by RedDiamond:
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3.21/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I’m inclined to characterize this porter as being old-world and traditional, though that’s clearly a subjective assessment. I suppose what I mean is that this porter is neither excessive nor extreme to any degree and the flavor is restrained if not demure.

Yet the brew as a whole is well balanced and very approachable. The mouthfeel is smooth, the bitterness comforting, and the lace is chantilly and widespread.

A simple, honest session porter that won’t intimidate lighter beer drinkers.

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3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of Docer
3.58/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Had a taster on-tap at location today...

- Nice dark brew with a mild mocha/white head with lots of lacing. Can't see through it which is nice..

- Light chocolate malt scent with some mild sweetness, and very light bittering hop. Maybe a little coffee-like presence.

- Very light and sessionable... kind of your basic run of the mill craft porter... not that it is bad, but more of just being a fine regular drinkable porter. One in which a pint should be about $2.50.. not $4.25. (pricing does not affect my judging).

- Very light, leaves the mouth wanting more... certainly a growler porter... not at all sticky and overly sweet.

- Overall my impression is just kind of blah... a very well balanced light porter.. the way most porters used to be I might add... but there is nothing in it that screams "We are 4th St. Brewing!".

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Photo of bluckbeyes
3/5  rDev -11%

Powell Porter from 4th Street Brewing Co.
3.37 out of 5 based on 4 ratings.
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