Black Cat Porter | Zero Gravity Craft Brewery / American Flatbread

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85
very good
40 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Zero Gravity Craft Brewery / American Flatbread
Vermont, United States
zerogravitybeer.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Brad007 on 01-26-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
40
Reviews:
12
Avg:
3.85
pDev:
9.09%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
3
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0
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Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

The appearance was a black color with a bar pour’s kind of slim white head. Barely any lacing, but I’m okay with that. The smell started off with a big roasty coffee to sweet cocoa. Light black licorice enters in after a bit of warming. The taste was moderately sweet with an ample amount of roastiness blending to balance nicely. A mostly sweet and subtly roasty aftertaste runs into the finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium in body with a decent sessionability about it. Carbonation hits just right for the style and for me. Nice smoothness allowing the roastiness to just prickle a bit but not go overboard. Overall, I’d say its a nice American Porter.

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Photo of bobv
3.99/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of qcbrewer
3.83/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BoldRulerVT
3.98/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Served on tap at the brewery.
Pours very deep dark brown just a touch of light around the edges can get through. Minimal light khaki head.
Aromas are a nice combination of deep roasted malt and touches of vanilla.
Flavor is nice. Pretty standard porter profile.
Mouthfeel was ok, maybe a touch thin.
Overall, nothing wrong here, not a ton of outstanding elements. Solid beer.

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Photo of chrishiker1409
3.87/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gajo74
3.83/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a near black with a nice tan head and lacing that persists. Aroma is sweet; roasted malts, caramel and chocolate. Taste is also roasted malt like but light. Similarly the body is light for a porter rendering it very drinkable. The mouthfeel was perhaps slightly rough at times and not as creamy and smooth as I would have liked it. Despite this I enjoyed this one.

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Photo of meb3476
3.98/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of bluehende
3.49/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A decent porter if not a little light. Had a four ounce poor at the brewery. This has all of the characteristics of a porter and is even a little above average.

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Photo of BranfordBound
3.81/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours black withj a small tan head that sticks around. Nice aroma of roasted malts. Flavor is solid porter, stays on the sweeter side with some coffee but there is some roasted malt at the end. Feels light and easy to drink and overall a pleasant beer.

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3.58/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of KMC
4.45/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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3.68/5  rDev -4.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

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2.75/5  rDev -28.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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Black Cat Porter from Zero Gravity Craft Brewery / American Flatbread
3.85 out of 5 based on 40 ratings.
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