Brewer's Art Zeke's Coffee Porter | The Brewer's Art

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Brewer's Art Zeke's Coffee PorterBrewer's Art Zeke's Coffee Porter
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Brewer's Art
Maryland, United States
thebrewersart.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.70%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by brotherloco on 12-27-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
61
Reviews:
10
Avg:
3.4
pDev:
17.94%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
14
For Trade:
0
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Photo of nmann08
3.89/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of oriolesfan4
4/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of oline73
3/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of DrBier
4/5  rDev +17.6%

Photo of Boone757
3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

Photo of Kegatron
3.87/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mendvicdog
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of duceswild
3.52/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of smakawhat
4.32/5  rDev +27.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured on tap at Brewer's Art into their own chalice.

Deep mahogany brown, nearly black with a nice perfect matching light cocoa brown head. Some good staying power if only a finger of head produced, very creamy looking and some nice red hues towards the bottom of the glass.

Nose has a nice light mellow coffee sense. Very aromatic roast qualities that come out really soft, almost piping hot chocolate.

Taste just hits the spot. Real nice mild coffee that lingers on first sip, with this very light bodied porter quality. Piping roast head follows on the swallow, with some leafy tobacco to match. Hints of crispness and dry beans and a sharp yeasty punch round out the aftertaste.

This is one of the better coffee flavored porters I've had in a long time, this really hit the spot for me.

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Photo of AngusOg
4.25/5  rDev +25%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bigred89
4/5  rDev +17.6%

Photo of mynie
2.63/5  rDev -22.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

12 ounce cans are sold six to a pack. The can says the ABV is 6.0%

Pours dark and nondescript with no head of which to speak.

Smells sharp and charred, perhaps a little ashy. The coffee nodes are very, very strong, and oddly enough it's as if they chose a rather bright and acidic roast of coffee bean. That might work well for straight coffee, but against hops and porter barley the effect is bracing and unpleasant. I get used to it after a few sniffs, but I never really enjoy it.

Tastes unfortunately like it smells, but the sharpness has thankfully increased somewhat. There's sharp, very bright coffee up front--nearly like vinegar in its intensity--and then the back end and finish are that of a middle of the road, chocolatey porter. The effect is mostly disconcerting, even as I got more or less used to it at the can progressed.

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Photo of ThisWangsChung
2.65/5  rDev -22.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.5

Immediately, the coffee presence on the nose strikes me as vegetal. Well, that's not a good start, is it? There are some nice chocolate and roast qualities, but that green pepper tone turns me off too much for me to enjoy the aroma. Sadly, the flavor follows the nose. Again, there are decent points (such as the chocolate flavor lurking around the mid-taste), but the coffee notes are rubbing me the wrong way. Is there Belgian yeast in this? It's basic, but there - and clashing with the other notes. It even finishes faintly metallic. On the other hand, the feel is light and airy, typical of a Belgian-style porter. I don't hate it, but it's not a good example of the style either. I won't be buying this one again.

2.65/5: Two Baltimore institutions, one letdown

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Photo of Gatordaddy
3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

Photo of stephenjmoore
4.09/5  rDev +20.3%

Photo of ConradKenney
3.75/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of socon67
3.7/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ckollias
4.25/5  rDev +25%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of brpendergast85
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Damian74
3.64/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of reebtaerG
4.34/5  rDev +27.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured on tap at Brewers Art in their glass

A-Pours a translucent mahogany brown with a ring of white head.

S-Nice roasted coffee aroma, nutty, malty, cracker, bread crust.

T-Flavors of cocoa pods, coffee, malt, brown sugar, bread crust.

M-Great mouthfeel that finishes dry and smooth.

O-Overall a great porter with a great coffee flavors and aromas by brewers art

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Photo of brotherloco
4/5  rDev +17.6%

Photo of DRBiser
4.25/5  rDev +25%

Photo of bluehende
4.08/5  rDev +20%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Very nice strong coffee flavor. Not the big stout feel , but a very nice porter. I would seek this one out.

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Photo of DavidHume
2.9/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Ruby body with a weak and quickly disappearing head. Smell of Belgian yeast, but stifled by an aroma like old peanut shells. Taste is more of the same. No coffee, just a rather vile peanut flavor.

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