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Bad Elmer's Porter - Upland Brewing Co

Bad Elmer's Porter

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Overall: 7.20/10 by 1 dude

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Style: American Porter

ABV: 5.00%

IBU: 20

Season: Year Round

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1,272 beers rated with a 7.84 average
  • 7.20/10 have another
  • A: 9.0 | T: 6.0 | L: 9.0 | M: 7.0 | O: 7.0
  • Color: Brown
  • Pours clear with a fantastic, half-glass, frothy, deep tan foam. Retention is above average while the lacing begins immediately and is sticky, thick, and web like.

    Aroma is all malt: nutty, sweet, roasted, and milk chocolate. Maybe even a hint of tart.

    Taste is not much as the beer falls on its face here. Coffee aftertaste with some roasted parts. Slight tartness here too.

    Surprisingly thin for a porter with such a promising aroma. Very little carbonation which just takes away from the size of the beer.

    I thought I was going to like this beer based on the aroma but it quickly slid downhill, mainly due to the body being so thin. A porter should be at least medium bodied as it is just a "small" stout. Enjoy!
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  • Reviewed: Monday, June 21, 2010 at 21:36:18
  • Tasted: Monday, June 21, 2010
  • $0.00 for 12 oz. bottle
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