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Polygamy Nitro Porter

November, 2015
Judges Rating: 
94
Aroma: 
23 / 24
Appearance: 
6 / 6
Flavor: 
38 / 40
Mouthfeel: 
9 / 10
Overall Impression: 
18 / 20

This beer pours a gorgeous deep brown with burgundy highlights and a thick tan head that seems to last forever. The aroma is creamy milk chocolate with supporting roasted malt, herbal hops and a low level of mixed berries. The flavor builds on the aroma with a slightly higher intensity of milk chocolate and a medium hop bitterness that builds and lingers through a moderate residual sweetness, helping to create a pleasant dryness in the finish. The herbal hop flavor, berry character and a hint of coffee play a supporting role. The creamy mouthfeel adds a touch of fullness to the light body, but a touch more is needed to create a more pleasing mouthfeel. Still though, this is a very nice porter with extra creaminess from the nitrogenation.

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