Wisconsin Brewing Company – Porter Joe

Wisconsin Brewing Company - Porter Joe

Wisconsin Brewing CompanyPorter Joe

Coffee-infused Porter
BJCP Style:  12B. Robust Porter
ABV: 5.2%
Bottled Date: 10/17/14
Tasting on: 11/11/14
Glass: Stemmed Stout

Aroma: Coffee overtones with notes of sweetness and chocolate. Hints of hops in the undertone. 10/10

Appearance: Deep brown to black, with amber hues when held to light. Good clarity. Light tan head. 10/10

Flavor: Roasted coffee and dark roasted malts complement each other in the beginning of the beer, before the dark malts become more prominent in the middle along with minor hop bitterness.  The spicy, acidic flavors of the coffee come through in the end, along with some lactic acid sourness.  Coffee lingers in the aftertaste with quick, bright hops to finish. 18/20

Mouthfeel: Medium body. Moderate carbonation. No hot alcohol. 9/10

Overall Impression: A coffee porter that is balanced by mild sweetness and that lets the characteristics of the Barriques coffee show through.  46/50

Final Score: 93%

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