Baxter Brewing Company – Per Diem

Baxter Brewing Company - Per Diem

Baxter Brewing Company – Per Diem

Pre-Prohibition Porter
Brewed in: Lewiston, Maine
2015 BJCP Style: 27. Pre-Prohibition Porter
ABV: 5.5%
Tasting on: 5/27/18
Glass: Tumbler

Aroma: Overtones of light citrus hop character. Undertones of minor caramel, dark roasted malt, and salted soft pretzels. 8/10

Appearance: Very dark brown to black body. Opaque with slight clarity on edges. Tan head with fine to small bubbles. 9/10

Flavor: Minor hop bitterness and dark roasted malt bitterness in the beginning, followed by a dry middle with minor dark roasted malt. Moderate hop bitterness in the end. Moderate hop bitterness lingers in the aftertaste along with minor soft pretzel and minor dark roasted malt. 16.5/20

Mouthfeel: Medium body, moderate carbonation, no alcohol. 8/10

Overall Impression: Hop bitterness and dark malt bitterness combine for a dry and refreshing Porter. 41/50

Final Score: 83% = C+

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