OutSpoken Brewing – PreCambrian Porter

OutSpoken Brewing - PreCambrian Porter

Brewed in: Sault Ste Marie, Ontario, Canada
2015 BJCP Style: 20A – American Porter
ABV: 4.3%
IBU: 22
Tasting on: 4/14/19
Glass: Snifter

Aroma: Overtones of low-moderate chocolate and soft pretzel. Undertones of minor caramel and a hint of smoke. 9/10

Appearance: Opaque, black. Tan head with fine bubbles and good retention. 9.5/10

Flavor: Moderate hop bitterness in the beginning but no hop flavor. A clean, medium-dry middle with moderate dark-roasted malt and light baking chocolate. Low-moderate hop bitterness in the end fades into a light bitterness in the aftertaste along with an initial impression of eggnog. 18/20

Mouthfeel: Smooth with a medium body. Moderate carbonation. No alcohol. 9/10

Overall Impression: Clean malt character, just the right amount of bitterness, and a smoothness that surprises for a 4.3% ABV non-nitro beer. 46/50

Final Score: 92% = B+

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