Lakefront Brewery – Proper Porter

Lakefront Brewery - Proper Porter

Lakefront Brewery – Proper Porter

Brewed in: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
ABV: 6.4%
IBU: 28
Malts: Two-Row Pale, Munich, 45°L Caramel, Chocolate Malt
Hops: UK Fuggle
Best By Date: 4/21/20
Tasting on: 1/19/20
Glass: Snifter

Aroma: Overtones of moderate milk chocolate and cocoa, along with light-moderate earthy hops and notes of soft pretzel. Light smokey undertones. 8.5/10

Appearance: Very dark brown to black, opaque. Light tan head with fine bubbles and good retention. 9/10

Flavor: A clean beginning with very low dark-roasted malt and moderate hop bitterness. The middle is dry with very low dark roasted character and continuing moderate hop bitterness. Minor cocoa and increasing hop bitterness in the end along with medium lemon, grapefruit, and resin hop flavor and minor earthy hop character. Lemon continues into the aftertaste followed by lasting light cocoa and hop bitterness. 16.5/20

Mouthfeel: Medium body. Moderate carbonation. No alcohol. 8/10

Overall Impression: Quite bitter and hoppy. The aroma is complex but the flavor is low in malt character. 41.5/50

Final Score: 84% C+

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