Delta Beer Lab – PTR.01

Delta Beer Lab PTR 01 Porter

Delta Beer Lab – PTR.01

English Porter
Brewed in: Madison, Wisconsin
2015 BJCP Style: 13C – English Porter
ABV: 5.2%
Canned on: 10/7/20
Tasting on: 1/2/21
Glass: Nonic

Aroma: Moderate yeast character initially. Medium floral hops. Light caramel and chocolate malt character. As the beer warms, the chocolate increases to medium and nutty undertones develop. 7/12

Appearance: Very dark brown. Opaque. Light tan head with fine to small bubbles. 3/3

Flavor: Low-moderate citrus and floral hops, medium hop bitterness. Mild chocolate and caramel malt character, hint of roasted malt. Balance is slightly toward hop bitterness. Well-attenuated. The chocolate gives an impression of light sweetness in the aftertaste. Light citrus and floral hops plus light hop bitterness continue into the aftertaste. 13/20

Mouthfeel: Smooth. Medium body. Moderate carbonation. No warming alcohol. 4/5

Overall Impression: The citrus hop character is a bit out of place in the flavor, but overall this is an easy drinking pint with a pleasant bitterness and malt profile. 7/10

Final Score: 34/50 B

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