Porter/Southern Tier Brewing Company

  • Beer/Brewery - Porter/Southern Tier Brewing Company  City/State- Lakewood, New York  STYLE – American Porter  ABV – 5.2%  IBU – 45  DATE – 26 OCT 2011  SERVING TYPE – 12 OZ bottle  GLASSWARE – Tall Footed Pilsner  A / 4.43  look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5  APPEARANCE – Burgundy in color, nice thick head of foam resting at ½ inch good bubble flow from the bottom. Wonderful lacing.  AROMA- Sweet and malty  TASTE – Nice Coffee and roasted malts, with a small hint of hoppy  MOUTHFEEL – Smooth as a porter should be, with a god bit of carbonation lingering after the sip.  CONCLUSION – I like this porter, it is easy to drink and not to heavy. If you are not a coffee drinker than this may not be for you. I however am, so this is right up my alley. I do wish the ABV was a bit more but it is still an enjoyable beer.  -JH-