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Porterhouse Restaurant and Brewpub
(No longer brewing)
5775 Lower York Road - Route 202
PO Box 303
Lahaska PA 18931
Telephone: +1 215-794-9373
Hours: Open Tuesday-Sunday at 11:30am.
Brewer: Dean Browne
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Notes

Visited: April 13, 2005

Opened: 2002

Closed: 2010

Contributors: Siegfried Binge, Diane Crawford

Some beers are brewed on-site, and some are from River Horse Brewery in Lambertville NJ. In fact, all of the tap handles bear the River Horse label. The day I visited, the bartender wasn't sure which beers were from which brewery, so I'm calling them all Porterhouse until I find out otherwise.

Updated: October 7, 2010

Beer List

    • Date: April 12, 2005 (#5642)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 14 points
      Appearance (3)
      Bright amber, high carbonation. Thick head.
      Aroma (3)
      Mild spicy hops.
      Mouthfeel (7)
      Medium creamy body. Big spicy hop flavor. Caramel malt. Butter.
      Overall Impression (1)

    • Date: April 12, 2005 (#5641)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 16 points
      Appearance (3)
      Bright red. Thick head.
      Aroma (3)
      Mildly roasty.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Medium creamy body. Big peppery, earthy, fruity hop flavor, mildly bitter. Lots of sweet caramel malt.
      Overall Impression (2)

  • Classic Irish-Style Dry Stout
    • Date: April 12, 2005 (#5643)
      Package: nitrogenated
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 15 points
      Appearance (3)
      Dark-almost-black-red. Dense nitro head.
      Aroma (3)
      Mildly roasty.
      Mouthfeel (7)
      Light creamy body. Really roasty and fairly malty. Hint of diacetyl. Long malty roasty finish.
      Overall Impression (2)

  • American-Style Lager
    • Date: April 12, 2005 (#5640)
      Package: draught
      Place: at the brewery
      Score: 15½ points
      Appearance (3)
      Golden, some haze. Thick head.
      Aroma (2½)
      Clean.
      Mouthfeel (8)
      Light body. Sweet malt, mildly grainy. Hint of fruity hop flavor.
      Overall Impression (2)

  • American-Style Amber/Red Ale