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Board Meeting - Port Brewing

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

467 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 467
Reviews: 89
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 8.39%
Wants: 28
Gots: 36 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Port Brewing visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
An amplified brown ale, the beer is brewed with liberal additions of coffee from local San Diego roasters, Ryan Brothers, and cocoa nibs sourced from famed San Francisco chocolate maker TCHO.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 12-25-2012)
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650ml bottle
Served chilled in a snifter

Appearance: The beer appears a very dark brown in the glass, with a backlight revealing a a thick slice of deep red along the edges of the glass. A rough pour yields a massive tan coloured head that displays good retention and leaves great looking rings of lacing as it recedes. 4.5

Smell: The initial nose is dominated by cocoa and coffee with a light underlying sweetness. As the beer begins to warm, toasty malt, a certain breadiness and a dark fruity character emerge. There is no trace of the 8,5% noted in the nose. 4

Taste: The flavour is quite a lot more bitter than I expected and as with the nose, is dominated by cocoa and coffee. Other notes include: Toasted malt, a bready quality, dark fruits, a yeasty note and the faintest hint of hops. 3.75

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied and sadly well over carbonated. After some serious swirling the carbonation is at a more manageable level and relatively smooth. 3.25

Overall: Board Meeting is a really solid brown ale, however I think a lowering of the level of carbonation and a little less bitterness would be a big improvement. 3.75

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Board Meeting from Port Brewing
93 out of 100 based on 467 ratings.