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Board Meeting - Port Brewing

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BA SCORE
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495 Ratings
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Ratings: 495
Reviews: 89
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 8.41%
Wants: 29
Gots: 38 | 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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Reviews by Glennlawless:
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3.76/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a 22 oz specialty glass.

A - Poured a verrry dark brown almost black....with a frothy 3 finger head. you would think this is a stout, holy crap. Very foamy head...about 2 inches over the lip of the glass and not spilling over. holding perfect shape. Nice thick lacing left while drinking.

S - Just getting a mass amount of rich chocolate and espresso. smells good. a minimal of dark fruit comes through along with a touch of alcohol heat.

T - A beer for coffee lovers clearly. tonnns of coffee throughout with little hints of chocolate here and there. that's all im really getting. I love coffee too so....cheers. this beers tasty.

M- Very creamy, smooth, medium-heavy feel. decently carbonated as well.

Overall this is a good winter type brew. Very heavy tho, I could only have one. Just a giant coffee bomb to make a long story short. Very nice.

Glennlawless, Nov 01, 2013
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Aroma: mostly coffee with a faint malt base.

Flavor: coffee overwhelms the dark malts, but it is rather good coffee.

Feel: medium body; medium carbonation.

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Board Meeting from Port Brewing
93 out of 100 based on 495 ratings.