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Board Meeting - Port Brewing

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441 Ratings
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Ratings: 441
Reviews: 88
rAvg: 4.16
pDev: 8.41%
Wants: 27
Gots: 29 | 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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New Hampshire

3/5  rDev -27.9%

05-15-2014 02:35:00 | More by mjstacker
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3/5  rDev -27.9%

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3/5  rDev -27.9%

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3/5  rDev -27.9%

05-21-2013 04:22:46 | More by mxchap
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3.25/5  rDev -21.9%

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Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -21.9%

10-19-2013 03:01:11 | More by Bloodbuzz99
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3.25/5  rDev -21.9%

11-24-2013 01:01:52 | More by beernads
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ArrogantB

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

22oz bottle $6.99. Description sounded pretty good and I've found Port beers to be more consistent and affordable than Lost Abbey so I gave it a shot. Dark brown, definitely a brown ale not a porter. Smell is decent cofffee, not bad. Flavor is more coffee, I get no chocolate nibs, pretty meh overall. I would not purchase this again and it was a little too strong to boot.

Serving type: bottle

03-23-2013 16:48:30 | More by ArrogantB
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KAF

Iowa

3.25/5  rDev -21.9%

03-26-2014 02:52:02 | More by KAF
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hockeyfighter19

Pennsylvania

3.31/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Solid brew.
Dark brown color. Smell is nothing extraordinary, as an the taste was a very strong coffee. Mouthfeel was very smooth, and not overly carbonated . Only complaint (just my opinion), is the coffee flavor was a bit more than I would like. Otherwise a good choice.

Serving type: on-tap

05-18-2013 03:01:30 | More by hockeyfighter19
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ChanChan

California

3.36/5  rDev -19.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Appearance: This is pretty dark for a brown ale, the head starts off big but then dissipates into a small ring in the glass, minimal lacing!

Aroma: Initially I get a good amount of cheap coffee, as the beer warms up it becomes smoky and you can detect the cocoa nibs.

Taste: Same as aroma, at first its all coffee but then the camp-fire smokiness and a bit of cocoa come through to make up for the initial cheap coffee taste.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied.

Overall: This beer, like the Palo Santo Marron by Dogfish Head, both have an identity problem. Palo Santo is closer to an Imperial IRS and whereas this one could have been easily labeled a Rauchbier. It is a pretty solid beer nonetheless. I would buy it again at $5.00 but it's too expensive for $8.00 !!

Serving type: bottle

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Board Meeting from Port Brewing
93 out of 100 based on 441 ratings.