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Board Meeting - Port Brewing

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440 Ratings
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Ratings: 440
Reviews: 88
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 8.39%
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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5/5  rDev +19.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -4.1%

03-02-2014 23:40:41 | More by KJ2013
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StoutItOutLoud

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4.23/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

22-oz poured to tulip, right out of the fridge. Purchased ~4 months ago. Consumed 3-1-2014.

Prime example of the difficulties in "rating to style." The alcohol per volume here exceeds that of the typical american brown ale. More aggressively hopped as well. Appearance screams "stout." IMO, though, it is less hopped (thus, "maltier," sweeter) than the typical (coffee) stout.

A: dark mahogany, almost black, but red at the edges mid pour; 1.5-finger tan head; the head (lacing too) sticks around a long time, dissipating slowly to a thin cap

S: much more potent roasted malts than typical; toffee; faint dark roast coffee

T: ~60-70% semisweet cacao; clearly not milk chocolate, yet (happily) this does not present the "dark fruit" bitterness of much higher cacao chocolate bars. moves quickly to a more astringent roast than typical, although that is less pronounced with warming. the immediate aftertaste is of dark roast coffee, but the chocolate returns to the fore later. there's a lot going on here

M: well-carbonated. medium mouthfeel

very solid ale. warms nicely. whether "stout" or "brown ale," this is good

Serving type: bottle

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California

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Virginia

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Pennsylvania

3.96/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very dark brown. Small layer of bone colored foam. Okay.

Has a great presence of cocoa nibs and roasted coffee and brown ale malts. Reminds me of Cigar City Cubano a little. Nice and deep with complexity and darker notes. Earthy, like African coffee. Awesome.

Coffee-forward with notes of dark cocoa and sweet roasty malts. Has mellowness and fervor with a noticeable alcohol peeking in. A great morning ale, for sure.

Serving type: on-tap

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Texas

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Board Meeting from Port Brewing
93 out of 100 based on 440 ratings.