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José Martí American Porter - Cigar City Brewing

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José Martí American PorterJosé Martí American Porter

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Ratings: 765
Reviews: 247
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 10.84%
Wants: 93
Gots: 93 | FT: 8
Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing visit their website
Florida, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This is a heavily hopped high gravity porter featuring the hopping levels of an India Pale Ale with the rich and roasty malt profile of a robust porter. Heavy hop rates, while uncommon in today's porters were not unknown historically and recipes from the British porter producers of the 1800's evidence hopping rates far in excess of what is common for the style today.

65 IBU

(Beer added by: mcallister on 08-11-2010)
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jaasen64

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4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle brought back from Florida.

A- Pours a dark black, slight off-white brownish head. Nice layered lacing.

S- Roasted coffee, chocolate, licorice, hops, a little bit of dark fruits.

T- Coffee, chocolate, stout flavor mixed with a spicey hop flavor. A hybrid of a stout and an IPA. A little bit sweet but also a little bit bitter from the hops.

M- Smooth, well balanced, easily drinkable, alcohol well balanced at 8%.

O- This is my favorite beer I've had so far from CCB- I've had the Jai Lai, Maduro, and Humidor Series IPA (still have Bolita to try). I liked the balance between the coffee, chocolate sweetness of it paired with the hops which creates an interesting taste to the beer. The only downside is that the hops takes a little bit away from the sweetness from the beer, which is why I like regular porters a little bit better.

Serving type: bottle

02-20-2012 01:39:44 | More by jaasen64
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José Martí American Porter from Cigar City Brewing
91 out of 100 based on 765 ratings.