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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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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

793 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 793
Reviews: 248
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 10.84%
Wants: 96
Gots: 95 | 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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3.88/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Got this via trade!

S - roasted malt, chocolate and some hops

A - dark brown color with a brown head little lacing

T - roasted malt comes through with chocolate flavors, nicely hopped

M - Nice full body

O - This is a good beer easy drinking, will enjoy the rest of it!

ffOpusx, May 15, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

MatthewPlus, May 15, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

Ethan-UF, May 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

Eastside151, May 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

aLenwell, May 14, 2013
Photo of OBeerMeGreatOne
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours out deep brown, almost black, solid tan head, moderate lace.

Roasted chocolate, earth and heavy citrus make up most of the smell.

Chocolate, roasted malts and lemon rind start this off. Wood and earth follow, with a nice roasted, grassy finish. Does down thick and smooth.

Very nice, heavily hopped porter. Would certainly grab another if given a chance.

OBeerMeGreatOne, May 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

Ford, May 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

DaveHack, May 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

kell50, May 11, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -20%

mikeburd1128, May 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

JRBecks, May 09, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -20%

InVinoVeritas, May 09, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

ckk527, May 08, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

StArnoldFan, May 05, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

buffs9, May 04, 2013
Photo of Knapp85
4.19/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

This poured out as a nice deep brown color with a moderate tan head on top. The retention and lacing are very good on this beer. The smell of the beer is robust and hoppy. The taste is bitter, plenty of piney hops in there with a chocolatey roast flavors in the finish. The mouthfeel is smooth and dry, nice bitterness also. Overall this beer is basically a Black IPA but very good regardless.

Knapp85, May 04, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

stealth, May 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

Gobzilla, Apr 29, 2013
Photo of tbeckett
4.2/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Bottle from Total Wine in Tampa. From notes.

A - Poured black with a two finger brown head that was thick and creamy. Good carbonaiton coming up. Great lace rings and a film of retention.

S - Yup this was robustly hopped. Vanilla, cocoa beans, coffee bean fruits?

T - Nice hop profile. Nice and roasty, citrus and lot's of sweet malt. Some dark fruit, roast, and light coffee.

M - Good carbonation, medium body, dry and slighty bitter finish. Lacking a little body.

O/D - Complex and very drinkable. A tasty, hoppy porter. Pleaseure to sip and the 8% is well masked.

tbeckett, Apr 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

Syracuse12, Apr 21, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

sacrelicio, Apr 15, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

juliusseizure, Apr 15, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

PORTerCITY, Apr 15, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

Thedrizzle, Apr 15, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

VonZipper, Apr 13, 2013
José Martí American Porter from Cigar City Brewing
91 out of 100 based on 793 ratings.