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Black Marlin Porter - Ballast Point Brewing Company

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Black Marlin PorterBlack Marlin Porter

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BA SCORE
89
very good

745 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 745
Reviews: 295
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 10.1%
Wants: 34
Gots: 51 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Ballast Point Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: xlperro on 08-26-2002)
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Syraquse

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +1%

06-25-2014 02:41:17 | More by Syraquse
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meatyard

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1%

06-22-2014 02:48:40 | More by meatyard
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barryjg

Texas

4/5  rDev +1%

06-20-2014 21:31:36 | More by barryjg
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KimmieAnnis


3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

06-20-2014 14:24:28 | More by KimmieAnnis
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TrojanRB

California

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

06-19-2014 02:54:27 | More by TrojanRB
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Chingringo

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

06-18-2014 19:27:18 | More by Chingringo
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JTbrue

California

4/5  rDev +1%

06-17-2014 17:47:07 | More by JTbrue
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utfiero

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Color- black walnut. Slight head tinted mocha.

Aroma of coffee, hops and dark chocolate.

Taste- Mildly hoppy but good roasted malt body with hints of coffee finishing with a mild charcoal note. A hop-head might like this porter but a porter lover would like this too. Good blend of traditional and hop-head.

Poured from 650 ml bomber into a Liefmans Goudenband glass (my preferred all purpose beer tasting glass). tasted Jan. 2013.

06-15-2014 17:54:44 | More by utfiero
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mdlb44

California

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

06-12-2014 02:10:37 | More by mdlb44
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Deaner1308

California

4/5  rDev +1%

06-09-2014 18:21:19 | More by Deaner1308
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Evan

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

06-08-2014 21:08:45 | More by Evan
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wrightst

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

06-08-2014 02:49:33 | More by wrightst
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Ice_cyclops86

Alabama

3/5  rDev -24.2%

06-05-2014 01:34:12 | More by Ice_cyclops86
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RBorsato

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

05-30-2014 19:18:44 | More by RBorsato
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kerry4porters

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

05-26-2014 05:35:54 | More by kerry4porters
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OhioBobcat

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

05-25-2014 21:04:50 | More by OhioBobcat
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sansho

California

4/5  rDev +1%

05-24-2014 21:53:56 | More by sansho
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robear

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

05-24-2014 19:35:50 | More by robear
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KevMo84

California

3.25/5  rDev -17.9%

05-20-2014 01:17:10 | More by KevMo84
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Kroehny_Loves_Hops

Australia

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

05-18-2014 11:42:37 | More by Kroehny_Loves_Hops
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MonkeyBread

Nevada

3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

05-17-2014 15:35:29 | More by MonkeyBread
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zestar

California

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

05-16-2014 06:01:51 | More by zestar
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JC333

New York

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

05-11-2014 02:38:05 | More by JC333
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MadCat

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +1%

Appearance: Pours black, good tan head, leaves good lacing

Smell: Chocolate, caramel, earthy, piney, and resinous hops

Taste: Chocolate, caramel, and coffee up front. Next up is the earthy, piney, and resinous hops. Light bitterness finish

Mouthfeel: Medium body, good carbonation

Overall: This is a good example of what sets the American Porter apart from the English Porter. Good beer.

05-07-2014 03:53:45 | More by MadCat
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ThisMoonlife

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +19.9%

04-28-2014 01:51:36 | More by ThisMoonlife
Black Marlin Porter from Ballast Point Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 745 ratings.