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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

756 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 756
Reviews: 296
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 10.13%
Wants: 35
Gots: 53 | 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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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

the_encinitan, Jul 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

bobv, Jul 10, 2014
Photo of TheMarkE
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Black color, very good head and lacing.

Smell: Chocolate, hops, and coffee.

Taste: Roasted malts, chocolate, caramel, and hops.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied, with a slight chocolate and hop finish.

The Verdict: Very good. Smooth and tasty, with good balance. Another good one from Ballast Point.

TheMarkE, Jul 10, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

JoeSaru, Jul 06, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

FriedSlug, Jul 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

Tschnab, Jul 05, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Ndflyfan8, Jun 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

jkhobbs99, Jun 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Peter1977, Jun 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

mc4z, Jun 26, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

PTEdelman, Jun 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

Syraquse, Jun 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

meatyard, Jun 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

barryjg, Jun 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

KimmieAnnis, Jun 20, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

TrojanRB, Jun 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

Chingringo, Jun 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

JTbrue, Jun 17, 2014
Photo of utfiero
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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.

utfiero, Jun 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

mdlb44, Jun 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

Deaner1308, Jun 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

Evan, Jun 08, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

wrightst, Jun 08, 2014
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3/5  rDev -24.1%

Ice_cyclops86, Jun 05, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

RBorsato, May 30, 2014
Black Marlin Porter from Ballast Point Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 756 ratings.