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Guard Dog Porter - Marley's Brewery And Grille

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Guard Dog Porter
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10 Ratings
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Ratings: 10
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Marley's Brewery And Grille visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This full bodied dark Ale, is filled with flavor from Chocolate Malt and Roasted Barley. Nugget hops provide nice bitterness and flavor, with Fuggle hops providing a balanced earthy aroma. Great beer for the dark beer lovers in all of us. OG - 14.5 FG - 4.0 IBUs - 30 ABV - 5.6%

(Beer added by: CaptinRedBeard on 02-15-2011)
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Photo of RblWthACoz
3.56/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

This is a very caramel-forward porter. It's thick, and frankly, probably could be toned down a bit. But the flavor is quite full. Carbonation is pretty full and nips at the tongue a good bit. Pleasant to drink, even on a warm day. But it is a bit too caramel-laiden.

RblWthACoz, Jun 12, 2013
Photo of orangesol
4/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served on-tap at Marley's.

A - Pours jet black with a nice one finger tall off white head leaving light lace down the glass.

S - Smells of dark roasted grains, coffee grounds, chocolate, and an above average hop aroma. Not too bad really.

T - Starts off with lots of dark roasted grains slowly giving way to a mix of coffee, chocolate, and a surprising amount of hop bitterness. Finish is a mix of dark roast and dulled hop bitterness, lingering on the pallet for some time.

M - Heavy body and flavor with moderate carbonation. Dark, roasty feel that never really goes away, lingering on the pallet for some time after consumption.

O - Easily the best beer I had while at Marley's. Lots of dark roast yet easy to drink thanks to the low ABV. Could have used a touch more flavor but that isn't a real big deal for me.

orangesol, Feb 03, 2012
Photo of tommyguz
3/5  rDev -18.5%

tommyguz, Sep 01, 2013
Photo of vonnegut21
4/5  rDev +8.7%

vonnegut21, May 03, 2012
Photo of Sludgeman
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Sludgeman, Jul 14, 2013
Photo of TimoP
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

TimoP, Nov 25, 2011
Photo of aqualung23
4/5  rDev +8.7%

aqualung23, Jun 16, 2014
Photo of bbsaur
3.7/5  rDev +0.5%

bbsaur, Sep 03, 2014
Photo of CaptinRedBeard
4.33/5  rDev +17.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a very dark brown almost black color. Not much light can be seen through this. Moderate lacing. A very nice roasty aroma coming off of this one. Lots of great roasted malt flavor coming up front followed by some chocolate and coffee. With a bit of hop bitterness at the end. I really like the good amount of roast mixed with this hop profile. This was my favorite beer that I sampled. I will be coming back for a few growlers of this.

CaptinRedBeard, Feb 15, 2011
Photo of laicha926
3/5  rDev -18.5%

laicha926, Jan 15, 2012
Guard Dog Porter from Marley's Brewery And Grille
84 out of 100 based on 10 ratings.