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Coal Porter - Atlantic Brewing Company

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385 Ratings
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Ratings: 385
Reviews: 274
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 12.63%
Wants: 7
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Atlantic Brewing Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A superb porter, hearty & dark. This one is a staff favorite, made with pale, crystal, Munich, chocolate, and black malts. The darker malts give Coal its color and rich flavor. We use Target and Willamette hops to yield a very subtle hop flavor in this porter.

We cellar this beer for close to six months before releasing it on the thirsty throngs of fans.

(Beer added by: UnionMade on 11-04-2001)
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

nh2032, Jun 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

gehlbach, Jun 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

Bitzer, Jun 11, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

PittBeerGirl, Jun 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

wrightst, Jun 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

Durandal_777, May 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

ChrisinRI, May 08, 2014
Photo of TheMaineBeerGuy
4/5  rDev +7.5%

TheMaineBeerGuy, May 06, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

corneliustoad, Apr 21, 2014
Photo of DaveMiller
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

DaveMiller, Apr 13, 2014
Photo of Flounder57
3.81/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle was poured into a pint glass.

Appearance: A finger mocha head was poured that reduced to a thin layer. It is a dark brown black color with little vision of anything when held up to the light. Frothy mocha lacing all the way down the glass.

Smell: Old stale ale, toffee, caramel, a little smoke, chocolate, and some bready toasted malts.

Taste: Cellaring for 6 months has down a great job. Mellowing out of flavors have made this porter have a balance of flavors. Some ashy bitterness blended in there too.

Mouthfeel: Smooth, a little chewy, medium bodied, low to medium carbonation, and mediums little bitterness.

Overall: Pretty nice porter Mainah. Enjoyable and delicious.

Flounder57, Mar 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

NeoClassicist, Feb 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

Jonny41, Feb 09, 2014
Photo of JCarey
3/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Looks, smells, and tastes like a Porter. Nothing special. I can't see giving this any more than a 3, but it isn't awful. The batch I had was way overcarbonated. The head spills from the neck as soon as you pop the top, and I can only fill a glass about 1/4 of the way before having to stop and let the head die down for a few minutes.

All of Atlantics brews are pretty lackluster, and I wouldn't recommend them.

JCarey, Feb 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

d_brommer_nh, Jan 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

paresis, Jan 18, 2014
Photo of puboflyons
3.59/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

From the 12 fl. oz. bottle. Sampled on January 4, 2014.

It looks the way a Porter should look with its jet black pour and long lasting mocha head. I give the look a high grade.

The aroma has a bit of chocolate on the nose with dark malts and a light almost subtle bitter hop quality in the background. Also a tad buttery.

Medium body.

The taste also highlights the chocolate character of the nose with a kind of earthy hop and clean finish at the finale. This is a decent Porter but nothing extraordinary. But still drinkable.

puboflyons, Jan 04, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

BillRoth, Dec 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

jayhunter357, Dec 21, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

AnitaBrewski, Nov 25, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

alienlifeforcecube, Nov 22, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

meehandennis, Oct 31, 2013
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4/5  rDev +7.5%

Vonhinx, Oct 17, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

gshackles, Oct 13, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

chrishensley, Oct 11, 2013
Coal Porter from Atlantic Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 385 ratings.