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Coal Porter - Atlantic Brewing Company

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368 Ratings
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Ratings: 368
Reviews: 271
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 12.9%
Wants: 7
Gots: 9 | 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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lgmol

Nova Scotia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +7.5%

07-05-2013 23:20:46 | More by lgmol
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jaxon53

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

06-25-2013 08:30:45 | More by jaxon53
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BostonPhilly

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

06-24-2013 16:51:40 | More by BostonPhilly
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Ivanhoes_Backpack

New Brunswick (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

06-20-2013 18:04:42 | More by Ivanhoes_Backpack
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bushwack

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

06-02-2013 21:07:36 | More by bushwack
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tlang803

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +7.5%

05-30-2013 23:58:54 | More by tlang803
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klawburke

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

05-28-2013 14:57:30 | More by klawburke
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bacher468

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

05-18-2013 15:10:46 | More by bacher468
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GarthDanielson

North Carolina

3.85/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a bottle into a shaker pint, the beer is a dark, hazelnut highlighted, brown to black coloring with a ring of off-white film around the surface. Aromas are roasted and bittersweet, with a chocolatey backbone and hints of vanilla and smoke. Flavors are roasted also, with a bittersweet chocolate backbone and some toffee and vanilla highlights lightening up the palate. Decently balanced on a thin, smooth body, the beer has a slightly roasted, bittersweet aftertaste with a dry, mid-lingering finish. Decent brew, and very drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

05-16-2013 23:05:41 | More by GarthDanielson
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Bill235

Ohio

4/5  rDev +7.5%

05-13-2013 11:53:12 | More by Bill235
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johnnnniee

New Hampshire

3.68/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a crystal clear dark brown with faint garnet highlights at the edges and a smallish tan head that quickly dissipates. Smells of caramel, cocoa, milk chocolate, and hints of roasted coffee. Light earthy hop and an almost creamy sweet aroma comes through. The flavor is like coffee milk. Sweet roasty milk chocolate and caramel with hints of sweet cream. Little to no hop flavor. Medium body with a sweet silky mouthfeel and a light level of carbonation. Decent porter and certainly miles ahead of that "ipa". I enjoyed it and would have it again.

Serving type: bottle

04-21-2013 05:14:42 | More by johnnnniee
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South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

04-13-2013 00:30:18 | More by Damian74Shensky
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jwps214

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

03-27-2013 23:53:06 | More by jwps214
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gwiedman1

New York

4.25/5  rDev +14.2%

03-23-2013 21:48:37 | More by gwiedman1
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Metalaero

New York

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

03-22-2013 23:39:21 | More by Metalaero
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Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +21%

03-21-2013 06:51:56 | More by grahamboudreaux
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Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

03-09-2013 16:53:34 | More by Mikecap
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West Virginia

4/5  rDev +7.5%

02-16-2013 12:06:09 | More by williamjbauer
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dan027

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +7.5%

01-28-2013 21:51:58 | More by dan027
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WEBBEER

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +7.5%

01-21-2013 18:12:17 | More by WEBBEER
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ale207

Maine

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

01-21-2013 17:40:10 | More by ale207
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Perilousleigh

Maine

4/5  rDev +7.5%

01-19-2013 23:38:55 | More by Perilousleigh
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mediocreRiot

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +7.5%

12-26-2012 17:57:25 | More by mediocreRiot
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smithj4

New York

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

12-22-2012 21:47:32 | More by smithj4
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cattersley

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A faint black malt smell, very light on the tongue. Bitterness lower then I would have thought but did work with malt flavour. Pale, Chocolate, Dark malt combo, little head retention, dark in colour. Over all flavour nice and drinkable. Art work on the label gave a small town feel. This was a good find. I wouldn't have thought this was 6.5% abv, alcohol not noticeable at all. I bought this in a mix pack at a hardware store in the middle of no where outside Stowe, Vermont on a road trip with my Dad after getting lost on the way to the Farmstead Brewery. Good times, and a nice reminder of the trip.

Serving type: bottle

12-20-2012 01:11:24 | More by cattersley
Coal Porter from Atlantic Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 368 ratings.