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Point Reyes Porter - Marin Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

75 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 75
Reviews: 55
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 12.41%
Wants: 6
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Marin 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 06-17-2002)
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Reviews by Mustard:
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Mustard

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3.88/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Presentation: 16.6oz. brown bottle; plenty of self-aggrandizement, but no "bottled on" or "best before" date; purchased for $3.99 form the West LA Whole Foods on National and Barrington.

Appearance: Pours a dark, dark brown with rever-so-faint ruddy highlights; good-sized, chocolate-colored head; a good b-cup's worth of lattice type lacing; head hang's around for about a minute or so.

Aroma: Richly of milk chocolate and roasted malt; secondary notes include those of plum and cherry.

Taste: Sweet upfront with chocolate and roasted malt flavors predominating; fruit-like qualities ensue with an undeniable sour twang taking the lead role; buttery, grainy characteristics abound; finishes dry with a moderate bitterness; medium to full bodied; something of a smooth yet prickly mouthfeel.

Notes: Full-flavored, well-balanced porter; sour quality is a bit off-putting for me...

Serving type: bottle

12-06-2003 07:26:06 | More by Mustard
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S - Mild malts and cocoa. Mild but nice

T - Roasted malts with some dark fruit. Mild bitter hit

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Point Reyes Porter from Marin Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 75 ratings.