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Ten Pin Porter! - Ska Brewing Co.

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Ten Pin Porter!Ten Pin Porter!

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BA SCORE
87
very good

209 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 209
Reviews: 113
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 12.66%
Wants: 22
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ska Brewing Co. visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Mitchster on 03-06-2002)
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chugalug06

Colorado

4.4/5  rDev +13.7%

Learned this brew was being discontinued and had to pick up a few 6-packs as it was one of the first craft brews I ever liked.

Slow rising and fast falling loose tan foamy head. Leaves very mild lacing... Thin, black brew.

Highly roasty, lots of caramel malt, coffee.

Nicely thin, chalky, robust and drinkable. This is definitely an easy drinker. Lots of airy roasted, chocolate, nothing over done. Zero bitter bite and is delightfully smooth with well placed sweetness. Very quaffable.

RIP Ten Pin, it's been nice knowing you. I hope you make a reappearance as a modified recipe even better!!! Nice job with Ten Pin SKA, cannot wait to see what you have coming to replace...

11-14-2013 01:49:35 | More by chugalug06
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dhbiker0889

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

10-29-2013 21:17:24 | More by dhbiker0889
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UncleAddie

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

10-28-2013 23:49:31 | More by UncleAddie
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KurtE

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

10-28-2013 00:02:12 | More by KurtE
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bluedaisyboo

North Carolina

3.95/5  rDev +2.1%

Poured into a chilled pint glass from a 12 oz bottle.

A: Pours almost black but with a slight orange tiny. Almost no head and with little lacing.

S: Scent of dark-roasted coffee initially but slightly more bitter. Overall pleasant smell but slightly more bitter than I anticipated.

T: Coffee is foremost on the tongue with chocolate following with a somewhat bitter finish. Espresso lingers long after finish.

M: Moderatly dense from the initial sip, but sits creamy and slightly denser after. Swallowing feels as if I were sipping a creamy, chilled espresso.

O: Very enjoyable. I personally prefer slightly less bitter porters, but this one is delicious. I don't know that I could drink more than one or two in a sitting, but it's very smooth and enjoyable.

10-26-2013 02:39:11 | More by bluedaisyboo
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OregonGrown7

Nebraska

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

10-17-2013 23:45:44 | More by OregonGrown7
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MinorThreat

Nebraska

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

09-05-2013 18:55:32 | More by MinorThreat
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sooner961

Oklahoma

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

09-01-2013 03:12:04 | More by sooner961
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APB

Nebraska

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

08-16-2013 07:10:28 | More by APB
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jak

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

08-04-2013 05:58:26 | More by jak
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Hopheadjeffery

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

08-04-2013 00:14:51 | More by Hopheadjeffery
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Cynic-ale

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

07-30-2013 09:58:16 | More by Cynic-ale
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alexanf

Mississippi

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

07-27-2013 16:08:04 | More by alexanf
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CatapultDowntown

Colorado

4/5  rDev +3.4%

07-26-2013 03:08:16 | More by CatapultDowntown
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E_Cox

Texas

4/5  rDev +3.4%

07-15-2013 08:44:30 | More by E_Cox
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Bear1964

Nebraska

4/5  rDev +3.4%

07-14-2013 21:22:59 | More by Bear1964
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George1799

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

07-14-2013 19:23:17 | More by George1799
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Haybeerman

Colorado

4/5  rDev +3.4%

07-12-2013 22:10:43 | More by Haybeerman
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Hterrell

Arizona

4/5  rDev +3.4%

07-01-2013 21:49:58 | More by Hterrell
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guityler83

Wisconsin

4.08/5  rDev +5.4%

A: Dark dark brown with ruby red highlights. Small half finger head formed when poured with a little heat behind it, Colored like a mocha and receeded fast. It looks like a coke.

S: Suddle sweetnes and mildly roasty. An overripened apple note comes out on top when given a swirl.

T: Dark roasted coffee flavor persists from the first sip to the lingering aftertaste. Sweetness that reminds me of horchata and a round bitterness that balances the whole thing out.

M: Super low carbonation and big body.

O: An enjoyable and balanced porter. I don't think I could drink more than one in a sitting, but this would pair very well with a steak or some BBQ

06-10-2013 00:51:24 | More by guityler83
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beersvh23

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

06-03-2013 04:20:36 | More by beersvh23
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chinchill

South Carolina

3.91/5  rDev +1%

12 oz bottle poured nearly black but actually dark brown with orangish highlights. The tan head is moderate in size and retention. Good lacing.

S: A surprising amount of coffee in the aroma, with plenty of dark roasted malts and a hint of chocolate.

T: Roasted malts, soft coffee, toffee and a little brown sugar. Slightly sweet at the start but turns nearly bitter by the finish

M-- Light-medium body and carbonation.

O: A good porter, not overly sweet despite the apparent scarity of hops.

06-02-2013 00:07:33 | More by chinchill
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bhurley

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

05-30-2013 04:55:18 | More by bhurley
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MDDMD

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

A-dark brown color with a minimal tan head and minimal lacing

S-coffee, smoke, chocolate, earthy

T-dark roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, earthy, moderate bitter finish

F-medium body with moderate carbonation, smooth

O-a decent porter but needs a little more depth of flavor

05-28-2013 02:29:18 | More by MDDMD
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ToddHolder

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

05-14-2013 03:04:13 | More by ToddHolder
Ten Pin Porter! from Ska Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 209 ratings.