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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

208 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 208
Reviews: 113
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 12.66%
Wants: 21
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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Kelp

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

04-15-2013 05:43:51 | More by Kelp
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tdm168

North Carolina

3.59/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - dark brownish black with absolutely no head to speak of

S - creamy chocolate, roasted malts

T - chocolate, roasted malts, raisins, figs, plums

M - a bit thin, medium bodied, lightly carbonated

This beer is a bit disappointing. The appearance and mouthfeel both present as flat. The flavor is OK, but it lacks any complexity and could use a bit of hop bitterness for balance. This is easy to drink, but in the end forgettable. I'll pass in the future.

Serving type: bottle

04-04-2013 00:52:20 | More by tdm168
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mccallisters_dali

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

04-03-2013 23:38:55 | More by mccallisters_dali
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Mebuzzard

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

03-31-2013 18:48:25 | More by Mebuzzard
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midnitesun11

California

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

03-27-2013 23:55:23 | More by midnitesun11
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nzerbe

New York

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

03-04-2013 02:41:52 | More by nzerbe
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zillo043068

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

02-26-2013 22:23:45 | More by zillo043068
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drummermattie02

Texas

3/5  rDev -22.5%

02-25-2013 23:54:29 | More by drummermattie02
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t0rin0

California

2.75/5  rDev -28.9%

01-27-2013 14:59:55 | More by t0rin0
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cousineddy

Illinois

4.11/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a bottle into a samuel adams perfect pint glass.

Appearance: pours a deep rich onyx, reminds me of the color of black licorice. Virtually no head and no lacing.

Smell: Roasted malts slight hoppy backnotes. toasted bread

Taste: Toasty bread and biscuits. Dark chocolate and weak coffee.

Mouthfeel. slippery with almost no carbonation, flatter than expected but not necessarily a bad thing.

Overall: Solid porter, i was dissapointed with the lack of head. Would be open to trying this one again.

Serving type: bottle

01-24-2013 03:41:33 | More by cousineddy
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MarkyMOD

Colorado

4/5  rDev +3.4%

01-12-2013 06:10:10 | More by MarkyMOD
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mac10thmtn


4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

01-08-2013 03:36:54 | More by mac10thmtn
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lilsmizzul1225

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +22.7%

01-07-2013 06:16:58 | More by lilsmizzul1225
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danwho

California

4/5  rDev +3.4%

01-06-2013 00:29:55 | More by danwho
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brotherloco

California

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

01-01-2013 20:37:57 | More by brotherloco
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bent

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

01-01-2013 04:09:47 | More by bent
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KajII

North Carolina

3.18/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

[Suggested Glassware: Nonic Pint]

The pour was a murky dark brown with an average (1-2 finger) light brown frothy head that receded down to a medium film and large collar thus creating good runny lacing.

The aroma was on the mild side with a roasted dark bread malt, light resin hops and a sweaty yeast along with notes of milk chocolate and coffee.

The taste was lightly roasty and somewhat sweet with a touch of chocolate from the onset, progressing with a light bitterness and a nice note of coffee towards the finish. The flavor lasted an average time proceeding the swallow with a slight bitter roastiness left behind.

Mouthfeel was a few shades below medium in body with a thin watery texture and a soft carbonation.

Overall I found this brew to be rather thin for a Porter, although it was quite flavorful and very easy going down...

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Serving type: bottle

11-29-2012 00:35:45 | More by KajII
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Twincrasher


4.23/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Nice look for a porter. Dark brown with tan head. Good retention.

S: Should have sipped much warmer. Still, at cold temps a very chocolate-like aroma.

T: Balanced hop and sweet unfermented sugars. Really nice.

M: Good.

O: Very nice porter. Not a big fan usually. Nice job.

Serving type: bottle

11-26-2012 20:35:13 | More by Twincrasher
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RBorsato

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

11-13-2012 20:40:16 | More by RBorsato
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Minkybut

Virginia

3.98/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

WOW! what a great beer. I poured this beer into my tumbler at 45 degrees and watched the blackness set in . Lacing was good after sucking off the tan head. The beer was malty with yummy mocha hits playing with the taste buds. I will certainly buy this beer again.

Serving type: bottle

11-05-2012 22:59:22 | More by Minkybut
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Hacksaw34

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

10-26-2012 03:42:43 | More by Hacksaw34
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

3.98/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

didnt care for the nefarious ten pin imperial version, so i tried this semi doubtfully. i was impressed though. it pours chocolatey dark brown with a very minimal tan head thats reduced to patches after just a minute or so. it smells like deep dark smokey malts and cocoa powder. theres also a bitterness to this, but at this point im unsure if is from the hops of from burnt malt. the flavor confirms its hops, surprisingly hoppy on the tail end. theres plenty of chocolate going on too, raw and unrefined, but just in a supporting role. feel is smooth and drinkable, well enough carbonated for a porter, and the finish is long and layered. overal much much much better th.n its imperial big brother. this is a yummy session porter, perfect for autumn,

Serving type: bottle

10-21-2012 03:47:49 | More by StonedTrippin
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ryanpj

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.4%

10-17-2012 19:53:54 | More by ryanpj
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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

10-16-2012 17:27:31 | More by RblWthACoz
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Jeckel

Texas

4/5  rDev +3.4%

10-13-2012 14:32:14 | More by Jeckel
Ten Pin Porter! from Ska Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 208 ratings.