Chocolate Porter
San Pedro Brewing Company

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3.94 | pDev: 14.72%
San Pedro Brewing Company
California, United States
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Photo of Gobzilla
4.12/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at san pedro brewery

A: poured a very dark brown with a finger of tan head that left good sticky lacing

S: roasted malts and chocolate dominate the nose with hints of coffee, toffee, and sweetnees of sugars.

T: nice creamy roastinees up front with chocolate flavors hints of malts and coffe that balance out nice in the mixture of ingredients,

M: medium body with a good amount of carbonation that had a creamy feel with a very slight bitter finish.

D: decent porter offering from san pedro brewing that really surprised me. It was my second best beer from their house brews. The maibock in my opinion was the best.

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Photo of charlzm
3.48/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

On draft at brewery, consumed 01/21/08.

Very dark brown with deep ruby highlights. Good head retention and active carbonation throughout.

Aroma of roasted chocolate/coffee.

Slightly astringent. Bitter chocolate flavor from roasted malts. Vague nut flavor as well. Maybe sour cherry in there, too? Only a very thin bitterness on finish.

Not bad.

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Photo of TheLongBeachBum
3.6/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Presentation: Sampled on draft at the San Pedro Brewing Company. Listed simply as ‘Chocolate Porter’ on the Blackboard.

No description listed on the Menu or Website.

Appearance: Darkest brown with a little blackness to it. Tanned head was good on the delivery but it soon faded to a broken halo covering. Average conditioning and some blotchy lacing.

Nose: Roasted malts and lots of dark chocolate, smooth creamy nose.

Taste: Soft start with a rising roasted malt middle. The chocolate lays low but soon fills the central portion of this brew an leaves a powdered milk chocolate covered dark chocolate cake. Nice blend of milk & dark chocolates, malts and a soft bitterness to finish with.

Mouthfeel: Average feel with a middle-of-the-road posture. Flavors are higher than the body, which can feel lacking, but this only assists in lending a solid Drinkability.

Drinkability: One of those Porters than can feel thin at first, but later that reciprocates into an increased quaffability.

Overall: Nice mixed chocolate flavors and roasted malts but never overpowering which means that you can easily manage several of these without filling up.

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Chocolate Porter from San Pedro Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.94 out of 5 with 5 ratings