Black Marlin Porter | Ballast Point Brewing Company

Black Marlin PorterBlack Marlin Porter
1,031 Ratings
Black Marlin PorterBlack Marlin Porter

Brewed by:
Ballast Point Brewing Company
California, United States

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by xlperro on 08-26-2002

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Very dark brown, mahogany colour with a creamy tab head. Decent head retention.

Hoppy aroma with some roast. Nice coffee notes and a touch of fruit.

Very hippy for a porter with a nice roast backbone and some light fruit notes. Moderately bitter. Very good.

Medium-light body with moderate carbonation. A little crisp but it is nice.

A delightful porter. The hops help clear it out and the black malt works well.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Looks like a porter, smells like a porter. Heck, it even taste like a porter. Really, the flavor profile of this beer isn't all that complex, but it is extremely well balanced and wonderfully creamy. I would have no problem ordering several of these at a bar.

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Black Marlin Porter from Ballast Point Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.97 out of 5 with 1,031 ratings
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