Guard Dog Porter | Marley's Brewery And Grille

BA SCORE
45.5%
Liked This Beer
3.64 w/ 11 ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Marley's Brewery And Grille
Pennsylvania, United States
marleysbrewery.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
This full bodied dark Ale, is filled with flavor from Chocolate Malt and Roasted Barley. Nugget hops provide nice bitterness and flavor, with Fuggle hops providing a balanced earthy aroma. Great beer for the dark beer lovers in all of us. OG - 14.5 FG - 4.0 IBUs - 30 ABV - 5.6%

Added by CaptinRedBeard on 02-15-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#28,385
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
11
Liked:
5
Avg:
3.64/5
pDev:
11.26%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
0
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 11 |  Reviews: 3
Photo of orangesol
4/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served on-tap at Marley's.

A - Pours jet black with a nice one finger tall off white head leaving light lace down the glass.

S - Smells of dark roasted grains, coffee grounds, chocolate, and an above average hop aroma. Not too bad really.

T - Starts off with lots of dark roasted grains slowly giving way to a mix of coffee, chocolate, and a surprising amount of hop bitterness. Finish is a mix of dark roast and dulled hop bitterness, lingering on the pallet for some time.

M - Heavy body and flavor with moderate carbonation. Dark, roasty feel that never really goes away, lingering on the pallet for some time after consumption.

O - Easily the best beer I had while at Marley's. Lots of dark roast yet easy to drink thanks to the low ABV. Could have used a touch more flavor but that isn't a real big deal for me.

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Photo of RblWthACoz
3.57/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

This is a very caramel-forward porter. It's thick, and frankly, probably could be toned down a bit. But the flavor is quite full. Carbonation is pretty full and nips at the tongue a good bit. Pleasant to drink, even on a warm day. But it is a bit too caramel-laiden.

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Photo of Sludgeman
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

Photo of tommyguz
3/5  rDev -17.6%

Photo of vonnegut21
4/5  rDev +9.9%

Photo of yergermeister
3.25/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of TimoP
3.75/5  rDev +3%

Photo of aqualung23
4/5  rDev +9.9%

Photo of bbsaur
3.7/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of CaptinRedBeard
4.32/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a very dark brown almost black color. Not much light can be seen through this. Moderate lacing. A very nice roasty aroma coming off of this one. Lots of great roasted malt flavor coming up front followed by some chocolate and coffee. With a bit of hop bitterness at the end. I really like the good amount of roast mixed with this hop profile. This was my favorite beer that I sampled. I will be coming back for a few growlers of this.

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Photo of laicha926
3/5  rDev -17.6%

Guard Dog Porter from Marley's Brewery And Grille
Beer rating: 45.5% out of 100 with 11 ratings
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