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Black Marlin Porter brewed with chipotle peppers and cocoa nibs.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TimE (3627) - Tokyo, JAPAN - NOV 2, 2013
Dark brown color. Huge cocoa, chilli notes in the nose with a touch of tobacco. The mouth is malty, fairly dry, lots of chilli and chocolate. Spicy cacao finish. Very nice and I like this experiment.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Berard (401) - Salem, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 1, 2013
Draft. Pours nearly black with creme colored head that dissipates. Coffee aroma with mild carbonation. Coffee flavors with chipotle spice on the tongue. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jmccdo (1) - - SEP 7, 2013 does not count
On tap at mellow mushroom in greensboro, nc. Smokey, spicy. Made my nose run a little. Nice treat!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
imgod945 (2) - New York, USA - AUG 15, 2013 does not count
Tried this at The Hop at Beacon, NY...Went really well with their food offerings. The spicy kick was great...and the beer, though dark, was easier to drink than we expected. Got a growler to go, as I am not sure where to fine it in NYC

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
marcus (7083) - Sacramento, California, USA - AUG 14, 2013
On tap at Capitol Beer, Sacramento. Pours near black with a nice tan head and a chocolate, treacle and pepper aroma. There is a full-bodied dark molasses flavor with just the right amount of heat.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
oRos (1272) - sacramento, California, USA - AUG 9, 2013
On tap at capitol beer and taproom. Pours black with a slight pepper aroma. Taste is peppers with a slight roastyness

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (11906) - Woodland, California, USA - JUL 30, 2013
Tap at The Davis Beer Shoppe. Pours quite black with a creamy tan head. Aroma is slightly smoky. Med body. Flavor is smoky with chili burn. Mild dark malt. Some chocolate. Finishes sort of smoky, spicy, subdued baking chocolate. Strongly flavored. Good stuff.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dcschiller (2207) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUL 28, 2013
At Old Grove. Pours a dark brown caramel color and a minimal espresso head. Aroma is heavy chipotle and cocoa. Taste is semi sweet with a heavy dose of chipotle and adobo. Thinner bodied and a touch dry. Good, but I wish it were a tad sweeter. I love the heat level, which is probably toouch for most people. There is never a doubt whether Ballast Point uses chili peppers.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ktwse (2321) - SWEDEN - JUL 26, 2013
Pours black with low tan head. Aroma of coffee and tons of chipotle, some german sausage and smoke. Taste is an onslaught of chipotle and peppers with coffee bitterness looming in the background. Body is light with soft carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kryon (1549) - SWEDEN - JUL 26, 2013
Taste is dark brown with no head Aromas of chipotle, coffee, medwurst, chocolate Taste has brown sugar, chipotle, chocolate, dark malts Too low bodied but overall quite ok ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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