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RATINGS: 668   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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A hoppy twist on the classic English Porter. Our Black Marlin Porter stands out in a town known primarily for its IPA’s. We craft it from a unique blend of roasted and crystallized malts that give it a smooth, chocolaty, caramel profile. Then toss in a healthy dose of American hops to serve up full-bodied flavor worthy of its San Diego roots.

Editor’s Note: Old versions were 5.9% abv


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JHillAustin49 (69) - round rock, Texas, USA - JAN 2, 2014
Bomber poured dark browm with tan head, mild carbonation, heavy lacing and heavy mouthfeel. Nose is coffee roast and cocoa. Taste is same. Bittersweet finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (2270) - Kyoto, JAPAN - DEC 27, 2013
6% 1190 yen bottle at Antenna America, shared with Rei. A dark brown pour with a beige head. The nose is sweet chocolate malts. Medium bodied, smooth roast chocolate & coffee notes. Solid. Chocolate, coffee malty goodness.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
fluffy (1750) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - DEC 25, 2013
A decent porter, practically a stout, lots of dark roast almost burnt coffee. Pretty good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ryanscourt (790) - Latrobe, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 18, 2013
Dark chocolate. Crea,y. Cocoa powder. Full mouthful with enjoyable, manageable body.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
popkow (287) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - DEC 13, 2013
Draught with thin head on dark brown body. Aroma of roasted coffee and hint of licorice. Taste a little bitter and has a slick consistency.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tnkw01 (1176) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - DEC 10, 2013
Bottle. Very dark brown color. Not much head. Aroma is a chocolately, mocha smell with slight under tones of roasted grain. Taste is also chocolate and mocha and toasted but not burnt.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wheresyourball (517) - El Cajon, California, USA - DEC 3, 2013
On draft in Little Italy. Pours black with a thin beige head. Nose is mild chocolate, roast, coffee. Flavor is bitter roast, caramel, coffee, chocolate. Typical porter mouthfeel with some oilyness. Decent.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
want1DIPA (227) - - DEC 1, 2013
Bottle pour. Not as robust as the HF Everett, but still an exceptional brew. A good smoke aroma to it. The flavors consist of slight tobacco and subtle chocolate and coffee.

1.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
ziel (76) - Massachusetts, USA - NOV 23, 2013
Very good classic porter. Had this for the 1st time @ the sunset grille in allston ma

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Iphonephan (3531) - McLean, Virginia, USA - NOV 20, 2013
From a 22 oz bottle shared at home. Pours a dark clear cola brown with an ecru head. Rich malty nose. Flavors of chocolate and licorice. Smooth mouthfeel and finish. Nice porter.


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