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RATINGS: 412   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
An aggressively hopped robust porter named for the Cuban national hero who also spent a significant amount of time in Tampa and gained prominence in Latin American literature from the poetry, essays, and publications he contributed to in his lifetime.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
catface5326 (154) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - JAN 30, 2014
Dark brown or black poured from a tap. Tastes and smells of roasted malts and chocolates.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dogbones (116) - North Carolina, USA - JAN 27, 2014
12 ounce bottle to glass. Black pour with a smallish tan head. Nice floaties. Nice "porter" smell with hints of toast and coffee. Thin on the mouth but solid on the taste. Great toasted oat taste with a hint of chocolate and coffee.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
stevoj (3283) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JAN 25, 2014
outstanding porter, dark and smoky, smooth and rich. Black with creamy beige head. Roast grain aroma, taste is more dark grain, burnt toast and a bite of hops. Not a hint of the higher alcohol, just some warm general toastiness after the fact. Excellent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jhliesen (810) - West Melbourne, Florida, USA - JAN 20, 2014
Bottle-deep brown to black color with a small/medium tan head. Subdued coffee aroma and smoke or roasted malts lingering. Coffee taste upfront, followed by chocolate and hops on the finish. It’s a beer that makes you work for it, but it’s good stuff. Total wine.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beechner224 (981) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - JAN 19, 2014
Bottle. Black pour with white head. Aroma is chocolate, coffee, little sweetness. Taste is roasted coffee, chocolate, a tad bitter. Tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
popway (134) - California, USA - JAN 18, 2014
Wonderful cigar ash, roasted coffee, spice notes, full bodied, light brown frothy head aka root beer keeps it company for a while, Afterthought I wonder if it had a litle something else, perhaps mildly sweeter, would I be searching for another one. OK, now having a dark chocolate bar to accompany it...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Macegan75 (778) - Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 10, 2014
Bottle from a case I got at Frank Smith’s. Pours Black to very dark brow with some head that fades. Nose is black and brown malt & some piney hop notes. first sip is similar with a nice silky mouth feel. finishes with notes of bitter chocolate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
novice101 (308) - - JAN 8, 2014
This beer is kind of different but perfectly described by the label. It pours very dark with only a little bit of light coming in through the edges with a small brown colored head. It smells of coffee, malts and a lot of hops, it taste pretty much the same. The hops are a very large part of this brew which I had not previously experienced in a porter

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
devman171 (1222) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - JAN 7, 2014
Bottle pours deep black with nice big tan head. Aroma is light roast and pine. Taste is rich roast and a nice hoppy dry finish, nice beer!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
boxofrane (2553) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 7, 2014
Bottle share. Pours black with a small white head that dissipates quickly. The aroma has milk chocolate and light coffee. The taste is sweet milk chocolate, light bitterness from the coffee. Solid.

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