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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 IPAís. 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.

Editorís Note: Old versions were 5.9% abv

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
matthewjk (974) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 13, 2012
Wow! This is about perfect for me! Smooth as hell! Iíve tried a lot of porters and I can confidently say this is one of the best.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mjp12 (752) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 27, 2015
A world class porter, the nose has a U.S. hop influence, while the finish is pure metallic porter. Fantastic

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MadIndian (2586) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 23, 2015
Bottle from Craft. Nice notes of roasted malts, chocolate, Earth and hop. Nice bitter finish. Not bad at all.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
emusche (47) - Wisconsin, USA - JUN 21, 2015
Pours black with a creamy head that lingers throughout. Aroma is malts, roast coffee, chocolate. Taste is molasses and caramel malt that lingers nicely. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ajnepple (3287) - Conifer, Colorado, USA - JUN 12, 2015
22 oz bomber into a pint glass. Purchased about 3 months ago, found it in the back of the fridge. Almost black in appearance with a big, lingering, light brown head and thick lacing. Aroma of roast, bitter chocolate, dark malts, light molasses and light caramel/toffee. Similar flavor, adding some anise and black licorice notes and a mild citrus/earthy hop bitterness. Medium body with a creamy feel. Solid porter overall.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
tsd08460 (186) - Marshall, Virginia, USA - MAY 22, 2015
Aroma: roasty, caramel, raisin, chocolate Appearance: clear black, slight brown head Taste: medium sweetness, medium bitterness, roasted malts Palate: medium body, thin feel, soft carbonation, long finish, Very good

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dyetube (1313) - McKinney, Texas, USA - MAY 17, 2015
Bottle from Whole Foods - Fairview. Pours black with a medium light tan head. The aromas are chocolate, cold coffee. The mouthfeel is dry but slightly watery with a faint bitterness and good carbonation. Cheers!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jrodooo5 (1215) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - MAY 11, 2015
Pretty deep brown pour w/ a big tan head that leaves plenty of lacing. The aroma is subtle chocolate roast. The taste has a nice chocolaty sweetness up front & finishes a bit roasty & bitter in the end as a porter should. Itís a touch thin in body but otherwise a solid brew!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
FROMTHEBOTTLE (28) - Ontario, CANADA - APR 24, 2015
650ml bottle Pour is quite dark. Head dissolves rather fast, leaving behind a nice tan ring. Aromas of chocolate and faint coffee notes. First sip reveals more of same with carmel thrown in. Roast malt is dominant, but everpresent hops lends a hand. Not overwhelming. More of a go to staple.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
furthur (400) - Eagle River, Alaska, USA - APR 16, 2015
Bottle, black body, big light tan head, great lace. Aroma is metal, toasted barley, some coffee and dark fruit. Taste is dark malt, metal, toasted barley, coffee, some dark fruit. Palate is just right for style, not heavy, but not watery either, creamy and smooth, carbonation slightly subdued. Finish is nicely dry. This is a proper Porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerFanDan17 (1032) - Brunswick, Maine, USA - APR 14, 2015
An impressive porter. Pours a rich black with a frothy, thick head. Lots of chocolate, coffee, and malted milk. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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