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RATINGS: 128   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
Dark as the midnight sea, this medium bodied porter combines flavors from 8 malts, including 4 distinct chocolate malts (Victory, Chocolate, Rye and Midnight Wheat) with fresh nugget and cascade hops that work together to form a harmonious balance of aroma and flavor. Imparting a dry roasted malt character, with subtle hints of cocoa, licorice and toffee, this brew possess a balanced hop spice and malty finish.

Formerly known as Ybor Gold Gaspars Porter

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ungstrup (31472) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 3, 2006
An amber beer with an orange head. The aroma is sweet with notes of caramel and hints of alcohol. The flavor is sweet malty with a dusyt hop note, and a slight acidity. In my mouth this is not a Porter but closer to being a Brown Ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25069) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 6, 2006
(Bottle 35,5 cl) Clear, orangey brown with a creamy, off-white head. Aroma of roasted malt. Rather light-bodied with notes of roasted malt and a vague, burned edge. Very subdued bitterness. All right, but not much of a Porter. 290806

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jcwattsrugger (11670) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - DEC 11, 2005
12oz bottle-pours a creamy, tan head. Deep red/brown color. Aroma is roasty malt. Taste is a deep roasty malt. Good carbonation. Occasional. Best by Feb-No year selected from the 3 on label of 03/04/05. Ink stamped on bottom 5224 B 11445.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
madsberg (11069) - SÝborg, DENMARK - SEP 2, 2006
Bottled. Dark amber coloured. Unclear. Light brown head. Sweetness, cocoa and vague roast in the aroma. Quite bland and vague. Sweet and syrupy flavour. Loads of brown suger (too much IMO). Vague chocolate notes and a slight touch of roast. Light bodied and watery. Sweetish bitter end.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
daknole (10350) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - SEP 17, 2008
This is the same beer as the beachside porter, I have had both....not bad at all. My detailed tasting notes are listed under the beachside porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shrubber85 (9462) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - NOV 15, 2006
Bottle. Maple syrup, creamy chocolate malt aroma. Dark reddish brown color with small but persistant head. Smooth, creamy chocolate malt flavor with a hint of grapes in the finish. A very nice tasting porter - on the light side.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gnoff (9191) - MŲlndal, SWEDEN - FEB 3, 2014
12 fl oz bottle from Total Wine & More, Clearwater. Sampled on January 23, 2014.
Clear dark red to black color, fluffy light brown head. Malty, sweet, cream taste. Roasted aftertaste that has metallic notes. Medium mouthfeel, medium bitterness. Sweet, malty, toffee scent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DocLock (8798) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 20, 2006
Pours blackish, but a gorgeous deep ruby through light, with 2-finger khaki head. Aroma of roasty malt, chocoff, grapes, berries, brown sugar. Tastes vinous, with grape and berry, plus some roasty malt, chocolate syrup, and brown sugar. Good complexity and balance. Smooth and eminently quaffable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ibrew2or3 (7661) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - MAY 15, 2008
Courtesy of Degarth. Pours clear amber with tan head. Doesnít look as dark as most porters Iíve tried. The aroma is roasted malts, molasses, mild caramelization and no real sign of even faint burnt malts. The taste is mildly roasty with some just as mild burnt malts, faint earthiness, some kettle caramelization and notes of grainy malts. Pretty nice but not much of a porter influence as I think a porter would taste like, in my opinion.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PorterPounder (6535) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUN 28, 2003
UPDATED: MAR 22, 2013 Rerate Much more mocha and chocolate flavors this time around.I think I got an old bottle last time. Original 2.9 This one just didnít quite do it for me. A bit of a complex flavor to it though. Tastes more like a Schwarzbier than a Porter. Pours a dark amber with a thin mocha head - little to no lacing. Upon settling, a dark, cola-like appearance. Subtle chocolate notes in the flavor. Not much of an aroma - slight malts. Kind of a bitter aftertaste.

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