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RATINGS: 73   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Black Sand Porter is a robust, full bodied porter with pronounced bittersweet chocolate flavor and aroma from the diverse variety of malt used to brew this beer. The hops balance the the maltiness of this robust and roasty ale.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jyrsa (67) - - SEP 28, 2014
Tap at brewery. Pours slightly tramscluent black. Nose has roast malt and chocolate. Slightly thin body.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tonkun (873) - New Jersey, USA - AUG 30, 2014
Tap. Pitch bleach pour with a big mocha head. Espresso, chocolate, licorice, dark berries, roast. Sweet bitter medium to full body. Smooth and silky. Very nice

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pdx76 (629) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 15, 2014
On draught at kona - pours pitch black with medium tan head. Nose is of roasted malt and chocolate. Taste is of semi sweet chocolate, roasted malt, and espresso. Very smooth and creamy ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Salmoniform (822) - Sweet Home, Oregon, USA - JUL 11, 2014
Poured from tap to glass at the Kailua brewery. Opaque black hue with creamy light brown head that lingered nicely. Aroma is chocolate, coffee, cereal, roasted malt. Mouthfeel is nice with a medium body and soft creamy carbonation. Taste is dry malt sweetness throughout with an astringent bitter following that rounds out in the finish. Overall this is a pretty nice Porter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Steasy66 (890) - Minnesota, USA - MAR 6, 2014
Growler pour from lowery bear, black with no head. Mild roast in the nose. Mild roast and chocolate flavor. Medium body. Good carb

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lubiere (10139) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 1, 2014
A deep dark porter with a thin mocha head. In aroma, smooth fruity chocolate malt with light coconut and coffee grind. In mouth, a nice smooth bitter chocolate with good coffee notes, light and smooth. On tap at Koko location.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DuffMan (6855) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 16, 2014
On tap @ the brewpub. Heart roast profile, bitter coffee and cocoa, dry finish witha modest bitter bite. The hops are lost somewhat in the hard roast flavours, but still a highly enjoyable porter.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
AbbeyRoade (340) - Missouri, USA - JAN 3, 2014
Average. Mild bitterness. Not very sweet at all. Mainly a bold, espresso roast flavor throughout. Rich coffee taste.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
neuromatt (1168) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 14, 2013
On tap at the brewery, served in a tasting glass. Pours a hazy dark chocolate colour, with a small light brown head that fades to a thin remnant and leaves no lace. The nose has big notes of deep roasted coffee, smoke and chocolate along with medium herbal hops. The flavour is medium-dry with lots of smokey, roasted malts, chocolate, coffee. Soft herbal hops are present as well. The finish is long and roasty-herbal. On the palate it is medium in body with a dryish texture and soft carbonation. Overall, this is a nice dry porter with nice roasted malts. 2013-08-10

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
zoucrew102 (554) - - NOV 2, 2013
Tap at Kona Brewpub Honolulu. Roasted malt and nutty aroma with coffee and chocolate notes. Pours black with a light brown head and excellent lacing. Nutty and roasted malt flavors to start. Finishes very smooth with subtle coffee notes and a lot of chocolate that lingers on the palate. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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