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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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jonas (5692) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - SEP 26, 2013
Tap at the brewery. Dark brown, offwhite lace. Light nutty, cocoa and dry coffee notes. Medium, dry body. Herbal spicy finish. Nice, wellrounded.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gyllenbock (4862) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 24, 2013
On tap at Kona, KoKo Marina, August 2013. Almost black with a small tan head. Aroma and taste of roasted malt, some coffee and chocolate. Dry and with a rather bitter finish. Medium body. An ok one.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CH-303 (1410) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - JUL 6, 2013
Appearance: Basically black, good amount of tan, creamy head. Aroma: Dark malt, roasted. Some coffee. Taste: Coffee, roasted, dark malt. Chocolate. Info: 148 ml (5 oz) draft, 21/5-2013

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fiulijn (14978) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 23, 2013
Draught at Kona Brewing Company - KoKo Marina Pub, 6.3% ABV
Dark brown color, with red shades, and creamy beige head. It had some aroma of roasted malts, coffee, dust. Dry mouthfeel, with strong flavor of roasted malt and some coffee, no chocolate; the bitterness seems to come from the roastiness.
More Stout than Porter, fairly brewed anyway.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AmEricanbrew (5857) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - SEP 11, 2012
Tap w/some fresh Kona Buds.Dark brown color with lasting tan foamage. Nice roasty toasty malt, chocolate, pale malt aromas. Light to medium bodied. Roasted, toasted (as i was) medium malt flavors with some chocolate, pale malt sweetness-smooth finish--good porter

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ratman197 (9946) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUL 9, 2012
Poured a clear dark brown with a lingering ring of tan foam. Aromas of carmel, toffee and light cocoa. Palate was light to medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of cocoa, carmel, toffee and light tobacco with a smooth lingering cocoa finish.

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 8/20
Bcoble003 (244) - Aiea, Hawaii, USA - MAY 17, 2012
Slight hint of coffee and malt not terrible could really see myself enjoying more of this brew on a nice Hawaiian day dark and a nice copper head

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Oscbert (1041) - Sacramento, California, USA - FEB 23, 2012
~Burnt, roasty, coffee aroma. Too roasty. ~Pours black brown with red tints, disappearing brown head. ~Roasty burnt malt flavor, bitter coffee. ~Med body, med CO2, burnt lasting finish. ~Too many roasted malts. Not very enjoyable. Not balanced.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
boFNjackson (4143) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 25, 2011
Tap @ their Honolulu Pub... Poured near black with a khaki head. Nose had faint malt and some roastiness. Fairly dry and was easy drinking. Slight hop floralness and leafiness for balance with more roast and hints of cocoa.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sledutah (4919) - Utah, USA - APR 30, 2011
On tap at Kona brewbub
Appearance: Black with a small beige head and some light lacing
Aroma: Roasted malts and chocolate
Taste: Roasted malts, rich chocolate, grainy, ashy and coffee
Nice and easy drinking


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