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Marin Airporter Porter (- 2010)

Marin Airporter Porter (- 2010)
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RATINGS: 6   MEAN: 3.63/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 291   ABV: 9.7%
Marin Airporter was first brewed in 1997 to celebrate Marinís 8th Anniversary. It was brewed again with a slightly tweaked version for the 18th anniversary in 2007. It was brewed again for the 22nd anniversary in 2010 and 2011 with a slightly different recipe and the inclusion of cocoa nibs.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (10238) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 16, 2014
"everything a big porter should be, but iíd expect nothing less from Marin. Big roasty malt and chocolate/bitter nose and flavor. Good body, even for an imperial with a sweet then dry/hoppy finish. Very nice."

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ajm (1072) - Los Angeles, California, USA - OCT 30, 2009
Tap at Blue Palms during LA Beer Week. I was not keen on this. Nose of wood, tannin and roast. Flavor is massively tannin-influenced and too sharp - way imbalanced and didnít taste particularly like a porter. Swirling and warmth bring back some of the base beer but dear God is this strange.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BrotherGrendel (787) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 11, 2009
Draft at Hamiltons. Jet black hue, thin tan head. Nose is big chocolate and coffee malts with hints of oak and vanilla. Flavor is sweet dark fruits with chocolate malts, hints of cherries, molasses, vanilla, oak, finishes sweet and boozy. Medium-full body, creamy texture, modest carbonation. A big barrel-aged porter that has a bit of heat but good overall balanced flavors, will likely improve with aging.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Snojerk321 (2960) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 30, 2009
Tap @ Hamiltonís Tavern. Brew pours a very dark brown almost black with a creamy chocolate head. Tons of coffee and chocolate on the nose. Very full flavored and full bodied with creamy chocolate and a little booze on the finish. This was a great Imp Porter with a lot going on, very complex.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bb (8557) - Alamo, California, USA - FEB 20, 2009
Draft. Blackish beer with a tan head. Caramel and malt aroma. Caramel and malt flavor with some nuttiness and light roast. Fuller bodied. Caramel, malt, and nuttiness lingers.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JohnnyJ (5419) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 17, 2009
On tap at Pizza Port Carlsbad. Pours a dark brown, almost black color. Pretty good porter. Strong malt, dark chocolate, smoke, roasted malt, hints of cocoa and nuts. A little bit of fruit and finishes with some earthy hops. Strong malt and smoke, good if your in the mood for it.

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