JohnC (3004) - Mission Viejo, California, USA - SEP 25, 2004
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
on draft: dark brown, nice malty/roasty nose. Flavor is roasted chocolate. Smooth & easy drinking.
unclebleen (620) - California, USA - MAR 5, 2004
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a dark burnt brown color. Medium off-white head with nice lacing. Aroma is a wonderful malt sweetness, mixed with coffee and chocolate. Flavor is coffee, chocolate, some alcohol. Hops actually peeked aroudn the corner of the malty sweetness. Body is silky smooth and very pleasant. An excellent porter,
Eyedrinkale (3213) - Astoria, New York, USA - FEB 26, 2004
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Deep dark brown pour with smallish tan head. Malty from beginning to end. I've got to hand it to Kirk again, this is a fantastic beer.
boto (2103) - Granby, Connecticut, USA - FEB 21, 2004
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Nitro Draught @ San Clemente Location: This one is a VERY dark brown. There was a thin, tan head. Decent aroma, mainly consisting of chocolate. Taste is more complex, consisting of chocolate, roastiness and coffee. As a result of the nirto pour, it is very creamy.
SG (465) - Valley Center, California, USA - JAN 22, 2004
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Nice roasted, smokey malt flavors in this one. The finish is slightly dry and bitter from the hops. Black with a nice head and smooth from the nitrogen pour. A very tasty brew.
austinpowers (2826) - New York, New York, USA - DEC 31, 2003
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
I'm now working my way through my ten beer sampler here at Pizza Port (San Clemente) and am enjoying just about every one of them. This Pier Rat Porter is a standout beer for The Port - it's mega malty and a bit sweet. Not dry like an Irish Stout. Nice beige head. What's not to love!
herbjones (742) - Orange, California, USA - AUG 23, 2003
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Dark brown with little head. Nose shows this one to have a great deal of hops residing in it. Medium light body with a flavor that reminds me a little of Stones 6th Anniversary brew. Nice drinker.