Pizza Port Pier Rat Porter
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RATINGS: 97   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
smashteroid (262) - Alabama, USA - JUN 16, 2007
Served cold, on tap. Dark brown (almost black) with a creamy head. Hints of coffee and chocolate in aroma, both of which are present in taste, with a slightly bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CaptainCougar (7133) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - APR 16, 2007
Pours an opaque black with dark brown edges and a dense, frothy tan head. Lightly sweet, roasty dark malty aroma has some dark chocolate notes. Starts with a sweet caramely maltiness topped with a touch of roasty malt and a molten dark chocolate finish. A very drinkable and enjoyable porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
iowaherkeye (2703) - Ocean Beach, San Diego, California, USA - MAR 18, 2007
On tap @ the brewpub. Black pour with ruby edges and a one finger creamy beige head. It should be noted that this is a nitro beer. Aroma of chocolate, roasted grain and coffee. Flavor is the same with light tobacco leaves ad a moderately bitter semidry finish. Flat with a light to medium body. Never had a nitro porter before, but this was pretty good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
goldtwins (4320) - Nesconset, New York, USA - FEB 8, 2007
Draft @ PP: Poured a very dark brown with a ruby hue and creamy tan head. Light coffee and light roasted aroma. Chocolate in the background. Thin roasted malt flavor. A little harsh on the finish. The body was light almost watery.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hophead75 (2012) - Largo, Florida, USA - OCT 1, 2006
GABF 06. Dark brown, almost black. Aroma is of coffee, chocolate, dark malts. Taste is roasty and lightly bitter, chocolate, and sweet malt, lightly bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ratman197 (11772) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUL 29, 2006
On tap @ Pizza Port San Clemente poured a transluscent brownish black with a lasting creamy tan head. Aromas of coffee, milk chocolate, vanilla and some roastiness. Palate was medium bodied, creamy and smooth. Flavors of chocolate, vanilla and light coffee with a smooth lightly bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerPrince (1701) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 16, 2006
Nose is huge roastiness with mild coffee and some chocolate notes. Very light brown with a lazy head. Hoppy with a lot of malts with the coffee and chocalte coming through. Simple bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
0o9i (439) - Reno, Nevada, USA - APR 19, 2006
Tap @ brewery. Dark, ruby/walnut body with a light tan head. Webby lace with splotches. Yeast/bread on the aroma, dark malts, caramel, coffee, chocolate. Mouth is medium with tons of super-soft carbonation (like a nitro), lightly dry. Flavor is plastic, candy, sugar, dust, lightly roasty, touch sour dough in the finish, touch bitter, coffee, light alcohol. Interesting amalgamation of flavors, but I drank it and even enjoyed it. Very unique. Great mouth.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
awaisanen (1304) - Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 5, 2006
Very dark, but not quite black body with a light tan, creamy head. Light aromas of blacky cherry, coffee, caramel, and the roasted malt. Creamy, but almost imperial-esque flavor qualities. Very toasty with a touch of vanilla at the finish. Very nice brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jimbowood (1036) - Freeport, Georgia, USA - DEC 29, 2005
On tap @ Solana Beach location. Is this a porter or a stout. Either way, a very drinkable, well balanced beer. Looks nice in the glass too.

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