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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.23/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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4-Play Porter is a tribute to aviators across the ages for their courage and sense of adventure, especially our friend Marilyn, an acrobatic pilot, that flies a plane nick named 4-Play. It is a traditional English style porter right down to the top fermenting yeast. Brewed with high quality brown malts which gives this ale a light carmel flavor porter fans love.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
hammered_ales (5) - USA - JAN 17, 2015 does not count
Pours thin dark brown with tan medium head. Mild roasted aroma and taste, very watery... overall not impressive, lacking in all the qualities I look for in a porter. This would be better classified as a brown ale.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
patrick767 (3689) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - MAY 31, 2014
bottle - Pours dark brown with a light tan head and a mild roast malt aroma. The flavor is of roast malt and coffee. Itís light to medium bodied and watery. The flavor is alright but itís just weak... the body, flavor, everything.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DiarmaidBHK (3597) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 29, 2013
Bottle from Whole Foods Pours black with a thin khaki head. Nice roasted notes on the nose. Lovely roasted flavor on the tongue. Finishes clean. Definitely the best thing Iíve had from them.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
ectotherm (13) - farmington, Minnesota, USA - SEP 4, 2013
For the laws of the great state of Utah it is a nice beer to try if you have the time. It is not one of the must taste stops on the Utah brew tour. However if you it a grocery store to see how the utahoins live grab a sandwich and a 4-play.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ibrew2or3 (7201) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - JUL 28, 2013
22oz bomber pours with a mahogany body and amber edges supporting a light tan head of foam. The aroma offers up a pleasing earthy dark roasted maltiness, slivers of toffee, burnt malts and a touch of chocolate malts. Mighty nice. The taste is similar and comes across very nicely with dark roasted malts and highly roasted malts tempered by earthy slightly chocolate like roasted malts and a sense of malt sweetened toffee. Wow! Solid big flavor rich porter. 4% is money here.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (5168) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 6, 2013
Sampled from a 22 oz brown bottle this beer poured a black color with a small creamy tan head that left a bit of lacing. The aroma was dry, roasty and a touch woody. The flavor was dry, bitter and roasty with hints of vanilla, wood and coffee. Medium length dry bitter finish with lingering coffee and vanilla. Medium body. Fairly blah.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Reynolds314 (2548) - Connecticut, USA - MAR 24, 2013
Very average thin porter with light roast and subtle sweet dark fruits and a bit of milk chocolate. Very light and thin but not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ernesto987 (4174) - Arizona, USA - MAR 22, 2013
thanks to griffon! Thanks man! simple low ABV roasty porter, lacking in body but that is the mormons fault. Sucks to suck. ok beer overall.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
markwise (4561) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - DEC 4, 2012
Bottle generously shared by someone on the the GABF bus. Pours a medium porter brown with an off-white head. Nose is roasted malts, some cocoa, chocolate, and some caramel. Flavor follows the nose with some dryness in the finish from the yeast. Light to medium in body and lingering cocoa and yeast in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jsquire (3613) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - NOV 22, 2012
Deep mahogany color with a lasting thin beige head. Roasted grain and caramel nose. Nice roasted grain flavor with some bitter chocolate, burnt toast and caramel sweetness. Some hop bitterness under the whole thing. A little thin but tasty.

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