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Brewed by SKA Brewing
Style: Porter
Durango, Colorado USA

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RATINGS: 214   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   IBU: 46   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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The perfect robust porter: The sharp bitterness of the black malt sits nicely within the overall malty sweetness. Full bodied with a medium hop bitterness.

Six different malts are combined to create this complex Robust Porter. Perle and Willamette hops are added to fashion the perfect balance for which the Ten Pin is renowned.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tmoreau (2280) - Lombard, Illinois, USA - MAR 20, 2014
Shared 12 oz. bottle poured to rocks glasses, showing a black/brown hue, with a modest layer of brownish tan foam, and light, wavy lacing. The nose was roasted, with some char & smoke dryness. Medium bodied, with average carbonation, the taste presented a barley-like graininess, moderate, earthy & woody bitterness, more noticeable cocoa notes upon warming, and a hint of brine, reminiscent of an oyster Stout. A fairly tasty & robust Porter.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
gschrade (524) - Collinsville, USA - DEC 18, 2013
I had this at Global Brew. Pours black with a brown head. Taste chocolate, roasted malt, coffee. I thought this was so so. I would skip this in the future. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
TwoSipDip (8880) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - DEC 7, 2013
Bottle @ home, picked up at Wilburís Fort Collins. Pours a dark brown appearance with a brown head. Roasty malty, coffee, light anise, fairly herbal, a touch fruity aroma. Slightly acidic, chocolate, coffee, slightly burnt flavor. Not a big fan of this one.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fredis23 (481) - Hickory Hills, Illinois, USA - NOV 30, 2013
Pitch Black Color, Huge Cappuccino Head, Lots Of Thin Lacing. Vanilla, Chocolate, Roasted Aroma. Taste About The Same: Vanilla, Roasted Malt, Light Chocolate. Rather Thin Body, Light ABV. Light bitter sour Finish. Decent, Although Too Thin. Retiring, Try While It Lasts...

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bov (9245) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - NOV 29, 2013
from BrewDog online shop - almost black beer with a moderate foam left; chocolate and cacao in the nose, walnuts; medium-bodied, light oily and umami; some tart earthy bitterness; aftertaste of chocolate ans ashes with light residual sweetness

3.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Westchesterco (823) - mclean, Virginia, USA - NOV 24, 2013
Poured from a bottle it is s dark brown with a flight head. The aroma is of roasted coffee and the taste is of coffee and milk chocolate that lingers bitter on the palate.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Iphonephan (3015) - McLean, Virginia, USA - NOV 24, 2013
From a 12 oz bottle shared in Avon NC. Pours a dark cola brown with an ecru head. Aroma of light coffee. Flavors of licorice. Medium bodied, high carbonation, slight bitter finish.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Rrauth (1115) - North Carolina, USA - NOV 12, 2013
from beerlicious iphone app: meh aroma black and clear minimal head light bittery notes short duration light slick body flat carbonation and abrupt finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
graham_murphy (272) - - OCT 31, 2013
I like it but not blown away. Decent taste of chocolate and coffee in the roasted malts and a faint smooth freshness from the hops. Not a bad porter.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ShowmemoreBeer (27) - - OCT 25, 2013
Not a bad beer. I would take this beer bowling with me. Iím not real big on the taste of strong alcoholic beer so this one is good to me. Its not my favorite beer ever but honeslty I donít think I have tasted my favorite beer yet. Not sure why they call it a ten pin porter because after I drink one I feel like I only hit maybe seven pins. So I am renaming this beer the seven pin porter. It leaves you wanting about three more pins. God Bless the beer drinkers of the word and donít forget to chew your big red when you are done.


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