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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.39/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   IBU: 38   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Sugar Pine is a robust American porter flavored with organic cacao nibs and Madagascar vanilla beans. Chocolate and roasted malts are the backbone of this beer and compliment the vanilla and cocoa flavors perfectly. Our porter captures the essence of a dark craft beer you’ll love to enjoy by a campfire or with dessert. Cheers!


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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
IrishBoy (3944) - Bakersfield, California, USA - OCT 22, 2013
Bomber from Imbibe Wine. Nose is vanilla, Quik Hot Chocolate mix, and a hint of coffee. Clear, very dark brown with a medium tan head. Flavor is chocolate with some vanilla.


2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
SanfordBrewer (1406) - Sanford, Florida, USA - JUN 23, 2015
Opaque brown with a foamy tan head. Creamy full body with medium carbonation.

Aroma: roasted malt, chalky carbonates, faint cacao and woody vanilla. Some faint hops and rubbery phenols.

Taste: sharp roasted malt bite, rich cacao, woody vanilla, and burnt finish. Had an off-putting phenolic character for the first sip or two that faded.

Nice flavors, and fairly balanced, but overall just too sharp and biting. Comes across like an imperial stout that is missing the residual sweetness of actually being a higher gravity brew. Gets more acrid and biting with each sip.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
TXBadger (1888) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 20, 2015
Pours a dark brown color with tan colored head. Vanilla, cocoa, and lighy roast on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with more chocolate than anything else, a little vanilla too.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
toml219 (285) - California, USA - FEB 13, 2015
Pours almost black no head. Smell of chocolate and vanilla. Sweet chocolate taste with hint of vanilla and a bit of bitter ness.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
baraciisch (2290) - California, USA - MAR 9, 2014
Dark brown in color... Aroma of vanilla, cocoa, chocolate malts... Flavor is dessert, notes of vanilla, chocolate, dark malts... Solid beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
deekyn (1364) - San Francisco, California, USA - DEC 15, 2013
A- pours a hazy dense brown with lighter cola colored edges. One finger of light tan head. Good lacing. S- dirty earth, chalk, cocoa powder, vanilla, chocolate and coffee are all present. Some light hop notes - grass mostly. Slight smoke. M- light to medium oily body with a mixed creamy and bitter light palate. T- starts with some chocolate, vanilla and cocoa powder. Middle is dry earth, musty wood and bakers chocolate. Long bitter ending shows mineral water, chalk, citrus and grass.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (12308) - Woodland, California, USA - SEP 21, 2013
Tap at California Brew fest. Pours brown with a dark tan head. Light chocolate aroma. Med body. Tastes chocolate/vanilla. Mildly bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
XmnwildX12 (2079) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - SEP 20, 2013
Bottle through trade, nice coffee looking pour with some lighter orangish brown hues. Aroma is chocolate, cocoa and some roasted malt. Taste is similar has some vanilla in the finish, not bad. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (6876) - Ohio, USA - SEP 12, 2013
22 oz bottle shared by dudeabide. Pours a murky brown color with a small beige head. The aroma and flavor have pretty much what is advertised; coffee, some vanilla (more on the nose), roasted malt, nice, clean drinking porter from an under the radar brewery.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
b3shine (6509) - Indiana, USA - SEP 12, 2013
Bomber to sniffer (shared by dudeabide). Looks good; a cloudy dark brown with beige lacing. Smells of dark malt, chocolate, and vanilla. Tastes like it smells, only better, and with more vanilla. Nice and smooth on the palate. Enjoyable.


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