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Tampa Bay Jack the Quaffer Porter



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RATINGS: 119   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
A fine Old World porter combining British pale two-row malt with Crystal, cara-pils and chocolate malts; plus a small portion of black patent. The porter is flavored with Northern Brewer & Cascade hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
smaynard6000 (1007) - Apopka, Florida, USA - MAR 22, 2016
On tap. Black in color with small creamy beige head. Roasty aroma with some coffee notes. Sweet flavor with notes of roasted chocolate malt. Medium bodied. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (16057) - Dublin, California, USA - DEC 29, 2015
On tap @ Tampa Bay Brewing. Pretty much black with a finger of khaki foam. Has sort of a coffee and coffee ground aroma and flavor to it. Plenty of roasted malts, dark chocolate, and a hint of smoke. Maybe a little leafy. Slight orange rind. Nice note of licorice, too. Bitter finish with just mild sweetness to the flavor. A touch on the watery side is my only real knock on it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ColovianTrader (464) - - MAY 3, 2015
Solid porter. Malt forward with flavors of chocolate, vanilla, toasted grain, toffee and moderate hop bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
John25 (1291) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - MAR 15, 2015
Flight at the brewpub. Dark cola. Char and roasted malt with chocolate and some citrus hops on the finish. Medium body with average carb. Very good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
AirForceHops (6305) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 14, 2015
Draft at the original Tampa location. Brown in color with ruby highlights, not much head retention. Aroma is on the weak side even with it warm. The lightest of roast and faint chocolate. The flavor is charred and ashy, lingering char malt after the sip. As for the body... Well, itís very light when comparing to many others in the style.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chinchill (4338) - South Carolina, USA - FEB 21, 2015
On tap at the brewpub. Pours dark brown with a generous, frothy head. Good lacing, Smell: smokey, dark roasted grains. FL: very dark roast with burnt toast and some smoke. Mild-moderate bitterness. Hints of coffee and bitter chocolate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Luvystypotables (1694) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - JAN 28, 2015
Aroma of chocolate, roasted malt and hints of coffee. Dark brown color with a thick tan lasting head. Creamy feel witha taste of cocoa and bitter chocolate with a short lasting bitter coffee finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rodriguez (357) - Quito, ECUADOR - JAN 7, 2015
English style porter, a little bit soft, but a good one, light chocolate and caramel aroma and flavor, not roasted burnt character. Medium bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
AndyW68 (1458) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUN 27, 2014
Dark brown pour with tan head. Aroma is chocolate coffee and vanilla.Taste is watered down version of nose with a little roast added in.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jrodooo5 (1509) - DOVER, Delaware, USA - APR 9, 2014
Light & sessionable porter! While the flavor is good, itís lacking complexity. Pours well & the aroma is good. A little added flavor could go a long way for this beer!

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