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RATINGS: 428   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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A superb porter, hearty & dark. This one is a staff favorite, made with pale, crystal, Munich, chocolate, and black malts. The darker malts give Coal its color and rich flavor. We use Target and Willamette hops to yield a very subtle hop flavor in this porter. We cellar this beer for close to six months before releasing it on the thirsty throngs of fans.

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3.1
BrewGoblin (632) - Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, CANADA - SEP 15, 2015
In Coal Porter, there is nothing wildly thrilling happening, just a damned solid Porter. Matching perfectly are the nose and flavour, although simple. Bold notes of strong, black coffee pierce through the more subdued chocolate intimations. The body feels somewhat thin but still with a nice slickness, slightly coating the tongue with the malt’s roasty bitterness. Leaving no lacing behind or even a head to speak of, this is an enjoyable if forgettable example.

3.7
rjplumer (1108) - Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 4, 2015
Roasted malt aroma. Coal black body with a tan half inch head that stays quite some time. Roasted malt taste. Has a dry and smooth character.

3.7
two7offsuit (448) - Massachusetts, USA - AUG 26, 2015
Pours dark brown to black with a light beige. Aroma is toasted malt. Flavor is the same with a hint of dark chocolate.

4.1
samsmith33 (772) - - JUL 15, 2015
Bottle to pint glass at 51 Lincoln, Newton, MA. Aroma is toasted barley, oatmeal,. Taste is chalky, but Smokey sweet. Coffee, oatmeal, touch of salt. Appearance is thick black, off white head is larger than most. Lively carbonation. Almost a stout. Great beer.

1.8
zvikar (6198) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - MAY 9, 2015
Bottle sample at the last tasting at Beer Market Jaffa. Thanks Alexey. Pours brown with a huge head, aroma of apples, chocolate, banana, flavor of apples, banana, oxidation, strong carbonation, light bodied.

3.8
LuckyDog (615) - - APR 23, 2015
Nice roasty porter. Rich, chocolate notes. Low bitterness. Good lacing. My first beer from this brewery.

3.7
Bebum (1008) - Massachusetts, USA - APR 18, 2015
Brown, clear color, head explodes in the glass, Hiroshima-style, filling it completely, top to bottom with a tan, lasting foam. Intense, yeasty nose. Medium body, moderate flavor, assertive mouthfeel, low heat but not flat, good balance, lingering palate. Bitter, mildly sweet background, high but not excessive acidity. Roast flavors, yeasty, Quite pleasant, never exiting but it grows on you. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
BrewBoxer (2650) - New York, New York, USA - MAR 14, 2015
Draft at the NYC craft beer festival. Deep black color. Malty cocoa flavor . Nic flavor but kind of boring

3
DSG (14883) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JAN 23, 2015
Bottle sample at the last tasting at Beer Market Jaffa. Thanks Alexey. Dark brown to black with a tan head. Aroma of roast, licorice and mild fruitiness. Bittersweetish flavor with roast, mild fruitiness and a bit of coffee. Medium-bodied, quite over-carbonated.

3.2
crazyvin (2026) - New York, USA - DEC 12, 2014
A dark crimson body with a tan head that had good retention. Aroma had nice roasted malts and a bit of chocolate. Some mild toasted cereal malts. Flavor was nice. A well balanced blend of roasted malts and chocolate. There was a sense of molasses in the finish. Beer seemed overly carbonated for the style. Not a great porter but not terrible either. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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