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RATINGS: 135   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Dark as the midnight sea, this medium bodied porter combines flavors from 8 malts, including 4 distinct chocolate malts (Victory, Chocolate, Rye and Midnight Wheat) with fresh nugget and cascade hops that work together to form a harmonious balance of aroma and flavor. Imparting a dry roasted malt character, with subtle hints of cocoa, licorice and toffee, this brew possess a balanced hop spice and malty finish.

Formerly known as Ybor Gold Gaspars Porter

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3.5
DialSquare (5030) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAR 24, 2013
On tap. Aroma of molasses, roasted malt. Tastes are coffee, sweet chocolate. Thinnish, drinkable. Ok. - 7.0

3.7
jbruner (4740) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - MAR 23, 2013
Pours an opaque brownish black from the bottle with fluffy tan head that dissipates to leave good lacing. Aroma of roasted malts, coffee, and dark chocolate. Taste follows with a hint of soy on the back end, bitter finish. Good stuff, easy to drink.

3.9
uhljoseph (66) - TAMPA, Florida, USA - MAR 10, 2013
A surprisingly very good Porter. Toffee, coffee, chocolate and just little bit of a hop taste. Quite refreshing! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
Eckato (147) - Gulfport, Florida, USA - FEB 21, 2013
This says Florida Beer Gaspar’s Porter...no where Ybor, although I know it was at one time around. Beer poured from bottle very dark, with gourgeous beige head. Aroma is of toasted coffee, with maybe a back of chocolate. Very nice appearance and inviting. This is a medium flavored porter...not overpowering, but very nice all the same.

3.3
ExpendableHero (924) - Florida, USA - FEB 6, 2013
Not Ybor Gold, but Florida Beer with a mustachioed man on a purple label. Dark cola colored brew with a slightly off-white head. Aromas of toasted grains and coffee. Tastes of burnt grains, bitter/dark coffee, and some smoky bitterness. Dry, chalky finish. Taste is solid, just a bit bitter. Good beer.

2.9
youdictategood (467) - Florida, USA - JAN 30, 2013
UPDATED: JUL 18, 2015 Single bottle. Bottled as Florida Beer, no mention of Ybor Gold. Dark brown pour with a small, soapy khaki head. Aroma of coffee grounds and toffee. Taste is mostly coffee, a little cola, slightly bitter finish. Pretty by-the-numbers porter, typical Florida Beer - good enough but nothing special.

3
jcartamdg (3436) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 25, 2013
Pours dark brown with a thick mocha head. Aroma of chocolate, coffee, brown sugar and molasses. Taste is sweet, chocolate, licorice, and brown sugar. Kinda thin, nothing special here.

3.3
jjuf1853 (1302) - Land O Lakes, Florida, USA - JAN 25, 2013
Draft at Land O Lakes WOB. Pours a medium dark reddish brown with a thin tan head. Roasted malt aroma with touches of chocolate and burnt sugar. Flavor has nice roasted chocolate and coffers notes with a good bit of bitterness in the finish.

3.3
burg326 (5482) - Florida, USA - JUN 12, 2012
Entering an old rating, 12 ounce bottle poured a dark brown color, aromas of light chocolate, light caramel, and a touch of earth. Flavors are the same, a little thin for a porter, but decent beer overall.

3.4
philbertk (1873) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 4, 2010
Ybor Gold Gasper’s Porter--2004 12 oz. Bottle. 5.80% ABV. 35 IBU’s. (4.25 / 5.0) Beer of the Month Club Selection October, 2004. Rich lacy tan head. Clear thin bronze brown color. Mild cocoa floral hop front. Crisp earthy crusty dry sweet mellow roasted caramel biscuit cocoa body. Creamy mild hop spice end. Nice. Sampled 11/15/2004. Ybor City Brewing Company--Florida Beer Company--YBOR Gold Gaspar’s Porter--2006 12 oz. Bottle. 5.80% ABV. 35 IBU’s. (3.75 / 5.0) Beer of the Month Club Selection April, 2006. Mild head. Clear dark amber red color. Roasted mild fruit ester hop front. Thin dry sweet roasted mild cocoa espresso fruity mild biscuit body. Smooth mild hop end. Mild fruity Porter. Sampled 4/26/2006.


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