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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.36/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3/5   IBU: 33   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Porters were the first industrialized beers and this Brown Porter is meant to convey the industrial side of an otherwise pastoral Petaluma. British pale and brown malts are complimented with a mixture of English and German hops. Saaz hops working their shift after the British ale yeast make Porterluma a very flavorful and easy-drinking ale.

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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DavidWoodruff (572) - Windsor, California, USA - APR 15, 2017
Black with a brown head. No initial aroma, but some nuttiness and toffee come out after warming a bit. Roasted grain flavor. Very dry no real maltiness. Light bodied for the style though otherwise not unbalanced.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
SHIG (4956) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - AUG 13, 2016
Draft: Poured a black with a light brown head. Aroma is roasty and ashy. Taste is thin with malty finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
phaleslu (10015) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 2, 2016
Draft at the brewery, served in a flight. Pours a cloudy brown color with a small beige head that settles into a ring. Notes of chocolate, toast, tobacco, mild roast and a little bit of earth. Light-bodied, with modest carbonation and an earthy mouthfeel. Simple porter.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
brokensail (16401) - Dublin, California, USA - FEB 26, 2016
On tap @ Petaluma Hills. Very dark brown in color with a khaki head. Has sort of a nice fruity cocoa and coffee thing to it. Some sweetness of caramel, berry, and malts. A good bit of roasted malt flavor and bitterness to it. Fairly dry on the back end, actually, which I wasnt expecting. A bit of an earthy and leafy thing to it, too. Okay.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KyotoLefty (10125) - Kyoto, JAPAN - FEB 10, 2016
Tap at the Brewpub. Nose of coffee, chocolate, roasty. Flavor is cocoa, coffee, dry with a touch of berries, honey, and flowers.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Leighton (20814) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 3, 2016
Draft at the brewery taproom. Pours clear brown with a creamy beige head. The aroma has nicely toasted malts, earth, dark sugars, dried fruits. Light sweet flavor with soft coffee, toffee, earthy bitterness, leathery berries. Medium bodied with fine carbonation. Dry and fairly bitter at the close, with hints of baking cocoa, earth, more leathery berries, mild coffee. Not bad overall.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (14832) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 3, 2016
Draft - Dark toasty notes. Deep jet brown with a small light brown head. Roasty and toasty notes. Bitter but light body and nice.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (18936) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - FEB 3, 2016
Keg at the brewery tap room, 03/02/16. Light black topped with a decent tan swirl. Nose is light roast, chocolate, dark fruit. Taste comprises chocolate, red berry tang, toffee fudge, raspberries, light tobacco. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, drying close. Decent enough porter.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VsXsV (4400) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 3, 2016
Draught at Petaluma Hills. Opaque black liquid with small to medium tan head. Aroma of coffee, licorice, chocolate, pumpernickel and grain. Taste is light sweet and light bitter with notes of red berries, coffee and ash. Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Decent.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Homer321 (4848) - Melboring, Florida, USA - FEB 3, 2016
Draft at source. A very chocolate forward aroma with light bitter cocoa. Deep brown. Taste is bitter grain and harsh tannins. Not a fan.


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