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RATINGS: 280   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A trademark beer of the Santa Fe Brewing Company’s master brewer, Ty Levis, the State Pen Porter has every reason to be one of his favorites. It is flavorful, swimming with notes of nuts and chocolate; it is drinkable, so drinkable that it is almost as if pint after pint were drinking itself; and it packs a punch, so much so that its drinkability rapidly gives way to a euphoric intoxication that only a true Porter drinker can understand. Malts: 2-row pale, 30-37 l. Crystal, 70-80 l. Crystal, Chocolate. Hops: Cluster, Cascade, Willamette.

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Finhead (1814) - OFallon, Illinois, USA - MAR 19, 2015
A black pour with a lightly tan head. It has a big aroma full of chocolate, nuts, licorice, and mild coffee. The medium body has creamy texture and average carbonation. The taste is mildly sweet and roasted with a silky finish.

3.5
Beergeek23322 (2643) - Chester, Virginia, USA - MAR 2, 2015
3/2/15. From bottle at The Bayou in Salt lake city. Dark brown with a tan head. Roasted malt, chocolate, hints of coffee. Medium carbonation. Light bitter finish.

3.7
maxwelldeux (4433) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - FEB 25, 2015
Bottle. Pours a near-black color with a rather large tan head on there. Nose is toastier than it is roasty, but has a nice dry black coffee smell to it. Taste is dark and roasty, and nicely drinkable. Good dry porter and fairly light.

3.3
Ernesto987 (6050) - Arizona, USA - JAN 17, 2015
Bottle at daks house, this was tart, which seems to be infected, roasty and bitter

2.6
razzanof (72) - Leavenworth, Kansas, USA - JAN 17, 2015
From a bottle. Pours extremely dark. Hints of malts, coffee, and nuts. Taste of roasted nutty flavors throughout; almost a burnt coffee taste. Not my favorite porter, that's for sure. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
boozedude (2229) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - JAN 8, 2015
bottle shared with hakes dr at the club w in Norwalk, dark lour with slight off white head, aroma is weird, hard to pint out, but takste is chalky but good, I dig it overall

3.3
sailracer (486) - Massachusetts, USA - NOV 12, 2014
Bottle. Very mild flavor for a porter. Hints of chocolate malt, but not too obtrusive. Drinkable.

3.6
BeerdedDave (1875) - Beckley, USA - OCT 16, 2014
dark brown with a pleasant, roasty aroma; a great, smooth, medium bodied, easy drinking porter with a slight roasted malt flavor

4.1
Travlr (26091) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - OCT 15, 2014
Bottle. Deep clear brown color, beige head. Nice roasty aroma with cocoa nibs, vanilla, espresso, lightly burnt edge. Taste is coffee, dark chocolate, nutty edge. Delicious.

3.8
Beachmaster (580) - Oklahoma, USA - OCT 13, 2014
12 oz bottle into a pint glass. Pours a deep brown, with a small tan head that quickly fades. Decent lacing. Nose is faint notes of malt and nuts. taste is of dark malt, with a light body and some hop bitterness on the short finish. Not bad.


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