Lubiere (9877) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 12, 2004
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Tap. Dark clear brown. with a salty gravy/soy sauce aroma. Sweet choclate and moka in taste, but lacks hops. Lighter bodied. (June 2004).
Ratman197 (9686) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUN 12, 2007
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap @ 21st Amendment poured a translucent brownish black with a small lasting tan head. Aromas of roasted malt, coffee, bitter chocolate and a hint of vanilla . Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of roasted malt, coffee and cocoa with a lingering dry bitter finish.
bb (6851) - Alamo, California, USA - MAY 23, 2008
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft. Dark ruby-brown beer with a nice light tan head. Roasty, chocolate aroma. Coffee, roast, chocolate flavor with bitterness to back. Medium-plus body. Chocolate, roast, coffee lingering with a bit of bitterness.
motelpogo (6472) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - AUG 18, 2004
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
sure enough, popped into this place before my first ever ballgame. quite dark, ash and asphalt aroma, nutty, chocolatey, quite decent
marcus (6436) - Sacramento, California, USA - MAY 24, 2009
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at the brewery. This dark brown ale poured with a foamy tan head and a treacle aroma. There is a thin chocolate malt flavor with a litlle coffed. A mediocre brew.
Ernest (6196) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUL 4, 2007
2.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Draught, 21st Amendment. Head is mostly diminishing. Body is dark brown. Aroma is moderately malty (roasted/burnt grain, cocoa), lightly to moderately hoppy (resin). Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly sweet, lightly to moderately acidic, moderately bitter, husky. Medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation. Overhopped and otherwise raw/crude. Poor.
duff (5484) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 28, 2004
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap@21st Amendment, Brewery,Restaurant and Bar. Just a nice roasted bitterness, toasty, with great balance, couldn’t ask for too much more in terms of drinkablity and flavour when it comes to a porter. Decent stuff.
goldtwins (4320) - Nesconset, New York, USA - OCT 26, 2006
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
GABF 2006: Clear dark chestnut color with a medium sized tan head. The aroma was dominated by coffee. Some sweetness and chocolate as well but hiding in the background. Thin roasted malt flavor. Sweet with continuation of coffee. Light body.
Nuffield (3668) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - JUN 25, 2007
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Smokey sausage of a porter. Dark brown, clinging head, garnet edges. Rich roasted note. Good finish with some intensity. Smooth. (on tap at brewpub)
SledgeJr (3577) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - APR 6, 2006
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at the brewpub. Black in color with a brown head of big bubbles. Aroma is strong with coffee and licorice and a bit of chocolate. Body is thin, but frames the flavors nicely. An unusual absence of hops except at the very end which gives a bit of palate bitterness.