Fratto (2845) - Arlington, Texas, USA - JUN 27, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from Ashley. Dark pour with a small off-white head. Aroma is slight spice, chocolate, and ash. Taste is more almost tamarind flavor, chocolate, and a dry finish.
Chudwick (2478) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - JUN 16, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
12oz bottle thanks to one of the cousins from the barrio - nose is chocolate. On the sweet side of Porters with a distinct flavor I can’t identify (oyster?) that makes this one stand out. A breakfast beer.
BeerBunker (940) - Burbank, Illinois, USA - MAY 21, 2015
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
120z bottle. Pours black with a foamy tan head. Lots of carbonation. Aroma is of cocoa, malt and grass. Smells slightly roasty. Taste is of grass, bitter chocolate, and vanilla. Has a very bitter, almost acidic finish. Lingering grassy taste. After it warms up, a weird plastic taste comes through. Mouthfeel is very light and sticky. Its not terrible, I just don’t care much for it.
Ernest (6748) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAY 7, 2015
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Head is initially small, frothy, light brown, mostly diminishing.
Body is dark brown to black.
Aroma is lightly to moderately malty (roasted grain, cocoa powder, chocolate milk), with notes of vanilla and plastic.
Flavor is moderately sweet, moderately acidic, lightly bitter.
Finish is lightly sweet, moderately acidic, moderately bitter, unclean.
Medium body, watery/oily texture, lively carbonation.
Pretty sour and dirty in the mouth, and not much going on in the nose. Quite disappointing.
jeffbigD (115) - - APR 22, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours black with minimum head. Smooth dark roasted flavor. Hints of chocolate and hops.
rumproasts (4189) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - APR 12, 2015
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
bottle. Deep brown with small head. Thin porter with mild roast and chocolate. Some vegetal notes as well detract from this. A bit below average.
rdixon77 (1591) - Georgia, USA - APR 4, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap. Pretty standard porter. Dark brown some red tint. Chocolate, dark fruits, roasted malts, slightly nutty. Creamy and pretty heavy carbonation, which was strange. Okay.
jaymobrown (1746) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 1, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Poured a dark think black color with little head. Decent nose with wet hops and coffee and chocolate that follows through to the taste.
Christpuncher (2076) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 26, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Average porter at best. Roasted malt flavors, caramel dominate this one. Very carbonated and has a weird feel on the tongue. Smells like toasted malts. Pours black with a thin cream head.
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dmac (4739) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - MAR 12, 2015
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
Sample at the FF tasting. Poured a dark brown with lighter reddish edges and an average sized foamy beige head. Aroma/flavor of oxidation, cardboard, old chocolate, bad dates, nuts, bread and dough. Medium body with a creamy mouthfeel and average carbonation.