jujubeast6000 (854) - Houston, Texas, USA - APR 15, 2010
2.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
Reviewed 1/30/2010 (Draft at Flying Saucer, Houston, TX):
Pours a very dark reddish brown color body, small tan color head. Roasted aroma, some coffee, some sweetness too. Slight pecanness. Sweet taste, roasted. Very sweet, maybe pecan, maybe. Very roasty flavor, very watery. Too much alcohol or something. Ashy. Not a fan. Dark fruit, too much.
PorterPounder (6283) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUN 23, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Irving, Tx - FM Smoke House - on tap. Deep, dark brown pour; tight khaki head. Sweet aroma, hints of pecans, brown sugar. Sweet flavor, pecans, hint of chocolate, brief whisper of chocolate in the finish. Thick enough mouthfeel.
ethanTHEtrill (48) - - JUN 20, 2015
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
On tap at Lowbrow’s. Poured into a pint glass. Aroma is of malt and roasted pecan. Appearance is dark with a slightly tan head. Tastes comes in with roasted malt and chocolate then it slowly dissapates into a roasted pecan note. Pretty good ale, my first from 512.
DedicatedToFun (4000) - Santa Monica, California, USA - JUN 16, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap, dark pour tan head, nose and taste are nutty, chocolate, some vanilla, good
j12601 (8000) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JUN 16, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Growler at James’ 10k tasting. Pours a deep brown to black with a thin tan head. Big roast, a touch of smoke and cocoa. Medium bodied, cocoa, roast, thins out a touch. Cocoa, roast and chocolate.
BVery (8049) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - JUN 14, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap at Petrol Station. Very dark opaque but not overly dense pour. Small beige head. Killer aroma and taste of nut, dark chocolate, and roasted malts. This is fantastic. Brilliantly crafted.
biznizness (1140) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAY 19, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Had this on draft at Friendly Spot in San Antonio. Really nice porter, the pecan adding a bit of sweetness, certainly not subtle but still balanced. Like most good flavored beers, this would have been good just as a porter.
nmcnair (15) - Barrie, Ontario, CANADA - APR 29, 2015
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a very dark brown-black with a creamy tan head. Aroma of roasted chocolate and nuts. Thin mouthfeel with a nice lingering finish. Alcohol is well hidden making it very drinkable.
jredmond (6382) - Manhattan, New York, USA - APR 27, 2015
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Growler at Clockworks 10K tasting, April 19th 2015. Pours a deep brown body with thin off white lacing. Mouthfeel is medium to light-bodied, with soft malt flavors, cocoa, light chocolate, rich nuttiness and faint vanilla.
DrunkSanta410 (645) - Houston, Texas, USA - APR 25, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Black pour, nitro head. Aromas are subdued coffee and chocolate, hints of nuttiness. Taste is semi sweet chocolate, light nuts / pecans, roasted malts. Smooth, good flavors not overpowering on the pecans.
Jow (2740) - New York, USA - APR 21, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
At JTC 10k tasting. Dark brown beer with nose of cholate and cola. Taste of cola, brown sugar, caramel, hints of pecan, earth, grainy maltiness. Nothing is overly pronounced flavor wise. Smooth