Brewed by Ale Asylum
Style: Porter
Madison, Wisconsin USA


on tap


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RATINGS: 144   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
This medium-bodied ale is dark in color and deceiving on the palate. The glassy smooth finish of this beer is your first hint that dark in color doesn't always mean heavy in stomach.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
17thfloor (2443) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 7, 2010
Bottle. Pours a very dark chewy brown, shiny with a fine fizzy head. Aroma is medium roasty, bit of roast acidity, lighter coffee, crunchy. Flavor follows, thinner, roast acidity, very straight forward and simple, light espresso and dark chocolate, touch of sour cream towards the finish. Medium/light bodied, light sizzling carbonation, overall watery feel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (13235) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 21, 2010
12oz bottle, courtesy of CaptainCougar. Small tan head atop clear red-black body. Aroma is moderately sweet, milk chocolate, some coffee. Taste is moderately sweet, chococaramel, some cola, light sour. Medium body, smooth.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
troyc (2870) - Illinois, USA - SEP 20, 2010
[Bottle] Pours a dark brown color with a nice looking brown head. Aroma of coffee and chocolate. Roasted malts, some peat, vanilla, dark chocolate and molasses. Lingering sweet cream in the finish. Creamy and full mouthfeel. Low carbonation levels. This brew was enjoyable and tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ibrew2or3 (8159) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - AUG 28, 2010
One of a slew of Ale Asylum brews courtesy of sebletitje. Pours mahogany with thin tan head. The aroma is roasty, sweet milk chocolate, sugary sweetness, some pine hops, chocolate brownie and a dollop of coconut. The taste is a touch bitter to start with dark chocolate, chocolate brownie, a dash of pine hops and dark roasted malts. Nice and rich in flavor for the style. Yum.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sebletitje (9313) - Enghien, BELGIUM - AUG 23, 2010
dark brown, light tan head. aroma of chocolate malts, molasses, some hops and light roast. flavors, chocolate malts, roasted, light mouthfeel with hints of caramel and molasses, very similar to the aroma, the hop presence is very thin as is the overall profile.Good session beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Scubatrip (610) - Annandale, Virginia, USA - AUG 23, 2010
On tap at the brewery, a sweet spresso aroma fills the nose. Flavors of espresso, very smooth chocolate, creamy, not so porter-esque, but an excellent, remarkably smooth beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cbfobes (2881) - Quad Cities, Illinois, USA - AUG 15, 2010
On tap at brewery, pours dark brown and has a nice chocolate aroma to it, flavor bursts with chocolate, decent but nothing special.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cletus (6355) - Connecticut, USA - AUG 4, 2010
Bottle courtesy of motortoddhead. Pours dark brown with a thin tan head. Smells of cocoa, molasses, burned malt, figs. Tastes of bitter malt, chocolate, pepper, some earthy hints, coffee.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
lithy (2996) - Capital of Appalachia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 9, 2010
grownfool’s Even the postman knows what’s in those packages tasting. Bottle shared by me thanks to MrPickles. Dark brown, brown-black, light tan head. Aroma is chocolate, roasty. Taste is sweet, chocolate, light roast.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DalzAle (2020) - Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA - JUL 8, 2010
Bottle bonus thanks to MrPickles! Dar kbrown/black pour, very little carbonation and a slightly chocolate aroma. Flavor was roasted malts, some coffee/chocolate and finished dry. Decent beer, slightly above average IMO.

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