Jcarb28 (97) - Pico Rivera, California, USA - MAR 31, 2013
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
Pours dark and heavy in the glass with a tan head. Full bodied flavors of cocoa and roasted grains and coffee flavors throughout the drink. Great overall.
slowrunner77 (1550) - Reno, Nevada, USA - AUG 27, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
A no frills but well made porter. Robust indeed for 6.5%, big roasted malt and low but noticeable hopping. Wouldn’t mind giving this a shot solo if they ever bottle it.
Theydon_Bois (8630) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - APR 19, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at Alesmith tasting room, 18/04/14.
Light black/extremely dark mahogany brown with a moderate tan swirl.
Nose is roast malt, liqourice, dark toffee, grain.
Taste comprises dark malts, cocoa, toffee fudge, earthy tones, light roast, touchg of coffee grinds.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close.
Westchesterco (942) - mclean, Virginia, USA - APR 17, 2014
3.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
On draft at the brewery it I a dark brown with a slight head. The aroma is of weak coffee and the taste is of strong coffee and licorice.
Iphonephan (3248) - McLean, Virginia, USA - APR 17, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On draft at the brewery. Pours a clear dark cola with a beige head. Nutty nose. Flavors of licorice and dark plum. Creamy mouthfeel. Bitter roasted finish.
rlgk (10510) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - APR 13, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught at the Alesmith Tasting Room. Black beer with a nice lasting offwhite/brownish head. Malty caramel aroma, roasted, chocolate, cocoa powder, licorice, vanilla notes. Malty roasted flavor, caramel, vanilla, soot, burnt wood, raisins, some cream. Quite full bodied, i liked this.
jkwalking05 (3739) - Arlington, Texas, USA - FEB 26, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at the brewery. Deep brown almost black with a good sized beige head. Aroma is of roasted malts, cocoa powder, coffee, and light smoke. Taste is of dry coffee, cocoa, roasted malts, light caramel and toffee. Chalky mouthfeel.
GT2 (8425) - San Diego County, California, USA - FEB 25, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
> A Liptons tea flavored brown ale -___-
[ Tap ][ AleSmith ][ 4oz ][ Mini Imperial Pint ][ $2 ][ 2/25/14 ]
>> Deep brown pour with cola highlights. Fantasic sheets of lacing. Great foam with a similar mocha color to Speedway. Sweet tea aroma, lots of Liptons. Huh. Taste is Liptons tea bag. Nothing says robust or porter.
<!> not robust, not porter, all tea
BMan1113VR (7858) - Los Angeles, California, USA - APR 9, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at the brewery. Pours with a near black body and a tan head. Aromas are nutty, raisins, walnut, toasty, roasted, light chocolate. Flavors are roasted, bready, earthy and woody notes, nutty, toasted, chocolate and coffee grounds. Medium bitter. Creamy, lower carbonation, raisiny, dry.
anders37 (16691) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 7, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft @ Beachwood BBQ & Brewing, Long Beach, CA. Pours a black color with a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty chocolate and caramel aroma. Roasted malty chocolate and caramel flavor. Has a roasted malty chocolate and caramel finish.
Hophead22 (2880) - Redlands, by way of Wisconsin,, California, USA - APR 6, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap at the brewery. Rating #9. Dark brown and almost black. Nice bit of roast and pretty easy to drink, good stuff. (2637)