Boutip (4726) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 26, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle: Poured a dark black color porter with a large light brown foamy head with good retention with some lacing. Aroma of rich black chocolate malt notes with light spicy notes. Taste is also dominated by rich chocolatey malt notes with light dry roasted malt notes and light peppery notes in the finish. Body is quite full with some creamy notes with good carbonation and no apparent alcohol. Light green hoppy notes are also detectable but very subtle. Enjoyable porter with nice level of drinkability but falling a bit short on the complexity side.
shaynsawchuk (482) - Mississauga, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 25, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
500 mL bottle. Pours dark black with a medium khaki head that leaves a nice lace. Aromas of chocolate, spicy grain, breakfast roast coffee, tobacco and dark bread. Mildly sweet, offset by roasted grain bitterness and acidity and a touch of hop. Full bodied with a pleasant, coating mouth feel. Light to moderate carbonation. Spoiled by lots of good strong porters available in Ontario this year; this is quickly becoming one of my preferred styles.
fluffy (1667) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - JAN 24, 2014
1.8 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
i usually love rye beers but this was too dry and left a bitter film on the tongue. not much flavor otherwise.
wisdomsolo (453) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - JAN 24, 2014
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
Strange aroma and the flavor was equally weird. It left a coating on my tongue that I've never gotten from a rye before. Maybe these imports are losing something in shipping.
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lukin (457) - Ontario, CANADA - JAN 16, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
bottle. Dark black, tan head. Aroma of espresso, roast. Sweet and light spice. Tasty and interesting.
jksipa (352) - Newmarket, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 14, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
500ml bottle from the LCBO. Very dark reddish brown pour witj a small khaki head. Nose is coffee, chocolate, dark fruits, caramel and grain. Very sweet roasted malt start with some spice. Medium slick body and a lingering peppery finish.
berntholer (921) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - JAN 13, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
beige head that disappears quickly with some lacing. coffee coloured. aroma boozy, sweetish madeira/port, liquorice. taste roasted malts, bit coffee, boozy, liquorice with a bitter-sweet finish. medium body and carbonation. nicely oxidized :) bottle 50 cl / bbf mar-2013
Lilja (1637) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JAN 12, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Smak och doft av choklad, kaffe, karamell, vanilj, mörk frukt med toner av vanilj, nötter och laktris. Rund och len, med en distinkt pepprig beska med smak av bitter mörkchoklad.
ljthiessen (392) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - JAN 10, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Murky dark brown pour, light brown head. Aromas of sweet chocolate, rye spiciness, lactose, barnyard aromas. Flavours of chocolate, grains, rye, a little funk. Thick mouthfeel and well-hidden ABV. Quite interesting, and pretty tasty.
cards04 (1764) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JAN 10, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
A really interesting porter. Aromas are chocolate, lactose, horse and other interesting barnyard aromas. Flavors are some nice rye, chocolate, dark malts. Really nice.