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RATINGS: 488   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.7   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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Our Smoked Porter is a robust London style porter with a deep chocolate/ruby color and the subtle accent of hardwood smoked malt. This distinctive beer is brewed using no less than seven different varieties of premium European malted barley, resulting in a complex and full bodied beer characterized by hints of chocolate, coffee, caramel and beechwood smoke. The big malty finish to this beer is balanced by a solid hop bitterness and the refined English aroma and flavor of premium Goldings finishing hops.


4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mjmcend (209) - USA - MAY 12, 2010
Smells like victory and winners. Some smoke and fat there too. Very secondary. Appearance is black and just good. Taste has fire and smoke on the nose. It is a porter that needs to appreciated with a wider following.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
zootfinster (208) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 23, 2008
Pours a deep brown color. Tan Head. Very malty and very chocolaty. A bit too bitter for me to say itís one of my favorites yet a very respectable beer

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
timmy300 (203) - bloomington, Illinois, USA - JAN 22, 2009
smooth malty slightly fruity dark ale. did not detect the smoke flavor from the description.

1.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
DBob5150 (198) - Kansas City, Missouri, USA - OCT 4, 2013
Heavy alcoholic aroma, slight hints of carmel.Pours a deep brownish-black with a thin beige head.Taste is again alcohol with coffee, toffee and caramel. Leaves a medicinal after taste. Not a repeat.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerhandy (195) - Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA - MAR 3, 2005
deep mahagony bottled conditioned lots of yeast packed firmly at the bottom of the bottle...Poured carefully into a pint pub glass ...smallish off white head Aroma is dark roasted coffee brewed with a leather filter.Taste is chocolate malt with some smokiness .Dry no sweetness and some slight astingency in the finish.A decent porter

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
I.C.suds (189) - Da U.P. eh?, Michigan, USA - FEB 13, 2004
Weak in all areas. Typical American half assed try at an British style. Points off for stealing Fuller's brand name. This has got a nice label but its not even close to Fuller's.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
green (186) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 6, 2005
Cellar Temp. Aroma is plumb and chocolate. Brown head totally diminishes. Deep dark chocolate flavor profile. A bit bitter on the finish. Had a second at fridge temp which was seemed much better tasting, more rounded and balanced. Good at either temp but very quaffable when cold.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MikeMac (185) - Wyandotte, Michigan, USA - JAN 25, 2006
12 oz bottle Pours black with a huge fluffy off white to tan head. Smoked malt aroma with some roast. Flavor had ome sweetness with chocolate , molassess and roast malt . The flavor almost does not seem to balance out but it does.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
marv3mania (185) - Lansing, Michigan, USA - JAN 6, 2014
12 oz. bottle in a pint glass. Appearance is a ruby-tinted dark brown color with a thin mocha head. Aroma is chocolate, some roasted malts, and a bit of a sweet smoky scent. Itís a nice complex aroma. The taste is a bit richer and smokier than the aroma, but itís similar to the aroma. There is a little bit of a mesquite flavor to the smokiness. A bit different from other porters Iíve tried, but not bad.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jkbachman (179) - - MAR 5, 2013
Dry roasted/coffee malt aroma with slight pit fruit esters. Cocoa, dry/burnt coffee, and slight tart finish. A very good porter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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