anders37 (18914) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 19, 2011
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft @ the brewpub on Coxe Ave, Asheville, NC. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty chocolatearoma. Roasted malty chocolate and caramel flavor. Has a roasted malty chocolate and caramel finish.
Travlr (15204) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 15, 2011
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft. Murky brown color, tan head. Aroma of chocolate and light spice. Taste is similar. More of a stout than a porter.
Theydon_Bois (12178) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - APR 6, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Keg at the brewpub on Coxe, Asheville, 17/02/15.
Light black with moderately appointed beige spotting and edgework.
Nose is roast malt, toffee, cocoa powder, light vanilla.
Taste comprises light roast, chocoalte, charr, pinch of spice, light hop tones.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close.
bhensonb (12173) - Woodland, California, USA - JUN 11, 2012
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bomber from Bruisin Ales. Pours pretty dark brown with a creamy frothy beige head that deconstructs in a weird way. Aromas of chocolate and burnt malt, with something suggesting a little sour - or maybe it’s coffee. Med minus body. Flavor is ashy chocolate with some burnt malt and coffee. Seems halfway between stout and porter. Maybe a little bit of lactose in the finish - or something that suggests that. Nice porter.
bu11zeye (12112) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAR 21, 2009
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(22oz bottle) Pours a dark brown body with a small beige head. Aroma of ash, roasted malt, grass, grapefruit, pine, chocolate, and coffee. Flavor of roasted malt, ash, cocoa, and hops (grass, some citrus) with a dry finish.
argo0 (11981) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 25, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft. Beige head atop clear red-dark brown body, nice lacing. Aroma is moderately sweet, chocolate, some roast, light orange/earthy. Taste is moderately sweet, chocolate, coffee/roast, light earthy/orange/grapefruit. Light-medium body, somewhat smooth.
Tmoney99 (11711) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 23, 2008
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft sample at KBJ08. Poured clear brown color with medium off-white frothy head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Medium roasted coffee aroma. Medium to full body with a flat carbonation. Medium chocolate sweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate to long duration. Sold drinkable brew.
jcwattsrugger (11380) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - APR 2, 2007
2.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Ninja Porter (formerly Rook Porter)-on tap-pours a tan head and black color. Aroma is dark malt-chocolate. Taste is dark malt-chocolate, coffee, faint hops. Minimum carbonation.
Ratman197 (10922) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - NOV 9, 2009
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bomber poured a clear dark brown nearly black with a lingering ring of tan foam. Aromas of roasted malt, dark chocolate, coffee and carmel. Palate was light to medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of roasted malt, bakers cocoa and light coffee with a smooth lingering roasty finish.
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
UPDATED: SEP 30, 2007 Date: 01/25/2002
black, thin tan head, roasted chocolate aroma, smooth body, rich chocolate flavor, no bitterness
ditto, picking up a house tartness
Source: downtown brewery
Score: iii to ii+
a geat rich chocolate porter, no house tartness
Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 12/20