Scubatrip (584) - Annandale, Virginia, USA - JAN 2, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
From the bottle. pours dark with an off white head, nice lacing. Aroma is smokey and malty, very earthy, Taste is not overpowering. Smooth, oak chips, malts, earthy. Not bad.
Edtorrey (19) - Alabama, USA - DEC 31, 2011
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
I like a smoky malty porter. I really liked this porter. A sweet after taste, mild bitterness without being hoppy. Recommended.
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Onslow (927) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - DEC 31, 2011
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pour from a 22 oz bottle.Dark brew with small tan head. Lighter aroma of coffee, burnt grains. Taste is sweet malts, roasted malts, hints of coffee and chocolate, a little ash. Finishes with a llttle ash, smoke, and bitter, though the final aftertaste is sweet and burnt. Nice palate and mouthfeel.
amg800 (237) - Ada, Michigan, USA - DEC 30, 2011
2.8 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours a very dark brown with an off white head.
Aroma is like a campfire with very bitter coffee notes.
Palate is like licking charcoal, some coffee notes.
kp (10887) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: FEB 25, 2012
Name: Smoked Porter
Date: May 03, 2011
Source: Hop City, Atlanta
Appearance: opaque dark brown, big frothy beige head, lots of drippy lace
Aroma: huge smokey and roasted aroma, dry chocolate, just a hint of sweetness
Flavor: rich dry chocolate flavor, lots of smoke, earthy and dry
Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 15/20
Score: *** /4
jkwalking05 (2356) - Arlington, Texas, USA - DEC 21, 2011
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Black in color with a decent sized tan head. Aroma is of coffee, roasted malts, chocolate and a hint of smoke. Taste is of roasted malts, light leather and smoke, and chocolate.
williamstome (517) - Somerville, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 12, 2011
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Deep brown, not much head. Aroma is quite chocolatey, as is the flavor, which also has a bit of somkeyness. Pretty good.
jredmond (4023) - Manhattan, New York, USA - DEC 10, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle at Paul’s tasting. Pours a clear, Dark brown body with thin off white lacing. Aroma is charcoal, burnt wood, bitter roasted chocolate malts. Mouthfeel is thin with notes of roasted toasted malts, smoked meat, wood.
milewide (1205) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - DEC 8, 2011
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Clear, dark brown color. Medium body and head. Aroma and taste are mostly chocolate with a touch of smoke. A touch sweet.
michael-pollack (4962) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 6, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
22oz. Bottle: Aroma of malt, smoke, smoked meat, roasting, and smoked wood. Poured dark brown/ruby in color with a small, tan head that disappeared, except for around the edges. Clear. Lightly sparkling. Flavor is lightly sweet and lightly bitter. Tastes of malt, smoke, smoked meat, roasting, smoked wood, and slight tar. Medium body. Slick, then dry texture. Average carbonation. Malt, smoke, roast, finish is lightly sweet and lightly bitter. 8%ABV is completely hidden throughout.