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RATINGS: 216   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   EST. CALORIES: 241   ABV: 8.03%
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The Ass Kisser Porter Pounder is a dark, rich balanced ale that is smooth and yet structured with light coffee and mocha aromas. The subtle smoky aroma lures your palate to sip through the dark tan head. Enjoy with grilled and spiced foods. Formerly brewed at Rahr (at 8.03%).

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Oakes (11866) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 6, 2012
Dark brown, a bit cloudy and with a thin head. Lightly smokey nose, with tart/charry notes that I don’t like. Good (I am a smoke whore, after all), but quite a few areas need improvement. The smoke is a bit different, and I like that, but the weak malt character does nothing to make this beer better.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bu11zeye (11760) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAY 8, 2011
(22oz bottle, courtesy of Cavie) Pours a mahogany body with a medium cream head. Aroma of smoked sausage, roasted malt, and chocolate. Flavor of roasted malt, smoke, coffee, and chocolate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
argo0 (11181) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 15, 2011
22oz bottle, thank nmann08. Medium tan head, brown-black body. Aroma is moderately sweet, smoke, roast, some bittersweet chocolate. Taste is moderately sweet, smoke, bittersweet chocolate, some roast. Medium body, fairly smooth.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011
UPDATED: FEB 25, 2012
Name: Smoked Porter
Date: May 03, 2011
Mode: Bottle
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
Rating: 3.6/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *** /4

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (10359) - Woodland, California, USA - APR 21, 2011
Bomber from the Natomas BevMo. Pours pretty black with a 3 finger foamy tan head. Aroma is fairly smokey, suggesting bacon to me. With wood. Med+ body with good carbonation. Flavor is woody, smokey, bacony. It’s dry and a little astringent. Very, very good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (10099) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 21, 2012
Bottle. Poured a black color with an average frothy light brown head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate toasted malt, coffee, small smoke and mocha aroma. Medium to full body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. Medium to heavy toasted chocolate vanilla sweet flavor with a medium bittersweet finish of moderate duration. Solid complex brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (9999) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - APR 11, 2011
Bottle shared. Dark clear brown, medium tan head. Aroma of coffee grounds and caramel. Taste is moderate smoke and a bit of bacon. Not sure why the smoke is in the flavor and not really in the aroma. This one got good reviews from friends.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (9100) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - MAY 15, 2011
Bottle shared by nmann08. Pours black with a medium, frothy tan head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (coffee, chocolate, roast), light hops (herbal), and average esters (fruity) with notes of prune, raisin, and smoke. Flavor is heavy malt (coffee, chocolate, roast), light hops (herbal), and average esters (fruity) with notes of prune, raisin, and smoke. Full body, medium warmth and carbonation with a sweet finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ratman197 (9057) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUL 14, 2012
Bomber poured a clear dark brown with a lasting tan head. Aromas of dark chocolate, roastiness and light smoke. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of roastiness, bakers cocoa and smoke with a smooth lingering smoke finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
daknole (8557) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - APR 27, 2012
Opaque brown. Beige head. Chocolate roast, burned toast, lactose sweetness aroma. Flavor is bitter, roasty, cocoa and a very faint metallic note. Good porter.

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