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RATINGS: 687   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92   IBU: 12   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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A robust Porter made with chocolate malt. This malt Beverage is brewed with coffee beans with Natural Flavor added (Vanilla Extract), and we balance it with U.S. Golding Hops. Our award winning brew is sure to please! Open it!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
echudy (60) - Massachusetts, USA - MAY 1, 2015
Very floral scents, almost lavender. Java notes not as strong as I hoped, neither was the vanilla. Very soft flavors overall though, not that bitter

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HopsandBolts (182) - Ontario, CANADA - APR 30, 2015
On tap at the Ottawa Bier Markt.

Appearance: Pours a dark black with finger or so of thick white head. Tons of lacing.

Aroma: Chocolate, moca, toffee.

Flavours: Chocolate, ginger ale, moca,coffee grounds.

Mouthfeel: Thick and smooth with a bit lighter carbonation.

Overall: What a really nice Porter! The aromas jump out of the glass and the flavours convey everything in the aromas plus a few surprises like ginger ale. Very easy to drink and something I would definitely order again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Spab (2757) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 29, 2015
On tap at the Bier Markt (Don Mills). Pours a dark brown with modest-sized light tan head. Aroma is sweet vanilla with some subtler roasty notes, chocolate and hints of coffee. Flavour is also more sweet than roasty but the coffee note comes through a little more‎ to go with lots of vanilla and some chocolate. Average carbonation and a body maybe a little fuller than average. Very pleasant beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
rarbring (1810) - Linköping, SWEDEN - APR 26, 2015
Overall: Sweet, some coffee. Loads of vanilla.
Note: On-tap at Bier Markt. Reviewed 2015-04-26.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
joejames (348) - Jacobus, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 15, 2015
Bottle to shaker glass. Pours black with red hues under strong light. Small, short light brown head, no lacing, no retention. Aroma of vanilla extract. Tastes sweet, no real bitterness, just more vanilla. Light bodied, average carbonation, thin mouth feel. Finishes sweet. Tasting notes of chocolate, artificial vanilla, roasted malt, bad coffee and metallic notes. Not very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
onceblind (5313) - Denver, Colorado, USA - APR 7, 2015
Deep dark brown with a thin foamy light beige head. Nice nose of sweet vanilla and dark chocolate tones, with just a kiss of smokey roast. The flavor explodes with dark chocolate and milk chocolate with smokey tones of coffee, caramel, and a wallop of sweet vanilla. Lingering oaked chocolate finish with some roasted sugary vanilla. Pretty swell.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Danyel (1335) - Colorado, USA - MAR 27, 2015
Bottle. Pours black with thick tan head. Aroma is very vanilla, cloves, chocolate, caramel, baking spices. Taste is full bodied, high carbonation, sweet with a tobacco dry finish, banana. Overall, okay.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jeffbigD (114) - - MAR 25, 2015
Very rich chocolaty flavor. Smooth porter taste with a hint of vanilla. Overall good porter.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
krumbum (672) - truckee, California, USA - MAR 21, 2015
Huge aroma of vanilla and roasted flavors. Nice brown with a frothy thin head. Smmoth light coffee with sweet cream. Lasting cream on the pallet. Well ballanced enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
trapped (1312) - New York, TURKEY - MAR 16, 2015
Draught @ NYC Craft Beer Festival. Dark brown with slight reddish tint, very small off-white foamy head, slight coffee aroma, medium carbonation, coffee taste with vanilla flavor in the background, long bitter finish. A good brew!

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