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RATINGS: 624   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.89   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!


5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
NicolasGalli (20) - - APR 21, 2014
frothy, white foam, fair lacing, muddy/cloudy, dark black appearance. chocolate, coffee, toasty malt notes. Musty yeast aromas. medium sweetness and lightly bitter. full body, thick feel, creamy, flat, long finish. My favorite porter so far in my drinking career (not very long). Love that it is made in Detroit and I think it trumps the Breckenridge Vanilla Porter (donít worry Breck you have better skiing).

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dfinney23 (1596) - Houston, Texas, USA - APR 21, 2014
Itís easy to go overboard on brews like this but the coffee and, in particular, the vanilla were applied with a fairly light hand, though theyíre both definitely present.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
bartlebier (1560) - Belchum im Breisgau, GERMANY - APR 18, 2014
(Midwest tour backlog recollected in abstinence) Tap @Jack of the Wood pub, Asheville 1909/2012. Tastes like what the label says: cold, vanilla-infused medium-roast coffee. More like Mr. Brown out of a can: alluringly kitschy on the nose and the first sips, falls flat on its singular extract nose after a few gulps as a beer. Lack of complexity or a yeast profile, for that matter. Easy-fix novelty beer that does not accomodate several revisits.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lag91 (55) - Milton, Massachusetts, USA - APR 18, 2014
Dark Brown/black with beige head. Aroma of coffee, roasted malt, dark chocolate. Light bitter, milk chocolate, slight coffee, hints of vanilla. Very smooth, I donít drink coffee and love this beer

3.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
lukedarock (142) - Howell, Michigan, USA - APR 11, 2014
Great tasting sweet porter, its so smooth best way to explain it is a dessert in a glass

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
fishonmyplane (416) - Newington, Connecticut, USA - APR 10, 2014
Itís a dark beer for people who donít like dark beer. In other words it is light-bodied with sweet chocolate and vanilla flavors, and very low bitterness. Itís certainly not made for beer geeks, but itís alright.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
hobsch (420) - Cologne, GERMANY - APR 8, 2014
From tap at Taphouse Munich. Pours black with beige head. Aroma has coffee, roasted malt, espresso, dark chocolate, sour. Taste is medium sweet, light bitter, milk chocolate, slightly roasted, cacao, hints of vanilla. Aftertaste has chocolate and coffee flavour, very smooth. I like it.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dave11899 (23) - Minnesota, USA - MAR 7, 2014
Poured today from an August, 2013 made on date. Appears almost completely dark and coats the glass like a good 1w-20. Aroma is slightly chocolate sweet. Flavor up front is almost Cola like with some acidity/carbonation. Second flavors of chocolate and vanilla... Hard to determine which is dominant. Palate is acidic but not bitter. Bitter effects the next sip. This isnít the case. Overall great and highly Drinkable fresh. At this age is still good but I feel is less a beer at this point but know that it could and likely will improve from here.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
kidmartinek (3574) - austin, Texas, USA - MAR 7, 2014
Black and chalky with a very thin off-white ring. Strong vanilla aroma with a little choclate. The flavor is dominated by vanilla. The body is medium amd the palate mild. I canít taste much coffee except a little bean bitterness on the finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (9466) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - MAR 7, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours opaque black with a large, creamy light beige head, long retention with excellent lacing. Aroma is vanilla, roasted and coffee malt, light caramel notes, some prunes and dates with faint earthy hops. Flavor is dark malt, lightly bitter, vanilla, faint to no hop flavor, dark fruits and a balanced, dry finish. Full body and medium-high carbonation.


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