Lefty431 (6) - - DEC 16, 2012
5 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 20/20
Good beer! Smooth going down with a great finish. Vanilla is a solid flavor.
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snoot8726 (50) - Terre Haute, Indiana, USA - NOV 23, 2015
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottle. Thin black pour. Vanilla over powers the coffee aroma and taste. Good flavor just too much vanilla. Should have aged the beer on vanilla beans instead of using extract. Far too strong flavor with the extract. Not bad but could definitely be better.
RobertDale (4550) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - OCT 28, 2015
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap. Comes dark brown with a decent tan head. Aroma of vanilla and coffee. Taste is vanilla, coffee, roasted malt, and chocolate. As others have noted, it is thin and artificial. Still drinkable.
SteveOrz85 (135) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 23, 2015
2.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Beer from tap at bar. Beer is black in color. Creamy white head dissapears quick. Some light lacing. Aroma is cocoa. Taste is mostly cocoa with a smooth finish. Medium bodied beer with light carbonation. Overal an ok porter. Somewhat artificial tasting.
gregwilsonstl (1559) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - OCT 12, 2015
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Black. Tons of vanilla aroma and flavor. Subtle coffee. Kind of a weird taste at the end. Thx Anthony.
tekstr1der (218) - New Hampshire, USA - OCT 10, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Big aroma is the best part. Pours dark with almost no head. Aroma does have vanilla notes amid the coffee. Flavor deteriorates, with just a thin, kinda boring java flavor. Porters should have far more complexity before adding things like coffee or chocolate. This would never stand on its own.
CObiased (153) - Bayfield, Colorado, USA - OCT 3, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
ABV is actually 4.5 %. Pours a dark brown with a med light tan head. Aroma is mostly chocolate with a background of vanilla. A mouthful is thinner than expected. Not really any coffee flavor detected.
btheise2 (4) - Minnesota, USA - SEP 22, 2015 does not count
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 14/20
As others have said this beer has a very thin watery mouth feel. I feel the flavors would feel less artificial if they were backed by a nice creamy mouth feel and head but that’s not the case.
Ferris (8939) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 21, 2015
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draft - Vanilla, dark chocolate, roast and more chocolate. Jet black with a rich beige head. Tons of vanilla and chocolate. Lots of flavour, but it is all a bit artificial and not much body.
MohaBeer (115) - Lima, PERU - SEP 21, 2015
2.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
Marrón muy oscuro sin opacidad, espuma naja con adherencia. Esteres a café, chocolate bitter, vainilla, licoroso, moderado alto, ligera oxidación, lúpulo nulo. Malta maltoso tostado bajo, lúpulo terroso bajo, ésteres a chocolate bitter, café, vainilla bajo, oxidación. Final semi-seco, maltoso tostado sin astringencia. Carbonatación baja, cuerpo bajo.
jaimemontano (4) - New Castle, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 31, 2015 does not count
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Nice color, it leaves a very good aftertaste. Perfect pairing with chocolate.