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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!

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
llyons37 (23) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 6, 2008
Microbrew of the month issue. Sweet smell of vanilla, strong taste of vanilla and sweet aftertaste. Small white head with a dark, medium to full body. Microbrew of the month club sent this to me. It’s too sweet for my tastes.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
joejames (287) - 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 (5154) - 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 (1281) - 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 (101) - - 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 (601) - 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 (1117) - New York City, 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!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AdamJackson (3319) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 15, 2015
Dark brown to lack 1 finger coffee colored head. aroma is straight up vanilla with sweet and roasted aromas. Sweet finish, up front, some chalky coffee tastes.Stale taste but vanilla is redeeming.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrewBoxer (2364) - New York, New York, USA - MAR 14, 2015
Draft at the NYC craft beer festival. Deep black color. Very Java coffee like flavor. Nice to session

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Koelschtrinker (11888) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - MAR 8, 2015
Weicher vanilliger Antrunk, wenig herb, minimale Süße. Rund malzig, etwas wässriges Ende. Gut. 11/11/11/11//11

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
butterbaker (1) - - MAR 7, 2015 does not count
Nice after dinner beer, with malty, coffee, chocolate, vanilla flavors. Want to try it with brownie sundaes.

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