allmyvinyl (4484) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 23, 2015
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
355ml bottle from AshtonMcCobb - cheers Ash! Pours dark brown, thin beige head. Aromas of tobacco, toffee, earth. Taste is tar, sweet dark sugars. Quite thin.
AshtonMcCobb (3115) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 23, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Boy thanks to cthomas2390.
Nose - toffee, autumn leaves
Taste - dry earthy, burnt toffee, dry chocolate.
Palate - medium bodied with a creamy texture and a long dry finish.
Overall - not as exciting as I hoped.
ryecatcher (854) - South Side of Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 12, 2015
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
12 oz. bottle. Pours a deep mahogany, near opaque , medium tannish head with okay retention and lacing. Nose is roast, cocoa, Java and some malt. Mouth is medium bodied, pleasantly bitter up front (and throughout for that matter), coffee, bakers chocolate, barley, pumpernickel, some soot near the finish. Very nice.
Christpuncher (1478) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 9, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Under rated porter by avery. This one has a nice dank smell. Tastes super hoppy and slightly malty. Really easy to drink and tastes a lot like a black ipa. Pours black with a tan head. Had at home
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mikedevilsfan (203) - Portland, Oregon, USA - OCT 22, 2014
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Dark color with off head.Smell is alcohol which is strange considering it’s only 6.7 percent abv some hop presence. Taste is very roasty malts, with nice chocolate on the back end, Outstanding porter.
kaser (3311) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 17, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
Poured from 12oz bottle at home. Pretty bitter beer for a porter. Has a sweety earthy aroma, some spices. Taste is a little complex to me, dry, coffee and cocoa notes, earty, carmel, tobacco, and even a little raisin. Enjoyed it more as I got to the bottom. Thumbs up I think!
slowrunner77 (6164) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 16, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
"hopped as heavily as some imperial porters, without the big body or heavy roasted flavors and abv. the body is a little thin, but smooth. the aroma and taste with the malt and dry hopped balance really works, especially as it warms. if it had more body, it’d be among my favorite porters."
outlawskies (453) - - OCT 12, 2014
1.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 6/20
Julie says very hoppy and did not like it. Julie gives a 2.0
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decaturstevo (5264) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - OCT 7, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Deep brown pour with tight tan head and lace. Aroma is sweet roasted malt and chocolate. Flavor is sweet chocolate start that transitions to a hard malt bitter. Light fruity esters and a light touch of abv warmth. Medium bodied with good carbonation. A touch foamy but not over the top. Bordered on a harsh bitter finish.
tderoeck (5290) - Gent, BELGIUM - SEP 5, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
9/VIII/14 - 12Fl. Oz. bottle @ home - BB: n/a, bought in May (2014-897)Thanks to Skatje M. for the bottle!
Clear dark brown beer, irregular beige creamy to rocky head, pretty stable, bit adhesive. Aroma: nutty, caramel, bit roasted, mocha, yeasty, somehwat sourish? MF: ok carbon, medium body. Taste: some caramel, bit sweet, roasted, mocha, little sour, pretty hoppy, coffee, bit sugary. Aftertaste: bit fruity, mocha, coffee, hops, dark chocolate. Very decent.