MarinEvelyn (525) - Wisconsin, USA - AUG 22, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
aroma- sweet malt, roasty, chocolate/caramel. coffee.
tastes kinda like coffee with cola in it. Coffee/roasty, sweet, a little bitter finish, but not too much. malt and hop balance.
BOSSbrewer (1420) - Arkansas, USA - AUG 21, 2013
4.3 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Rich chocolaty cocoa coffee and caramel all mixed into one. Dark brown pour with minimal head. Lots of maltiness. Very bitter finish. Great beet.
tchernobyl (1) - - AUG 19, 2013 does not count
4.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Nose is malty, bready, chocolatey. First fills the mouth with RICH taste of roasted malts. Strong notes of coffee & chocolate. One of the more delicious beers I’ve had. Pretty malty up front, but the hops come out at the finish. Very creamy and rich, amazing.
Foxbush (1250) - Richmond, Virginia, USA - AUG 10, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
12 oz bottle You can count on Avery brewing an excellent product. This is another beer that is very special. It poured a deep black color with a small tan head and lacing. This is the porter for people who love porters. The aroma of roasted malts assault your sense of smell The taste has roasted malt with some hints of hops. There is also hints of chocolate,coffee and maybe some licorice. What a special porter. This is the standard that all should aspire. The finish leaves you with a dry bitter aftertaste.
trujahwarrior (504) - Monroe, Washington, USA - AUG 8, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
12oz bottle pours a dark brown color with a medium sized tan head that faded slowly and leaves good lacing. Smells of chocolate, caramel and roasted malt. Tastes of all the same things in the smell but a little citrus is noticeable in the back end must be from the dry hopping. Mouthfeel is medium and creamy with good carbonation and a semi dry finish. What a good porter, very balanced and flavorfull. The dry hopping almost makes it a black ipa in my opinion.
foyle (221) - Wyoming, USA - JUL 21, 2013
3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Appearance: dark brown, nearly black. ’Chunks’ of sediment floating in suspension. Pours with a 2" beige head that recedes slowly with moderate lacing.
Aroma: cocoa powder, coffee, citrus rind hops.
Mouthfeel: medium and slightly chewy with a dry finish.
Flavor: an echo of the aroma with cocoa, coffee, some carmel sweetness and a bold citrus rind bitterness that lingers in the finish.
Overall: Good, but not great.
TheBeerCollector (633) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - JUL 21, 2013
3.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours an almost opaque ruby red with a thin head. Aroma is subdued and slightly sweet. Flavor is hoppy up front with a strong sweet malt backbone. Mouthfeel is smooth and silky. Chocolate comes through in the aftertaste.
mfrato (103) - - JUL 15, 2013
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at brewery. Hoppy and roasted malts. Very good beer that hides its somewhat high abv very well.
magsinva (860) - Virginia, USA - JUL 13, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from TWM Sterling aged a year - had this one a couple days ago and quite enjoyed it. Solid porter.
cthomas2390 (211) - Colorado, USA - JUL 10, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours black with thin, lacing head. Nose of coffee with a shot of caramel. Malty roasted notes are superseded by a crisp hop bitterness. Really nice, full mouthfeel and moderate carbonation.