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RATINGS: 990   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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A traditional black porter, with a surprise twist - it's dry-hopped!! We've expanded the porter category a bit, adding a delightful, dry hop aroma to blend with the sweet caramel and chocolate characteristics of a Robust Porter.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (15625) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - APR 3, 2013
Draft. Brown color, medium brown head, solid lacing. Aroma of pine and roasty cocoa. Taste is milk chocolate, bitter finish. Like a black IPA. Decent stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (15190) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 2, 2007
Bottle at Københavnske Øldage. Dark brown, clear-looking beer with a small, tan head. Sweet, chocolatey nose with some coffee and fruits. Sweet and chocolatey flavor as well, a little roasted, and lightly fruity. Mellow, silky mouthfeel. Very nice balanced and quaffable beer, but I would prefer it a bit heavier and bigger. (070512)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
saxo (14705) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 2, 2007
Bottle. Nice big tan head with excellent duration. Color is close to black. Aroma is roast malt and licorice. Taste is likewise.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (14539) - Odense, DENMARK - MAY 6, 2007
Dark brown nearly black with brown creamy head. Roasted coffee and caramel malty. Smooth filling body. Slight sweet before a dry bitter end. All around quite simple but very drinkable/pleasant!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MiP (14440) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - JUN 15, 2006
Bottle. Sweet, fruity, roasted aroma. Almost totally black colour. Small light brown head. Roasted flavour, fruity and dusty. Not that powerful, but with a distinct bitterness in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theis (14306) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 27, 2006
Bottle at home. Black - light brown head. Dried fruits, raisins, burned, roasted, coffee, chokolate, hop - --> lovely high hopped. Dry hopped finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TBone (13819) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 2, 2006
Bottled. Dark brown color, small tan head. Crisp, a bit citric nose. Roasted, cold coffee flavor, medium-bodied. Quite tasty coffeish porter. Not too thin as it has some body to back up.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Oakes (13426) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 7, 2003
Dark burgundy colour. Robust aroma is hoppy, with chocolate and toast. I spend a lot of time sniffing this with my pen on the table, just because I wanted to enjoy it rather than analyze it. Toasty, nutty, complex porter with solid bitterness. Delicious.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rlgk (13189) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - APR 29, 2007
Dark amber color, offwhite/brownish head. Chocolate aroma, hops, mint notes, some caramel and toffee. Chocolate flavor, hoppy bitterness, cocoa, roasted and with some smoked notes. Licorice finish with some hops and viol.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (12308) - Woodland, California, USA - AUG 5, 2006
Nutty, toasty aroma with maybe a hint of chocolate. Virtually no head, minimal lacing, but a reddish brown color that is magnificent. Starts with a warm cocoa flavor, passing to some sweetness, but enough hop shows up at the end to balance the whole. This may be the first ale (oops, porter) that I would credit with a nutty characteristic. The mouth feel is stout, the flavor is porter. Really a tour de force.

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