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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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gunnfryd (12408) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUL 7, 2007
Bottle at Københavnske øldage 07. Dark brown colour with a tan head. Aroma is roasted, coffee, fruit. flavour is roasted, coffee, fruit, chcolate. Nice beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (12268) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - AUG 31, 2004
UPDATED: JUN 18, 2008 (Bottle) Pours a dark mahogany color with a large creamy tan head. Aroma of chocolate, coffee, and hops. Dry and bitter palate. Bitter coffee and sweet malt flavor.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
argo0 (12113) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 25, 2004
Dark brown body with big tan head, lovely lacing. Aroma is medium sweet, chocolate, some herbal/earthy. Taste is medium sweet, chocolate, grapefruit/earthy, some caramel. Medium body. The blend of flavors really work well.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tmoney99 (11901) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 7, 2005
Bottle 12oz. Reddish/ black hue with medium brown head that diminished slowly. Full complex aroma of roasted malt, citrus and coffee. Full body with smoky texture. Very good complex flavor with a small alcohol bite at the finish. Very good porter.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Christian (11786) - Odense, DENMARK - JUL 1, 2007
Black with a mid sized, disappearing off-white head. Chocolate and coffee aromas mix with floral hops. Has a distinct roast bitterness, but with a rich and soft body. Long lasting roast aftertaste

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thewolf (11490) - Kolding, DENMARK - MAR 31, 2007
Bottle. 33 cl. Pours almost black with only slight red edges. Small off white head that stays. Aroma is quite hoppy on a base of roasted and chocolate maltyness. Dry at first, then you feel quite a lot of baby bubbles. The dryness comtinues, gaining more flowery bitterness, chocolate and a touch of roasted.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HenrikSoegaard (11477) - Randers, DENMARK - MAR 2, 2007
Bottle. Creamy off-white good mostly lasting head. Brown colour. Powerfull malty aroma and flavor. Oily palate. Good porter but not great, It lacks licorice notes.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pinball (11404) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 5, 2009
poured dark clear brown, with a smooth thick offwhite head, was a little bit bubbly. a very small 4. aroma of brown sugar, roasted malts, bitter chocolate, licorice, a little alc. flavor is cofee,licorice, faint bitter chocolate, roasted grains, faint hops, ends nicely roasted and bitter chocolatey. nice porter!.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (11234) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - FEB 26, 2011
On tap at Avery poured a clear dark brown with a large lasting tan head. Aromas of roastiness, cocoa, carmel, pine resin and light grapefruit. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of cocoa, roastiness, pine, light carmel and a hint of grapefruit with a smooth lingering moderatly bitter piney finish.
Earlier Rating: 1/28/2005 Total Score: 3.7
Nice hoppy nose. Roasty beginning, followed quickly by a nice hop surprise.One of my favorite porters!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lubiere (11155) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 7, 2004
Deep black porter with nice chocoalate moka aroma. Sweet chocolate, with Bailey's cream and vinous mouth feel, with alcool warmth. Body is quite good and intense!


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