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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.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
TopherDrinks (96) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JAN 21, 2008
Bottle. Pours black with red mahogany highlights and a two finger tan head that lasts. A definite dry hopped porter, aromas of chocolate malt, roasted malt, spicy and pine hops, caramel, and a touch of booze. Again, undoubtedly dry hopped with flavors of chocolate, torched wood, caramel, coffee beans, and bitter pine hops. Slightly astringent from the hops and coffee presence, but also from the heavy roasted notes left over on the tongue. Great lacing is left all down my pint glass. Medium-light bodied with good carbonation. Different, yet extremely good and sessionable.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
Pinnhead (93) - New Jersey, USA - JAN 27, 2006
an every day beer that goes with everything and is deliscious on its own. produces a slight foam when poured.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mikemccarthy (91) - Huntington, West Virginia, USA - AUG 18, 2012
Pours an inky black with a thin, tan head that stays. Surprisingly floral aroma for the style - not the expected, roasted nose. More effervescent than the usual porter, with a hopper palette as well. Blurring the line a bit between this style and a black IPA. Interesting. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HoppyBunny (88) - Temptation, Michigan, USA - JAN 17, 2004
Rich dark color, thickness in its taste,Similar to other porters I have had, not my favorite but also not to bad.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
steadyj (87) - Kentucky, USA - MAY 16, 2011
Interesting. Poured a dark porter brown with a one finger head. Medium bodied with a creamy texture. Taste is of caramel malts, toast and hops. Caramel hop aroma with a hint of grassy hops. An excellent, well balanced beer.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
robzilla (86) - - MAR 2, 2012
First had this in Denver and really liked it, finally found it here. Pours a nearly black with a head that dissipates quickly, nice lacing. Nose is chocolate and some hops. Medium body, I really like this beer I think its a nice blend of styles.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
beercamel (84) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 6, 2009
pours brown with a 2 finger head. The aroma is caramel and malts with a hoppy tinge. There is a floral background and almost smells like a chocolate orange. The flavor has hoppy undertones and mixed in perfect., Never had a dry hopped porter other than this, and this is a great brew.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
jongo (82) - Stockholm, Sweden, SWEDEN - AUG 7, 2010
Bottle. Aroma is grass, cough drop, roasty. Dark brown color, cloudy, brown foam. Medium sweetness, medium bitterness. Light body, thin dryish feel, average carbonation, astringent taste. This one was a disappointment, looking forward to something like Robust Porter but getting more of a Black ipa, To many flavors leaving a bad end product!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
black95tt (82) - Doylestown, Ohio, USA - AUG 15, 2006
Pours a dark brown almost black color topped with a tan tinged head. Aroma is roasty with some hops shining through. Taste is standard for a porter. Nice roastiness followed by a slight hop bite. Very nicely balanced, drinkable brew.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
greedycheater (80) - Oklahoma, USA - JUL 12, 2008
Very dark pour, almost black with an off white head. Sweet aroma of caramel, chocolate, coffee, and roasted malt. Very creamy, rich taste with hints of nuts.


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