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RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 3.3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Back East Porter is a full-bodied chestnut brown porter with notes of chocolate and caramel. This hearty beer offers a thick light brown head and is hopped just enough to offset the sweet maltiness and roasty undertone. This bold beer is refreshing enough to be enjoyed year round, but is at its best as a satisfying winter warmer or paired with a grilled steak, pork roast, or a burger.


4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Flea (7) - Connecticut, USA - APR 20, 2014 does not count
On tap at the Brewery, 12 oz. cans, and in 64 oz. growler. Pours: dark brown/black with a dark tan head, nice carbonation with chocolate and light smoke nose. Taste: Nice roasty mouth feel with chocolate and coffee, great drinking Porter! Back East has some great beers

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jkwood04 (3878) - Connecticut, USA - MAR 20, 2014
Sampled at the brewery. Pours dark brown with a beige head. Aroma of roasted and chocolate malts, some light toffee and caramel, hints of dough and bitterness. Flavor the same. Average texture. Not bad at all.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
warhawk91 (302) - Newington, Connecticut, USA - MAR 3, 2014
Shaker draft at Flatbread Co. In Canton, CT. Pour is opaque dark brown pour with a tan head that laces well. Smell is nutty and coffee forward with some hops and bitter chocolate. Taste is chestnut with coffee notes, not much chocolate and a good hop finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
AirForceHops (3118) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - JAN 26, 2014
Draft / guest tap @ Willimantic Brewpub. Nose is light caramel candy and weak notes of chocolate. No surprises with the flavor it is exactly as it smells. Melted caramel candy with a chocolate finish. I understand Iím drinking a porter and not a stout but... The body is ridiculously thin and watery. This would be much improved with some more fullness. The flavor itself is respectable yet not memorable.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
BiddleBrau (933) - Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 29, 2013
On tap at Hot Rods New London CT. Dark brown off white head some lacing. Roasty burnt nose. Roast present in flavor lighter palate but flavorful. Not too shabby.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
LilBeerDoctor (3441) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 16, 2013
On tap at Cambridge House Brewery. Pours a thin clear dark brown with a thin tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, bitter chocolate, charred malt. Flavor is oddly medicinal- lots of cherry cough syrup and sweet roasted malt. Blech, something went wrong with this one. 6/3/4/3/10 (2.6/5)

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Buikus (6) - Alabama, USA - MAR 1, 2013 does not count
Great Porter, has the dark and warm feel of a nice Guinness with a lot more flavor, the carmel flavor is a great touch ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Slubgob (183) - West Hartford, USA - JAN 19, 2013
Draft into mug. Dense bordering on opaque brown. Roast notes in the nose cut by a hint of maple syrup. A bit on the body did for my preference in a porter, and not add malty as I hoped. Still a bit of today pops through.typical shorter finish with lingering notes of light roast coffee. Respectable as goes porters if not remarkable, but we also donít have s lot of local porters so yea for that!

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (11452) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 26, 2012
Draft. Clear dark red-brown body, small beige head. Aroma is medium sweet, caramel, some roast, light milk chocolate. Taste is moderately sweet, caramel, some milk chocolate, light roast, earthy. Light-medium body, low carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ernesto987 (3687) - Connecticut, USA - NOV 28, 2012
On tap at brewery, great roastynplain everyday porter, tastes great dig it.


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