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RATINGS: 89   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   IBU: 42   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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This medium-bodied Porter is brewed with a unique blend of roasted malts and fresh hops. Chocolate, smoky notes are abundant throughout and the citrus aroma provides a refreshing twist to this old world beer style.
Careful, it will grow on you!
Hops: Centennial
Malts: Munich, Crystal, Chocolate & Black malts

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jeremytoni (3011) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - FEB 2, 2014
From a bottle poured a brown color with a small amount of head. Light malty flavor with a quick finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alanthebeerguy (188) - - JAN 19, 2014
Pours a dark brown, looks like a cola. Smells of chocolate, white cake and caramel. Taste is chocolate, toffee and dried raisin. Finish is medium dry and crisp. Very little after taste. A nice multi-purpose porter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ttroha (392) - Americus, Georgia, USA - JAN 18, 2014
Tap from Lazy Dog. Pours hazy brown with white head. Aroma of roasted malts. Taste of malts, chocolate and a slight bitterness. A new favorite from Back Forty. Their other beers are kind of bland, but this one was decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JHeath99 (1236) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - JAN 18, 2014
Tap from Lazy Dog. Pours dark opaque brown with minimal off white head. Aroma of roasted malts. Taste of roasted malts and hints of chocolate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jgb9348 (4942) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - JAN 2, 2014
Nice deep brown coloured body with a thin, one centimetre tall tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, alcohol, raisins, plums, figs anda bunch of toffee - more sweetness than anything else. Rich Medium to Full-bodied; Strong roasty and toasty malt flavours with a big nut and earthy finish and a mild sweetness from toffee and caramelised sugars. Aftertaste shows some earthiness, a lot of walnut and pecans and a touch of coffee and bitterness at the end. Overall, a nice porter with some solid flavours and a nice profile that leans more earthy and deep than roasty and bitter. I sampled this twelve ounce bottle purchased from Corner Store (Bait and Tackle) in West Palm Beach, Florida on 30-December-2013 for US$3.29 sampled in my hotel room here in Clearwater, Florida on 02-January-2013.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cduncan14 (138) - Sandy Springs, Georgia, USA - DEC 31, 2013
Poured into a pint glass. Interesting nose for a porter; it’s almost entirely citrus hops. Very little roasted malt aromas typical in a porter. Dark brownish-black with a light cream head. More typical porter in flavor, where the roasted malts come through. Chocolate flavor and mouthfeel, with a bit of coffee grounds. This rings as more of a brown ale to me, especially with the hop-forward approach. Still, it’s better than I’d expected.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bulldogops (1111) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 15, 2013
Rating #796 - December 2, 2013 - Beer 2 in the Craft BeerAdvent Calendar. Bottle, 5%. Opaque dark pour with a bubbly tan foam. Aroma is roasted malt, coffee, mild citrusy zest, mild smoke. Medium-heavy carbonation, medium bodied. Taste is quite complex, a fresh hoppy zest dries out the smoky, chocolate espressoey malt character of a very bubbly porter. Interesting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
klaing (116) - Florida, USA - DEC 15, 2013
Pours dark with minimal head. Very sweet but soon followed by burnt cereal. Then the hops hit, and it becomes unbalanced. Dry finish. Still it's a porter, a porter can do no wrong. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
rdixon77 (1121) - Georgia, USA - DEC 15, 2013
Dark brown pour. Nose of hops and chocolate. Taste followed with nice balance of roast, citrus, and dark chocolate. Medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
RumRunner101 (839) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 8, 2013
Dark brown pour with a tan head. Burnt malt aroma with some citrusy hops. Body is smooth and kind of creamy. Roasted flavours with a noticeable hop presence through the finish. Good.

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