jonnyguns (1074) - AUSTRALIA - OCT 11, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at Ballast Point brewery. Pours black with firm tan head. Nose shows bitter coffee, cocoa, and a light hoppiness. Taste is much the same. Light coffee, roasted malts, cocoa and slight hoppiness.
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slowrunner77 (6088) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 1, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
the roasted malty aroma was fantastic...reminded me of the better porters, as well as GD Hibernation, a favorite old ale. silky smooth mouthfeel, medium bodied, with a flavor that nearly matches the aroma. just excellent, and one of my new favorite porters."
CJ_Pain (133) - Georgia, USA - SEP 5, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Decent lil porter. Nothing really stands out and even though it's advertised that this is supposed to be a hoppier porter I really didn't see it as such. Not overwhelming but not underwhelming at the same time. Good lil English porter.
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pinkzambia (1530) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 11, 2014
3.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Tap @ Flying Pie: dark dark brown with red tints and a small tan head. Aroma of chocolate malt followed by a well balanced flavor of charcoal and choco-coffee malts. Great brew!
Thisis12ptfont (865) - Los Angeles, CA, California, USA - JUL 22, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Faint aroma’s of vanilla, caramel, cocoa and carbonation. Appears black with a two finger foam that does not leave. Taste is dark cocoa, black malts, chocolate, dry coffee bean resin and dry black malts. Overall, very dry porter with some nice hop presence. Bitter carbonation and piney hops. Nice porter. B+ rating.
jefcon (1420) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - JUL 12, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours burnt toast black with an active, tall, tan head. Smells like cookie, toast, chocolate dusted with spices. Mild flavor, coffee, a slight astringency on the finish. Plum, compost, hazelnut.
kevinator (1060) - The Colony, Texas, USA - JUL 1, 2014
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
Not bad but I was expecting more. Faint roasted malt aroma., with a slight hoppiness. Standard dark brown or chocolate color. Palate was a little light and watery for my liking. Roasted and chocolate notes with a good hops balance. Just a little mild for my preference.
jjgmd (1510) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - JUN 22, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a dark black color with a small java colored head. Nose is light sweet malt with more subtle cocoa. Taste is sweet coffee and chocolate malt, and light on the palate. Finishes sweetly with cocoa notes. A very light easily drinkable porter, plain and simple. Quaff Score 7 / 10
zgaier (1461) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - JUN 22, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours dark brown with a tan head and aroma of coffee and chocolate. Taste is roasted and burnt, of coffee, chocolate, roasted malt, and dark fruits with a sweet, roasty finish.
jbruner (2502) - Athens, Georgia, USA - JUN 19, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours an opaque black from the nitro tap with creamy tan head that lasts to leave good lace. Aroma is chocolate and roasted malts and a hint of fruity yeast esters. Taste follows, leans more towards the chocolate with some nice coffee notes. Creamy and thick but goes down very easy, a hint of hop bitterness. Very nice porter.