Brodies_Best (202) - Auckland Central, - AUG 27, 2012
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
650 ml bottle at the Hop garden. Pours dark brown with tan head. Aroma is of sweet malt, raw dusty slightly caramel tones. Taste is bitter medium bodied. Aftertaste of coffee, sweetness, burnt malt and earthy core.
ryanscourt (471) - Latrobe, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 18, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark chocolate. Crea,y. Cocoa powder. Full mouthful with enjoyable, manageable body.
popkow (267) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - DEC 13, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught with thin head on dark brown body. Aroma of roasted coffee and hint of licorice. Taste a little bitter and has a slick consistency.
tnkw01 (861) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - DEC 10, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Very dark brown color. Not much head. Aroma is a chocolately, mocha smell with slight under tones of roasted grain. Taste is also chocolate and mocha and toasted but not burnt.
wheresyourball (374) - El Cajon, California, USA - DEC 3, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On draft in Little Italy. Pours black with a thin beige head. Nose is mild chocolate, roast, coffee. Flavor is bitter roast, caramel, coffee, chocolate. Typical porter mouthfeel with some oilyness. Decent.
want1DIPA (159) - - DEC 1, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle pour. Not as robust as the HF Everett, but still an exceptional brew. A good smoke aroma to it. The flavors consist of slight tobacco and subtle chocolate and coffee.
ziel (24) - Massachusetts, USA - NOV 23, 2013
1.6 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 3/20
Very good classic porter. Had this for the 1st time @ the sunset grille in allston ma
Iphonephan (2265) - McLean, Virginia, USA - NOV 20, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
From a 22 oz bottle shared at home. Pours a dark clear cola brown with an ecru head. Rich malty nose. Flavors of chocolate and licorice. Smooth mouthfeel and finish. Nice porter.
klaing (86) - Florida, USA - NOV 10, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Silky smooth porter, lots of chocolate, roasted malts, tinged with blueberry. Quite sweet but not overly so. A sipper.
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vikage (118) - SWEDEN - NOV 1, 2013
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Roasted coffe with some chocolate in the aroma, although the aroma is pretty weak,
Nice black colour with beige head
Malty sweet taste with some marshmallow characteristic.
Medium body, creamy with average carbonation
An ok but not impressive porter
_angst_ (2093) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - NOV 1, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught @ Haket. Pours dark reddish blackish brown with a frothy mocha head that slowly dissipates while leaving some thick lacing on the glass. Smell is subtle and malty with roasted malts, dark roast coffee, bitter chocolate, moist soil, burnt cookies, charred wood, cocoa powder, hay and burnt cereal. Taste is bitter, tiny sour and malty with roasted malts, burnt wood, moist soil, cocoa powder, dark roast coffee, hay, biscuits, burnt toast and lemon zest. Mouthfeel is round, tiny watery, tiny roasted astringent and light to medium bodied. Finish is bitter with roasted malts, moist soil, cocoa powder, dark roast coffee, burnt toast and hay. Nicely drinkable...