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RATINGS: 1525   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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A dark ale for all occasions. A blend of dark malt gives this beer flavors of coffee and chocolate with some smokey roasted notes.


4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
krumbum (946) - truckee, California, USA - DEC 25, 2015
Dark rich coffee with a slight sweetness. Slight ability to see through this brown beer with a lasting layer of head. Nice smooth rich roasted flavors slight sweetness.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
KeefOz (1517) - Tarragindi, AUSTRALIA - DEC 2, 2015
Draught at Archive Beer Boutique, West End, Brisbane. Poured an opaque black with a one-finger tan dense foam head that diminished quickly to a collar that laced OK. Aroma of dark chocolates and coffee. Taste initially sweet followed by strong roasted grain. Heavy body. Sweet caramel fading to a slight roasted bitterness on the finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bacchus66 (60) - South Carolina, USA - NOV 23, 2015
From bottle @ home. Pours dark, dark brown, almost black with a thin beige head. Nose is all roasted coffee with flavors of espresso and dark chocolate. and a creamy mouthfeel. Great stuff, love this.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Criz (348) - - NOV 9, 2015
Nicely done porter. Smokey, charred wood, bitter chocolate. Very robust porter with a complex offering. Well done.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gregwilsonstl (2064) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - SEP 1, 2015
On cask. Dark black. Flat. Why did i pick a warm beer on a hot day? Cocoa. Cola. Very nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (16492) - Hasborn, GERMANY - SEP 1, 2015
12 fl oz bottle. Pours dark brown with a big tan head. Aroma of caramel, chocolate, nuts, slight roasty, Taste of chocolate, slight coffee, burned malt, caramell, slight sweet, good stuff!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Shark_Pants (599) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 28, 2015
Dark brown with small beige head. Roasty aromas of coffee and dark chocolate with a little licorice. The taste is smooth and subtle - dark chocolate, licorice and charred meat. Light bodied and very easy drinking. Very solid porter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hayden512 (35) - Michigan, USA - AUG 25, 2015
Pours black with 2 finger tan head. Smell is coffee, roasty. Taste is toasted marshmallow, dark chocolate, dark coffee. Medium mouthfeel. Medium low carb. Tasty ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MIapples (16) - - AUG 6, 2015
Tried at same time as Founderís porter. Comparatively the Bellís is not as heavy on the coffee flavor. More chocolate notes than coffee in Bells. Not as strong flavored as Founders, I preferred the Bellís more.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sevenlee (1762) - Central Coast, NSW, AUSTRALIA - JUL 28, 2015
Pours black with a brown head. Aroma is malt, chocolate, yeast, roasty and coffee. Taste is light to medium sweet leading to a roasty finish. Nice


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