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RATINGS: 1440   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   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.


cblado's rating

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cblado (254) - Washington, USA - OCT 29, 2008
12 oz bottle. Pours a deep opaque brown color with a thick tan head. Nice lacing as well. Aroma is roasted malt, very malty. Flavor is roasted malt, toast, with chocolate and coffee notes. Finishes with a hop flourish. Palate is medium-thick and very smooth. Overall a very good porter.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RedSox2004 (1371) - Pacific Palisades, California, USA - MAR 1, 2015
Opaque black with a two-finger frothy head and nice lace. Roasted coffee aromas accompnied by dark fruit, semisweet chocolate and biscuits. Cocoa powder and coffee flavors dominate, mild balancing hop bitterness. Medium body, creamy smooth mouthfeel, moderate carbonation and a lingering fireplace log smoke in the finish.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chribban (239) - SWEDEN - FEB 17, 2015
Dark brown beer with a one finger high head. Nose: Roasted malt, brown sugar, dried fruit and coffee. Taste: Malt, grass, roasted coffe beans, dark chocolate and brown sugar. Body: Medium body with medium carbonation. Well balance between sweetnesss and bitterness. Nice smooth taste.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
AKORN (220) - Virginia, USA - FEB 15, 2015
Pours black with thin white head. Roasted malt, French roast coffee aroma. Roasted malt, some roasted coffee, mild sweetness, mild bitter finish. Good beer

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iznogud (1202) - CROATIA - FEB 14, 2015
Bottle, 355 ml at Breukelen Beer Merchants, Brooklyn. Dark brown with tan head. Sweet, malty, chocolate, hint of coffee. Too sweet for me.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Doofgoblin (377) - Chevy Chase, Washington DC, USA - FEB 12, 2015
Shipshape. The aroma is somewhat faint with notes of roasted malts; however, the taste is much more pronounced with roasty malt and faint caramel. Finish is light and dryer that I was expecting. There is also quite a bit of carbonation, which gives the impression of a more refreshing and lighter experience.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pcshotsauce33 (55) - Columbus, New Jersey, USA - FEB 9, 2015
Solid porter with roasted grain, notes of chocolate, and coffee. Dark pour with thin white lacing. Go to porter...easy going and very drinkable just not too exciting.

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Baristas2Brewers (24) - - FEB 8, 2015
Bottled on 08/06/14. This is a very nice porter. Truly enjoy anytime with the perfect blend of dark malts and coffee.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tnkw01 (1250) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 6, 2015
Bottle. Extremely dark with a very small head. Aroma is burnt grains, coffee and hints of chocolate. Taste is a bitter chocolate, coffee and burnt grains.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tykechandler (319) - Kentucky, USA - FEB 1, 2015
это пиво очень вкусно. я бы, конечно, рекомен& его всем. пожалуй& обратит& его. очень хорошо!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TXBadger (1663) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JAN 27, 2015
Pours a pretty dark brown with khaki colored head. Caramel malts and coffee on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with a little sweetness.


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