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RATINGS: 1521   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.


KajII's rating

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
KajII (800) - Macon, North Carolina, USA - FEB 21, 2010
UPDATED: AUG 23, 2011 Bottle. Poured a murky dark brown with an average size light brown creamy head and had excellent lacing. The aroma was of burnt chocolate malts, a light pine hop and a leathery yeast with notes of roasted coffee and brown sugar. It tasted slightly bitter-sweet with hints of chocolate and brown sugar from the start, then finished with the flavor having a nice coffee presence at the end. The flavor left lying on the taste buds lasted an average amount of time, and was bold and flavorful.. Mouthfeel was creamy and a tad oily in texture, and medium to full in body with a flat carbonation. Overall a VERY tasty Porter, so smooth going down you just may not want to stop drinking it.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ronaldtheriot (1746) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - JUL 19, 2016
Bellís Porter has a thick, creamy, beige head, a dark brown appearance, and heavy lacing left on the glass. The aroma is of semi-sweet, roasted malt, and dark bread, and the flavor is of cream, some coffee, roasted malt, a touch of char, and bread crust. Bitterness is not high, here. Mouthfeel is light to medium, and Bellís Porter finishe mostly dry. This is good, but a bit dull. RJT

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HuskerTan (1566) - Kearney, Nebraska, USA - JUL 15, 2016
Bottle. A- Iron, cocoa, subtle smoke. A- Black color, dark liquid, light brown head. T- Cocoa, dry, slight bitterness, roasty, malty. P- Full body, slightly thin texture, average carbonation, malty finish. O- While I wasnít overly keen on the aroma...a little too much iron in it, it was a pretty textbook porter. I mean, hell, the name is about as obvious as it gets. Lots of dry roasty bitter cocoa and not a ton else. Good but I expect better from Bells.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cajun (291) - Lafayette, Louisiana, USA - JUL 15, 2016
Bottle - Pours rich dark brown/black, white head that didnít stick around. Aroma of dark toast, almost burnt. A medley of nuts, with some chocolate muffin mix. Mild bitter in the end with something I can only describe as open drain sewage. Weird description, but I like this beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
LilBeerDoctor (3702) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 3, 2016
Bottle. Pours a dark brown with a thin tan head. Aroma of chocolate malt, roasted malt, dark chocolate, hazelnut. Flavor of sweet chocolate malt, cocoa, roasted malt. Tasty porter with lots of sweet chocolate flavors. 7/4/7/4/14 (3.6/5)

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
melush (2681) - SPAIN - JUL 3, 2016
Bottle 35,5cl. @ LaBIRRAtorium, Madrid, Spain. A: Black. T: Roasted malt, chocolate, licorice.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ordybill (1301) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - JUN 25, 2016
Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass. The appearance is black with a small tan head. The aroma is your standard porter smell of roasted malt with a hint of coffee. The taste is matches the aroma with the exception of some chocolate added. A very good porter.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hallinghansen (2750) - Odense SV, DENMARK - JUN 23, 2016
Bottle. Dark brown body with a small offwhite head. Coffee, ashes, malty, chocolate notes.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Linnet (1627) - Karlstad, SWEDEN - JUN 18, 2016
Coffee, ashy, soy sauce and licorice, dark chocolate, light hints of dark chocolate and vanilla, light notes of smoke. Black colour, small tan head, lacing. Salty, medium bite, lightly sweet, smoke and good amount of roastedness, dry. Medium body, thin feel, average carbonation, bitter, salty and roasty finish. Solid.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
geologyguy (1270) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - JUN 17, 2016
Good malty smell...real malt! Taste is lightly sweet medium dark malt, good flavor...some depth...good sweetness

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dedollewaitor (15433) - Odense, DENMARK - JUN 17, 2016
Bottle @ Mikkeller Webshop. Pours black with a small off beige head. Roast, licorice and chocolate. Mild - harmonic balanced perhaps. A bit of ash. Enjoyable.


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