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RATINGS: 1538   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
A dark ale for all occasions. A blend of dark malt gives this beer flavors of coffee and chocolate with some smokey roasted notes.

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   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
zoucrew102 (1411) - - OCT 15, 2016
Bottle. Roasted barley aroma with notes of chocolate and coffee. Pours very dark brown with a thin light brown head that has little retention but good lacing. Starts with chocolate malt and roasted barley flavors with a thinner body than expected. Finishes dry with a large amount of roasted coffee joining and overpowering the other flavors and settling on the palate after each sip. Decent porter, but the big coffee in the finish is not appealing to my palate.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Excalibur123 (361) - Soria, SPAIN - OCT 12, 2016
Vierte negro intenso con media corona de espuma beige, ofreciendo buena retenciůn en copa, aromas a cafť, cacao, chocolate y frutos negros; en boca entrada media, maltosa con ligero amargor, sedosa, siguen notas a cacao, cuerpo medio- ligero y carbůnico medio, largo retrogusto, maltoso con final dulce, cerveza fŠcil de beber, compleja y bien elaborada, ajustada a su estilo.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Grumbo (1506) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - OCT 8, 2016
Bottle at Aarhus tasting. Pours mahogany brown with a small off white head. Aroma of light roasted malt and chocolate. Medium sweetness, medium roasted bitterness. Medium body, slight oily texture, carbonation level is high. Finish is dry.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Camons (10441) - Hasselager, DENMARK - OCT 8, 2016
Bottle @ Johns. Pours very dark brown with a light brown head. Aroma of roasted malt, rich coffee, light chocolate cake, chocolate. Flavor is roasted malt, light caramel, rich coffee, chocolate. Medium body, average to lively carbonation, dry finish. 081016

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
saxo (16972) - HÝjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 8, 2016
Bottle @ Aarhus tasting, my place. Nice head with good duration. Color is dark brown. Aroma and taste are roast malt, chocolate, caramel, coffee and hops. Nice bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
HenrikSoegaard (13276) - Randers, DENMARK - OCT 8, 2016
Bottle. Creamy off-white good mostly lasting head. Black colour. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Moderate bitter flavor. Strong chocolate notes. Average moderate bitter finish. oily palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (17797) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 8, 2016
Bottle @ Aarhus tasting. Clear brown with a beige head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt, chocolate and coffee. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and roasted moderate bitter finish. 081016

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
George999 (408) - Colorado, USA - OCT 5, 2016
From bottle, the pour is dark with little light penetration, the head is light chocolate brown and quickly thins. The aroma is roasted grains and chalky. The taste very dark roasted, smokey. I am missing the subtle flavors the roasted/smokey notes are very strong. The finish is similar. The mouthfeel is medium to thick with a strong carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
andrepintado (2757) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - SEP 21, 2016
Bottle from beergium. Color is dark brown to black. Head is thin and beige. Taste is light sweet, medium bitter. Medium body. Crispy finish. Aroma is liquorice, cacao, chocolate, light roasted, coffee, spices.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Concealer (1188) - Denver, Colorado, USA - SEP 18, 2016
Bottle. Clear dark reddish brown with a foamy, biege head that lasts and laces. Aromas of roasted malt, toasted malt, coffee, chocolate, light caramel and pine. Flavor is roasted malt, caramel, coffee, toasted malt, chocolate, pine. Medium bodied, smooth with a dry, roasty end.

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