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This dark ale combines the taste of real organic coffee with out popular Drayman's Porter. The robust coffee flavor comes vis a special coffee extract made for us exclusively by Dean's Beans, New Salem MA.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
IPA (17) - Leominster, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 6, 2005
Bottle: Pours a dark brown with rich, thick and lasting tan head. Rich malt with slight coffee aroma. Medium mouthfeel, on the thin side for a porter. Finishes dry with a good hop flavor and slight bitterness. Nice porter, a very drinkable beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrRomero (1974) - Nolanville, USA - MAY 21, 2005
Tap at Horseshoe Pub: Poured dark brown with a medium tan head. Light coffee aroma and roasted malt. Flavor is sweet, light roasted malt and coffee. Fairly thin bodied. Well carbonated with a touch of chocolate in the finish. A decent porter.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nate (3636) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 1, 2005
Sweet malted chocolate milk with coffee and cream, roasted grain, some licorice and a bit of smoke. Light acidic tang under the sweetness. Twizzlers and some alcohol essence, too. Dark brown-black with thin lacing light tan head. Medium-heavy watery body with medium-high carbonation. Some carbonic tangy burn. Starts with good vapory malted sweetness. Taste of chocolate, bitter coffee beans, some Twizzlers, and cola. Good hit of acidity throughout, carbonic tang. Nice bitterness in the finish to combine with acidity that tones down the potential over-sweetness of these malts. Could be a bit less acidic, however, or maybe some lower carbonation. Otherwise, there is a nice robust malty coffee base to this porter.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Lou18 (1353) - West Paterson, New Jersey, USA - APR 15, 2005
Poured dark, thick foamy tan head. aroma of coffee, and a bit of caramel and chocolate.This is slick and very nice. Full body flavor with a wee bit of hop to smooth this nice brew out. Scoot, thanks.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cletus (6354) - Connecticut, USA - APR 9, 2005
Pours dark with a light brown head. Smells of coffee and roasted malt. Taste is of coffee, chocolate and caramel with some smokiness to add en extra bite. Consistency is slightly oily. Finish is on the bitter side.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ChazyRPh (582) - Chazy, New York, USA - APR 5, 2005
bomber...nearly black pour with a beautiful tan colored head. Looks like a stout. French Roast coffee aroma. Wonderfully roasty and malty. Coffee is the star, but roasted malt is the supporting actor, also some mention for milk chocolate. This is a very tasty brew, the mouthfeel solidifies it’s classification as a porter. I like porters and coffee so this is a hit with me. Nice lingering bitterness...not too sweet in the middle. This is well done.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ungstrup (29081) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 5, 2005
[Cask at GBBF 2004] A black beer with a brown head. Both the aroma and flavor are roasted with strong notes of coffee and chocolate.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
YogiBeera (2435) - Hamburg, GERMANY - MAR 9, 2005
On Tap Redbones: Opaque black color. Small head, laces on glass. Light band aid nose. Malt coffee taste, medium lasting. Nice medium roasted aftertaste.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MartinT (7677) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 28, 2005
The Lure:
Sweet and roasty coffee emanations surround an impending dryness. Near headless, looks like a cheap macro coffee.

The Festivities:
Coffee roastiness and dark malts blend well in the porous, thin body. A little cream on top gives it a little more depth.

Transcendence:
For summer mornings where you just don’t care anymore.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GonZoBeeR (2906) - Ste-Eulalie, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 12, 2004
Nez:cafe vraiment le cafe.Gout:Cafe moka vraiment beaucoup.Si vous aimer le cafe au lait essayer cette biere.


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