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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.64/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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Full bodied roasty black malt flavors with a smokey peasted malt finish. Ingredients: Malt = Pale, Crystal 80L, Chocolate, Roasted Barley, Peated Malt. Hops = Columbus & Hallertauer MF. Yeast = Wyeast 1084 Irish Ale Specs: ABV = 5.8% O.G. = 1.054 or 13.4P IBU = 44

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bookseeb (123) - Wenatchee, Washington, USA - JAN 11, 2013
Appearance has a dark brown color leaving hardley any head that dissipates quickly leaving nil lace. Smell of mainly the smoke, peat and roasted malt. Taste again of the smoke with the peat that really comes through kinda has the flavor note of smoked bacon. Mouthfeel is medium with good carbonation. If your a fan of smoked beer this is a good one to try

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pawola22 (3262) - Plainfield, Illinois, USA - DEC 8, 2012
On tap at the brewery. Pours a very deep brown, mostly black colored body with a finger-width, creamy, dark brown head that dissipates slowly and leaves a nice lacing. Aroma is roasty with lots of rich dark chocolates and a light earthy smoke. Just a touch of meatiness. Flavor is similar. Lots of dark chocolates with a nice roast backing and a solid smokiness. Finishes with a light char and peat note alongside a medium-light, earthy and roasty bitterness that is balanced well with a good amount of chocolate. Lengthy aftertaste following a medium, smooth body and a moderate carbonation. Overall, a pretty solid smoked porter. Well balanced and enjoyable with lots of chocolate, roasts, and smoke. Good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
theisti (3340) - Leawood, Kansas, USA - DEC 7, 2012
22 oz bomber purchased online at Letspour.com. The pour is brownish black, opaque, with a well formed 1/2 inch light tan head. The aroma is soft char smoke, bitter dark chocolate, and a roasted meat/coffee element. Engaging nose. The taste is the nose, nice combination between the smoke, roast, dark chocolate. The taste also introduces a light touch of sweetness, which helps cut the roast a bit. The palate is medium bodied, with a nice full mouth feel, active carbonation and a dry earthy finish. Nice one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ibrew2or3 (7210) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - DEC 1, 2012
Pours clear clean mahogany with dark ruby red edges and thin tan head of foam. The aroma pushes up big smooth smoke and a slight band-aid note as well as a faint roasted maltiness. The taste is smooth bold smoke and it seems to slip into roasted malts and a bit of spiciness. Underneath these notes is a mild band-aid like sensation. It seems to leans toward the bacony side of the smoke spectrum.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
reebtogi (4483) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 26, 2012
650ml bottle pours almost black in color with a finger of light tan head that settles to leave some spotted lacing on the glass. Aroma is smoky with some dark chocolate and citrusy notes. Taste is smoky with some light chocolate sweetness and a bold herbal and citrus hop bitterness. Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. A nicely done porter that is recommended for a good tasting experience.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (11788) - Woodland, California, USA - NOV 17, 2012
Bomber from Malt & Vine. Pours dark brown/black with a creamy/bubbly tan head. For aroma I get very nice chocolate, but I have to really dig for smoke. It’s there. Med+ body. Flavor is pretty smoked. Then there’s some very nice smooth burnt malt, followed by more smoke. The chocolate is almost lost. As for the hop? Well the ale is bitter. Actually a very tasty drink, but it has a certain challenging complexity on sorting the flavors out.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
robforbes (2084) - Bremerton, Washington, USA - NOV 2, 2012
pours a jet black with a small khaki head, and very good lacing. smell is of cocoa, smoke, some coffee, and roasted malt. taste is a bit thin, smoke, chocolate, and coffee. ends smooth. very drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
daknole (9694) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - OCT 30, 2012
Brown color. Ham, smoke, bitter chocolate, dark roasted malt. Light sweetness is overtaken by the roast and smoke.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rodriguez (313) - Quito, ECUADOR - OCT 19, 2012
This one and Harvest were the best at their brewery. Coffee, chocolate, and that smoked finish with a good body, was perfect for a cold night.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
5000 (6299) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - SEP 28, 2012
Bottle:   Black, cola hued edges, light tannish head, sudsy, dies quickly, little lacing.   Dark chocolate, roastiness, with a touch of smoke on the nose.   Decent.   A little milk stout like up front, coffee with cream and sugar, roasty, dark chocolate, some unsweetened bakers chocolate.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate.   Lingering roastiness and dark/bakers chocolate.   Fairly decent.   Wished it were heavier with more smoke tho.

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