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RATINGS: 219   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   IBU: 28   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
This is the silver medal winner in the Brown Porter division of the 1996 Great American Beer Festival. The mash temperature is higher to produce body and mouth feel. The 2-row barley base, in addition to a combination of chocolate and carastan malts, gives this beer a smooth, round character with chocolate undertones. Many people who normally don’t drink dark beers will drink this beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25068) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 8, 2012
Bottle 33 cl. Courtesy of Pinball. Pours brown with an orange hue and a creamy and lacing beige head. Lovely roast aroma - a little sweet. Medium body, subtle roast, sweetish as in milk stout. Subtle bitterness. Pleasant. 080512

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ungstrup (32164) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 8, 2012
Bottled. A black beer with a dark brown head. The aroma has notes of chocolate and malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, straw, and chocolate, leading to a dry finish. Boring.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
geeklimit (261) - USA - APR 5, 2012
Opaque coffee brown pour with minimal creamy head. Chocolate coffee aroma with matching taste. Moderate to thick body with a sticky mouthfeel. Chocolate and coffee aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jeremytoni (3022) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - MAR 28, 2012
From the tap poured a brown color with a small amount of head. Light malty flavor with a quick finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
GhostFace (321) - Wisconsin, USA - MAR 4, 2012
pours a deep brown, little to no head. aroma is of lightly roasted malts, caramel, coffee, chocolate and a bit earthy. the liquid is thin.. dry on the palate. distinct taste of the malts, chocolate and coffee. nice mix of flavors although nothing dominates, good balance here. dry, slightly bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
JoePeesie (920) - Long Lake, Illinois, USA - FEB 29, 2012
Pours a lighter brown than expected with an touch of tan head. Nose and taste is a bit more mellow than most porters. A touch of chocolate sweetness and generally very approachable and drinkable. More pleasing to the masses than to someone who really likes a great porter I suspect. As one of the masses in this case I found the beer to be very solid.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
NobleSquirrel (3438) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 28, 2012
At the Ram in Wheeling. Pours a deep brown-black with a tan head. Nose is toasty, light chocolate and a roasty note. Some caramel comes through, hops are quite restrained overall. On tasting, crisp and dry, some medium caramel notes and a nice enough roast quality. Quite clean overall. Balanced bitterness and sweetness. Not too bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Smurf2055 (1400) - Seattle, Washington, USA - FEB 7, 2012
On tap at The Ram in Seattle. Pours dark with a thin tan head. Ashy, smokey smell. Bit of a chocolate taste, smoky and caramel flavors. I thought it was a pretty solid beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RobertDale (4710) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - JAN 8, 2012
Sampler at Arlington brewpub. comes dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma of roast and chocolate. Taste is malt, chocolate, and coffee. On the thin side. Just OK.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kidmartinek (4161) - austin, Texas, USA - JAN 2, 2012
Red tingy brown with a small head. A little tan. Roasted malt aroma with maple. Bitter toasty malt flavor with a woodsy finish. Ok lace. dirty overall.

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