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RATINGS: 222   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 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yespr (40811) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAY 8, 2012
12 fl oz bottle. Pours clear and golden amber with a small tan head. Aroma is toasted malty and light caramelish. Sweet caramelish, toasted malty and toffee. Caramelish and toasted malty finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ungstrup (34636) - 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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (26145) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 20, 2008
Draught at GABF 2008. Black coloured with a small beige head. Roasted aroma of caramel and chocollate. Roasted flavour of caramel and chocolate. Roasted finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Papsoe (25063) - 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 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
omhper (23678) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAR 24, 2003
Sampled draught at Humperdinks, Dallas, Texas.
Black. Dry and very roasty, notes of tar and flowery hops. Clean and hard mouthfeel and a thin body leads to a corroded metal finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (23333) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 21, 2010
Draft @ The Ram, Boise, ID. Pours a dark brown color with a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty chocolate aroma. Roasted malty chocolate flavor withsome hints of caramel. Has a roasted malty chocolate finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (21633) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - APR 18, 2011
Draft at Humperdinks in Arlington. Clear brown. Aroma of chocolate. taste is chocolate soda and Starbucks.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fiulijn (19347) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 9, 2007
UPDATED: JUL 27, 2012
2012-07-27, draught at Ram Restaurant and Brewery, Northgate, Seattle, 6-4-7-3-14=34
The color is dark, almost black, with creamy beige head. Strong coffeish aroma. The mouthfeel is soft, with also some good dark chocolate and just a normal amount of roasted malts and fresh coffee. Correct bitterness.
Very pleasant Porter, fresh.

2006-12-17, draught at Humperdink’s, Dallas, 6-4-7-3-13=33
Black color. Some aroma of roasted malt. Medium bodied, roasted malt flavor. Not bad Stout.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (16517) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 29, 2013
On tap at Ram, Tacoma. A dark brown beer looking almost clear, and topped by a beige head of moderate size. Roasted, toffee-ish aroma with some coffee and treacle. The flavor is mostly roasted and toffee-ish, with some bitterness chiming in in the back. Full body, semi-dry. Certainly a fine porter, but it’s a bit boring and uninteresting. A bit low on ABV maybe. Well, wouldn’t mind drinking more of it though. 130629

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Oakes (15797) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 18, 2006
WBC ’06 winner from the Seattle Ram. Dark brown colour. Light chocolate and rye bread aroma. Mild character still shows some sweet dark chocolates, toast, nuts. It’s a bit tart in the finish, seemingly from the dark malts. Award-winning "Brown Porter" is really structed like a "Robust Porter" but without the hoppiness. Enjoyable.

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