BMan1113VR (7694) - Los Angeles, California, USA - MAR 30, 2008
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Had at Humperdinks on Greenville. Light brown heead with good lacing. Coffee, sugar, and smoke in the aroma. Taste is sweet and very smokey. Goes down like water.
adnielsen (7581) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - NOV 26, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tasted on tap at the Fort Collins Horserooth location. Dark red/black appearance. Small head. Dark and quite malty flavor with a fairly decent and tasty coffee flavor. One of the best brews here.
3fourths (7525) - Boulder, Oregon, USA - DEC 29, 2003
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Skunky sour-milk aroma. Flavor is not that bad. Smooth and mildy roasty, watery finish with some grass flavors, but an OK drink. Average porter.
gnoff (7030) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - OCT 12, 2012
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Sampled at GABF on Thursday October 11, 2012
From "Ram Restaurant & Brewery Boise Id"
Dark brown to black color, brown head. Sweet, chocolate scent. Sweet, chocolate taste. Medium mouthfeel, low bitterness.
Ughsmash (6915) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 27, 2007
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
On tap at Ram - Wheeling, IL. Poured a clear, deeper brown with no head after a few seconds. Some dark chocolate and coffee notes in the aroma.. quite light and hard to pin down. Flavor found mildly-roasted dark and milkier chocolates (nice blend)... some light coffee bitterness... powerfully average porter. Flavors kind of dissapeared on the back-end... not good overall.
Dogbrick (6824) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JAN 15, 2004
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
From a sampler at the Indy location: Pours almost black with a medium thick tan head. The nose is fairly strong roasted coffee and malt. A little on the thin side, but very tasty nonetheless. There is a nice concoction of coffee, roasted malt, caramel and malt in there. The finish is lightly bitter and keeps with the chocolate theme too. This is probably the best beer I tried at the Indy RAM, but there are many better Porters out there.
shrubber85 (6510) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - DEC 2, 2011
3.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Tap. Chocolate malt and light ash aroma. Dark brown color with minimal head. Dark chocolate malt and wood/ash flavor. Body on the light side. Okay - a bit stout-like.
Ernest (5892) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - NOV 4, 2002
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Body is dark brown.
moderately malty (roasted grain, dark chocolate),
lightly hoppy (grapefruit),
with a light note of vanilla.
moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter.
lightly sweet, moderately acidic, moderately bitter.
Light to medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation, lightly astringent.
blutt59 (5877) - Dallas, Texas, USA - NOV 13, 2009
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
growler thanks to the angrypirate, black with ruby highlights, good thick foam that rapidly receded, coffee and caramel aromas, flavors of coffee, ashey sweet malt
DuffMan (5793) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 24, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap @ C.I. Shenanigans in Spokane. Dark brown, tan head. Nice aroma of coffee, roast, and light smoke. Robust roasty palate, coffee, light ash. Dry finish. Very nicely paired with the fresh oysters.