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RATINGS: 339   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
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This robust dark ale is surprisingly smooth and drinkable. Caramel, molasses and chocolate flavors fill the palate. Its sweet start is perfectly balanced by a roasted dry finish.


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2.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rcasta (841) - - NOV 4, 2010
Si, ya las habia probado en LAX. Son buenas estilo aleman pero son brewery comercil


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
radio_nowhere (1209) - Maryland, USA - JUL 9, 2015
Nitro draft at their Frederick, MD restaurant, opaque dark brown color with light tan head. Aroma notes of roasted malt sweetness, chocolate and faint nuttiness. Taste adds more chocolate syrup, faint coffee and dark fruit. Medium-light body, low carbonation (nitro), creamy with sweet roasty finish. Pretty nice nitro porter, maybe a tad thin.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BlackHaddock (4964) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 22, 2015
21st May 2015: BJís Laguna Hills outlet. Part of an eight glass flight. Thought this was the best of the eight beers I tried on the day. Ruby hue to the dark body, on top a lightly tanned foam blanket. Malts all the way here, fairly sweet initially it bottoms out a little drier and roasted latter in the mouth. Hides the alcohol well with itís depth of flavours. My sweet tooth took to this.

2.2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Luvystypotables (1116) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - APR 15, 2015
Subued aroma of malt, a great looking beer, black with well laced tan head. Bland taste of espresso, with a watery feel and a bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DSG (8557) - Tel Aviv, - MAR 16, 2015
[2/21/15] Draught at BJís Mission Valley in San Diego. Clear dark brown with a beige head. Aroma of chocolate, roast and nuts. Sweetish flavor, somewhat roasty, with some chocolate. Medium-bodied, quite rounded. A decent one.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
thorongil2 (1766) - , Ontario, CANADA - FEB 16, 2015
(tap) clear dark amber colour with a small brown head; fant aroma of candy, soy sauce; smooth palate, balanced flavour

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
DocJitsu (1295) - Pensacola, Florida, USA - JAN 30, 2015
Pours a dark brown with a taupe head that sports excellent retention. Faint dark malt on the nose. Lifeless mouth feel. Watery roasted malt flavors.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Drake (10687) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - DEC 30, 2014
Nitro at BJs, Gainesville, VA. Pours a clear dark burgundy with a medium sized creamy tan head. Decent head retention. Aroma of chocolate, nuts, dark fruits. The taste is chocolate, mild roasted malts, milky notes. Thin bodied.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
obguthr (4659) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - DEC 29, 2014
Mild coffee and cardboard aroma. Clear brown, thin creamy tan head. Coffee, pecan, woody flavor. Creamy medium body. Decent porter.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
RascalKing13 (1) - Oregon, USA - DEC 19, 2014 does not count
Kind of disappointed in this. It tastes like a pilsner that is porter flavored. It looks really good but just doesnít have that thick porter taste that I like.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ferris (7970) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 16, 2014
Draft - Dark roasty malts and light coffee notes. Deep jet brown with a rich beige head. Light watery roast and some coffee notes. Pretty bleh.


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