AaronDaniel (35) - Connecticut, USA - JAN 21, 2013
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Wow. caramel, sweet malt, chocolate, molasses- The high alcohol is completely masked by the sweet satisfying flavor. This is a great drinking porter! Donít let the price fool you! This is inexpensive excellence. And, a FULL PINT of easy drinking 9.4 ABV for a little over a buck and a half is really a "no-brainer".
charule (1004) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 22, 2014
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from my awesome landlord. Poured dark red brown with thick tan head. Aroma of roasty malt and licorice. Light carb med thick bod. Semi sweet choc taste. Surprisingly good.
dj_buczek (2) - POLAND - MAY 17, 2014 does not count
4.9 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 20/20
Very nice taste, best porter Iíce ever nad. Smoked woody aroma. Try it, taste it, feel it...
raphael (873) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 6, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Coca cola missing a spice or two with a little milk chocolate & resin
Smell of caramel, alcohol, rye bread
Dark reddish brown with persistent dark tan head
Leafs93 (1649) - Dunmore, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 29, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours black with a tan head. Aroma is roast, cola and licorice. Taste is sweeter then expected with some mild acidic tartness. Medium bodied with the alcohol well hidden, thin texture and soft carbonation.
Arthaey (15) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 8, 2014
4 AROMA 2/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 20/20
Surprisingly little aroma. Sweet and malty. Definitely an enjoyable sweet beer.
DuffMan (6543) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 7, 2014
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
UPDATED: MAR 8, 2014 Bottle. Dark brown, but not quite inky, with a thin brown head. Aroma is sweet, but in a way that isnít entirely appealing, cola-ish with caramel and dark fruits. Tootsie Rolls! That;s what Iím getting here! And Iím not crazy about it. The palate is much the same, more caramel, very little roast, and with a dusty, flinty dryness in the finish. Just okay.
SilentJo (68) - Chocowinity, North Carolina, USA - MAR 5, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
This has a very distinct smell, like licorice or something else I canít quite name. The taste is interesting, I get the malt flavor as well as a sour note like black licorice, as well as other flavors I canít quite pinpoint. It does seem a bit thick on the palate, but enjoyable when sipped.
penguinfinity (103) - North Carolina, USA - MAR 5, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle. Pours almost opaque amber, appears black in the glass. Light tan head, dissipates to the edges, which stick around. Smells like the sweeter end of the porter spectrum. Taste is sharp but not bitter, simple and to the point. Smoother than I expected. Nice sipping porter.
Jow (2016) - New York, USA - FEB 28, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from tgncc. Pours deep brown. Nose of dark fruits and cola. Tastes of plums, licorice, soy sauce, light roasted malt, flat RC cola, and molasses. Quite sweet on finish. Medium bodied with enough carbonation.
tmongoose (1208) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - FEB 26, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
16.9 bottle shared poured a medium brown yet translucent with light brown head. The aroma is roasted malts and chocolate and coffee and licorice. Not necessarily in that order. The flavor is quite delicious. Itís sweet without over doing it. Roasted malts, lots of black licorice and chocolate. Blended together very well. Overall impressed with this porter. Donít let looks deceive you.