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Black Raven Tamerlane Brown Porter
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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.52/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   IBU: 38   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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Tamerlane Brown Porter

World Beer Cup 2010 Gold medal - Brown Porter category NABA 2010 Silver Medal - Brown Porter category

Malts: 2-Row Pale, Crystal, Brown, Chocolate
Hops: Magnum, Palisades

Edgar Allan Poe’s (author of "The Raven") publishing career began humbly with an anonymous collection of poems, Tamerlane and other Poems (1827). The Brown Porter is the very first beer ever brewed at the Black Raven Brewery (formerly known as "Batch 1 Brown"). Featuring both the subtle nut flavors and easy drinkability of an English brown ale and hints of deeper coffee tones and the Northwest hop character of a porter. Quickly becoming a true local favorite.

This beer is the first style brewed at the Black Raven Brewery. Featuring both the subtle nut flavors and easy drinkability of an English brown and hints of deeper coffee tones and the hop character of a porter. Available year-round.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - NOV 7, 2009

Name: Tamerline Brown Porter
Date: September 10, 2009
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub
Appearance: dark amber, fine beige head, drippy lace
Aroma: dry chocolate aroma, light malt sweetness
Flavor: dry roasted and chocolate flavor, touch of caramel sweetness to bring out the rich malt, light earthyness
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 7/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3.3/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: **+ /4

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dogbrick (8023) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - APR 8, 2012
Sample at the brewpub. Pours brown with a medium thin dense tan head that dissipates slowly to an outer ring. Small patches of lacing on the glass. Sweet roasty malt and coffee in the nose. Light body with a sweet malty character and notes of mild coffee, chocolate and caramel. The finish is sweet and malty with a hint of hops in the aftertaste. Above average overall.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
after4ever (6114) - Brier, Washington, USA - APR 18, 2009
Growler. Thanks, Homebrew! Pours dark brown with bright caramel highlights. Dense, creamy tan head. Big coffee nose. Creamy medium body. Graham crackers, coffee, and chocolate on the mid-palate. Nice mild finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AmEricanbrew (5803) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - AUG 26, 2009
Dark brown color with a tan head. Roasty malt, chocolate aromas. Smooth chewy mouthfeel. Nice chocolate and bitter black malt flavors with some coffee.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
riversideAK (5625) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - FEB 18, 2013
Toasted roasted nuts and some brown bread on the nose, soft roast. Pours brown, thin offwhite head and lace. Flavors of toasted and roasted nuts, a hint of caramel, touch of dry roast and earth. Pleasant brown porter with good drinkability.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrewDad (4934) - Olympia, Washington, USA - JUN 28, 2009
Washington Brewers Festival – Kenmore, WA
Aroma: Dark roasty malt aroma with a nice chocolate backing.
Appearance: Brown in color, clear with a thin head.
Flavor: Deep dark malt, smokey and chocolate flavors.
Palate: Dry finish, with a Good Mouthfeel.
Overall: My first beer from this new place. This was a great beer.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Crit (3340) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 1, 2011
Brown,small tan head.Pleasant light roasty nose. Thin bodied light roastiness throughout. Easy drinking !!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BillKismet (3335) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 9, 2011
Brown-bodied, not much head and light carbonation. Easy biscuit nut brown nose that translated into a dry, cleanly roasty, baked biscuit body with just the slightest hint of nut. Dry finish. Solid, but not too memorable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JohnC (3000) - Mission Viejo, California, USA - AUG 8, 2009
On tap at Tustin Brewing’s 13th Anniversary party, this porter is roasty with a nice finish. pretty tasty.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerona97 (2397) - Washington, USA - FEB 25, 2012
Black/brown, thin head. Aroma of roast malt. Taste of nutty malt and bread, nice and roasted. Medium light body, medium carbonation.


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