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RATINGS: 135   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
The quintessential British style brown porter. During the 1800’s this full bodied style of ale made up 80% of the beer sold in England. Or most decorated beer and now the most decorated brown Porter in the history of the GABF.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chucklemation (1209) - Royal Oak, Michigan, USA - MAR 31, 2016
Pours a mahogany color with a thin white head. Aroma is chocolate, caramel, and earthy hops. Flavor is caramel, biscuit, and earthy hops. Has a light body. Easy drinker, but light on flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
GarrettB (1376) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 6, 2015
January 4th, 2014 - Also hailing from the South (and generously donated by a friend in TN) comes Blackstone’s Brewing St. Charles Porter, a calm, brown brew with little head, and all the scent of a generic winter warmer: malty with a touch of grape. The palate is flat with a decent flavor, finishing like Guinness, and debuting with some more of that grape sugar. But it’s nothing exceptional, and not unlike a lot of brown sweet beers you’ll find crowding shelves these days.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chinchill (3901) - South Carolina, USA - DEC 1, 2015
12 oz bottle from TN with no BB date notched on the label despite the presence of notch-date marks. Served in a Belgian snifter. Pours light for style, with a clear rd-brown body. The body remains light for style and clear even after I shake the few drops of sediment out of the bottle. There’s a decent head but it soon dies to a partial coat and thin ring. As the color suggests, this has less very dark roasted malts than many porters; nonetheless, both the aroma and flavor feature medium and medium-dark malts. The flavor is faintly bitter overall but the aroma is sweet. Feel: medium-light body and light carbonation. Overall: a gentle, mild, easy drinking porter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bytemesis (6199) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - OCT 20, 2015
Tap. Pours reddish hazel, medium tan head, nice lacing. Aroma is light, roasty, hints of chocolate, toffee. Flavor is light plus sweet, light bitter, clean and roasty. Medium body

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mzaar (2604) - Varberg, SWEDEN - OCT 19, 2015
Fat @ Brewpub. Mörkbrun öl med röda inslag. Smutsvitt medelstort skum. Dofter av choklad, kaffe och trä. Smakinslag av choklad, röda bär, kaffe och rostad malt. Torr munkänsla, aningen vattnig.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
weihenweizen (2893) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - AUG 20, 2015
On tap at the brewpub. Dark brown with medium beige head. Aroma is dark grain, medium body, medium carbonation, and good small-bubble lacing. Taste is dark malt, caramel malt, some herbal hops, and chocolate. Good porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rdixon77 (2038) - Georgia, USA - JUN 7, 2015
Decent porter. Dark brown pour. Ash and chocolate nose. Body is a bit more nutty tasty. Light for a porter. Good.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
drfabulous (6036) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - APR 30, 2015
12 ounce bottle thanks to John. Thin boy and a bit of chocolate. Too thin for my taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ron (3423) - Rochester, New York, USA - APR 2, 2015
Bottle from Erica and Chris. Dark brown body that some light comes thru with a frothy beige head. Pleasant aroma of roasted malts, caramel and floral hops. The flavor is lightly to moderately sweet and lightly to moderately bitter. It finishes lightly sweet and moderately bitter. Medium body with good carbonation. A pleasant roasted coffee bitterness in the aftertaste along with some lingering caramel notes.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (16017) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAR 26, 2015
Keg at the brewpub, Nasheville, 15/02/15. Clear amber with a decent light beige covering that retains well. Nose is toffee, light roast, cocoa dusting, spice. Taste comprises light cofffe, nutty, roast malt, biscuit, cocoa rub. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Ok porter.

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