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Blue Lobster Nighttime at the Switching Yard

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RATINGS: 6   MEAN: 3.68/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   ABV: -
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mcox90 (1904) - Wilton, New Hampshire, USA - FEB 3, 2014
4 oz. taster at the source. Pours dark brown with an off white head. Roasty aroma with cocoa and hints of a far distant campfire. Light sweetness from the cocoa, bittered with an earth hop bite. Thinner palate than I would have liked, still, pretty darn good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AirForceHops (6192) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - JAN 15, 2014
Purchased a 750 ml growler from the brewery on 9 Jan 2014, enjoyed on 11 Jan 2014. Pours a deep brown with a thin tan head and minimal lacing. Flavor and aroma is a perfect match. Rich roasted malts, hints of ash, light bittering pine, ale yeast tones. Earthy malt notes. Medium body and medium carbonation. Texture has an abundant dry roast quality. Overall, I always enjoy the brews David Sakolsky creates. This porter has exceptional flavor and is something I could drink multiple glasses of. Well done.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
AdamChandler (4518) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - JAN 12, 2014
Black, brown edges. Espresso crema Nose is roasted coal and a bit of cedar. Chocolate overload Roasted chocolate and minor coffee bean. Tannic finish

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lukaduke (3016) - Gray, Maine, USA - JAN 5, 2014
Pours a deep burnt umber with three fingers of thick gaseous khaki foam that laces nicely. Nose is roasted chocolate malt with some earthy woodchip and a touch of vanilla and pine. The palate follows with nice roast quality, backbone of chocolate, vanilla, malt balls, earthy spent coffee grinds... lots of carbonation scrub out the smoothness a bit. Strange bittersweet lingers mid to late palate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
radarsock (1146) - Massachusetts, USA - JAN 5, 2014
Had on tap at the source. Pours a viscous dark brown with which a frothy, off-white ringed head balanced-beamed atop. Smells and tastes of baker’s cocoa powder, lavender, warm coffee, blackberries, and American hops. Mint, charcoal, and English yeast by swallow. Medium-bodied, but its finish was slick and watery. I can see myself ordering this again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
WillRunForBeer (2277) - Massachusetts, USA - DEC 31, 2013
Taster at the source. Pours deep brown with a coffee ice cream head that clings. Aroma of dark malt, coffee, a touch of smoke. Flavor follows nose. Roasty and malty. Finish is dark coffee and unsweet vanilla. A touch metallic. This is nice, but I prefer the Ragged Neck.

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