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Planet Porter is a big beer for everyone. Don't be afraid of the dark; this beer is very drinkable and remarkably smooth, brewed for a malty, coffee-like flavor. A once almost extinct style of ale, Boulder Brewing helped revive the category and this is now one of the oldest American porters.


3.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
smaynard6000 (555) - Apopka, Florida, USA - APR 20, 2013
on tap at O’Niell’s. Nitro. Appearance is amazing, no doubt owing in small part to the nitro, black in color with small creamy, frothy white head and excellent lacing. Aroma is subtle with roasted caramel and chocolate malt. Full bodied with a creamy texture and soft carbonation, moderately sweet. This was a very good porter, I enjoyed this.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
edgallow (1662) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - APR 4, 2013
12 oz bottle pours black with a tan head. Aroma of roasted malts, chocolate, oats and a subtle sweetness. Taste coffee, sweet malts and a hint of smoke. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cthomas2390 (201) - Colorado, USA - MAR 29, 2013
Pours black with a tan head that disappears fairly quickly. Smoky, espresso and chocolate aromas with a little bit of fruit in there. Mostly a bitter, astringent taste with a hint of chocolate. Bit thin and the carbonation is a bit harsh.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AWISLguy (1058) - Wisconsin, USA - FEB 24, 2013
Bottle from Breeze Thru. Pours an opaque black with a light brown head leaving nice lacing. Aroma has choco/caramel, some coffee, oatmeal and molasses, with a faint dark fruit presence. Taste is of bakers chocolate, meat smoke, some roast and some caramel. More bitter than sweet. A bit thin. Boulder continue along their run of "meh" brews. Through some depth of flavor in there!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
queenholly (2617) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - FEB 18, 2013
Bottle. Sweet chocolate malt and light lactic aroma. Dark brown with a large tan head. Astringent coffee, ash, light acidic, and earthy hops flavor. Light body, moderate carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sonnycheeba (3049) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 10, 2013
Tap. Pours deep, dark brown with average, fizzy beige head; short retention and some lacing. Aroma is light roast malt, chocolate, coffee, figs, light floral hops, and a hint of ash. Flavor is roast malt forward with some earthy hops and dark fruit esters; dries out towards the end with a chocolate and smoke finish. Light/medium body and low carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DrSilverworm (5051) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 25, 2012
12oz bottle, best by 9/25/12. Black color. Thin khaki head. Some lace. Smooth, lighter carbonation. Lighter body. More dry texture. Light toasty malt. Light cocoa, but it’s mostly just kind of watered down. Little earthy hops. Light bitter taste, some sweet. Fine, respectable porter

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
swillguzzler99 (111) - Peoria, Arizona, USA - OCT 21, 2012
Pours opaque brown. Minimal nose. Taste is slight chocolate with mild aftertaste. All right.

2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Danyel (460) - Colorado, USA - OCT 20, 2012
Bottle. Dark brown, tan head. Smells of chocolate, smoke. Tastes of apples and burnt, not in a good way. Once you take a sip the only flavor that lingers in your mouth is the burnt one. It’s really not very enjoyable. Not well balanced, not good.

3.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jtd6628 (357) - North Carolina, USA - OCT 18, 2012
Great beer. Had off a nitrous tap which made it very creamy. The taste was great.


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