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RATINGS: 895   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   IBU: 49   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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The intense flavors of dark-roasted malt in our rendition of the classic English porter are perfectly balanced by a generous and complex hop character. Bully! Porterís robust nature makes it the ideal companion to a variety of foods, from seafood to chocolate.


3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
dubb18 (30) - Springfield, Missouri, USA - JAN 24, 2006
Nice smell and a nice look, pretty strong hints of coffee. Im still suprised Zoso liked this.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ivancherdalsky (9) - USA - JAN 22, 2006 does not count
This was a pretty good brew. I was very supprised in the amount of head. It was a little bitter...but still good.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
roder60 (1284) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 22, 2006
Pours a nice dark red brown color with a huge amount of froathy tan head. Aroma is a bit sweet, a bit hoppy, very roasted. Flavor is bitter and coffeeish. Not very sweet at all. Overall, good, but i was a little dissapointed.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Simon (42) - Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA - JAN 17, 2006
Didnít realize this one was a Boulevard. Pretty decent given the brewery. Has some of the standard porter flavors: fruits, coffee, chocolate, and a slight roasted flavor. Iíve had better porters, but it was certainly drinkable.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Zoso137 (52) - Springfield, Missouri, USA - JAN 7, 2006
a roasted flavor brew with a hint of coffee at the end in the finish. this brew makes you feel like you have 5 dollars and the new super soaker you want is blue, but you hate blue.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mdi (573) - Nebraska, USA - JAN 2, 2006
12oz bottle BB 07/09/06. Pours dark brown/black w/ a nice tan head...leaves good lace as it falls, but never completely fades away as I drink. Aroma is moderate in intensity, but interesting. Shows some dominant roast and also something grape-like...espresso is suggested as is dark chocolate...and something slightly sour seems to be lingering around there too. Fascinating aroma, although it doesnít jump out of the glass. Mouthfeel is light for the impression this beer makes with its deep color. The flavor doesnít let me down like their pale ale though...this beer is full of flavor. Malt is a little more pronounced and piney hops show up, otherwise the flavor echoes the aroma. And I do agree with that Comm. Desc. that the beer is perfectly balanced. It does cut to a fairly quick finish though...leaving just a bit of lingering roastiness on the tongue. A very solid beer.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dorwart (2374) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - DEC 28, 2005
Good sized light brown head of fine bubles. Dense and creamy on top. Rich and malty aroma with a little bit of chocolate and nuts. Color is a very dark brown/black. Head reduces slowly. Wow, strong burnt flavor. Loads of carbon and cigarette ash. Almost gritty on the palate. The smoky ash is not detected in the aroma. Quite harsh. Bitter also. Not a good combination. Little bit of chocolate but mostly smokey ash. Finish is dry and bitter and gritty. Something does not sit well with me with this brew.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MullMan (1099) - New Jersey, USA - DEC 28, 2005
garnet/chestnut clear color, foamy & rocky tan head. aroma is roasted malt, a little chocolate and toasted brazil nuts. dryish roasted malt flavor, a little coffee, caramel/toffee too. dryish grassy hop finish. thanks EricMC83!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
zombywoof (450) - Shawnee, Kansas, USA - DEC 19, 2005
UPDATED: JUL 21, 2008 Dark brown with tan foam. A medium chocolate and roasted coffee nose. It has a leathery walnut and coffee flavor that has a medium body. The finish is brisk and clean with a licorice hint.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kramer (4943) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 16, 2005
12 oz bottle, via ericmc83. Pours a dark brown, mostly clear with a billowy light brown head. Nice chocolate and light coffee nose, some light roasted notes and licorice too. Slightly lactic flavor with bitter chocolate and coffee in the finish. Fairly light bodied and a little thin. Nice soft carbonation gives it a decent mouthfeel. Not bad overall, a little on the thin side. With a little bit moe body this would be really good.


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