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RATINGS: 63   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   IBU: 34   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Double Decker Porter was brewed in honor of our busing brothers across the pond. The beer has a silky chocolate character, which is balanced with British East Kent Golding and German Magnum hops. Combine that dark brown pour, velvety tan head, and decadent malt character, and you’ll find yourself doubling up on this brew for twice the enjoyment.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
downender (6780) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 24, 2015
Can from Top Hops, NY. Near black with a decent, beige, head. Plain chocolate, a touch of smoky bacon, berry fruit sweetness and a dryish finish. Good,

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dmac (4546) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - MAY 22, 2015
12oz can via trade. Poured a deep chestnut brown with a smaller tight foamy dark beige head. Aroma is meh, notes of cola, old dark toadt, nut shells, bad coffee and a hint of raisin and some sweet chocolate syrup. . Body is sort of fuller creamy carbonation.Flavor is a bit better than the aroma, notes of chocolate syrup, brown bread, cola, nutts and some old coffee. Meh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (12101) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 10, 2015
Can during RBWG Booze Buse 20/02/15, from the Booze Buse fridge. Light black with a decent tan covering. Nose is biscuit, toffee, chocolate, light rubber. Taste comprises chocolate, toffee, light roast. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Ok porter if a touch sweet at time.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nisse666 (4805) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 8, 2015
Can from Beer Frog, local juice, cons 2015-05-08 Spring Hills AR: roasted malt, tobaco, tar, baking chocolate (dark) AP: dark brown, high frothy sand brown steady head F: baking chocolate, roasted malt, white sugar, wee caramel

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ibrew2or3 (7361) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - MAY 2, 2015
12oz can pours with a nice dark brown body that supports a tan head of foam. The aroma offers up malt sweetened roasted malts, chocolate and then a thin layer of molasses and caramel malts. The taste is pretty thick with malt and molasses sweetness that sweetens up the roasted malts and chocolate as well as earthy coffee goodness. In the background I get some spicy black licorice. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
coldbrewky (1492) - Hippetown East, New York, USA - APR 16, 2015
Can provided by the beernut. Consumed with gusto by myself. The thing about a solid English porter iz that it shows a good deal of reserve. This porter does just that. In the description it sounss as if it may be a hop bomb in porter’s clothing. It is not. Well built and round in all the right places. Just the right amount of twang. Hmmm sounds like a girl i picked up in a honky tonk back in college.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BREWMUSKCLES (2359) - New Jersey, USA - APR 4, 2015
milky with some chocolate milk and mash. some hop and caramel the brew is sweet and a little unbalanced but then so am i.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
crajun (1054) - , Texas, USA - APR 2, 2015
can from springslicker...a little different porter - a little cocoa or chocolate powder, smooth, some hops. .. thanks Jay!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chinchill (2769) - South Carolina, USA - MAR 28, 2015
12 oz can with a canning date of 16 Feb. 2015 on the bottom served in a snifter. Excellent looking with a generous size, creamy/bubbly tan head that leaves the glass speckled. The aroma has ample dark roasted grains with hints of hops and chocolate. Flavor: perhaps slightly more hoppy than average, this has a mildly bitter flavor with some spiciness from the hops. Feel: medium-full body; nicely smooth; medium carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Clarkdvm (225) - Florida, USA - MAR 20, 2015
Can. Great beer. Best canned porter I’ve ever had, not that I’ve had many. Minimal aroma. This beer is all about its smooth creamy flavor.

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