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RATINGS: 66   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
r464 (2034) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 6, 2015
A nice roasty malt flavor. Hints of coffee, toast, nuts. A bit of char, but not much. Low bitterness, very full and smooth. A nice porter.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BrewBoxer (2442) - New York, New York, USA - MAY 30, 2015
Draft at the craft beer festival , beer at the pier in the south street seaport. Deep black color. malty flavor with a coffee like backbone. very drinkable

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ratman197 (11112) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAY 30, 2015
On tap at The Brass Tap poured a clear dark reddish brown with a small lasting creamy tan head. Aromas of roasted malt, bakers cocoa and light earthiness. Palate was light to medium bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of bakers cocoa, coffee and light roastiness with a smooth dry lingering bakers cocoa finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
downender (6890) - 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,

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dmac (4632) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (12596) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nisse666 (4957) - 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

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ibrew2or3 (7423) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
coldbrewky (1494) - 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.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BREWMUSKCLES (2368) - 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.


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