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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.69/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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A big, RICH dak ale with a complex combination of Beechwood smoked malts, chocolate, coffee, and caramel flavors rounding out the beers smooth, creamy body.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (16691) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 22, 2011
Draft @ the brewpub. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty chocolate aroma with weak smokey hints. Roasted malty chocolate flavor with weak smokey hints. Has a roasted malty chocolate finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rudolf (2341) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JUL 11, 2011
Big rich iodiney smoke, dark honey in the nose. Flavor is iodiney smoke, rich caramel, a bit of pepper in the finish.A

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DiarmaidBHK (3393) - Pennsylvania, USA - APR 30, 2011
Has a nice roasted malted quality on the nose. Pours a very dark brown with a thin light brown head. Some biscuit quality on the tongue along with the caramel. Finishes dry which is nice but it has a very thin mouthfeel. I wish this one had more substance to it.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Thorpe429 (5012) - , Illinois, USA - NOV 30, 2010
A: Very dark brown, bordering black, with a thin tan head that stays most of the way down. S: Lots of smoke and a bit of a dried meat odor to it. Very nice with a bit of dark chocolate backing behind the meat and roasted malt. T: Good amount of smoke, but becomes a little excessive compared to the other flavors. Nice, but not balanced quite perfectly. M: Moderate body and a different sort of dryness from the smoke. Enjoyable. D: Definitely drinkable for a smoked beer, but not something that’d be uber-sessionable. Serving type: on-tap Reviewed on: 02-17-2010

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
decaturstevo (5015) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - MAY 31, 2010
Brown pour with bubbly head and lace. Light sour malt, smoke, and peat. Smoke, medium malt, and bacon. Medium bodied with no carbonation. (growler)

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bu11zeye (11942) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAR 30, 2010
(Growler, courtesy of Kramer) Pours a dark brown body with a medium cream head. Aroma of smoke, chocolate, and light roasted malt. Flavor of smoke, chocolate, and caramel.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11083) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAR 18, 2010
RBWG@RLRL-thanks to Kramer-growler-pours a light brown ring with black color. Aroma is dark malt-smoke/peat/bacon. Taste is dark malt-smoke/roasty/peat/bacon, some earthy hops.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
daknole (9099) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAR 16, 2010
Dark brown pour. Peaty chocolate, roasted malt and dark fruits dominate. Flavor is a great blend of smoke and chocolate with a nice bitter, roasted malt shining as well. Nice brew.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
argo0 (11520) - Washington DC, USA - MAR 16, 2010
Growler, RBWG. Medium beige head atop brown-black body. Aroma is medium sweet, smoke/burnt, some coffee, caramel, chocolate. Taste is moderately sweet, caramel, some smoke, sourness, light chocolate. Medium body.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CaptainCougar (7132) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - FEB 23, 2010
On tap at the brewpub 6/8/08: Pours a nearly opaque black with dark mahogany edges and a stringy-lacing dark beige head. Aroma of rich smoky dark caramel malts and a touch of doughy grain. Body starts with good fullness and sweet smoky caramel notes balanced with a touch of hoppy bitterness before the drier smoky finish. A nice smoked porter.


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