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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.65/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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A Robust Porter, roasty with a touch of chocolate. Black as crude oil, but as drinkable as kool aid, "drink the kool aid

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TomDecapolis (4526) - Milton, Delaware, USA - NOV 2, 2014
Pours a deep black with a small bubbly tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, tobacco, caramel and tobacco. Flavor of roasted malt, tobacco, caramel and dark chocolate.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
radio_nowhere (901) - Maryland, USA - OCT 9, 2014
Draft sample at the brewery, opaque deep dark brown color with tan head. Aroma of heavy dark chocolate, roasted malt and coffee. Taste follows the aroma with heavy bakers chocolate notes and faint fruity hops. Medium-light body, low-moderate carbonation, creamy with roast finish. Very nice porter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iphonephan (3543) - McLean, Virginia, USA - SEP 28, 2014
On draft at the brewery. Pours black with a tan head. Chocolate, coffee and smoky notes in the flavor. Bitter roasted finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
devman171 (1022) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - SEP 12, 2013
Pours black on tap, aroma is roast and chocolate, taste is similar with a nice but a bit rough finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ROGUE (2120) - Newark, Delaware, USA - AUG 1, 2013
Growler fill at Brewery. Pours a deep dark brown color with a one inch thick frothy tan head that lasts. Aroma of deep roastiness, mild hops, chocolate and caramel sweetness. Flavor is heavy roasted malts with a nice sweetness, that is balanced nicely by hops. The finish is somewhat dry with the hops lingering on the finish. Medium creamy body with medium carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Elwood (3336) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - OCT 15, 2012
Serving: Draft at the brewpub. It pours a very dark brown, almost black. There was lots of dark plum, a light smokiness, chocolate, oak, and slight roasted notes. Very smooth and rather tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
slim2043 (3) - Plainville, Connecticut, USA - JUL 22, 2012 does not count
The Bunker C is a delicious porter. I tasted it at the Brewpub in Berlin, MD. You smell the chocolate and coffee right away. The flavor is packed with the same chocolate and coffee as well as some nutty and toffee notes. It pours black with no head.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pawola22 (3262) - Woodridge, Illinois, USA - JUN 27, 2012
On tap at the brewery in Berlin, MD. Pours a black body with a finger-width, dense and creamy, dark brown head that dissipates slowly and leaves a nice lacing. Aroma is really nice with lots of dark chocolates, roasts, earthy hops, and a bit of a milk chocolate sweetness. A few fruity esters, a light caramel, and a touch of burnt malt. Flavor is similar. Lots of roasts, dark chocolate, a light milk chocolate sweetness, more caramel, and a good amount of earth. Touches of fruity esters and a hint of vanilla. Finishes dry, roasty, and fairly bitter with a nice earthiness and a solid chocolate sweetness to balance along with a hint of licorice spice. Length aftertaste following a medium body and a moderate carbonation. Overall, a really nice porter. Bold and robust, but really well balanced with a nice chocolate and caramel sweetness in an easy drinking body. Solid.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Beerman6686 (4596) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 14, 2012
This poured a darker brown color with a tan head. Aroma was of licorice, burnt malt and something else weird I coudlnt pick out. Flavor was much the same roasted, light burnt chocolate, and an odd off flavor that really hurt this one

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerandBlues2 (9997) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - FEB 18, 2012
Tap at brewery. Pours clear black with a large, creamy tan head, medium retention with light lacing. Aroma is chocolate, caramel and roast malt, dark fruity esters and light earthy hops. Flavor is malt dominant with light hops and medium bitterness, prunes, oak, and vanilla with a dry finish. Medium body, warmth and carbonation.

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