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RATINGS: 84   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A smooth, creamy, chocolate laden porter.
Grist: Premium Two Row,Crystal, Munich, Brown,Chocolate,Dextrine
Hops: Willamette
Original gravity: 1.057


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
undercurrent25 (1397) - Barnton, Cheshire, ENGLAND - AUG 30, 2014
Pours a dark colour. Aroma and taste of coffee and roast malts, creamy texture, liquorice on the palate. Very rich. Cheers Mike1977

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
geologyguy (682) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - AUG 29, 2014
Smells like roasted motor oil...harsh roasted flavor...too hard ..all malt..burnt and rough

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dEnk (3791) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - AUG 29, 2014
Can @ De Molen. Aroma is chocolate, roast, coffee, mocca. Flavour is light bitterness and roast, caramel and chocolate.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Tollas (2) - Genk, BELGIUM - AUG 24, 2014 does not count
The aroma is chocolate-ly with a very nice roast, also smell some coffee. In a glass it’s dark-red with a bubbly head which vanishes quite quickly. Tastes smooth, slightly bitter with a roasted accent, coffee. It’s quite fizzy ad creamy, leaves a slight but nice acidic after-tast.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sammy (8566) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 23, 2014
Bit better than average porter. Middling mouthfeel black. Good drinkability because of malt backbone.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Abijen (1432) - ’s-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - AUG 22, 2014
Pours a dark brown beer with a good tan head. Smells coffee, cookie dough, roasted. Nice. I love it. Tastes roasted, coffee, chocolate and a bit milky. Nice. Average carbo, thin body and a watery sticky texture.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
defcon84 (7) - Valkenswaard, NETHERLANDS - AUG 21, 2014 does not count
black colored with brown foam, minimal head, tan foam, full body, slick feel, average carbonation,

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bierkoning (10163) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - AUG 21, 2014
Can. Deep dark brown color. Malt, roast and coffee in the aroma. Malty sweet roasty flavor with caramel and coffee. Simple, straightforward but nice porter.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Countbeer (4393) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - AUG 15, 2014
Can: Served in a shaker: Deep dark brown with a vanilla beige lacing. Nose has liquorice and some bay leaf, roast, sweet coal, some coffee, some cacoa but mainly roast and liquorice bay leaf. Flavour is nice roasty with malty and bay leaf, some bitters, light sweet, soke sweet coal, light caramel, coffee hints, light sweet wood and herbal roast. Aftertaste is roasty, light bitter, bay leaf, some malt roast and liquorice. Lowcarbo, creamy mouthfeel, good medium bodied and a light creamy texture. Nice but high on the liquorice bay leaf tone, still good and balanced.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
caesar (5063) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - AUG 5, 2014
Canned @ Kafe Belgie, large sample. Dark brown color, short brown head. Aroma of coffee, roast, chocolate, dark bread. Quite malty. Not much sweetness in taste, mostly bitter. Wonderful porter!


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