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RATINGS: 111   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Deep and dark, full-bodied and robust, our Porter is crammed full of rich roasted malt character. With underlying notes of fruitness, caramel, and toffee, it finishes with a strong hop presence.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
czar (5013) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 20, 2015
on tap on the premises. unclear dark brown pour with a small light beige cap, reviving and leaving nice lacing. burnt woodsy caramel, smooth coffee, peppery red fruitiness, astringent plants and spices, just a touch of acidity. average to light carbonation, light body, balanced lightly resinous-coffee finish. slightly above average porter.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JulienHuxley (3789) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 20, 2015
On tap at the brewpub. Opaque brown black pour with thin lacy cask off white head. Aroma is roasty, classic porter Aroma, light fruity notes, nice touch of espresso. Taste is bitter, roasty bitterness, chocolate. Palate is med-light bodied with light carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Kavu (2608) - Helsinki, FINLAND - DEC 1, 2014
5 fl. oz. on tap @ CBC. Pours very dark red with a low off-white head. Aroma is sweet roasted malts. Flavor is roasted malts with a hoppy finish. Good.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thornecb (4663) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 12, 2014
Pours black into a shaker. White head with little retention recedes to hug rim. Charred toffee and espresso aromas. Dark chocolate and dark pit fruit upfront turning to espresso in the bitter hop finish.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
50belair (2749) - Florida, USA - JUL 20, 2014
On tap at the brewery. Dark brown pour with a kaki head. Robust dark roasted malt aromas. A bit watery but with big dark roasted malt, bitter chocolate, and toffee notes. Average mouthfeel with bitterness from the malts.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (9986) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 18, 2014
Draft at brewpub. Pours black with tan head. Nose/taste of roast chocolate, toasted coffee and light milk sugar. Medium body. Nice roast.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TaktikMTL (6221) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - APR 9, 2014
En fût. Pinte dégustée directement à la brasserie au coût de 5,50$. Arôme: Légère odeur de céréale grillée avec une pointe de chocolat. Apparence: La couleur est noire opaque. Présence d’un mince col beige mousseux et d’une fine dentelle le verre. Saveur: Goût de céréale grillée avec une pointe de chocolat et d’houblon. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement onctueuse. Faible effervescence en bouche. Arrière goût légèrement chocolaté. (Rating #5536)

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmcgavin12 (492) - Madison, USA - DEC 16, 2013
Pours dark tan with an average amount of frothy tan head. Aromas of caramel, roasted malt, and a bit of bittersweet chocolate. Flavor is moderately to heavily sweet with an average duration and a medium body. Very drinkable enjoyable porter

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
ScipioA (359) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 3, 2013
Nice dark brown pour. Relatively light on the roasted aroma, fairly well hopped with an American profile for a porter. Sweet with floral hoppiness to the flavor. Charred malts really show up only in the aftertaste. Amazing palate, quite easy to drink and refreshing. Would be nice on a hot day. Overall a really good porter, and available for only about $5 (damn good for Boston!)

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ernesto987 (4288) - Arizona, USA - AUG 4, 2013
On the draft the brewery, I had the cask offering of this with centennial hops, good roasty flavors, rich and creamy, like it a lot


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