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RATINGS: 105   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.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Zymurgeist2 (879) - Redwood City, California, USA - MAY 11, 2010
Opaque with amber hints. Tan head collar, big roasted malt. Dry finish and lots of coffee on the palate.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AGAquino (658) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 11, 2010
On tap at Cambridge Brewing Co. Cloudy amber with slight off-white head. Slight aroma of hops. Flavor is hoppy bitter and malty sweet dried fruit. Quite enjoyable.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rciesla (5499) - Exit 15W, New Jersey, USA - MAR 10, 2010
Draft at the Brewpub. Pours a black body with a yellow tainted head. Roasted dry malt coffee tones. Some light caramel malt, floral hoppiness, and toast. Lactose then a sharp coffee esk burnt malt with a light licorice finish. Nice!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bu11zeye (11760) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - DEC 18, 2009
(Draught) Pours a dark brown body with a medium dense tan head. Aroma of chocolate, roasted malt, and light coffee. Flavor of roasted malt, chocolate, caramel, and toffee.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheGent (656) - , Massachusetts, USA - DEC 12, 2009
a porter that is just a porter and not a half assed stout. Great session beer here. Roasted malt with some espresso notes. Good bitter finish. good hearty beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (33333) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 17, 2009
Cask (gravity) @ GBBF 09, Great British Beer Festival, Earls Court Exhibition Centre, London, England.
Clear dark brown color with a average, fizzy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, burnt, coffee. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and heavy bitter with a long to average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20090806]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Christian (10781) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 15, 2009
Cask at GBBF. Dark brown with a small off-white head. Aroma of dark fruit, roasted malt and licorice. Dry and fruity flavoour with loads of roast character.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DJMonarch (9158) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 13, 2009
Cask Stillage at the GBBF, Earl’s Court 06/08/2009 Fruity roast aroma. Black smooth on the palate strong in alcohol and hoppy with a little bitterness in a crisp coffee roast finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MesandSim (7119) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 25, 2009
A Mes rate. Cask at GBBF.
Almost black with a decent tan head. Fairly standard chocolate drive porter. Nicely roasted malt, some caramel, plenty of dark fruit. Straight down the line. Standard but decent.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrisoni (12675) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - OCT 12, 2009
Cask at GBBF 2009. Black, dark brown edges, thin lasting dark beige head. Good choc aroma, very dry bitter dark choc in mouth. Quite fruity in swallow, some raison and dark cherry, bit of ginger. Good/solid.


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