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RATINGS: 134   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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An English style robust Porter with huge malt notes from Chocolate and Black malt matched with a huge use of Crystal malt to lend ruby hues to the corners of the glass. This dark brew is then highly hopped with imported Northdown and First Gold hops to lend a subtle earthiness in character.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
RoyceH (1197) - Hesperange, LUXEMBOURG - SEP 19, 2010
Tap at Downtown. Pours dark brown with a thin filmy brown head. Nose is roasted malts, coffee, touch of vanilla. Quite robust. Mouth is malty, roasted, even slightly sour. Chocolate, coffee. Towards the end an almost powdery mouthfeel. Could be better, but good effort.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shadey (1996) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAY 27, 2010
At a local restaurant in DC area. Dark brown pour with a thin mocha head of lace. aroma is suppressed by the cold temp. Mildly roasty. flavor is slightly bitter, some roast and just a bit of chocolate. Pretty standard American porter.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lithy (2996) - Capital of Appalachia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 5, 2010
Dark brown, tan cover. Aroma is thin, light roast. Taste is chocolate, lots of roast, nice. Smooth full body.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Birdiebeagle (958) - Perkasie, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 14, 2009
On tap at Arlington Pours a dark brown with a creamy tan head. The head lasts okay and laces well. Has a decent aroma of coffee and roast. The carbonation is good. Flavor is light but good. Not real thick but hits all the important flavors. It is right where a porter should be. The texture is watery. Has a medium body. The finish is okayy as is the aftertaste. This was tasty but could have been more involved.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
j12601 (7955) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - DEC 5, 2009
On tap at Capitol City. Pours a deep dark black with a thin tan mocha head. Nice big roast with a touch of coffee. A little bit thin, but nice fine carbonation helps mask it a bit. Big coffee flavors, with more roast malt. Finishes light and with some nice roast bitterness.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
unclemattie (4357) - Georgia, USA - NOV 6, 2009
Tap @ Capitol Hill.
Dark brown. Brown creamy head. Excellent lace. Aroma of deep roasted grains. Some grassy hops. Flavor is all roast. Thin bodied, Full flavored. Huge roast. Nice sweetness well balanced to a sharp bitterness.
26 Oct 09.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dkoonce (911) - People’s Republic of Athens, Ohio, USA - OCT 29, 2009
Dark, with a thin head. Very light body. Sharp, burnt flavor. Finishes with a burnt malt flavor.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
checkmatei1 (765) - Willow Grove, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 14, 2009
Draft @ Brewpub: Poured a dark brown with a tan head. The aroma was roasted malts and coffee. The flavor was the same with dark chocolate added. Overall, another tasty beer from them.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dogbrick (9446) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 13, 2009
Sample at the Downtown location. The beer is a dark brown color with a medium beige head that diminishes steadily. Patches of lacing on the glass. Roasty aroma with notes of coffee and malt. Medium body with flavors of roasted coffee, bittersweet chocolate and malt. The finish is malty up front with a coffee and hops aftertaste that lingers awhile. Decent overall.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
LordBeamish (144) - Boozetown, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 10, 2009
On tap at the brewery....I’m not a Porter lover and I found this one to be very bitter and coffee tasting......I couldn’t finish it....not too good for my taste.


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