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RATINGS: 131   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.


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 (7456) - 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 (4351) - 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 (9183) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Radek Kliber (6602) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - AUG 10, 2009
On tap at Capitol City – Downtown
Appearance: dark brown with slight ruby light noted.mid plus creamy top shown.
Nose: Aroma of roasted barley, black malt , dark gourmet coffee. Bit stout like.8-
Flavor/Palate : Roasty front with creamy body and slight citric , sour side. Light bitterness on sides and finishing end. Fine.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Bierkrug (2132) - - AUG 9, 2009
Pint on tap at the brewpub. Well typical ice cream parlor flavored stuff. Trying to make too many flavors and never profecting any of them. Aroma light ginger and citrus. Dark black ad tan head. A semi-unpleasent metal taste. Not bad but not great either.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
richlikebeer (838) - Easton, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 5, 2009
on tap at inner harbor, milky looking brown color, big, soapy coffee colored head, tons of chocolate in the nose, lots of coffee, grass and toast as well. flavor of coffee and chocolate with hints of vanila, very creamy, velvety mouthfeel, lots of body for a porter. a very enjoyable beer, easily one of their best regular offerings.


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