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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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chriso (7396) - London, Greater London, - JUN 24, 2013
On tap at Capitol City, Downtown location in July 2006. Reddish colour. Plenty of bitter coffee in the aroma and flavour. Rather light body. Quite strong hop presence. More toasty than roasty. Pleasant enough but not that robust - could use a little more depth and body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
ads135 (3049) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - SEP 5, 2014
Pretty weak porter. Dark brown with a thick head. Oats, chocolate, and licorice. Tried at the brewery in 2013.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Barreras (1001) - Diamond Bar, California, USA - JUN 23, 2014
Pours a deep brown color with a nice chocolate aroma. Taste is roasted malt mixed well with chocolate. A slight bitter aftertaste that lingers but overall a decent porter. I wish the beer was a little more complex, but I enjoyed it at the DC restaurant.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nero55 (751) - Wisconsin, USA - MAY 4, 2014
Draft. Dark brown with medium tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, earthy hops, and a hint of wet paper. Medium body, chocolate, roasted malt, some fruit esters, and a dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
solidfunk (4174) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - APR 25, 2014
Pours cloudy black with good head and lacing. Some roast malt aroma and good, well-balance package all around if nothing super out of the ordinary. Finishes with medium bitterness. Tap at brewpub in D.C.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Blairgus (2651) - California, USA - NOV 21, 2013
21 nov 2013, tap at Capitol City Brewing. Black. Nose is burnt toast and dark chocolate. Thin body, a tad creamy, mildly fizzy. Slightly acidic, nice burnt malt porter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mzaar (1648) - Varberg, SWEDEN - OCT 26, 2013
På fat @ Brewpub. Hälls upp nästan helt svart, moccafärgat skum. Kaffe och choklad i aromen. Mjölkchoklad, vanilj och kaffe i smaken. Rund beska. Aningen för söt för min smak, men på det stora hela en trevlig och lättdrucken porter. Gräddig munkänsla.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
deaconmike (391) - Roswell, Georgia, USA - JUL 9, 2013
On tap at brewpub. Dark walnut with reddish highlights and tan head that persists. Goods lacing. Aroma is roast, espresso and chocolate notes. Not very sweet; somewhat bitter and dry. Decent beer

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bartlebier (1807) - Belchum im Breisgau, GERMANY - JUL 4, 2013
(US backlog Sep 2012) Draught@Capital City Brewing, Downtown DC 12/09/2012. Mild, mouth-filling, somewhat "lazy" and bland porter with dominant toasted notes, even some distracting sesame.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beerme31 (501) - Holly Springs, North Carolina, USA - APR 1, 2013
Draft. Dark brown color, thin tan lacing. Mild roasty and coffee aroma. Mild sweet taste, with some dark fruit flavor coming through at the end. Medium body, ave carbonation. For me an average porter overall.

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