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RATINGS: 142   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Dark in color with a ruby hue with forward notes of chocolate and caramel and light toffee notes in the aroma. Flavor has big notes of bittersweet chocolate with notes of caramel and toffee and moderate hop bitterness and more caramel and toffee and slight hints of char. A big take on a classic style.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
wisdomsolo (388) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - MAY 13, 2014
Really nice porter. Pleasant toasty aroma with a nice little bite. Pretty smooth on the tongue too.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Homer321 (1594) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - MAY 12, 2014
Draft. Deep, dark brown with light brown head. Excellent lacing. Aroma is very roasty, coffee. Some lacto type sweetness. A little roasty in the flavor. Overall pretty solid.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrewFace (702) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - MAY 8, 2014
Dark brown, mildly translucent pour with large tan head. Big chocolate aroma, milk chocolate, roast, grainy, mild sweetness. Quite a bit of roast up front in the flavor followed by notes of chocolate and a mild bitterness in the finish. Medium-high mouthfeel.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pumpmaster (1117) - Pembroke Pines, Florida, USA - MAY 8, 2014
Draft pint at the Mack House bar in Davie, FL for $6.00 5/6/14. Very good!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (2889) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 7, 2014
Draft - Bitter chocolate, toffee and a little cedar. Jet black with a rich light brown head. Cedar and bitter chocolate. Not sure why I get cedar, but it seems to be in lots of their beers.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Derek881 (996) - St. Petersburg, Florida, USA - MAY 5, 2014
Enjoyed a pint of this beer on tap at the brewpub. The beer had a thick black appearance with a good-sized creamy off-white head with good retention, and great lacing and cling. It had a roasty aroma with strong notes of chocolate, toffee, and caramel, along with bits of coffee, and some earthy scents as well. It had a sweet chocolate and toffee taste with touches of coffee and caramel, along with some mildly bitter earthy flavors. it was a wet and creamy beer with a thicker and filling mouthfeel, along with average carbonation and life.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BVery (5930) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - MAY 1, 2014
Can from hopscotch - thanks! Wow, this is one of the best porters I’ve ever had. Black as night pour with a big pillowy beige head. Nice rich roasty and chocolate nose. Hints of toffee. Full palate. Absolutely delicious!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (10400) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 30, 2014
Can shared by b3shine. Poured a dark brown color with an average frothy light brown head that mostly lasted with excellent lacing. Moderate to heavy toasted dark chocolate malt aroma. Medium to full body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. Medium to heavy toasted dark malt sweet flavor with a medium complex dark malt sweet finish of moderate to long duration. Solid complex brew.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Marheb (1940) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - APR 29, 2014
Mélasse, chocolat noir, houblons verts dans un corps aminci et teinté d’alcool.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrSilverworm (5898) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 23, 2014
12oz can, thanks to b3shine for sharing. Dark brown color, with a good thin tan head. Leaves respectable ropes and bits of lace. Whoa... Nice nose on this one. Dark chocolate, coffee. Moderate bigger bitter taste, light sweet. Smooth, lightly soft, lighter carbonation. Medium to bigger body. Lightly dry finish. Good chewiness to the texture. Great chocolate and cocoa nib in the flavor, good moderate coffee. Nice roast malt. Fantastic, flavorful porter!


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