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RATINGS: 186   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82   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.


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4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
misrahi (31) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - NOV 15, 2012
On tap @proofbrewing. Aroma is coffee, cocoa, toffee. Mouthful is medium bodied, light chocolate notes with a coffee finish. Other flavors on the palate are some idistinguishable dark fruit flavors, maybe even cherry. All in all a very smooth but bold porter, amazing name aside, awesome brew.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cnesta (22) - grand prairie, Texas, USA - MAY 25, 2015
Pours black, nice creamy tan head not a strong smell, but is roasty and maybe a hint of chocolate, full body creamy palate, only slightly estringint, definite roasty notes ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
glennmastrange (2405) - hobe sound, Florida, USA - MAY 14, 2015
Bottle. Heavy dark chocolate and mild coffee for the malt, light herbs and earth for the hops and yeast. Head is small, wispy, off-white with a spot or two of lacing, and is mostly diminishing. Color is dark brown with a red tint. Flavor starts lightly to moderately acidic, then finishes lightly acidic and bitter. Palate is on the fuller side of medium, slick with a lively carbonation. Nothing outrageous in this Porter, but everything is in the right place for the style.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (12113) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 9, 2015
Keg at CC brewpub, 19/02/15. Dark mahogany brown with a decent tan covering, good lacing ensues. Nose is light roast, dark fruit notes, raisens, light spice, chocolate. Taste comprises light charr, chocolate, toffee fudge, light spice, biscuit, raisens. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Decent enough porter.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hanuta06 (381) - Washington, USA - APR 19, 2015
Serving: from bottle labeled Puppy’s Breath Porter (no "Robust"). Aroma: light malt and chocolate. Appearance: average-sized, light brown initial head with good lacing and mostly diminishing longevity. Clear, cola-brown body. Taste: lightly sweet and chocolatey initial flavor and moderately sweet and roasty finish with average duration. Palate: light-to-medium body, watery texture and lively carbonation. Overall: just another porter.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BelgianBeerGal (3333) - Panama City, Florida, USA - APR 14, 2015
Jacksonville bottle. Pours out dark brown with a huge brown head and foamy lacing that lasts. Aroma is a mixture of baking and sweeter chocolate. Nice espresso bitterness in the flavor. Very nice porter that reminded me somewhat of a dry stout at times. Phenomenal with fresh, sweet strawberries.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SpringsLicker (3235) - Tennessee, USA - APR 12, 2015
Pours a very dark, almost opaque brown that holds a smallish head of tan. Aroma of chocolate and roast malts. The flavor is lightly sweet, roasty, nutty and chocolate delivered on a full bodied smooth palate.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
deepeary (271) - Ontario, CANADA - APR 4, 2015
Pours dark with lots of tan head. Roasted malt, cocoa and coffee notes abound. Really nice porter.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
lusikka (6957) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAR 25, 2015
650 ml bottle. Cheers veliemboys. Pours a dark brown colour with a small head. Aroma of chocolate biscuit, some earthiness and burnt caramel. Flavour of harsh chocolate maltiness, burnt caramel, some unpleasant sourness and grass. Medium bodied. The sourness here is unpleasant.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (7345) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAR 21, 2015
65 cl bottle. Bottled on 21.11.2014.
Pours dark red, almost black color with a medium sized off-white head. Moderately fruity aroma, some hops, caramel and some dark malts too. Slightly sourish taste, ripe fruit notes, some caramel malts and cocoa. This doesn’t feel to be at a mint condition, slightly sour. A disappointment.
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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
laiti (6827) - Helsinki, FINLAND - MAR 21, 2015
65 cl bottle @ olio, bottled 21.11.2014
Aroma is somewhat fruity with hay and cocoa. Flavour has salty licorice, hay, some coffee and slight milky acidicness. Palate is a bit too high on CO2. Decent but nothing special, the lactic tones disturb me a bit.


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