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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.


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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kiefdog (1826) - Tampa, Florida, USA - SEP 19, 2010
On draft at CCB. Pours a dark brown to black with tan head. Aroma is sweet and malty with notes of chocolate, roast, coffee, toffee, dark fruits. Flavor is about the same with similar notes of chocolate, toffee, roast, coffee. Medium to full body with a roasty, malty finish.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
djd07 (3243) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUL 3, 2014
Can. Pours a dark brown with beige head that lasts. The aroma is toffee and caramel. Thin mouthfeel with rich roasted malt, bitter chocolate and caramel. Easy to drink, good.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Chalsk (1049) - North Caldwell, New Jersey, USA - JUN 7, 2014
On tap at Cambridge for PBW. Pours a dark brown color with a caramel colored head. Aromas of roast, caramel, and some chocolate. Sweet roasty caramel taste with some chocolate mixed in. Just solid and true to the style.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
vtafro (2794) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - JUN 6, 2014
Draft. Black pour with tan head. Roasted, chocolate, caramel aromas. Flavors are sweet chocolate and caramel, some roasted dry finish.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
budznsudz (554) - Audubon, New Jersey, USA - JUN 5, 2014
Dark brown with a big healthy brown head. Aroma of chocolate and roasted grain. Taste is chocolate, sweet malt, and smooth vanilla. Very good for the style.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
PhillyCraft (3071) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 4, 2014
UPDATED: JUN 5, 2014 On tap, pours black with cookies and cream looking head. Awesome lacing. Aromas are toffee, roasted grain, chocolate, and nuts. Flavor is milk chocolate, roasted malt, light char, barrel, and molasses pops. Easy drinking porter.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SetauketBrewer (37) - New York, USA - MAY 30, 2014
Dark pour with deep garnet highlights running through. Powerful aroma of dark coffee and chocolate. Chocolate runs down the center of the tounge with coffee biting at the sides. Dark break laying underneath it all. Starting to be chewy but in a velvety kind of way. No real alcohol burn, no metallic tang from the can.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
bytemesis (2930) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - MAY 26, 2014
Can thanks to Homer! Pours clear ruby black, large creamy brown head, dissipates slowly, nice lacing. Aroma is roasty, ashtray, toffee, coffee - right up the middle of the porter fairway. Flavor is the same, light sweet, light bitter, coffee, ashtray. Medium body, creamy mouthfeel. Very nice standard porter.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
craftbeerdesign (2158) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAY 23, 2014
can. pours black with a 1/4" off white head. chocolate, coffee and roasted dark malt aromas. med to full body with deep caramel, coffee, chocolate, dark fruits, burnt coffee, toffee and roasted malt flavors - many layers - complex porter. round mouthfeel with a nice bitterness. crisp finish with the hop bitterness coming through more along with the supporting roast. excellent porter - one of the best I’ve ever had for sure.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Syndicate (72) - Idaho, USA - MAY 18, 2014
12oz can gifted by Toby. Thanks buddy. Poured dark brown with a 1/2" off white head with great retention and nice lacing. Nose is bittersweet chocolate and heavy roasted malts. Taste is similar to the nose with some the roasted malts really be the most prominent.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dmac (3892) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - MAY 16, 2014
12oz can via trade with newcigarz, thanks Tony. Poured a good looking medium density black body with an average sized thick foamy beige body with some solid lasting lacing. Aroma is super roasty, chocolate, cream, medium dark toast, nut shells. Nice palate, medium body, lingering aftertaste, average carbonation, dry overall yet a touch of sweetness on the back side. Flavor is like the aroma, roasty, burnt malts, dark toast, dark chocolate, coffee. Really good stuff.


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