Idiosynkrasie (4579) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - APR 11, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
650ml bottle. Darkest brown colour with small, frothy to creamy, half-way lasting, moderately lacing, beige head. Dark and caramel malty aroma with a nuttily touch. Taste is dry dark malty, hints of caramel, burnt sugar, a nuttily touch; middle part brings subtle sweetness, in the finish again dry notes, like hazelnut parings; soft palate, slightly disturbed by effervescent carbonation. A porter with a genuine dryness.
Patrickctenchi (4538) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - MAR 4, 2013
3.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours deep brown, bubbly, with a frothy, dark oatmeal head.
Scent is pecan (lightly), almost smoky/roasty.....
Taste is chocolate, nuts, caramel, milk.
Slight earthy bitter.
Very sweet overall...good one.
AndySnow (4533) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JAN 28, 2015
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Appearance: Black colour with a beige head.
Aroma: Caramel, coffee, malt, some alcohol.
Body: Medium body, low carbonation.
Flavour: Chocolate, caramel, nuts, raisin, some fruit.
DutchDrebus (4528) - Oirschot, NETHERLANDS - JUL 20, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle @ ZZT8: BBT. Pitch black colour with a small beige head. Smells coal, slightly roasty, apple pie (thx to ’the nose’ countbeer). Tastes ash, coal, roasty, some coffee. Thin to medium body, soft carbo.
ben4321 (4483) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - OCT 21, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Location: 22 oz bottle from Central Market, 10/21/13, 2013 Bottle
Aroma: The aroma is nutty, and sweet, with some caramel and roasted malts
Appearance: It pours a rich brown color with a small light brown head and some light lace
Flavor: The taste is medium sweet, fairly nutty, and a little roasty, with a mild earthy bitterness
Palate: The body is medium, it has a smooth, clean feel, and a soft carbonation
Pretty solid stuff overall. The pecans and brown sugar flavors are clearly there, but they are also subtle enough that the clean malty flavors can come through too. Fairly light and easy drinking for the style.
jkwood04 (4462) - Connecticut, USA - MAR 31, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
22oz bottle in an English pint. Pours very dark brown with a lacy, light tan head. Aroma of roasted malts, some chocolate, dark sugar and pecans, and light hops with hints of smokiness. Flavor about the same, with a nice blend of everything and no overly artificial flavors. Average texture. An interesting porter.
vtafro (4424) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - SEP 30, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Black pour with tan head. Light pecan, nuts, other malt aromas. Light nutty tones, sweet chocolate and other tones.
Ernesto987 (4398) - Arizona, USA - NOV 9, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Great pecan flavors, sweetness and good roastyness from porter, I like this one a lot
obguthr (4389) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - FEB 8, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Hazelnut, not pecan, and coffee nose. Mahogany, medium tan head, good lacing. Creamy mouthfeel. Char and pecan flavor, but not overly bitter. A little bit of coffee in the finish. Very nicely done. The name and label are wonderfully campy. The label features a likeness of Genghis Khan heroically hurling pecan pies at attacking turkeys that wearing the obligatory clown shoes. This bottle will be added to my highly selective collection.
wlajwl (4341) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - NOV 22, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Aroma is yeast, nutty/roasted malts and spices. The flavor is nutty malts, a definite sweetness, an undercurrent of the roasted pecans and a mix of tart and smooth in the finish.