Andrus86 (99) - Busselton, WA, AUSTRALIA - JUL 24, 2014
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
TAP. Poured more or less black with a small tan head. Got a very malty & caramel nose & taste with a very slight bitter/chocolate finish. A nice medium body that wont bloat you to quickly..
Off tap at Colonial Brewery
bluebetty (1019) - AUSTRALIA - DEC 26, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Growler from MordeciaFunk as part of Aussie BIF. Pours a very dark brown with smallish light tan coloured head. Aromas are dominated by the malt with lots of sweet dusty cocoa, roasted grain, and coffee. Nice stuff. Flavours are a little unbalanced and a little one dimensional for mine with a very assertive bitterness and some alcohol and not a lot else. A tad more malt character would have help. Medium mouthfeel.
Hop_Hedonist (288) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - SEP 11, 2013
1.6 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 3/20
Insipid swill - sweet caramelised malt - thin - fuck all else - porter for children.
mkel07 (3875) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAY 30, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
On tap at Scratch Bar. Nutty with a hint of chocolate. Tasty and goes down a treat.
varanid99 (594) - AUSTRALIA - JAN 6, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Visited Oct 2012, notes are a tad vague by this stage. Almost black pour with a light tan head. Aroma is roasted grain, dark chocolate, coffee, burnt sugar. Flavour is roasty, some coffee and chocolate, caramel.
davidm (1978) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - AUG 21, 2010
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Tap. Great beer. Aromas of chocolate, vegemite, liquoice, and coffee. Taste is sweet, with bitter notes, and long lasting. Palate is velvety, and medium bodied. Dark brown, with a frothy white head.
tom_clift (44) - Carnegie, AUSTRALIA - OCT 14, 2010
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Keg. Big chocolate malt, although perhaps unbalanced. Higher alcohol evident, hot.
mattyhennessy (353) - Highton, AUSTRALIA - MAY 26, 2014
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Light bodied for a porter. Pours brown with a small tan head. Coffee and caramel aromas. Taste is lower on the chocolate flavours than most porters. Some roasted barley and caramel sweetness. Alcohol can be tasted. Not a favourite but better than average.
maneliquor (3361) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - AUG 10, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at the brewery. A very biscuit driven and dry chocolatey porter. Balanced as they come. Solid stuff
ALLOVATE (2503) - Perth, AUSTRALIA - JAN 5, 2011
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tasting from Mar’ 2008.
On draught at the brewery, Margaret River. Blackened brown body, cola brown in the very shallows and shimmering in the afternoon sun. Big, tannish crown, dense, well held to leave some good lacing. Bitter/sweet dark chocolate, molasses and heavily roasted coffee beans on the nose, spiced and warming. Silky, smooth, medium bodied with just a prickle of delicate carbonation present on the tip of the tongue. Dusty cocoa and vanilla bean, a mild hint of anise under layers of milk chocolate, burnt caramel and smokey, overly roasted coffee. Rich in the finish also with good malty length. Alcohol is present but aptly kept at bay. This was the best of the day, a really solid Porter that what it lacked in complexity it made up for in balance and poise. I could easily drink this all afternoon. Very nice!