JStax (3232) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - AUG 16, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle pour. Pours a somewhat hazy brown with a beige head. The aroma has vanilla, milk chocolate, cocoa powder. The taste is sweet and chocolatey. Thicker mouthfeel. Moderate carbonation.
AgentAle (786) - Alberta, CANADA - AUG 14, 2014
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Aroma is espresso, molasses, dark rich malts and chocolate. Taste is like the aromas. The rich and thick body is deep and is met with a pale dryness. Appearance is black with a beige head that retains fairly well.
lusikka (6523) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 12, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
650 ml bottle. Pours a dark brown colour with a small head. Aroma is very rich with dark chocolate, vanilla, burnt sugar and bread. Flavour of bready malts, grassy bitterness, syrup, yeastiness, burnt sugar and salty licorice. Dark berries. Medium bodied and soft carbonation. Heavy sweet and enjoyable.
olio (6494) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 12, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
65 cl bottle.
Pours dark mahogany color with a small off-white head. Quite intense cocoa aroma with dark chocoalte, vanilla, dark malts and faint hops. Dry bitter coffee flavor, dark malts, cocoa, dark loaf bread, bilberries, yeast and faint spices. Quite heavy and flavorful. Very tasty.
rosenbergh (7353) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 12, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
22 oz bottle. Courtesy of olio.
Dark reddish brown colour with a tiny light tan head.
Roasted malt, vanilla sweetness, Coke, mild bitterness and mild liquorice in the aroma. Feels like a balanced one. The flavour is mild roasted malt, Coke, mild bitterness and sweetness. A bit thin but tasty Porter.
fluffy (1782) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - AUG 11, 2014
2.3 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Pretty nonplussed about this one, kind of a letdown. Two great breweries, one bland beer.
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pineypower (2539) - Pine Barrens, New Jersey, USA - AUG 11, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle thanks to Dmac. Pours out an almost coca cola color with a moderate tan head. Aroma is of chocolate, molasses, licorice root, tootsie roll and some light citrus notes. Taste is sweet, molasses, chocolate, tootsie roll, light earthy notes, some sticky syrupy notes, toast, light citrus. Not bad.
Ibrew2or3 (7077) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - AUG 9, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
22oz bomber pours with a nice dark body that supports a light mocha colored head. The aroma offers up grapes and prune like dark fruity esters as well as earthy chocolate and then a thin sweet molasses sensation at the end of the draw. The taste starts with sweet malts, some chocolate and then blueberry to dark grape like sweet dark fruity esters. It picks up earthy chocolate, chocolate milk mix and then some mild sweet molasses. Pretty nice stuff.
bierenjoyer1 (62) - Illinois, USA - AUG 3, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle acquired from Peabody’s, Boone, NC. Scents of malt, some hops. Pours nearly black with nice thick foam with good lacing. Big taste of what one would expect in a big porter. The palate is reminded of what you just had. A very good colab brew.
pintbypint (2696) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 2, 2014
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
650ml brown bottle. Dark brown, thin but creamy tan head, some lace rings. Nose has some chocolate, tobacco, berry/dark fruit. Flavours of dark chocolate, roast, dark fruit. Bitter dark chocolate at the end. Slightly thin bodied, alcohol stays hidden. Good baltic porter.