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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3.78/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   IBU: 49   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
When the lights dim, the curtains pull back, and the Beledi starts, it is time for a Mystery Romp! This mocha colored ale, infused with chocolate and coffee, can best be described as a tasteful dance between a robust porter and a rich stout.

Mystery Romp is a recipe that was a 5 yr evolution. Not that she was ever not a good beer. But, like any fancy lady she just always needed a little more. This porter has a gorgeous color at all stages. When brewed the swirl of earthy brown color dancing within the foam is picture worthy. When properly poured this beer vibrantly bubbles and sings. And as planned in the glass she is dark and mysterious. The smell of roasted malts, coffee and chocolate make her irresistible. This porter is Wanda’s baby. Being a coffee and chocolate addict she probably went a little mad and over the top with this one. Surprisingly people besides her liked it, which makes us smile.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SudsMcDuff (7089) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - SEP 30, 2015
always love trying a new brewery, good beer this .. . burnt vanilla and sweet black caulk .. . mouth is mild, good finish, maybe a bit empty ... . a little mad you say?

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DocJitsu (1313) - Pensacola, Florida, USA - SEP 5, 2014
Pours a nearly black with a quickly dissipating espresso head. Caramel coffee and cream nose. Lacking in body. Taste approximates the nose, but the bitterness of coffee gets expressed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrewDad (5120) - Olympia, Washington, USA - AUG 27, 2014
Beer Bloggers Conference - San Diego - Brown in color, clear with a thin head. Nice drinking Porter. I was impressed.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bytemesis (4937) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JUL 24, 2014
Bottle as an extra, thanks! Pours opaque black with a medium brown creamy head that dissipates slowly with nice lacing. Aroma is solid roasty, coffee, chocolate, a bit of ashtray. Flavor is medium sweet, light bitter, somewhat acidic and odd, seems like coffee has gone stale here. Medium body, creamy mouthfeel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
Itzjerm (1769) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - JUN 21, 2014
If this had the mouthfeel it would be awesome. Still good but very quick head. Nice coffee chocolate flavor. Sweet kinda thin on the tongue. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
1guywith_aboat (254) - phenix city, Alabama, USA - MAY 1, 2014
Pours very dark brown/black with a dark khaki head. Aroma is heavy dark chocolate, hot coacoa, roasted malt. Flavor is lighter than aroma but follows suit. Medium-light body. Creamy texture. Very good, solid porter, chocolatey delight.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mora2000 (6055) - McKinney, Texas, USA - APR 1, 2014
On tap at the Avenue Pub. Dark brown pour with a tan head. The aroma is very straightforward. I get some huge coffee notes and nothing else, but that is not a bad thing. The flavor is also very coffee forward with the addition of some cream and a hint of chocolate thrown in. Thick mouthfeel and medium carbonation. Very nice beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lcnjv8118 (2) - - JAN 28, 2014 does not count
This porter is unlike anything I have had. It doesn’t taste typical like regular or imperial porters/stouts, but that’s what I like about it. It has a very strong coffee taste with a lot of hints of chocolate. When I find this beer at a bar I always get it.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Travlr (16792) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JAN 20, 2014
Draft at the source, courtesy of staff and volunteers, thank you gentlemen! Deep maroon brown color, thick beige head, solid lacing. Aroma of burnt espresso, fine Sambucca, rich unsweetened cocoa. Taste is burnt toast, licorice, raisins, dates, burnt coffee. Delicious.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
timshidler (1) - USA - JAN 1, 2014 does not count
Very nice tasting beer, great body, very good aroma the only after taste was chocolate.. can’t wait to drink again

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