Headbanger (3849) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - JUL 9, 2012
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
12oz bottle 7/9/12 (Binny’s Naperville)-46° in English Pint-Pours a dark brown with ruby tints with a one finger tan head. Aroma of roasted malts, chocolate, and slught coffee. Taste of roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, and slight caramel. This medium bodied brew is pretty weak for a porter.
csaso (2099) - Missouri, USA - JUN 15, 2012
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle - bog thick head, very dark amber color, roasted malt aroma and flavor, some chocolate and coffee taste
wlajwl (5776) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - APR 30, 2012
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Aroma is dark grains and some grittiness, while the appearance is paler than most porters. The flavor is fruit, caramel malts and had a mild soapy texture. Didn’t really care for this.
gregwilsonstl (2110) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - APR 27, 2012
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Dark brown, with hues of red when held up to the light. Airy thick white head. Coffeeand chocolate overtones. Pretty bland.
Cybercat (5119) - Georgia, USA - MAR 10, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Comes out of the tap a dark, reddish, barely transparent brown with a fairly thick, fine-bubbled, light tan head. Aroma has a strong horehound overtone and hints of caramel and coffee. Sumptuous flavor has horehound, caramel, semi-sweet chocolate and roast coffee notes. Texture is fairly thick and fizzy, leaving a smoky and slightly candy-sweet finish. Look for it.
jandd1983 (3832) - Wentzville, Missouri, USA - JAN 16, 2012
2.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Draft at the brewpub. It poured a dark brown color with a beige head. The aroma was of chocolate, roasty malts, and nuts. The flavor was light roasty malt, coffee hints, and a somewhat watery chocolate finish.
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Date: July 20, 2011
Appearance: clear brown, fine beige head, streaks of lace
Aroma: dry chocolate aroma, earthy
Flavor: rich chocolate flavor, touch of caramel sweetness, drying earthyness
Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 11/20
Score: ** /4
wnoble (1251) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - DEC 19, 2011
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours dark brown with deep ruby highlights. Head is frothy and fades quickly to a mild film of a head. Nose provides coffee, sweet malts, toasted caramels, and dark bread. Flavor is coffee, chocolate, toasted malts, earthy hop flavors,caramel malts and an element of smoke definitely involved. Full flavored and body for the low abv. Really nice beer this one thanks to Aaron at big red.
jjuf1853 (1301) - Land O Lakes, Florida, USA - NOV 20, 2011
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Dark brown pour with a small tan head. Roasted malt with some coffee notes in the aroma. Flavor is slightly sweet with some lingering roasted malt notes.
SudsMcDuff (8084) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - SEP 30, 2011
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Had at the end of a long afternoon of good cheer, good friends, and a heck of a tasting, this beer held up great .. . pours deep black, medium head, light lacing .. . tar, roast, and burnt cigar ash .. . medium mouth .. . a good brew .. . . No dad, Kyle’s dad sucks. He can’t even get a nerection.