ctipping (1335) - Florida, USA - JUL 28, 2016
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
32 oz. growler. Originally reviewed 5/6/2013.
Slightly transparent black. Nice khaki head. Good surface wisps and a nice collar.
Smell is nutty and roasty. Slightly sweet.
Tastes roasty. Lots of bitter chocolate. Nutty caramel. Sweet. Bitter as soon as the sweetness abates.
Medium bodied. Well carbonated for the age of the growler.
Decent porter. Maybe would have tasted better earlier in the tasting.
jackl (7063) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JAN 26, 2016
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Sample during RBWG Tampa, 2015. Deep brown pour with an off-white head. Nose is fairly dry and toasty. Charred grain and moderate peppered dark chocolate. Light honey. Flavor is a bit more three-dimensional. Supple cream and pain au chocolate offset by dry ashiness. Toasted nut. Medium body, smooth. Interesting.
Theydon_Bois (16853) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - DEC 10, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Keg at the brewery tap during RBWG ’15, 20/02/15.
Black with a moderate tan swirl and edgeing.
Nose is roast malt, charr, spice, chocolate, toffee.
Taste comprises light roast, sweet toffee, chocolate biscuit, tangy dark fruit.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close.
Decent enough porter.
drowland (7887) - Georgia, USA - JUN 25, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
2/20/15. On tap at the brewery - RBWG. Black pour with a small tan head. Toasty aroma, wheat, chocolate, mild coffee hints, creamy. Lightly toasted flavor, a hint of nuttiness, chocolate, coffee, creamy. Not bad.
Leighton (18521) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 1, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draft at the brewery taproom during RBWG 2015. Pours deep black-brown with a creamy topping. Toasted cereal abounds, with secondary chocolate notes. Medium bodied with average carbonation. Well roasted malts in the finish, some dark fruits, cocoa. Nice.
GenDV138 (5968) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAR 1, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at Cycle Brewing during the RBWG 2015 bus tour. Dark brownish black with light tan head. Aromas of wheat, roast, licorice, chocolate. Tastes of chocolate, caramel, toffee. Medium body with a dry finish.
jtclockwork (14922) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 27, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft. Pours dark brown tan head. Nose/taste of wheat, clove, banana, cocoa and light roast coffee. Medium body.
DrSilverworm (9671) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 25, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Sample on tap at the brewery during RBWG. Dark brown red color. thin ring of of-white head, dots and bits of lace. Nice milk chocolate, wheat creaminess. Moderate sweet taste, light to moderate bitter. Nice fuller body, kind of slick. A very solid wheat porter.
Travlr (21409) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - FEB 23, 2015
3.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: FEB 24, 2015 Draft at the source during RBWG 2015. Deep brown color. Aroma and flavor o nicely roasty coffee grounds. Tasty.
jbruner (3981) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - FEB 22, 2015
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours a deep brownish black on tap with creamy tan brown head that leaves moderate lace. Aroma of sweet chocolate and lactose over nice roast. Taste follows, nice creamy mouth with solid carbonation. Good porter.