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Dark Horse Thirsty Trout Porter

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RATINGS: 277   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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A richly malty ale, with clear characteristics of dark chocolate and black malt, and hints of black licorice, ale fruitiness, and molasses in the finish.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Prokroustis (682) - Thessaloniki, GREECE - JUL 18, 2014
Black colour, small white head. Really nice roasted malty aroma with coffee, tobacco, chocolate. Quite sweet flavour with chocolate, licorice, a mellow tart finish. Quite nice.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mzaar (1549) - Varberg, SWEDEN - JUL 16, 2014
Flaska. Svart med medelstort smutsvitt skum. Dofter av kaffe, kakao och rostad malt. Smakinslag av vanilj, kaffe, mörk choklad och rostad malt. Sötlakrits dyker upp i eftersmaken. Mjuk munkänsla. Lätt beska, medelsötma.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
craftbeerdesign (2167) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUL 13, 2014
Bottle from Total Wine in McLean, VA. Pours black with tan highlights. Deep chocolate roast nose with coffee and dark fruits. Med to full body with deep roast, chocolate and caramel notes. Some deep cherry notes and light vanilla. Semi sweet finish with more roast.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ESBob (355) - Indiana, USA - JUL 13, 2014
On Tap at the Brewpub. Pours an opaque dark brown color with a small cap of light brown head on top. Aromas of deep roasted malts, toffee and chocolate. Flavor notes include lots of chocolate and maybe a bit of liquorice. Creamy mouthfeel. Low levels of carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jabic (410) - Brigantine, New Jersey, USA - JUL 10, 2014
Ar: Coffee and toasted malt, hint of chocolate - some light caramel, a bit of dark fruit. Ap: Dark brown, opaque - small light tan head with poor retention - slim ring of foam with light wisp covering. T: Currant and dark cocoa - pineapple and pear - mossy, roasted caramel - coffee - medium-low bitterness - sweet chocolate, nutty - cocoa powder on finish. P: Medium body with medium-high carbonation - finish is dry. O: Nice porter - a variety of dark malt notes, with nut, fruit, and hop accents.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
miquelcrush (1273) - Granollers, SPAIN - JUN 29, 2014
Bona cervesa, es bastant equilibrada i gustosa. Buena cerveza, es bastante equilibrada y sabrosa.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
swoopjones (5666) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JUN 23, 2014
draft at Blue Monk. Solid Porter, medium to fuller bodied black pour, roasted maltiness, dark chocolate, hint of coffee & licorice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tricksta_p (917) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - JUN 19, 2014
Aroma of roasted malts, chocolate, some coffee, light liquorice. Flavour is roasty, malty, more chocolate and coffee, low sweetness, low bitterness. Smooth and easy Porter, could have used a bit thicker body.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yiannnos (747) - , CYPRUS - MAY 30, 2014
Black colour, chocolate and coffee notes. Taste is sweet, roasty, dark fruit.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jaghana (3752) - Strasbourg (France), FRANCE - MAY 29, 2014
Bottle 355ml, a dark beer with medium head. Aroma is on dark malt, dark chocolate, licorice, lactose, light smoked touch, creamy, caramel notes, good feature.


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