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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.


Hophaze's rating

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hophaze (185) - South Bend, Indiana, USA - DEC 21, 2012
Bottle. Pours black. Has aroma of chocolate and licorice. Does not taste heavy. Can taste slight hops on back end but balanced. ----Hophaze out


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Stuu666 (4008) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 23, 2015
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours black, aroma and taste of sweet chocolate, roasty, bit funky.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rosenbergh (7495) - Tampere, FINLAND - JAN 18, 2015
12 oz bottle. From saveur-biere.com.
Dark reddish brown colour with a tiny light tan ring. Roasted malt, liquorice, cough drops, molasses and mild sweetness in the aroma. The flavour is roasted malt, sweetness, chocolate, molasses and some liqouorice. Not bad. A bit thin.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Marheb (2481) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 14, 2015
Caramel, mélasse, noix de coco, vanille et une machable corpulence, très expressif.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Drake (9251) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JAN 13, 2015
12 ounce bottle from Bruisin Ales. Glad to FINALLY try this. Pours dark brown with a thin creamy tan head. Decent head retention. Aroma of chocolate, nutty notes, mild roast. The taste is roasted malt, chocolate, nutty notes, green hops. mild dark fruits. Medium bodied, mild lingering bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Yorker (1392) - Herning, DENMARK - DEC 29, 2014
35 cl bottle @ home. Pours black with a tan head that leaves a little lacing. Aroma and flavour are roasted malt, cocoa, liquorice, and chocolate - with a dry finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jookos (2739) - FINLAND - DEC 29, 2014
Bottle. Black. Soft roasty, milchocolate, bit vanilla nose. Slight sweet, nice. Full bodied, smooth soft. Sweet roasty, soft bitters. Really nice full porter.

-- bb

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
chucklemation (593) - Pontiac, Michigan, USA - DEC 27, 2014
Pours a dark ruby with a thick tan foam head. Aroma is caramel, chocolate, and some roast. Flavor is very similar, a little bit sweet, no bitterness. Body is a tad thin, but this is an excellent porter.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gerardgathier (458) - - DEC 25, 2014
Very chocolaty, roasted coffee notes, some liquorice. Thin body. Not as good as expected.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gary (1476) - London,, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 23, 2014
Bottled. brown ass beer with a shy khaki beige head that died too soon
rich chocolate notes , licorice , roast coffee acents . pretty smooth , 7 % boost too.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
andrepintado (1628) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - DEC 22, 2014
33cl bottle from pistáchio, portugal. Color is dark, dark red. Head is thin to medium and brown. Super smooth body. Aroma is fruity, roasted, chocolate, coffee.


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