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RATINGS: 387   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cousin_Larry (875) - - AUG 31, 2013
Another good beer from Dark Horse. Rich chocolatey coffee-flavored porter. One of the better porters I’ve had.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Scrumpy369 (482) - Budapest, HUNGARY - SEP 30, 2016
Bottle at home. Dark brown colour, fast dissipating lightbrown head. Nose is chocholate and molasses with light booze. Taste is low sweetness medium bitterness. Cocoa, earth and molasses in the aftertaste with a hint of coffee. Nice, and a lot boozier nose in the nose than in the taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rask0lnikov (753) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 27, 2016
On tap at RCBW 2016. Dark brown colour. Slightly ruby red. Beige line of froth around the glass. Sweetness, toffee, flowery notes. Bitter, caramelly beginning. Sweet, bit yeasy in the middle. Slightly watery. Caramelly, slightly bitter finish. Bit watery, rather sweet brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Booga (78) - Michigan, USA - SEP 10, 2016
From bottle. Very dark poor with one finger beige head. Not much aroma. What I do get is roast and strong chocolate. Pretty decent flavor. Bitter finish for a porter. Nice ABV. Another well done brew by DH.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Marduk (6348) - Reval, ESTONIA - SEP 7, 2016
Tap @RCBF 2016. Pitch black color. Small size, bubbly beige head, stays. Malty, sweet, roast, chocolate in aroma. Roast, sweet, malty, chocolate in taste. Quite heavy malty body. Soft carbonation. Drinkable brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Desverger (8359) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - SEP 3, 2016
Tap@Fermentoren, Aarhus - black pour with beige head. Medium roasted and sweet malty with some chocolate, caramel, treacle, liquorice, some vanilla trace into the finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 1/20
Inbreak (4584) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - AUG 5, 2016
05.08.2016, 12 oz bottle @ home:
Big fizzy longlasting head. Aroma is dry mineraly, weeds, minerals, co2 stinging in the nose, bark, sour grass, paper, dark malts, sour coffee, hay, plastic. Taste is sour-ish mineraly, weeds, sour grass, bark, paper, minerals, burnt grain, soil, ashes, plastic, harsh hops. Medium bitterness, harsh medical mouthfeel. Infected crap!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
martjoobolut (3024) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 17, 2016
Bottle (from beergium). Pours dark brown-black with light brownish head. Aroma is sweet, malt, fruits, some dark chocolate. Flavor is sweet and bitter, roast, cocoa, malt, fruits, apples, citrus. Finish is roast bitter. Overall: nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rayaron (1393) - Kfar Saba, ISRAEL - JUN 25, 2016
Bottle shared at a tasting at troubles’s place. Deep brown with big frothy brownish head. Aroma of sweet dried fruits, caramel and nuts. The flavor is nutty with notes of caramel, roasted malt, creamy, bitterish and sweetish, dry. Medium-bodied.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
zvsn (1654) - ISRAEL - JUN 24, 2016
Bottle shared at a tasting. Pours reddish brown with a big beige head. Aroma of chocolate, coffee and caramel. Moderate sweet, flavors of milk chocolate, licorice, vanilla and prunes. Medium-bodied, smooth. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DSG (11600) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JUN 19, 2016
UPDATED: JUN 20, 2016 Bottle sample at a tasting at troubles’s place. Thanks zvsn & rayaron. Very dark brown to black with a quickly-diminishing big beige head. Nice aroma of roast, chocolate, nuts. Slightly sweetish flavor, rather dry, with roast, chocolate, some nuts. Medium-bodied, lively carbonation.

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