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RATINGS: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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Like a campfire in a glass, this robust beauty has seductive notes of vanilla, smoked cedar, and mulling spices. A dark pour with mild lacing, she is a rollercoaster of lush chocolate diving into a semi-dry finish of roasted malt and biscuit. 5.6% ABV


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ernest (6419) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - AUG 18, 2014
Can. Head is initially average sized, frothy, light brown, mostly diminishing. Body is dark brown to black. Aroma is moderately malty (chocolate syrup, roasted grain), lightly hoppy (grapefruit), with a note of vanilla. Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly to moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly to moderately bitter. Medium body, watery/syrupy texture, lively carbonation. Simple and generic...vanilla-choco-roast, which almost every porter/stout has at a bare minimum...would love to find the advertised smoked cedar and maybe a touch of the mulling spices, but nope...just the usual suspects in this one. Pretty much the definition of average. Needs more finishing bitterness and a less syrupy body...it’s not much fun to drink.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jrodooo5 (1105) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - MAY 23, 2014
Smells far better than it tastes! Accurate truffle aroma that pots brown w/ a thin head & moderate lacing. The body is pretty thin & the truffle taste hits towards the finish. Not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Baz1240 (6) - Georgia, USA - MAY 20, 2014 does not count
Mild dark chocolate flavor up front with watered down Graham cracker flavor at finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bigbish (570) - California, USA - FEB 3, 2014
I did a tasting a few months back and just found my Score but not my notes... So here is my score, sorry about the notes.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jkwalking05 (3971) - Arlington, Texas, USA - JAN 17, 2014
On tap. Black in color with a decent sized beige head. Aroma is of roasted malts, light smoke, vanilla, and chocolate. Taste is sweet with chocolate, light smoke, vanilla, caramel, and prune.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ajtrupp (292) - Keenesburg, Colorado, USA - OCT 25, 2013
I got to finish off my fiancé's at the Matchbox last night. A lot sweeter than I was expecting, but it is a delicious beer. Might be tough to knock down multiple in a session, but great in its own. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jtclockwork (9064) - , New Jersey, USA - OCT 11, 2013
Draft at Breckenridge. Pours dark brown with tan head. Nose and taste of toasted chocolate malt, graham cracker, biscuit and light earth. Medium body.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
uhljoseph (66) - TAMPA, Florida, USA - OCT 10, 2013
What a great porter. Vanilla, smoky and clearly a graham cracker flavor. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
naushoots (15) - Denver, Colorado, USA - AUG 21, 2013
On tap at denver beer co. pours dark brown with little head and lacing. Aroma is sweet and chocolatey. Definitely taste the graham cracker as it warms up. Mouthfeel is full, but flavor is thin. Overall the novelty is the best part.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
swesson (260) - Highlands Ranch, Colorado, USA - JUL 23, 2013
Pass the s'mores! This porter is hefty and has the unique taste of graham cracker! I even taste a marshmallow in there somewhere, along with vanilla and a bit of cherry on the finish. Decent lacing, not-so-great head, but the experience is pure summer camp-out fun! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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