NeuroPliny (66) - Calgary, Alberta, - AUG 17, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Poured from a 750 mL bottle. Pours dark brown. Generous tan head that lingers leaving nice lacing. Aroma is subtle dark malts and spice. Flavour is way more robust than the nose would suggest bursting with sweet malts, coffee beans, dark chocolate, molasses, spices, and balanced with hops giving it a pleasant bitter finish, excellent porter.
ChristianHR (98) - DENMARK - DEC 11, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Has a sweet and nutty aroma with a great fresh smell of hops. Pours dark brown with a fading beige head. Has a nice well balanced taste of roasted malt, coffee, chocolate and some smoked flavours. The smoked flavours compliments the beer very well.
fluffy (1053) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - DEC 11, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
a slightly smoky but completely solid example of how a porter should be. will have to get more.
JHillAustin49 (49) - round rock, Texas, USA - DEC 10, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
12 oz bottle poured dark molasses brown. Mild lacing, mild carbonation and thin tan head that dissipated quickly. nose is chocolate and light roast. Taste is chocolate, light roast, vanilla anf black cherry. Creamy mouthfeel. Bittersweet finish
herrbrown1974 (412) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 9, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Very dark brown/amber, some powdery light brown sediment, creamy tan head. Aroma is dark chocolate, roasty, cereal, caramel, black cherry. Creamy and smooth. A balanced bitterness on the front with a sweet body. Some boozy, whiskey undertones. Altogether complex and delicious.
60minuteman (497) - Frazer, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 8, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: DEC 9, 2013 Dark color. Black. Foamy and heady. Chocolate aroma and taste. Almost but not quite sweet. Just enough balance to negate it. A classic porter and a breath of fresh air
Clarkdvm (36) - Florida, USA - DEC 5, 2013
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle- $3 sale. Can’t beat that downtown Chicago. Non transparent dark. Smooth roasted chocolate. Nearly a stout. Not very strong taste but still damn good.
VastActiv (1664) - Oulu, FINLAND - DEC 5, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap at Zeitgeist, San Francisco. Colour is black with small head. Aromas and flavours: Chocolate, some coffee and roasted malts.
Chadski4 (28) - Los Angeles, California, USA - DEC 5, 2013
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 19/20
Amazing flavors without too forceful of a roast aftertaste. Only knock is that the carbonation might be slightly too much for my taste.
blackmetal (110) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 4, 2013
3.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Kind of watery for a porter but has a real nice balance of nut and sweet taste
maltman53 (148) - Corrales, New Mexico, USA - DEC 3, 2013
4.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Pours coffee black with a huge chocolate, malty, roast aroma, followed by a deep, intense malt base, with just the right amount of bitterness to frame all the flavors.