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RATINGS: 33   MEAN: 2.84/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.82   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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A distinct tasting, dark Porter boasting an underworld edge. Roasted barley, chocolate, coffee and caramel malts meld to deliver a defining caramel taste.


2.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
SKCwillie (18) - Columbia, Missouri, USA - SEP 24, 2014
The good: it isnít terrible for its price point. It has a similar color/transparency to pop. Carbonation was fine but a little weak. Slight coffee and chocolate taste with light caramel malt flavor finish. Very inoffensive and very unmemorable.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
rondphoto (2046) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - JUL 2, 2014
Opaque brown with a thin head cover, dots of lace. Taste is sweet caramel malt with a bitter edge that comes along in the palate. Very simple and straightforward, but really very little going on.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
obguthr (3859) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - JUN 3, 2014
Pounder: Walnut and charcoal nose, not strong. Mahogany, thick tan head, good lacing. Walnut on the front and back of the palate. Coffee in between, lightly sweet. Some tinniness. Medium body, soft carbonation. Good transitions. Really pretty good and at a very good price. A good go to porter when youíre on a budget, and even if youíre not.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
dwyerpg (4579) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JUN 2, 2014
This was an okay beer. It paired well enough with the ice cream we were eating, though it lost its fizz pretty quickly. Just ok.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
jhp40219 (305) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAY 17, 2014
Pours a soda brown with a small khaki head that leave a bit of spotty lacing. Aroma of cocoa, toasty caramel malts, a touch of nuttiness. Taste is a fair amount of cocoa mixed with caramel and soap. A bit too bitter. Light-medium bodied with a thin, watery texture and average carbonation. Decent cocoa and malty finish that also is a bit bitter. Not bad, but nothing that really stands out either.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
NeoHippie2 (1012) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAY 11, 2014
Cola-hued pour with a light khaki head. Lightly toasted malt nose with just a touch of coffee. Flavor is mild roasted malts and the body overall is pretty thin. Just not a lot going on here. Weak and watery.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
alexsdad06 (5479) - Ohio, USA - APR 5, 2014
16 oz can from Kroger. Pours dark cola brown with a small off white head. The aroma and flavor have some roasted malt, though lighter than Iím used to, cocoa powder, hints of coffee, some mineral qualities. The body is on the thin side, not offensive, but I probably wonít revisit this.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Drake (8613) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - FEB 26, 2014
12 ounce bottle from Bottle & Wedge, Huntington. Pours a dark red brown color with a thin fizzy brown head. Fair head retention. Aroma of green apple and mild chocolate. The taste is cocoa, green apple. Thin bodied. Meh.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
shigadeyo (3013) - Harrison, Ohio, USA - JAN 3, 2014
12/23/2013: Dieselpunk Porter... Iím surprised that this beer is rated to low. Okay, itís not awesome, but itís still pretty decent, especially at the inexpensive print point of $5.49/4-pack on sale! This porter is dry, roasty, and has a nice mineral characteristic; thereís also a twist of sweet licorice in the middle along with some cocoa powder; it bounces between lightly sweet and nicely dry. The body might be a touch thin, but that along with the lighter flavors makes this beer go down easily and not end up feeling heavy and overly filling. I like and and feel that it pairs nicely with BBQ and other meals. 16 pint can (6.5% ALC/VOL) from Krogerís in Waterville, Ohio. Rating #25 for this beer.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
EyeAmBaldman (247) - Illinois, USA - DEC 15, 2013
This is a decent porter. Itís nothing earth shattering. Pours dark and is translucent. Itís not real bitter. Has a decent taste but nothing unique. If this is your first porter, itís a decent start but there are better porters out there.


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