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RATINGS: 320   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Big and malty flavor from aromatic dark roasted grains balanced by a subtle hint of hops. Deep color and rich caramel flavor … perfect for cold winter nights.
Formerly JW Dundee’s Porter.
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3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ajnepple (2280) - Conifer, Colorado, USA - OCT 18, 2014
12 oz bottle into a pint glass. Deep, dark brown appearance with red hues and a tan head. Roasted malts, toffee, chocolate, caramel, coffee and lightly ashy. Average body with a smooth, malty finish. Drinkable.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bork (241) - Rosewood, Georgia, USA - SEP 27, 2014
Decent and well-balanced porter although low on aromas and flavors and with a watery end and aftertaste. Not worth your money.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
slowrunner77 (5977) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 24, 2014
"a little more interesting than thie pale or amber lager fo sho. not exactly robust, but atl east starting to lean that way. this is a dryer porter. heavily roasted aroma with a little chocolate and coffee in the back end. a little overcarbonated, but ok. flavor matches the aroma with a gentle hop bite."

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
b3shine (5576) - Indiana, USA - SEP 8, 2014
Bottle to half-pint glass. Looks solid; a semi-transparent very dark amberish brown with foamy light beige head. Smells of malt, caramel, and mild roast. Tastes like it smells with an average mouthfeel. A decent no-frills grocery store porter.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
KyotoLefty (6569) - Kyoto, JAPAN - SEP 1, 2014
Tap at Genesee Brewhouse. Amber-orange color. Sweet flavor, caramel, a bit of coffee, light roast. Too sweet and thin.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
generallee08 (714) - New York, USA - JUN 19, 2014
The pour produces a one inch thick foamy head. It has a light tan color and very good retention. It fades very slowly and makes some cool, slick lacing as it makes its way down the glass. The body has a very dark brown color that is nearly opaque with dark, deep crimson highlights. The aroma is rather light and has some light roasted malt notes with some leafy hops and a hint of sweet caramel. Its flavor has solid base of sweet roasted malt with dark caramel and light coffee notes. Hop flavor is modestly balanced and has a nice leafy tone with a very slight metallic touch creeping in as well. The finish has a quick flash of roasted flavor before quickly fading off the tongue. The palate has a solid medium body and a slick smooth texture with well balanced carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Darkmagus82 (1729) - - JUN 16, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 5-20-12- Poured from bottle into pint glass Appearance – Pours a deep brown color with a one finger tan head. The head fades fast to give only a very small amount of lacing. Smell – Sweeter toffee and caramel as well as aromas of dark bread and a light roasted malt are present mingling producing a nice sweet bready aroma. Taste – A dryer dark bready flavor with hints of a very light sweetness are upfront. As the flavor advances it bitters more as some roasted flavors of a light coffee and burnt toast become present. These flavors last to the end where they leave a bitter roasted flavor on the tongue. Mouthfeel –The body of the beer is very average in thickness with a slightly lower level of carbonation. The body is a little lighter then desired as a thicker body would allow all the roasted flavors to really be tasted. Overall - A little on the dry side without much variety in the flavor profile. One I would likely not go back to again and again.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
nakedwhendrunk (2196) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - MAY 16, 2014
Reviewed from notes. Into a pint glass, I poured this. The appearance was a dark brown close to black color with a one finger white foamy head that dissipates at a decent pace. There was no lacing observed anywhere on the sides of the glass. The smell had some light dark roasted chocolates pervading through a rich bitter coffee aroma. The taste was basically the same with no aftertaste and a quick dry coffee-like finish. On the palate, it sat a diligent medium on the body. There was a complete assurance on my part how this beer just stayed the same all the way through. I liked that. Sessionability - hmmm....well, perhaps, I could sense that there was a decent sessionable quality to this beer. The carbonation seemed fitting for the style and there was nothing obscure to me. Overall, this is not a bad American Porter, perhaps not one to really go nuts about, but worthy of throwing back if one ever sees it.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BOSSbrewer (1692) - Arkansas, USA - MAY 10, 2014
Pours dark brown with a thin tan head. Aroma is slight roast. Flavor is slightly sweet and some roast. Slight bitterness on the finish. Drinkable beer.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 6/20
indyqboy (1) - Ohio, USA - MAY 2, 2014 does not count
Enjoyed, not the greatest beer, but it’s reasonable for what it is attempting to be.


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