beerbuzzmontreal (3490) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 20, 2012
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours a black color with small brown highlights and a thick, light brown head. Solid aroma of roasted, coffeeish malt, chocolate and mild hops. The flavor is a meal of luscious roasted and chocolate malt with light hops for seasoning, it’s slightly bitter in the finish. The body is medium with a creamy texture and gentle carbonation. This is one of the best porters out there, kudos.
coldbrewky (1373) - Hippetown East, New York, USA - NOV 26, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle via M. MartinT, merci. Shared with the Krones. A lovely full bodied porter. A long body that slowly builds from pianissimo to fortissimo for crescendo. Swirling base malts are encompassed by nutty dark tones. Light hops as expected give an undertone of crispness. A nice start of the session.
solidfunk (2602) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 16, 2012
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: NOV 19, 2012 Hahaha, I saw Lapatt and I thought some kind of sick joke is in order. I didn’t realize it was Dunham. Awesome beer. Smells super pungent, very thick malt and musky. Pours black with great head and lacing. Fertile and robust. Amazing porter, with lots of coffee taste and dark chocolate. Very sexy - best beer from this Montreal trip. Bottle from Delires du Terroir.
dmac (3538) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - NOV 11, 2012
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
11.2 oz bottle from the one and only glouglouburp. Poured a good looking dark black body with a foamy dark beige head. Aroma was easily my least favorite thing about this beer. Notes of wet burnt toast, dark chcolate, green leafy veggies, molasses, dark corn syrup, a slight touch of plastic overall. Medium body with a coating roastiness, average carbonation. Flavor is great, loads of roastiness, burnt toast, dark choclate, burnt coffee and cream. Excellent beer overall.
unibrouefan (200) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 9, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Acheté au IGA de Masson-Angers. Belle mousse et effervescence moyenne. Goût similaire à la oatmeal stout de McAuslan, mais une coche en dessous.
cfrancis (2023) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 25, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours a dark black with an explosive dark brown frothy head. Aroma is roasted malts with chocolate and smoke. Taste is heavy roasted malts with a small smoke and bitter chocolate. A little too much carbonation for me
Whatup14 (507) - Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 25, 2012
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bouteille 341ml. Couleur noire opaque, mousse couleur lait au chocolat persistente et laissant une dentelle éparse. Arôme de café noir, cacao, réglisse, fumée, tabac et houblon. Goût d’espresso, de houblon, d’agrumes? avec une amertume assez prononcée et qui persiste longtemps. Carbonation faible, texture crémeuse et un peu huileuse.
BeerBeCue (84) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 5, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
341ml bottle poured into stem glass. Pours a very deep black with a tiny head which quickly fades to good-sized ring. Aroma ivery roasty and coffee-like with some black chocolate notes. Taste is light-medium bitter from the roastyness. Body is medium with a thin-slick texture. Carbonation is very soft. Finish is slightly astringent with some slight bitterness, but of course nothing compared to their black IPA. Overall, a good robust porter, but I’ve had better. I’m thinking about Hill Farmstead’s Everett here but I guess the comparison isn’t very fair. Pretty enjoyable but it doesn’t stand out that much.
VT (1181) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 1, 2012
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
341 ml bottle. Pours an opaque, brownish black with a resilient beige head. Smell is roast and coffee. Taste is coffee & cream, with chocolate. Hoppy finish, black coffee. Citrus notes? Lingering coffee bitterness. Light to medium bodied. Good porter.
j12601 (6403) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - SEP 29, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Another bottle thanks to Dany, this one for that thing that one time. With the duct tape. Pours a deep black with a thin to medium sized tan head. Big sweet roast on the nose, chocolate and cocoa, a touch of isopropyl which is odd. Medium to thick bodied, loads of roast. Nice depth, full of chocolate, and roast. Nice and easy drinking, tons of body. Picks up some charred malt notes into the finish. Rather tasty overall.