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RATINGS: 369   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45/5   IBU: 19   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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No other beer shows off what malts can do in a beer better than porter. Certified Organic Porter uses a complex blend of five malts that compliment and highlight one another in a harmonious mixture. Only one addition of imported Pacific Gem hops is used to provide a balancing bitterness without introducing any other hop character. While decidedly in the robust porter category, Certified Organic Porter has none of the harsh character people often associate with dark ales. Instead, what one finds is a rich, smooth beer with suggestions of chocolate and just a hint of coffee. So smooth and malty, this porter will convert even the non-dark beer drinker.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
thomat (3296) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 7, 2016
Bottle. Dark brown with a thick tan head. Malty and fruity tones. Malt, chocolate, fruit and hops. Medium body with a nice malty / roasted finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tightslice (890) - Redwood City, California, USA - JUN 3, 2016
Bottle from Whole Foods in Redwood City, CA. Aroma is chocolate cereal, caramel. Taste is hints of chocolate and caramel with grainy cereals.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kerenmk (4032) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JUN 3, 2016
Bottle shared with Ran & Dale at their house in Escondido, CA, 21.4.16. Dark brown with a frothy beige head. Malty aroma with the slightest caramel notes, very malty bitterness with some simple chocolate. Too light of a body, quite carbonated, a little roasty aftertaste.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (8898) - Ohio, USA - MAY 30, 2016
Bottle picked up locally at home. Pours a dark cola brown color with a small off white head. The aroma and flavor have roasted malt, dark chocolate, some coffee, earthy notes, perhaps a hint of tobacco, lighter bodied, seems fresh but just a tad thin, ok.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
donandres (323) - , Washington, USA - APR 24, 2016
12 ounce bottle to wine glass A: black(dark brown if against the light) liquid brown foam that disappears quickly A: no aroma on the nose, drink:licorice grains T: lightly bitter MF: creamy, lively carbonation, long nice finish OA: good beer, ok to repeat, not to look for Drank: April 23, 2016

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
RSRIZZO (1940) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - APR 1, 2016
12oz bottle (Courtesy of Headbanger) poured into an English Pint at 41°. Color is a dark brown with a bit of maroon. Carbonation is good with a small tight tan head. Aroma is toffee and roasted malt. Body is medium with a crisp light mouth feel. Flavor is deep roasted malt that gives a note of toffee sweetness, then coffee and a touch of dark fruit. After taste is more roasted malt and a dry feel. Overall it’s a great Porter, complex with a nice balance of sweet and roasted flavors.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (17417) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - MAR 1, 2016
Bottle from Prima Beer. Clear dark brown with a beige head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt and licorice. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Sweet and roasted moderate bitter finish. 010316

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (13031) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JAN 31, 2016
Keg at Delirium Hoppy Loft, Brussels. Black with cream head. There is a chocolate character from the start, lightly lactic with a fruity, sultana note alongside. There are fruity, oily hop notes thrown into the mix. Quite easy drinking and smooth. A pretty decent beer.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmgreenuk (7419) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - DEC 20, 2015
Tap at the Delirium Hoppy Loft, Brussels. Poured a clear light brown with a thin broken off white head. The aroma is a buttery nutty malt. The flavour is moderate liqourice bitter with a smooth creamy caramel malt palate. Medium bodied with average carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (9995) - Zeeman, NETHERLANDS - DEC 19, 2015
Draft at Delirium Hoppy Loft. Pours dark brown with a ring bubbly off white head. Aroma of cocoa, licorice, soy and malts. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.


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