lumberjack (178) - Michigan, USA - JAN 4, 2009
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours a very dark brown with a perfect tan colored thick head that sticks around. Slight aroma of roasted malt. Taste is somewhat bitter, with some chocolate and roasted malt notes. Very creamy mouthfeel. Nice coffee aftertaste. Very good porter overall.
Tstamba (402) - Maryland, USA - MAY 29, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at the brewery. Deep brown pour with tan head and lacing. Roasted mLt and chocolate on the nose and palate. Sweet malt and coco late palate. A bit thin on mouthfeel, still a very good porter.
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Thewade (340) - USA - JUL 27, 2011
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Nice porter. Really enjoyed this. Roasty, malty, and easy to drink. Small notes of coffee.
zestytaco (34) - Niceville, Florida, USA - DEC 27, 2011
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a very dark brown with faint hues of red and very little head. A little light on the nose with typical porter scents of coffee and chocolate. The taste of smokey malts starts this brew out but that taste quickly fades to a dryness in the end. Not a bad porter.
ads135 (3279) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - APR 22, 2012
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Great porter, though not particularly robust. Coffee dominates with some chocolate. Toasty aroma. Pours dark brown with a thick brown head.
Headbanger (3491) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - MAY 30, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
12oz bottle (Old Notes)-Pours dark brown with a little head. Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate, and coffee. Taste is the same. This medium bodied brew is well balanced and quite tasty.
Steve_0 (3164) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 29, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at the brewery. Pour is deep brown with a frothy tan head and great lacing. Roasty, vanilla, marshmallows, chocolatey, bready, and graham crackery aroma. Taste is cocoa, coffee, roasted malt, light vanilla, earthy, and bready. Medium body with medium carbonation. Your standard porter.
UncleKorm (1004) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - JUN 14, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at brewery, poured a clear brown hue w/ medium thick lasting tan head. Solid straightforward Porter.
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reggiedunlop (3402) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 9, 2012
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours dark brown/black with a medium tan head. Aroma has some chalky cocoa, light roastiness, and very mild dark fruit. Flavor has roasty malts, a hint of peat, and some tea notes...odd and very faint shellfish note. Mouthfeel is medium and silky and the finish is roasty/faintly peaty and mildly burnt.
DrunkSanta410 (479) - Houston, Texas, USA - APR 21, 2014
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at the brewery. Pours a dark brown with little head. Aroma is light chocolate, roasted malts. Taste is light coffee malts, some slight roasted flavors with a very slight bitterness on the finish. Palate is medium body, high carbonation. Decent porter.
JCB (3999) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - NOV 24, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
12oz bottle from Total Wine, Durham. Backlog rating. Always a solid, go-to porter, I was mightily puzzled to learn that GD had retired this brew. Thick chocolatey pour, with a light but consistent carbonation. Flavors of roasted malts, tootsie roll, and espresso in the finish.