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All of us here at Epic are happy to introduce the newest exponential libation—Blue Law Porter. This is a medium-bodied porter to which we added blackberry puree at the end of primary fermentation and finished it with spruce tip extract harvested from Blue Spruce trees found on the grounds of Utah’s State Capitol building. It has a roasting profile with a fruity tartness and an aftertaste of resinous spruce.
Rel. 1 - 5.9 ABV
Rel. 2.- 7.0 ABV

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
haddon90 (1492) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAY 24, 2013
Bottle. Pours a dark, brown color with a thin, tan head. Roasted malt aroma with some toffee and cherries. Smoked, malt aroma with a large sense of cherries. The finish lingers. Honestly, not the best porter but still has an interesting taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
closey22 (983) - Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, USA - MAY 20, 2013
Dark brown allowing deep burgandy light to come through whttps://sites.google.com/site/flippedclassroompd/ with a tan foamy lasting semi-thick head; aroma is chocolatey; Flava is of choc covered blueberries in first sip although other sips taste less fruity and more roasty; feels light with some fizz; finishes dry and roasty

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
b3shine (5850) - Indiana, USA - MAY 17, 2013
Draft to taster at Dutch’s. Looks good; cola with foamy light beige head. Smells and tastes of dark malt and blueberries with some roast too. Average on the palate. Okay, but forgettable, and I couldn’t drink much of it.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Scopey (7444) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 8, 2013
Bottle at CGarvie tasting (release #1). It pours very dark brown with a small beige head. The nose is buttered toast, roasted malt....not much else. The taste is dark fruit, berry, light tanginess, roasty, earth, faint jam, toast, light spice and wood. Medium body and fine carbonation. Odd...tastes better than the buttery smell anyways!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
demmbonz (590) - Erin, Wisconsin, USA - APR 30, 2013
Bomber from sledutah. Delicious blackberry aroma from a dark pour. Nice fruity flavor over the malty porter. Just a hint of spruce tips. A bit sour on the finish.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
BenH (2506) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 26, 2013
Bottle. Very dark brown with tan head. Strange aroma, buttery, sweaty. Similar taste, sweaty socks, some fruit. Tangy, slightly sour. Not great

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (15170) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 26, 2013
bottle at home Release 1 ... deep in black ... thin tan lacing ... soft butter ... roast malts ... soft off butter flavour ... soft roast ... soft blackberry ... shame as this is nice behind the butter ...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
matthewjk (939) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 17, 2013
Certainly not your traditional porter! I sort of like it! Never thought I would describe a porter as "refreshing," but this one is. It actually blends / melds pretty well. Not something I would drink all the time, but nice to try.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Braudog (5903) - Traveling the USA, Missouri, USA - APR 15, 2013
Bottle. Perfect visuals for an American porter. Big, dark, black, frothy and rich-looking. The aroma is killer -- full of sweet roast, hops, and a bit of spruce. This drinks with a big time mouthfeel, and full of flavor. The spruce adds and phenomenal factor, a bit of earthy flourish to an already full-up porter. Brilliant. I want more. (#4987, 4/15/2013)

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
gruberm (329) - - APR 1, 2013
Clearing backlog. No comments. Apologies, future ratings will have detail. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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