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RATINGS: 78   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17/5   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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
Rel. 3 - 6.3 ABV

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cgarvieuk (21575) - 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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (21412) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - DEC 31, 2012
Bottle. Clear dark maroon color, thick tan head with good retention and solid lacing. Aroma of lightly sspiced rich dark cocoa with a shot of espresso. Taste is coffee grounds with bitter cocoa and a hint of subtle and sour spice. Tasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (16053) - Dublin, California, USA - AUG 23, 2013
On tap @ Malibu Sundowner. Dark brown, just about black, with a khaki head. Interesting nose. Definitely get some berries which add a light tartness. Herbal pine and spruce, roasted malt, coffee, and dark chocolate. Mild caramel sweetness. Flavor is roast, berries, and herbs. Decent amount of roasted malt, coffee, and dark chocolate. A hint of ash, light sweetness, and a dry finish. Interesting, but not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tmoney99 (13462) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 6, 2013
Bottle. Poured a dark brown color with an average frothy light brown head that was mostly lasting and good lacing. Moderate roasted coffee and sweet resin aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. Medium roasted sweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. Soft drinkable beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ratman197 (13254) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JAN 28, 2013
On tap t Bakcountry Pizza poured a clear reddbrown with a small lingering tan head. Aromas of roastiness, cocoa, light fruittiness and light carmel. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of cocoa, roastiness and liught fruittiness with a smooth lingering cocoa finish.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Scopey (12504) - 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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Drake (11781) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 27, 2012
Bomber from Beer Run. Pours a dark brown color with a large creamy tan head. Fair head retention and nice lacing. Aroma of spruce, chocolate, faint berry notes. The taste is strong tart berries, mild chocolate, mild spruce. A bit of spice. Medium bodied, a little disjointed. Not great, but a nice experiment.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dogbrick (11470) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JAN 3, 2013
Sample at World Of Beer. Dark brown pour with a minimal beige head that dissipates steadily. Short strings of lacing on the glass. Roast malt and coffee in the nose. Light to medium body with a roasty character and flavors of chocolate malt and subtle berry. The finish is mildly bitter with a coffee aftertaste. Slightly above average overall.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sammy (11170) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 8, 2013
Welcome beer, I acquired from a recent US trip. Sour at the beginning, this porter yields tasty tart fruit. Black with a big head. Some spruce taste. Decent drinkability.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
daknole (10870) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JAN 27, 2013
Dark brown pour, light brown head. Roasted malts, resinous flavors, some interesting dark fruity notes, a hint of cocoa and maybe a tart note. A bit of coffee as well.

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