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RATINGS: 81   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
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This nostalgic porter evokes memories of chocolate and coffee around a campfire.· The cherry wood smoked malt used in this beer gives it a heavy smokiness that blends smoothly into the chocolate malty body.· With a silky finish this porter is ideal for sipping on a cold winters eve.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
UncleKorm (731) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - JUN 26, 2014
On tap poured clear dark ruby brown hue w/ big foamy tan head and sticky lacing. Moderate smokey aroma. Initial flavor is moderate sweet w/ a moderate bitter finish of short duration. Tastes are smokey roasted malts, and rye bread. Medium bodied. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CH-303 (1359) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - JUN 15, 2014
New state, Utah (26/51):
Appearance: Dark brown, dark tan head.
Aroma: Dark malt, roasted, coffee.
Taste: Dark malts, some smoke and coffee, roasted. Sweetness? More smoke, please.
Bought: Erzbierschof, 650 ml, CHF 14.90
Info: 14/6-2014

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
drjay44 (2567) - Salida, Colorado, USA - MAY 22, 2014
Draft. Pours an initially thick, poorly retained, light beige head, with some lacing over a hazy, brown (SRM 25) body.....nose is light smoke, medium roasted malt tones, with cocoa, light chocolate, no esters, very mild toffee/caramel no esters or hops.....taste is light smoke, mild cocoa chocolate, slightly sweet with hints of caramel, no esters, finishing mildly bitter.....mouth feel, body light of medium, no alcohol, slightly sticky, moderate acid on the finish. This is a light take on a Porter. The smoke and roasted malts are quite light. The recipe need more from both mid level, (caramel/crystal0 and from the dark roasted malts. The hops are light, and except for the smoke the could almost be a Brown Porter. BJCP 7/3/12/4/6

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (2908) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 20, 2014
Draft - Light smoke and roast malts. Dark cloudy amber with a rich beige head. Light bacon and toast malts. Light and simple with not enough smoke.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Oakes (12167) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 15, 2014
Amber-brown. Aroma is thin chocolatey malts, not getting smoke. Similar palate....husky...no real complexity, smoke or point of interest.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
weark (276) - SWITZERLAND - APR 30, 2014
Bottle from Erzbierschof - Dark brown color with a poor and fast disappearing beige head - Aroma of light smoke, malty, chocolate, toffee - Flavor is malty, chocolate, roasted malt with hints of ashes - Medium body, light bitterness, sweet, medium carbonation, smoky toffee finish - Good beer, the smoke is subtle, a little bit too sweet

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
gnoff (7664) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - APR 14, 2014
Draught at Epic Brewing Denver Taproom, on April 6, 2014.
Clear brown color, white head. Sweet, malty scent. Malty, mineral taste. Fizzy mouthfeel, low bitterness.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AWISLguy (1160) - Wisconsin, USA - MAR 18, 2014
750ml bottle from Sonoma Cellars. Pours a brownish orange with a malted milk head leaving streaks of lace. Aroma has smoke and light caramel and light roast with cocoa. Taste is of smoke and caramel, with some nuttiness, slightly watery. Light to medium bodied. Finishes lightly sweet, with salty meat smoke and without much length. Not annoying or bad, but little to recommend. Not sure of the style; more a smokey lager than anything with depth.

3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BrewMstr (77) - Pleasant View, Utah, USA - FEB 14, 2014
Very nice chocolate, coffee, and malty taste with smokey after taste. Very drinkable and enjoyable.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DMLINAZ (282) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - DEC 25, 2013
Good. Not as smoked as, say, Stone’s, but smokey nonetheless, mostly in the dry finish. Not much smoke in the aroma. Pours deep black with a puffy white head. After that dissipates it still leaves a Cappuccino-like ring.


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