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RATINGS: 98   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
monk191 (1378) - California, USA - AUG 23, 2014
An ok porter, a little boring. Pours a beautiful deep amber/black color. Smells sweet with a bit of smokiness. Taste is smooth but nothing memorable, a little smokiness in the finish. Had on tap at the brewery.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwalking05 (4331) - Arlington, Texas, USA - AUG 9, 2014
22 oz bomber. Black with a decent beige head. Aroma is of smoke, roasted malt, coffee, and chocolate. Taste is of smoke, coffee, cocoa, and roasted malts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
travita (4531) - Frisco, Texas, USA - AUG 9, 2014
Bottle. The look is dark, brown to black in color, and has a tan head. The smell is smoky, malts, burnt, and ok. The taste is burnt, dark fruit, smoke, and ashy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jdjuice (472) - Kumamoto, JAPAN - AUG 9, 2014
Release 16 from 2012. Pours deep brown with pale tan head. Initial aroma is strong sweet chocolate, changes to more subtle coffee. Fairly light mouthfeel for a porter, but what you’d expect at 6%. Smokiness comes on pretty strong at the finish, with a little hop and dark malt bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (7305) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 26, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours black, nose is light smoke, meaty, chocolate, taste is dry, smoky chocolate, bitter, coffee.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
McNeillR (1834) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 25, 2014
Firm black and greyed sandy ringed head. Rich charcoal and maltish nose. Fervent enough carbonation but fading bitterness and clinging sweetness. Peppery finish but dilutes as it lingers.

Bottle, Fancy Al Fresco Tasting

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (18082) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 25, 2014
Bottle at home... Deep black... Big massive tan head... Soft dry roast malts... Soft roast malts.. Soft chocolate easy roast... Mellow. Malt

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
UncleKorm (1098) - 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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CH-303 (1746) - 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

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
drjay44 (3033) - 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

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