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RATINGS: 631   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.9/5   EST. CALORIES: 345   ABV: 11.5%
Shall one compare thee to a fair beer, Not even this perfect porter before thou will do thee justice. Thou art more complex, brave and cunning. Thou have changed more than a brew will ever. Thou may be lil’, but thy mind is greater than words can speak and beer will ever taste.

italianjohn's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
italianjohn (2848) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 25, 2013
Black pour thin beige to tan head .. poured out thick and oily .... aroma is slightly boozy and of black licorice, dark chocolate .... taste is of vanilla, dark chocolate, black licorice and a little bitter hop bite with a bit of dark fruit to it as well ... mouthfeel is thick and oily .... dry and abv is hidden well .... finish is simple and dry with a lingering bittersweetness .... not bad stuff

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
skortila (5189) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - JUL 30, 2016
On tap @ Beertemple. The aroma has green apples, some roast, chocolate, booze. Black coloured beer with a medium head. The taste is light bitter and sweet, is boozy and has green apples. Mèh.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ogivlado (7159) - Zagreb, CROATIA - JUL 29, 2016
Bottled 355ml. -at Pivoteka Zagreb. Pitch black coloured, medium sized brown head, light roasty and whiff of green apple in the nose (wtf, green apple...all three of us noticed it). Sweet roasted malt, chocolate, noticable alcohol and tar like finish. Touch of licorice as well. Too boozy stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alusmamuts (1460) - LATVIA - JUL 29, 2016
Almost black with small brown head. Sweet and winey aroma. Bitter with vanilla sweetness and touch of dried fruits. Roasted grain notes. Slight vanilla aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jorn69 (2589) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - JUL 29, 2016
Bottle @ Bryggeriet, Ystad 20160729. Roasted, malty, fruity and really sweet, dried fruits, chocolate, soya sauce, notes of licorice, medium to full body with an oily texture. The finish is bitter, roasted and sweet, dried fruits, notes of chocolate and alcohol.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dfinney23 (2629) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUL 27, 2016
This lil’ B is a big ol’ porter. Bitter chocolate, dark fruit, molasses and essence of the depths of hell. Tasty.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rodenbach99 (4155) - Longueuil, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 11, 2016
Style et résumé: Superbe porter imperial.
Comment: En fût au Saint-Bock finale Euro 2016.
Portrait: Une robe brune foncée presque noire avec une mousse collante beige. Un nez de mélasse, d’outils en bonbon, iodé, fumé et presque oxydé comme un xeres Pedro Ximenez. Une bouche ronde et enveloppante, une douce carasse pour le palais. Des saveurs intenses de caramel, mélasse, dattes et raisins secs. Superbe.
Note: 8+/10

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
altonbrownd (5419) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - JUL 10, 2016
[Jan 9 2016] Bottle from Bethesda Food and Beverage. Black body with slight tan head. Nose is malty, toasty, caramel and some coffee. Taste is really nice of malts, roasty, coffee, chocolate and dark fruits. A great Porter. Nice and bitter in the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
OminouSC2 (402) - SWEDEN - JUL 6, 2016
Black, small brown head. Roasted aromas with chocolate and some sweet vanilla lingering in the nostrils. Taste is a nice chocolate bar, with some bitter dark roasted malt during the finish. Really good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ulrikolsen (179) - DENMARK - JUL 2, 2016
Bottle. Pours black with brown fading head. Aroma of roasted malts, burned caramel, chocolate and vanilla. Taste is complex with roasted malt, roasted caramel, dried fruit, chocolate and vanilla. Finish is quite bitter.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jimbo2 (156) - DENMARK - JUN 27, 2016
Very decent, but too high ratings. Not much aroma, very straight forward taste, malty, some woodyness.

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