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RATINGS: 145   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   IBU: 24   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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Black w/garnet highlights, this Porter is rich & full flavored with notes of chocolate, coffee & smoke. 24 IBU’S, 5.8% ABV.


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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
hfmejias (1036) - Dover, Delaware, USA - MAR 5, 2013
12 Fl. Oz. Bottle. Pours black with a nice tan head. Aroma of chocolate combined with roast malts and maybe a hint of hops. Taste sweet and smokey, chocolate, coffee mild floral hoppiness, that is very well balanced and gives this porter a nice character. Enjoyable.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
G_Ram9 (46) - - MAY 19, 2015
First impressions: rather light for a porter, not as complex as hoped for. However, as it warms a bit and I keep sipping, it's flavors grow, but not to where I'd expect from a 7 malt beer. I detect hints of coffee, a little chocolate, and very subtle smoke on the tongue but surprisingly not on the nose. Overall, a decent porter but less than I'd hoped for. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ElCapitan22 (260) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 10, 2015
Pours a nice black color, but has no lacing or head retention. I expected it to smell more of chocolate and burnt coffee, but those are barely present. It is more bitter than most porters I have had. Reminds me more of a black ipa than a porter.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
walleye (1080) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - FEB 24, 2015
Bottle poured dark brown with ruby highlights with tan head. aroma coffee, chocolate, roasty. flavor roasty, licorice, chocolate, smoke. good beer

3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nasmith003 (162) - Virginia, USA - APR 21, 2015
Weak aroma (could be the glass). Deep coffee color, clear. Hints of coffee and chocolate. Hop bitterness shows up at the end and lingers a bit long.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
DCLawyer (1866) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUL 7, 2015
Draft at Spacebar. Black with bare lite tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, lite coffee, ash. Taste is similar, with hint of chocolate. Thin, bit watery. Good enough to drink a couple, but not to seek out.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jabah (207) - Winter Park, Florida, USA - MAY 7, 2015
This is an OK porter....slightly above average but nothing really special here. There’s some roasty coffee and chocolate flavors, though the texture and balance could be a little better. Evolution just made it down here to FL. My first sample from them, so I’ll give one of their other styles a try.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nejhleader (1333) - Lemoyne, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 19, 2015
Has a faint smoke aroma. Has a nice bit of a chocolate taste. Has a creamy nice body. Not bad.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jackl (5806) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JAN 25, 2015
Keg @ Sedona. Deep brown with a small head. Nose of boiled grain, fruit leather, toffee. Taste is strawberry. Bitter ash. Brown bread. Sort of thin and watery.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GenDV138 (3367) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - DEC 29, 2014
4 ounce pour on draft at Evolution Craft. Brownish black with off-white head. Aromas of light roast, dark fruit, light chocolate. Tastes of roast, licorice, chocolate, dark fruit. Medium body with a dry finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
solidfunk (5291) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - MAY 2, 2015
Sharp bitter chocolate and a lot of grain but only a little roast aroma. Pours black withouy much head. Light bitter finish. Bottle at right proper.


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