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RATINGS: 160   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   IBU: 24   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
Black w/garnet highlights, this Porter is rich & full flavored with notes of chocolate, coffee & smoke. 24 IBU’S, 5.8% ABV.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jrodooo5 (1474) - DOVER, Delaware, USA - NOV 11, 2011
Pours a dark brown with thick tan head that quickly dissipates. Aroma is very nice with hints of chocolate. The taste comes across as too malty. The blend doesn’t seem to mix (not well balanced). It just seems like it’s missing something. Not terrible but too bland for my taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Heathen (1500) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - NOV 3, 2011
THOUGHTS: Sort of middle of the road for a porter, but it was tasty and was very easy to drink. Fairly complex in the malt department, but needed a little more hop balance. It tasted better than it smelled. TECHNICAL: Bottle. Poured a very dark red that basically looked black in the glass with a large, tan head that mostly diminished and left good lacing. The aroma had moderate caramel, milk chocolate, coffee, milk and sour coffee; a little dar and sour fruit; hints of licorice and cola; and ever so slight hints of soured milk and vinegar. The initial flavor was light to moderately sweet, lightly bitter and lightly sour; while the finish was moderately sweet, lightly bitter, light to moderately sour and lightly acidic with a sort of short finish. There was coffee, caramel, sour coffee, a little cola, slight licorice, bakers chocolate, hot cocoa mix, dark and sour fruit, black cherry, very dark chocolate and tobacco. The medium body was oily with tingly carbonation and a slightly astringent finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nattyicerulz (8) - USA - NOV 2, 2011 does not count
Not too bad, got this from a friend when she was in Delmar. She was not a porter fan but really enjoyed this one in particular. I can see why, the taste and nose are awesome, all the coffee and smokiness that you would expect with a porter. The palate i felt was lacking, i wanted more. Overall very enjoyable, but not caseworthy

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ughsmash (7508) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 8, 2011
Bottled. Poured clear, deep brown with garnet highlights and a short beige head. The aroma picked up ashy black patent roast, smoked malts, and baker’s chocolate.. light vanilla and earthy accents.. not greatly exciting, but not bad. The flavor found mostly chocolate and smoked malts, with lots of ashy roast and earthy bitterness around.. just a tad peppery on the finish. Medium-bodied and very dry on the palate.. lots of roast.. good feel and flow.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
properhops (88) - - SEP 21, 2011
Video review at: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QgdTdgwjrKI … Appearance: Black, 2-finger tan head hangs out for a couple sips, above average lacing Smell: Cherry, coffee, roasted malts, carmel + earthiness, bit of nuttiness Taste: Medium body, smoky, turkish coffee, chalky chocolate finish, mild bitterness, high carbonation Pairings: Pork barbecue, fish & chips

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DiarmaidBHK (4155) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 18, 2011
Pours black from bottle with a thin khaki rapidly disappearing head. not a lot going on with the aroma. Not getting a lot of maltiness on the tongue. Finish is dry. It tastes like a xerox of a Guinness to me and not a particularly good one.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ret12 (453) - Maryland, USA - AUG 5, 2011
For being a smoked Porter I actually enjoy this beer. Normally smokey is not my style but this one is done right.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jtclockwork (14729) - , New Jersey, USA - JUL 28, 2011
Bottle. Pours black. Tan head. Nose/taste of roasted dark and black malts and chocolate. Mild coffee aroma. Light smoke. Dry chocolate finish. Light to medium body. Plain.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (7141) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - JUL 1, 2011
12oz bottle. Poured a dark brown color with a thin tan head. Aroma is chocolate notes, roasted malts. Flavor is a little thin, but roasted, with a nice chocolate malt flavor. Decent, refreshing for a porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
changeup45 (1729) - Mount Dora, Florida, USA - MAY 20, 2011
Dark brown color with a huge fizzy tan head. This was a bit of a gusher and took time to settle down. Light coffee roast, chocolate, and oat aroma. Smells pretty good. The flavors aren’t bad but are thrown off by the fizzy carbonation, which seems pretty high, and is prickly on the palate. There are no surprise flavors; coffee roast, chocolate, and I do pick up the smoke here. There’s some nice stuff going on but it’s limited and a bit thin. Really, not too bad, but nothing I’d really look forward to trying again.

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