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RATINGS: 162   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 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
radagast83 (7313) - Alexandria, 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcos (1784) - Maryland, USA - APR 25, 2011
Pours a black opaque. Sweet aroma, possibly from chocolate. Taste, especially the aftertaste, is more smokey. Palate had some medium fizz that bothered me, but not enough to not enjoy this beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Photog (215) - Camillus, New York, USA - APR 17, 2011
This was my favorite of the ones I tasted. Light chocolate and coffee notes. poured dark brown. Roasty taste, nothing overpowering.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Thorpe429 (5016) - , Illinois, USA - APR 13, 2011
Reviewed from notes. Thanks to joecaddie for the bottle. Pours dark brown with a light tan head and a bit of lace. Good retention. Nose brings some chocolate a good deal of darker malt. Taste is a bit more plain with some slight chocolate and a bit of semi-roasted malt. Good body and carbonation. Drinks pretty well and is a nice introduction to the brewery. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 11-10-2010

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dionysus (1485) - Arizona, USA - APR 4, 2011
Bottle pours brown with a tan head. Aroma shows notes of cocoa, coffee, roast, and a touch of ash. Flavor shows the same with additional notes of caramel and plum. Overall body is somewhat thin, but very drinkable.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
robgibbens (431) - Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA - MAR 31, 2011
Lucky 7 Porter pours black. The head fizzles quickly. There is a freshness to the aroma. It’s mildly coffee-like. The brew is bitter and dry. The alcohol is apparent but not that intense. The roasted malt follows through and lingers. Not great in my book, but not terrible either. Drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JoeMcPhee (9267) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 26, 2011
Dark brown pour. The nose is slightly herbal with a bit of light chicory character. There is a distinct dusty yeastiness and a little bit of autolysis that I could definitely do without. Meh - it’s really not all that great.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
daknole (10872) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAR 22, 2011
Brown pour, light tan head. Aroma of light cocoa, coffee, smoke, and roasted malt. Flavor is smoke, molasses, light espresso, and dark dried fruit.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gsmitty80 (2130) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 1, 2011
This was a nice porter that poured black with slight red hue on the head that didnt latst for long. The porter was smooth and the cc&s notes were not overwhelming. I would say there was more chocolate than anything else.

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