sloth (2401) - Ceciltucky, Co., Maryland, USA - FEB 11, 2010
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Small tan head with good retention and fair lace. Almost black appearence cept for some ruby edging. Nose of roast, faint smoke and licorice. Body is almost medium, soft carbonation, light oilyness. Light roast and chocolate flavors backed by a pleasent smokiness that shows itself more as the brew warms up. Fairly dry, smokey finish. Smoke does it for this brew. Bottle procured @statelinliquors.
HighGravity (926) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 22, 2010
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Evolution’s bottled beers have finally made their way to Baltimore. Unfortunately, there is not any bottling code/bottled on date. I am really psyched to have another local brewer to turn to. This is a nice textbook example of dryish and drinkable Porter that is very silky with a touch of spicy hops. The finish is long and full of chocolate and coffee.
GMCC2181 (1495) - Newark, Delaware, USA - JAN 13, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle picked up at stateline... Poured into a pint glass, decent mocha colored head. Slight roasted malts aroma and maybe some chocolate. Taste is some light chocolate, nice roasted malts and some coffee notes. Light in texture, easy to drink. Overall, decent local porter to sip on.
eaglefan538 (2830) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - JAN 2, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 15/20
From bottle. The pour was brown colored with a thin to weak off-white colored head, mild lacing. The aroma was chocolate malts, barley, molasses, and faint roast. The flavor followed, a pretty good melding of porter-ish flavors, the coffee detectable here but not so much in the flavor. Moderate to slightly light mouthfeel for the range of porters. Decent brew.
nimbleprop (4200) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 2, 2009
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Sampled on tap at Churchkey DC. Pours a translucent black with a thin, slightly off white head. Aroma is mostly toasted malts, nuts, slightly sweet. Flavor is sweet and malty, a little earthy. Finish is a little watery and a little sweet. Standard porter.
Cletus (6331) - Connecticut, USA - OCT 17, 2009
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught sample at the tasting room. Pours dark brown with a light brown head. Smells of roasted malt, some spicy hints, earthy. Tastes lightly bitter and chocolatey with a nice roasty element.
l1br4r14n (451) - Rancho Cucamonga, California, USA - JUN 22, 2009
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draft at brewery. Aroma of coffee, malt and smoke. The smoke really comes through in the flavor and grows towards the finish.
ApisAles (1576) - Greenbelt, Maryland, USA - JUN 21, 2009
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at the Tasting room in Delmar. Pours a really rich deep brown color with a tan head. Aroma is smoke, coffee, dark chocolate, and brown sugar. Flavor is a little heavy on the smoke, but nothing major. Nice porter.
beachbum25 (1085) - Powellville, Maryland, USA - MAY 2, 2009
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap @ the brewery-Black pour w/a slight tan head. Chocolate aroma. Rich full flavored porter, chocolate, molasses, touch of coffee, a little smoke. Good solid Porter, nothing crazy, very enjoyable. Long full finish.