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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4   IBU: 29   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
Sodbuster Porter is a beautifully balanced, robust beer that pours black with a thick tan head. Dominated by coffee, chocolate, roast, and faint hints of smoke; this porter is rich and full on the palate, providing you with the fortitude to make it through North Dakota winters.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bobbypaulson (217) - Fergus Falls, Minnesota, USA - MAR 13, 2012
On tap at JL beers. Pours a jet black color with a thick light creamy brown color. Smell is roastied grains and vanilla. Taste is chocolate and caramel burn sugar but not over the top. Another great one from the Fargo boys!!!! Keep it up. This one is worth a try and worth coming back to!!!! Bravo. Best one yet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
luttonm (3414) - Seattle, Washington, USA - SEP 24, 2015
Huge thanks to andrewje41 for giving me a can of this. Tasted in Seattle. Nice, thick brown pour with small tan head. Nice sweet porter-roast aroma. Sweet body, but great weight. Smooth, tasty, a little sweet tang and mild coffee roast. Tasty beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CH-303 (1746) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - SEP 17, 2015
Appearance: Very dark brown, small amount of light tan head.
Aroma: Dark malt, roasted, slight chocolate.
Taste: Dark malt, roasted, slight tartness. Pretty good.
Bought: France 44, 355 ml, $1.50
Info: 17/9-2015

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
zathrus13 (1739) - Mount Laurel, New Jersey, USA - SEP 8, 2015
Can. Pours dark brown, with a light brown head. Aroma is roasted malt and chocolate, with a slight sourness. Flavor id chocolate, coffee, roasted malt, and a little caramel. Medium body. Pretty good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dresden (1205) - Saskatchewan, CANADA - SEP 2, 2015
Draft in fargo. Thin pour, no head. Nice mild coffee aroma, some chocolate and roast. Watery pallet, but still wow nice mild chocolate and coffee. Decent.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Drake (10845) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - AUG 20, 2015
Can shared at the WWWW Mid Atlantic Summer Beer Tasting. Dark red, thin creamy tan head, good retention. Aroma of chocolate, roasted malts, dark fruits. Taste matches. Thin bodied, low carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
solidfunk (5668) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - AUG 15, 2015
Light roast and some contamination. Pours cloudy dark brown. Light sour finish. Thanks to Dclawyer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
chinchill (3227) - South Carolina, USA - JUL 17, 2015
12 oz can in Minneapolis, MN. A: Black/brown, slightly darker than average for style. Decent head Smell: Roasted grains; dark bread; faint hint of smoke. Taste: Malty and bready; slightly sweet with a suggestion of sourness. Nice level of roast with a faint hint of smoke but no burnt notes. A little coffee. Feel: medium body with good, medium carbonation Overall: a solid, modestly above average porter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sthlm (1255) - Duluth, Minnesota, USA - JUL 16, 2015
UPDATED: JUL 19, 2015 [Bottle] Pours dark brown with a nice tan head that lingers well. Chocolate, roasted malt, some mild fruity (raspberry) acidity, and lightly lingering char. Really solid. Aroma is okay; chocolate, caramel, slight fruitiness again, and roasted malt. Quite thin, long finish. Overall, very nice--particularly the taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gregwilsonstl (1488) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JUL 11, 2015
Can. Deep dark brown. Chocolate. Coffee. Quite a bit of cola at the end. Subtle smoke at the end. Somewhat oily body.. Thx GreatDane1632 for helping me knock off North Dakota with a tasty porter!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Gription79 (2684) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - JUL 10, 2015
Poured from a 12 ounce can. The aroma has a slight acidity to it, cocoa, toasted malts, light caramel. The flavor is similar, the acidity is really off putting.

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