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RATINGS: 8   MEAN: 3.59/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   IBU: 29   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
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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 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (4341) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 28, 2014
Can - Molasses and dark chocolate with some roast. Jet black with a light brown head. Bittersweet chocolate, some coffee notes and roast malts. Decent but nothing special.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jake65 (2635) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAR 14, 2014
Tap @ WBC: Dark brown in color, light mahogany, topped with a finger of creamy tan head. Nose is sweet and smokey… something I can’t quite figure out. Nice roast, light smoke, and this sweet vanilla/toffee sweetness that really ties it together. Sniffing becomes oddly addictive. More smoke comes through in the flavor, even a little peat. Good roast element and light espresso. Missing the sweetness of the nose, but satisfying. Easily the best of the FBC brews I’ve had to date.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BVery (6416) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - OCT 19, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 1, 2014 Tap at Peacock Alley. Dark brown pour that looks fairly dense. Mostly white head. Aroma is a mix of roasty malts and semi-sweet chocolate. Some coffee on the taste as well. Nice beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DiarmaidBHK (3418) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 29, 2013
Draft from Rhombus Pizza Fargo. Pours black with a half inch of khaki foam which disappears very quickly. Nice roasted malt notes on the nose with a hint of dark chocolate. It tastes pretty much like it smells. Finsihes clean.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iphonephan (3303) - McLean, Virginia, USA - JUN 25, 2013
From a 3 oz taster served at the Old Fashiioned in Madison WI. Pours a dark cola with an ecru head. Roasted malt aroma. Smoky flavor with coffee and chocolate notes. Mildly bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cards04 (1769) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - MAR 31, 2012
Nice beer. Poured the color of cola, little bit of off white head. Nice flavor with sweetness coming from malts...some nice toffee notes as well.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
northropfrye (2218) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - MAR 30, 2012
Dark brown in colour with off white head. Nice sweet but roasted malt aroma. Taste is dark chocolate, sweet malts. A nice beer.

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