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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67/5   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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A robust porter brewed with malted barley that was smoked over Adler wood by our brewers on-site. Rich smoky aromas greet your nose while dark chocolate, coffee, and faint smokiness dominate the flavor of this beer. One puff is not enough.

Great American Beer Festival Silver Medal Winner 2010!

Note: This is the regular version; please check the ABV to see if you have the 5.7% or 8.5% version.


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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tmoney99 (13253) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 10, 2013
Tap. Poured a dark brown color with an average frothy tan head that was mostly lasting and good lacing. Medium to heavy roasted malt, smoke wet wood aroma. Medium to full body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. Medium to heavy smoke sweet flavor with a medium to heavy sweet finish of moderate to long duration. Solid beer that would go well with spicy food or cigar.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dogbrick (11180) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - APR 19, 2016
Sample at Brass Tap Polaris. Dark brown pour with a medium foamy beige head that recedes steadily to a film. Small patches of lacing on the glass. Aroma of smoked malt, chocolate and coffee. Light to medium body with flavors of charred malt, bittersweet chocolate, bacon and coffee. The finish is roasty with a burnt malt aftertaste. Pretty good overall.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Panzuriel (1823) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - APR 9, 2016
Location: Sample on tap at Brass Tap Polaris Appearance: Inky black with a thin head of medium sized off white bubbles Nose: fairly decent hardwood smoke. Present but not overpowering. Darker toasted malt notes. Taste: Different. Unctuous and a bit oily. Definite smoke. There was an odd aspect that reminded me of smoked salmon. Solid medium to darker malt. Just a bit of hops at the back. decent bitters. Body: Medium fluid. Parting thoughts: the connection with smoked salmon is one that will linger. Itís not bad, itís just really strange.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
LinusStick (3200) - Moon Twp, suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 7, 2016
On tap at Mad Mex Robinson. Awesome smoked beer. Aroma was nice and strongly smokey. Campfire ash and bacon. Pour was a deep dark brown/near black with a thin tan film for a head. Taste was as the aroma suggested. Big smoke character with roasted malt and coffee finishing up the sip. Bacon and ash in the finish. One of the better smoked beers out there. Nice carbonation and very well done

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jjgmd (1961) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - AUG 3, 2015
At the brewery in Portland, pours a pitch black pour with a beige head. Nose is smoky bacon. Taste is pure smokey BBQ with bacon. Finish is dry, moderately long and ends on the intense smokey bacon notes. Nice ! Quaff Score 8 / 10

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
zgaier (1884) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - AUG 3, 2015
On tap at Fat Headís Brewery in Portland. Pours a dark brown with a town head and smoked, peaty, bacon aroma. Taste is smokey as well, nice pret notes with roasty coffee and dark chocolate leading to a smoked finish.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bpreo (2459) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - JUL 27, 2015
It has a BBQ aroma. Real good Porter taste. Sampled at the downtown Portland restaurant.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gnoff (9509) - MŲlndal, SWEDEN - JUL 4, 2015
Part of a flight on July 1, 2015. At the brewpub in Portland.
Clear dark brown to black color, light brown head. Smoked, sweet, malty taste. Smoked aftertaste. Medium mouthfeel, medium bitterness. Light roasted scent.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
outlawskies (480) - Ohio, USA - OCT 12, 2014
Julie does not like think it is just the right level of smoke. C. C. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
jsquire (4106) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - OCT 11, 2014
Dark beer with an attractive brown head. Sweet nose of cured bacon. Lots of molasses and a bit of maple sweetness with some bacon and dying campfire. The alcohol finishes with a nice warming glow. This is a tasty, sweet, smoky beer.

2.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
cheap (5224) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 19, 2014
On tap at the bocktown monaca. Yes, slight smoked bacon arom abut is that coming from the kitchen? Fairly dark. Almost black but it seems to be dark brown upon closer inspection. Smoked flavors from the start. Certainly a good example of its style. A little uneasy at times. Seems like the smoke was almost artificially added but Iím no expert, go figger. As with most smoked brews, quite one smokey sided. Bacon fried smoked bacon. Not impressed by this style but there ya have it.


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