Westkyoto77 (544) - Kyoto, JAPAN - DEC 6, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught at Devil Craft. Rich jet-black, minimal head. Aromas of sticky malt, burnt black sugar. Flavours of liquorice, dark chocolate. Smooth as silk. Lovely.
alobar (2980) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 30, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at Capone’s. Pours like dark cola. Smooth body. Aroma of roasted malt, dark fruit and espresso. Dark fruit sweetness with espresso, chocolate, and a hint of hops. Very nice beer!
DocLock (8311) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 11, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft at Craft. Pours dark brownish black with minimal khaki head.Nose was roasty dark malt, figgy fruit, coffee.Tasted of roasty malt, cacao, coffee, mild fig.
boxofrane (2322) - Spring City, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 26, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
UPDATED: SEP 27, 2013 Draft at craft ale house. Pours dark brown with a small tan head. The aroma has light roast and coffee. The taste is light chocolate, some coffee, weird aftertaste. Thin brew.
drsordr (1380) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - JUN 26, 2013
3.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Draft at brewpub. Very dark brown with amber hue. Nose roast, chocolate, and malted milk balls. Taste malt, roast, chocolate, some alcohol. Bitter and roast on the finish.
brokensail (12277) - Orange County, California, USA - JUN 16, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Black in color with a khaki head. Nice roasted malt aroma, cocoa powder, dark fruit, and some earthy hops. Nice sweetness of molasses and dark fruit on the flavor. Earthy hops, licorice, molasses, and coffee. Some chocolate and cocoa powder on the finish.
Travlr (14663) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 16, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at Beachwood. Clear dark maroon color, beige head. Aroma of roasted coffee grounds. Taste is coffee, bitter cocoa. Nice stuff.
RobzillaMed (1) - - JUN 6, 2013 does not count
2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 2/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 5/20
I love porters but this beer just does not do it for me. Looks great, smells great, but it has a finish that lingers and it really ruined my palate! It almost has a mint taste finish. Do not recommend ! Really disappointed and this is someone who loves porters and stouts!
NikkTwist (1867) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 24, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at Monks. Very dark orange brown pour with some small-bubble tan foam. Slightly smoky chocolate caramel. German black liquorice. Cold coffee. Molasses. Root beer. Burnt marshmallows. Good body for a Porter. Very nice.
KyotoLefty (7112) - Kyoto, JAPAN - MAY 13, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle shared by KBL at the fest. Roasty black, nice chocolate, berry fruit, and roast flavors. Rather sweet and creamy. PRetty good stuff.