TwoSipDip (8894) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - NOV 18, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap @ Hops and Pies Denver during FiftyFifty tap takeover. Pours a deep brown appearance with a cream/tan head. Aromas of roast, chocolate, mild coffee, and a bit of piney hops. Pretty easy drinking, roasty chocolate malty flavor with a touch of anise and vanilla. Not bad.
vtafro (2810) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - JUL 12, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft. Black pour with some tan head. Light roasted and chocolate aromas. Roasted chocolate, spice and anise flavors .
bhensonb (10699) - Woodland, California, USA - JUN 2, 2014
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap at the brewpub. Pour is very dark brown/black with a tan head. Aroma is chocolate and dark malt. Flavor is chocolate with some transient sweetness, and maybe a hint of coffee. Not to mention dark malt. Finishes a little chocolate bitter. Nice porter.
BMan1113VR (7820) - Los Angeles, California, USA - JAN 23, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Backlog from last summer. Pours with a deep brown hued body and a large tan head. Aromas are great. Saw dust, chalky, nutty, cocoa on the nose. Dark fruits, iodine, rich chocolate. Flavors are raisiny, malty, toasty, nutty, leather, light melanoidin. Medium low bitterness. Very dry finish despite the malt. Fuller carbonation.
baraciisch (1675) - USA - JAN 2, 2014
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark brown in color... Nutty aroma... Flavor is caramel, nutty malts, hints of chocolate, coffee... Kind of watery, but fairly easy to drink... Decent
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Theydon_Bois (7935) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 19, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at Capones Black Friday Bash, Norristown PA, 29/11/13.
Light black with a moderate tan swirl.
Nose is cocoa, roast malt, light metallic tinge, vanilla, faint lick’o’coffee.
Taste comprises light roast, sweet tones, mineral bite, brown sugars, dark fruit rip, marzipan, earthy cocoa.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, sweet and drying conclusion.
Decent enough porter.
Westkyoto77 (501) - 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 (2719) - 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 (7703) - 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 (2050) - 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 (986) - 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.