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RATINGS: 146   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Named after a black hole and a song, this is a porter like no other. We took an old English porter recipe, added some rye malt, and our porter was born. This brew floods your palate with hints of chocolate, biscuit and all-around roasty goodness with just a touch of smoke that finishes dry but is not overpowering. Perfect with roasts or fowl. Enjoy by the fire, and it will certainly warm you on any cold evening in the Great White North.

* O.G. 1065
* SRM 25

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
travita (4116) - Frisco, Texas, USA - MAR 7, 2013
Bottle. The look is dirt, dry, earth, malt, vinegar, and eh. The look is dark, brown to black, beige head. The taste malts, roasty, vinegar, lactic, burnt, and dry.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jkwalking05 (3883) - Arlington, Texas, USA - MAR 7, 2013
Black with a decent off-white head. Aroma is heavy in roasted malt. Taste is roasted malt, coffee, light vinegar.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mnmike (1034) - Minnesota, USA - MAR 5, 2013
Chocolate aspects that’d you’d expect with something strange coming from whatever spices they’re using. Just average overall.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
Rpstewart (1) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 14, 2012 does not count
Strong chocolate taste upfront that quickly disappears into a really thin porter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
TheHOFF43 (1758) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - NOV 4, 2012
Bomber. Pours dark with no head. Aroma is typical roasted malts. Flavor is boring. Hard to describe but nothing special.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
crajun (990) - , Texas, USA - SEP 30, 2012
Bomber rec’d in trade to glass. Not much aroma some coffee. Nice black pour. Now it goes downhill. Very thin palate. Flavor sucked. Sour lactic and metallic were the flavors if that is what u call it. Drain pour

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
XmnwildX12 (2078) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - MAY 19, 2012
Had a nice chocolate roast scent, really smooth coffee flavor. Nice dark brown pour from a growler. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Onenote81 (1002) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - APR 23, 2012
Originally reviewed: 10/7/09. Bomber poured into my pint glass. Pours a cloudy dark muddy brown with a thin tan head on top. Fair retention, but leaves little to no lacing. Smells like freshly ground coffee right off the bat, then this dulls to scents of earth and bread. The mouth is pretty average. Some carbonation play, and slight creamy feel. This is a pretty sour porter. The roasted coffee flavors I was expecting are absent. In their place is a sour mineral flavor that isn’t all that pleasant. I had higher expectations for this, but I couldn’t even finish the bottle. Not impressed.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dixonian (1562) - Plano, Texas, USA - APR 10, 2012
On tap @ Stub and Herb’s. Deep brown brew with a ring of tan head. Lots of coffee aroma with some roasted malt and rye spice. Rye is even more present in the flavor but overall is a bit thin and lacking.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
JoePeesie (871) - Long Lake, Illinois, USA - APR 8, 2012
Pours a thin black-brown with a thin, small brown head. Nose and taste are nutty, chocolate, crisp, a bit of roastiness, with a bit of tart on the tail. Solid beer.

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