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RATINGS: 61   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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A Robust Porter in style, this dark, full bodied ale has notes of roasted barley, coffee, and bittersweet chocolate. Flyers Flagship Beer!


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mcberko (7229) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 22, 2014
On tap at Flyer’s Restaurant, pours a deep dark mahogany with a small tan head. Aroma brings out toasted malt, some dry cocoa and a touch of dry coffee. Flavour is quite nice, with roasted and toasted malt, some dry cocoa and again a touch of coffee. Quite flavourful and robust. Easily the best of Flyer’s mainstay beers.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
skoisirius (1763) - Earth, Washington, USA - SEP 11, 2014
Thick and robust goodness from Flyers. Haven’t had in years now, but would definitely go for one if I saw it on tap up in tha 206!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fiulijn (15310) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 6, 2014
Draught at brewpub
Black color with small creamy brown head. Very similar to the Brown Ale, just a bit bolder and more chocolatey, but the roasted malt and coffee dominate, and this is more Stout than Porter.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
patrick767 (3604) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - MAR 23, 2014
bottle at Ft Wayne tasting, Sept 2013 - Pours very dark brown and smells of roast malt and coffee. The flavor is much the same and in a good way. It’s full flavored and full bodied, a straightforward porter with a pleasantly lingering roasted finish that’s overall quite enjoyable.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Strykzone (5072) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - FEB 14, 2014
Bomber from Hayduke. This beer wears a rich frothy tan head and leaves a lot of lacing on the glass. It is quite dark with minimal red. I typically look for coffee and, or, chocolate in a porter. Neither of those are found here. More earthiness than anything. First sip is quite robust. A big zingy bitterness. A lot of grain and earth. Deep roastiness. Fruity hops that are under so much of the flavor. There is dry very dark bakers chocolate and it works well with this beer. I also get a hint of smokiness here. This is bold, dry, and bitter. Not your typical porter. I like it.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
Davhgbrew (945) - Seattle, Washington, USA - FEB 7, 2014
Had off tap at two beers brewing, surprised to realize it’s brewed by flyers. Semi sweet, roasted dark malt flavors. Middle and finish are Coffee/chocolate and medium dry. Nice fresh tasting brew.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
beernovice39 (3160) - Montana, USA - JAN 24, 2014
On tap. Dark brown with a thick brown top. Nose is roasted malts, chocolate and coffee. Taste is dark chocolate and coffee. By far the best I had during my visit.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ibrubeer (146) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - NOV 24, 2013
Light tan head when poured (on tap). Opaque. Nice chocolate aroma. Great flavor of chocolate, coffee, roast. Great body & mouthfeel. Nice beer!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hotstuff (4274) - Indiana, USA - OCT 20, 2013
Rated on 9-14-2013 at Fort Wayne, IN Gathering (Bottle) When poured, the head is tan and very small and mostly diminished, opaque dark brown body, and a fair amount of lacing. The Aroma is malty, chocolate, coffee, and roasty. The Taste is bitter, coffee, malty, chocolate, and roasty. This beer is medium bodied. Overall, this beer is quaffable, worthy of a try, and has a lingering coffee, roasty aftertaste.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hayduke (3470) - Eureka, California, USA - SEP 30, 2013
Got this at the brewpub in Oak Harbor, WA. Came in the glass a dark brown with a big brown head. Nose of chocolate and coffee. Full body. Smooth mouthfeel . Flavor is rich, with chocolate coffee and some bitter chocolate that keeps the bitterness through the finish. They call this their "flagship" beer and it most certainty deserves that label. Darn good.


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