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RATINGS: 256   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 42   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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An English-style Robust Porter – Dark Brown in color with a ruby hue – Chocolate and sweet toffee aroma – Firm unsweetened chocolate flavor with moderate notes of caramel and toffee, an herbal hop bitterness up front and a slight note of espresso in the finish.


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
ronaldtheriot (1257) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - MAR 1, 2014
People’s Porter has a medium, beige, soapy head, a dark-brown, opaque appearance, with brown highlights. The aroma is of slightly sweet, somewhat astringent, with a vegetable (celery) smell. Taste is of the same strange thistle-like flavor, some powdery chocolate, and roasted barley malt. Bitterness is low, and the alcohol doesn’t show itself. Mouthfeel is light and fairly slick, and People’s Porter finishes semi-dry and decently drinkable. Maybe, another batch would be better. RJT

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Luvystypotables (675) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - FEB 21, 2014
Aroma of coffee, with a dark coffee color, taste of coffee and bitter chocolate. Finish is of coffee slightly watery.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kidobutai (371) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - FEB 21, 2014
Nice dark appearance, nor a strong aroma, but very chocolaty with coffee on the way down.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lutz2jm (110) - North Carolina, USA - FEB 18, 2014
Pours very dark. Definitely a beer that you will enjoy. Mild yet good flavors make this beer easy to drink.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
RobertDale (3477) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - FEB 17, 2014
12 ounce bottle. Thanks Erick! Pours dark brown with a nice tan head. Aroma of malt, chocolate, and coffee. Taste is roasted malt, dark chocolate, coffee, and caramel. Very nice Porter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
scotchzombie (334) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - FEB 17, 2014
Poured from bottle to glass - pitch brown with a two finger foamy tan head. Nice legs in play as we. Looks like porter is supposed to look. Which means it looks good. Aroma is moderately roasted chocolate malts and toffee. Taste is a bit more hoppy and tangy than the typical porter. Carbonation levels seem quite high, giving a very active crisp mouthfeel. The tanginess and carbonation seem to predominate over the toffee, coffee and toasted malt flavors that undergird this beer. General tone is earthiness. I think the hops could have been dialed back a bit, but this is a solid porter that does not lack for depth. Great label as well. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bubbleflubber (1832) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - FEB 13, 2014
Pours almost opaque violet-black, with a nice ice-cream head that leaves pocked lacing down the glass. The nose is of dark chocolates galore, with a light hint of vinous notes. Flavors of dark fruits, bitter chocolates, pitted dark citrus fruits, light yeasty esters, and some dry cracker, bitter chocolates and dark pitted esters to finish. This comes together very well, with a nice drinkability factor, full of substance and complexity, with a subtly dry "baking chocolate" mouthfeel; showing forth a silky, yet semi-active palate. If this is truly from the "people", I’d have to say that it is an extremely good offering for the many "people" involved to come together on this recipe. Kudos!

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dogbones (116) - North Carolina, USA - JAN 29, 2014
Bottle to glass. Amazing porter. Solid brew. Dark brown in color and allows some light. Lacing noted after a nice 1/2 inch head. Love the malty smell. Great Porter but love the BA version so much more!

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
EyeAmBaldman (247) - Illinois, USA - JAN 28, 2014
Pours dark brown, barely translucent, with a thin tan head. Smells of coffee. Has a strong coffee aftertaste. Not a bad porter. I’d hoped for more, but the ash-like taste on the tongue is just too much.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
strongpieman (1502) - Mount Airy, Maryland, USA - JAN 18, 2014
Bottle. Dark brown, clear, light head. Moderate roasted and coffee aroma, bitter taste, medium body. Overall pretty good.


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