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RATINGS: 282   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   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.


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4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
mensch (265) - Loveland, Colorado, USA - SEP 22, 2013
Deep and rich and dry. Plenty of chocolate and roast malt. A little taste of burnt carmelized sugared prune - I love it when they put those in. Yummy with a spoon.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrunkSanta410 (527) - Houston, Texas, USA - APR 28, 2015
Bottle at home thanks to Brad! Pours a dark cola color with thick long lasting white head. Aroma is cocoa, toffee, faint coffee and toast. Taste is coffee, faint bitter chocolate, and hints of sweet caramel / toffee. Medium body, thin mouthfeel, high carbonation. Nice flavor in this porter.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ordybill (539) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - APR 28, 2015
Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass. Aroma- Has a very nice aroma of roasted malt, coffee and chocolate. Appearance- Pours a dark brown with reddish highlights. Has a big beige head. Taste- The roasted malt comes shining through along with a hint of coffee and chocolate. Palate- A medium bodied beer with moderate carbonation. Overall- A very solid beer, Foothills Brewery has a very nice product in this one.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rdixon77 (1441) - Georgia, USA - MAR 26, 2015
Old rating. Solid porter. Dark brown pour. Roasted, nutty, chocolatey. Good creamy mouthfeel. No complaints.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Zeswaft (1446) - Charleston, South Carolina, USA - MAR 14, 2015
Bottle. Light chocolate and nut aroma. Flavor is the same with a sort of sour twist. Not great.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AirForceHops (4178) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 13, 2015
12 oz. bottle shared by Willrunforbeer, much thanks. Aroma is earth English malts showing a light coffee and chocolate tones. Body is fuller for the style with a lingering earthy bitterness. The texture is drying on the tongue with a nice level of hops. Nice hop profile.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
WillRunForBeer (1245) - Massachusetts, USA - MAR 13, 2015
Bottle from a locals trade with ygbtsm94. Thanks, Brad! Pours dark brown with a beige head. Aroma is molasses, raisin, chocolate. Taste is chocolate and raisin underneath, with bakers chocolate and coffee bitterness. Good mouthfeel for a porter.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beergeek23322 (2595) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - MAR 12, 2015
3/12/2015. 22 oz. bottle. Roasted malt aromas, hints of chocolate. Bitter flavors with light coffee. Long bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alexsdad06 (6733) - Ohio, USA - MAR 7, 2015
Rating from notes. I have had this on tap in Asheville and most recently from a bottle. Pours dark brown to black in color with a medium sized beige head. The aroma and flavor have some roasted malt, chocolate, brown sugar, toffee, earthy notes, a splash of coffee, some bitterness to the finish, medium body, decent porter.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
llcooldave (1161) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - FEB 16, 2015
Pours black in the glass with a touch of red when held up to the light. Mocha and a hint of caramel in the nose. Lots of coffee flavors with a hint of cream in the aftertaste. Overall, very nice...

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tekstr1der (124) - New Hampshire, USA - FEB 15, 2015
Dark brown pour with nearly no head. Smells of chocolate and toffee. Tastes of initial hop bitters followed by malt and coffee notes - all per the rather accurate commercial description!


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