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RATINGS: 82   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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A very drinkable session Porter, French Broad’s oh-so-quaffable interpretation of this classic English ale. On draft! In bottles! Everywhere!


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
icehawk (834) - Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, USA - JAN 27, 2014
Bottle. Pours a pitch black with brown head. Aroma of chocolate, hint of coffee. Smooth, medium mouthfeel. Solid, not exceptionally complex.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
vyvvy (3880) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - JAN 22, 2014
Pours reddish brown with a tan bubbly head. The aroma has cocoa, cream, chocolate malt, caramel, butterscotch and a hint of vanilla. It has a medium / light body with a light amount of semi-sharp carbonation. The flavor begins with a bit of a watered flavor of the aroma. It is sharper and drier and has a dark chocolate note. The finish shows some mineral notes. Good porter.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jandd1983 (2505) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - JAN 18, 2014
It poured a dark brown color with no head. The aroma was malty, with hints of cocoa, toffee and coffee. The taste was of soy sauce, toffee, chocolate and some hops. A very good porter.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DCLawyer (1363) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - NOV 2, 2013
Bomber->tumbler. Pours near black with small offwhite head. Aroma and taste have roasted malt, chocolate, wood. Bittersweet aftertaste. A little off-balanced.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
RobertDale (3330) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - OCT 28, 2013
22 ounce bottle. Pours almost black with an average tan head. Aroma of malt, coffee, and some chocolate. Taste is roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, and caramel. A bit thin. Very drinkable.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gregwilsonstl (1027) - Missouri, USA - OCT 20, 2013
Dark black. Tons of chocolate and mocha. Delicious. Chocolate malt after taste. Some roastiness like coffee. I wish I remembered where I got this, it’s really good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcnielsen (1991) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - SEP 28, 2013
Bottle. Pours a black color with white head. Burnt, roasty, malty, somewhat creamy flavors. Pretty good porter.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SpringsLicker (3119) - Tennessee, USA - AUG 27, 2013
Black pour with a tall, mocha head. Aroma of cocoa powder. The flavor follows the aroma. A bit of sweetness but not overly so, very little bitterness. A bit thin but otherwise a nice beer.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
magsinva (866) - Virginia, USA - JUL 28, 2013
Bottle from Bruisin Ales - Pours pitch with a tan head. Aroma is chocolate and nutty. Palate is slick, but finishes on the dry side.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
shadey (1879) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JUN 2, 2013
Tasting from 22oz bottle. Dark brown pour with a thin white cream film of head. Really malty aroma and thin but smooth malty flavor. Good example of english style porter.


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