frylock (1135) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAR 5, 2005
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 13/20
Dark ruby brown color with a medium sized tan head. Some chocolatey malts, and some light hops in the aroma. Dry toasty bitterness, some bitter-sweet chocolate, a hint of caramel. A pretty average porter.
Kaya161 (1128) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 26, 2003
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Almost black in colour. Thin head. Inky/chocolate aroma. Bitter roast flavour. A dry, irish-style porter.
Sickboy282 (1115) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 29, 2003
4.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
A very nice porter. Very nice color and flavor. A little bitterness on the head.
Andrew196 (1091) - Katy, Texas, USA - MAR 7, 2003
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Almost black in color, thin beige head. Roasted coffee aroma with some smoke. Smoke really came out in the taste, very crisp for a porter. I like where they were going but something just didnt come together well.....not sweet enough?
dberger624 (1028) - Phila, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 24, 2003
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Thanks to Gregory for this bottle. Was looking for a little more in this one. Nothing wrong with. It just tasted like any other porter.
loweredsixth (946) - Clovis, California, USA - MAR 23, 2004
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Dark brown color with ruby highlights and a medium off-white head. The aroma was faint...some coffee...mildly sweet. The flavor had some coffee, cocoa, and a little citrusy hops. Thin, fizzy feel. Below average porter.
Zach Diesel (906) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 10, 2003
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
roasted and bitter, pretty solid
P-tor44 (886) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - MAR 27, 2003
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 16/20
sweet. sugary molassessy nose. pours with a nice tope head. low hopping. light body, syrupy and very sweet
DrunkAsASkunk (847) - Lynnwood, Washington, USA - MAR 14, 2003
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
I dunno, i just found this to be extremely pleasant while nursing the flu bug. It pours a brownish black mix with ruby in the light and very small head if any. The aroma is coffee and chocolate with definite caramel malt presence, very sweet. The taste is smokey and coffee like with caramel malts taking over and little to no signs of bitterings qualities. Very dry malty finish, sweet, but i can understand how people see little body in this as it is a very easy drink, too easy some might say. I happen to like the smokey addition to this brew, it does it well...carbonation is medium. Nicely done, and thank you beerguy101.
grant (842) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - FEB 8, 2003
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Creamy chocolate. Not bad, but very focused on these two aspects. Subtle hop bitterness slowly builds to a transcendent epiphany of bitterness. Very caramelly with a balance of coffee bitterness.