KajII (763) - Macon, North Carolina, USA - AUG 17, 2009
4.1 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: FEB 21, 2012 Bottle. The pour was a very dark murky brown, almost black with an average sized (1-2 finger) medium brown frothy head that diminished slowly and had some really nice lacing.
The aroma was of a cookie malt and a sweet leathery yeast with notes of chocolate, brown sugar, molasses and roasted coffee.
The taste was good and roasty and extremely malty with hints of chocolate and brown sugar from the start, and then had a slight bitterness to it and a nice dose of coffee towards the end. The aftertaste was smooth and roasty with a nice creamy choco-coffee flavor and lasted quite a while, which I did not mind at all.
Mouthfeel was extremely creamy in texture and full in body with a nice soft carbonation.
Overall this was an EXCELLENT Porter with the flavors blended together so well that it created a very creamy and roasty brew that was a pleasure to drink...
ThirstyBird (1014) - DŁsseldorf, GERMANY - MAR 15, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours a deep brown with bright orange highlights and a tall tan head. The smell is dark roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, mild licorice and dark fruit. The taste is roasted malt, chocolate, mocha, dark fruit ending dry with a bit of molasses to balance. Medium/full in body and somewhat creamy with compact nicely done carbonation. Well, this one lives up to itís reputation...an excellent beer!
Pdubyah (254) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - MAR 14, 2014
4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Very nice,. Aroma is great, pour lacks a head, but then thatís the story of my life. Fantastic bitter wash in the mouth and lovely balanced coffee, raisin, coffee notes. Mucho enjoyable.
PapaVillum (252) - Valby, DENMARK - MAR 13, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
500 ml, flaske, 5,4 % ABV, gave fra laboko - tak, 13. marts 2014.
Ibenholt-farvet engelsk Porter med 1 cm tykt moccafarvet skumtop.
Dejlig duft af mørk chokolade og ristet malt. Noget morgenmads-duft ligeså. En smule metallisk oveni.
God traditionel porter-smag af kaffe- og mørk chokolade-bitterhed. En lillebitte sødme at spore. God smag i.f.t. alkoholstyrke.
Et fint afstemt indhold af kulsyre, lige under middel.
I denne %-klasse er det klart en Porter at foretrække.
TyggaBrown (364) - NORWAY - MAR 13, 2014
3.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Nicely complex, rich on chocolate, some smoke, and nicely balanced bitterness. Refreshing, tasty and well carbonated as well.
sinte (297) - Udine, ITALY - MAR 12, 2014
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Dark brown body with an average, frothy, tan head, mostly lasting with a fair lacing.
Moderate-to-heavy malty aroma (roasted, light caramel) with notes of coffee, chocolate, nuts, licorice (more evident when the beer warms up a bit) and maybe some raisins.
Moderate-to-heavy bitter flavour with light sweetness; moderate bitter finish and roasted coffee in the aftertaste.
Medium body with oily texture; soft carbonation.
Motobashi (42) - Windsor, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 11, 2014
2.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
500ml can. Pour dark brown with a thin head. Deep chocolate and caramel aroma. Slight toasted oak flavour. Just a touch of bitterness on the finish and minimal carbonation. Not as nice a flavour as the aroma would have suggested. Fair but not special.
Kadakas (2) - ESTONIA - MAR 8, 2014 does not count
3.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Taste is getting better by the time. Very interesting fresh spicy taste at the end. Very good porter (definitely recommend) but thatís it, donít have this own something.
oliodnb (81) - ITALY - FEB 26, 2014
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Almost black beer with beautiful dark ruby reflections, thick creamy head. Aroma and taste is dark fruits, coffee, chocolate and roasted malts. Great finish, very drinkable. Excellent.
gwillrich (122) - S„o Josť dos Campos, BRAZIL - FEB 23, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Uma Porter muito equilibrada. O seu amargor n„o se sobressai. Maltes torrados que n„o s„o enjoativos.
RxForHealth (131) - - FEB 23, 2014
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
This is an excellent porter. 500 mL can from the LCBO. Pours a deep chocolate brown. Modest head that persists. Toffee and chocolate aromas that continue on the palate. Nice log semi-sweet finish. Delicious. It's like a dessert.
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