vtafro (2996) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - JUN 4, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft. Dark pour with tan head. Light smoke, meaty with chocolate an roasted aromas. Flavors are roasty and lightly smokey.
thebsmitty (135) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - MAY 24, 2014
4.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pitch black in color with some cream colored head that faded into a very thin collar. Aroma is very roasty, some dark chocolate and a hint coffee. Taste is roasted malt, and an earthiness to it too. Rich, full body and medium carbonation.
dchmela (2611) - Orlando, Florida, USA - MAY 17, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Tap at T&G. Pours black with creamy head. Huge roasted grain, coffee and caramel aroma. Taste is big chewy malt with roasted grain, caramel and coffee.
DialSquare (2529) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAY 4, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Growler from Proof. Brown-black pour with a thin tan head. Aroma is roasted malt, rye and dark chocolate. Tastes are sweet milk, chocolate, coffee. Hint of smoke and light spice. Thin to medium palate.
Aurelius (4058) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - MAY 3, 2014
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
INky, very little of the ringing tan foam. Roasty, slightly creosotic aroma. Smoky, rauchbier-tasting at times, coffee tang, very lightly sweet. Sweet aftertaste. The beer gets clingy after a while. On tap, Proof, downstairs with LuckyDog.
RobertDale (3343) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - APR 13, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at the brewery. Comes a very dark brown with an average tan head. Aroma of coffee, chocolate, and malt. Taste is coffee, roasted malt, dark chocolate, and some fruit. Very good.
kathouse (927) - Nevada, USA - APR 12, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Dark brown with a nice tan head. Coffee and roasted aromas lead into a coffee and chocolate taste. Medium body. Nice beer.
brystmar (1191) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAR 7, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Rich and smooth. Dark brown body, tons of sticky tan lace. Silky body leads to a malty, roasty profile. A bit sweet for a porter, but it works. Tasty.
Bierkrug (2131) - Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, GERMANY - FEB 26, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at the World of Beer in Coconut Creek, FL. Was in a tulip glass a dark brown color with a large fluffy light tan head. Aroma is a roasted malt with a subtle sweetness and a touch of leather. Only a slight lingering bitterness. Palate is very easy drinking. Very nice!
PhillyCraft (3138) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 22, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Growler shared at tasting. Pours black with clearish head, not much lace. Notes are burnt caramel, roast, toast, chocolate, coffee and smooth malt and some light dehydrated peanut butter. Sessionable for a porter but has enough flavor.