dchmela (2681) - 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 (2919) - 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 (4376) - 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 (3710) - 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 (1106) - 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 (1289) - 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 (2133) - - 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 (3443) - 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.
snoworsummer (2473) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - FEB 3, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft at the brewery. Pours black with a creamy beige head and decent lacing. Tastes like roasted coffee, burnt toast, medium bitterness, light chocolate sweetness. Light body and low carbonation. Faint smell of coffee, cocoa, and toasted grain.
sonnycheeba (3757) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - FEB 3, 2014
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at brewery. Pours deep, dark brown with creamy light tan head. Aroma is roasted and chocolate malts, faint smoke, light earthy notes, prunes, faint raisins, an light spice. Flavor is dry, roast malts forward with chocolate, light ash, faint dark fruit sweetness, and faint earthy hop bitterness; dry, roasted finish. Medium body and carbonation.