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RATINGS: 81   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
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“Make the long night shorter, Forgetting not, Good stout old English Porter.” — R. H. Messenger

Luscious and silky smooth with a body to match, OP Porter is uncompromisingly rich yet surprisingly drinkable. A complex blend of dark malts and real milk sugar creates the bold flavors of dark roast coffee mingling with farm fresh cream. For the stout and porter lover in each of us, OP is a knockout.

Pairing suggestions: Cave-aged Bleu cheese, arancini with veal ragu, roast pork with gravy, bacon burger with fried egg and cheddar cheese, molten chocolate cake.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
PhillyCraft (3780) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 22, 2014
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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
snoworsummer (3002) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - FEB 3, 2014
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.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sonnycheeba (4129) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - FEB 3, 2014
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.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PorterPounder (6033) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JAN 30, 2014
Ft. Lauderdale, Fl. - on tap at the Funky Buddha Tap Room. Thick, black, ink-like pour with a thick, sticky mocha colored head that leaves behind a nice coat of lacing. Rich aroma with plenty of dark bittersweet chocolate and some day old coffee. Flavor is full of fresh black dirt, dark chocolate, creosote, coffee and a hint of smokiness. Mouthfeel has a nice thick chalkiness to it. This porter receives the official seal of approval fron the pounder of porters.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SlovakSniper (3692) - Candiac, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 17, 2013
C’est un stout bien ténébreux qui se présente à ma table. La mousse crémeuse cherche à s’accrocher pour une longue période. Quelques pointes restent visibles sur la paroi de mon verre. Le nez est très intéressant et curieux. Les notes chocolatées sont véhémentes. Le caractère rôti est robuste. Et en même temps, je perçois une douceur crémeuse qui génère des esters fruités. En bouche, les malts sont qui sont très noirs, bien rôtis et même fumants sont rapidement entourés par une douceur vanillée et lactée. Des notes fruitées se confirment dans ce qui me semble être un souffle caramélisé. Au palais, je garde le souvenir d’un corps bien élaboré avec ses bulles relâchées et sa texture crémeuse. La finale est très amère, éloignée de l’habituelle idée du sweet stout. Funky Buddha est un générateur de plaisir. J’aime boire des bières iconoclastes.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
suprchunk (2526) - Crestview, Florida, USA - NOV 29, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 2, 2013 Dark pour. Small tan head. Little bit of lacing. Molasses in the nose. Taste is a sweet chocolate and molasses. Pretty good.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrewFace (944) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - NOV 21, 2013
Somehow my rating got nuked by admin #195...copy and pasted: At brewery opening. I believe this is the base beer for the infamous Last Snow. Dark pour, slightly sweet aroma, very solid porter bordering on the sweet side of the style but still good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Homer321 (2543) - Melboring, Florida, USA - AUG 24, 2013
Nose is luscious chocolate, light coffee. I think I smell bitter chocolate. Flavor is the same. Slightly more dark chocolate in the flavor but stops shirt of being astringent or overly coffee. Good stuff. ---Rated via intercellular device

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Itzjerm (1589) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - AUG 20, 2013
Another average porter similar to there other porter still very good. Seems to have milk sugars. Enjoyable sweet balance. Thin fading head ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
Earlier Rating: 10/10/2012 Total Score: 3.5
An average porter not bad sweet lacking in flavor. Enjoyable however. Not a bad beer good solid c plus ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
haukur (1345) - Reykjavik, ICELAND - AUG 9, 2013
Dark brown into black in a snifter. Small head. There is a strange and huge aroma of fruits in this one, blood oranges, dominant melon with a blend of cream and chocolate. Myabe some vanilla and vinegar? There is a distinctive taste of some fruit that is dominant and I cant quite figure out. No doubt this is hugely complex, maybe a bit lacking in body but my god, this is tasty!!


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