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RATINGS: 65   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   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.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Scopey (5553) - Croydon, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 3, 2012
Tap at Funky Buddha. It pours very dark brown, with a tan head. The nose is dark chocolate, roasted malt, rye bread and spice. The taste is roasted malt, charcoal, rye bread, bitter chocolate, spice, touch of lactose (but not as much as anticipated) and metal, with a dry, roasty finish. Medium body and fine, prickly carbonation. An ok porter, but below average in comparison to their other beers.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Oakes (11866) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 19, 2012
Medium-dark brown. The aroma is mostly diacetyl with nuttiness. Harshly astringent, toasty, nutty and full of butter. Gotta take it off tap when it turns.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beershine (5196) - The Sunshine State, Florida, USA - MAY 4, 2012
Draft at brewpub. Dark brown-black. Thin beige cap. Aroma is oily coconut and Diacetyl, sadly. Beneath that is a nice coffee roast but the oily palate and Diacetyl gets in the way completely. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
pari6819 (55) - Florida, USA - MAR 21, 2012
Gorgeous color. The nose is not as pronounced as I would have hoped. It definitely has chocolate notes and lactose. The taste is a fantastic balance of coffee and chocolate. It finsishes with milky chocolate vanilla flavors. Fantastic and easily drinkable.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tkrjukoff (3900) - SWEDEN - FEB 27, 2012
Draft @ Funky Buddha. Pours black brown with red glow against light. Tanned creamy head leaving rich lacing. Aroma is roasted malty sweet fruity coffee a bit chocolate. Flavor is sweet roasted velvety malty fruity bitter; very nice and drinkable. Finishes fruity sweet roasted and bitter.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
glennmastrange (2145) - hobe sound, Florida, USA - FEB 5, 2012
Tap. Moderate malt notes of toasted and dark chocolate, light herbs and earth for the hops and yeast, with a hint of vanilla and milk in the background. Head is small, frothy tan with good lacing and is mostly diminishing. Color is very dark brown. Flavor starts lightly sweet and acidic, then finishes lightly bittersweet. Palate is medium, watery with lively carbonation and a slightly dry and chalky finish. A tasty sweet stout with pretty good drinking quality to it.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jjgmd (1229) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - DEC 3, 2011
Dark handsome appearance, sweet as expected but not overbearing. Nice finish, and medium to heavy bodied. Drinkable which is the ultimate en=d game.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
pantanap (3340) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 15, 2011
Funky Buddha mystery growler #1... Pours a darker cola-like pour, more dark brown in nature, and topped with a thin wispy soapy off-white head... Aroma is nutty in nature with a light roast with almost seems like a berry fruit bent. More fruity than I would expect from a porter... Flavors are a continuation of the same with nutty caramels upfront and a lighter fruity notes as well to go along with a moderate milk chocolate focus. thin to medium bodied leaning more towards the former.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Gription79 (2158) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - NOV 3, 2011
Growler thanks to Maltzilla
Aroma:chocolate, coffee, malty
Taste: chocolate, malty/ sweet
This beer was out of balance. The sweetness really made it hard for me to get into this beer.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ernesto987 (3372) - Connecticut, USA - OCT 29, 2011
On tap at funky Buddha, a little thi but the roasted malts are charming. Bitter type finish.


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