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Faithfully recreated by Geary's, this classic English style has a deep mahogany color and a restrained roasted malt flavor. The result is rich and complex, yet smooth and refreshing.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TURDFERGUSON (3912) - Carrboro, North Carolina, USA - APR 9, 2013
Bottle from SH. Pours mahogany brown with a small fizzy off white head that fades. Nose is roast, toast, light metal, and lactic sourness. Flavor is similar, definitely of the Old English style. Not a huge fan.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
maxwelldeux (3084) - Everett, Washington, USA - MAR 1, 2013
Bottle. Pours a very dark brown with a moderate off-white head. Nose is a little bitter from the English hops, but not all that appealing. Toast is a little bitter with some roasting in there. Not all that tasty...

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DedicatedToFun (2002) - Santa Monica, California, USA - FEB 15, 2013
Not a bad porter overall dark smooth and good when you need something refreshing and light

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
crossovert (6363) - Illinois, USA - FEB 15, 2013
Not what I woudl call a shining exapmle of the style. IT is thin and watery, very light on malt, a lot of yeast.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kirk36 (107) - Peabody, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 31, 2013
Earthy, working mans porter I don't enjoy this it is a task...but it is nutty. Great example of malt forward beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hockeybeerguy (914) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - JAN 12, 2013
It poured a deep brown, practically black with a tiny tan head. There was minimal lacing. The aroma has a nice full roastiness with some chocolate to it. The taste has a very full-on roasty, somewhat burnt-ness to it. There are some subtle hints of chocolate and nuttiness to help it along. The palate is medium with nothing harsh on the tongue. Overall, this is a good beer, decent for the style.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Reimer96 (1066) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 7, 2012
12oz bottle brought back from Maine. Pours a clear dark brown with a quickly fading head that leaves a small brown ring. Aroma of chocolate, coffee and nuts. Taste is nuts and coffee with some acidity due to a high carbonation. Also gives it a flat taste on the end as well. Acidity does lessen as this beer warms up and you get to more chocolate flavor too.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
KajII (770) - Macon, North Carolina, USA - NOV 14, 2012
12oz Bottle. The pour was a very dark brown with a reddish hue and an average (1-2 finger) light brown rocky head that was mostly diminishing, down to a thin puddling and medium collar that produced fair runny lacing. The aroma was of dark roasted malts and a sweaty leathery yeast with notes of dark chocolate, roasted coffee and a hint of molasses. The taste was very malty with a touch of bitter chocolate and a hint of sweet molasses in the beginning, and then slowly progressed with a slightly bitter sweet coffee flavor towards the end. The flavor hung around for a short while with the mild bitter coffee taste becoming more dominant as time pasted. Mouthfeel was a bit below medium in body and rather thin in texture with a somewhat prickly carbonation. Overall a pretty basic Porter with a good flavor and easy drinkability, I could see myself drinking a few of these...

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Scrapersnbeer (1434) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 8, 2012
Roasted coffee aroma with dark chocolate brownies for dipping. Brown to almost black. Bitter mocha flavor not unlike the high test coffer-energy shots you see lately. Body is on the thinner side with the bite and consistency of an English pale. Not Geary’s best beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerFanDan17 (954) - Brunswick, Maine, USA - OCT 6, 2012
A solid porter, but not too bold. A little "thinner" than your average porter, but still good dark malt and coffee/chocolate notes.


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