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RATINGS: 269   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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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.


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3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
KajII (782) - 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...


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DialSquare (2683) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - SEP 26, 2014
Bottle courtesy of Lynn. Blackish pour frothy tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, earthy, chocolate, little ashy smoke. Creamy palate.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Metalchopz (2295) - Cantley, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 20, 2014
Purchased a mix pack on my trip to Maine. Pours a real dark brown colour with a beige foamy head and good lacing. Aromas of roasted malts with hints of nuts and coffee. Taste of yeast candy, mild roasted malts and good grassy hops. Mouthfeel is slightly dry, but overall a refreshing porter.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GIJOE (635) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - AUG 17, 2014
Pours coca cola colored with a thin tan head that's gone quickly. Nose is a sweet root beer kind of thing. Taste is mildly bitter and a touch earthy. Light body. Fizzy carbonation. It's okay. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cornfield (5482) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - MAR 2, 2014
From the bottle, this poured an opaque dark brown body with a creamy light brown head. It had an aroma of lightly toasted malt, licorice, and chocolate. The flavor added a taste of iced coffee to the mix. Just okay.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
beerandbeyond (685) - ISRAEL - SEP 11, 2013
12oz bottle poured into a tumbler. Dark brown with a small dark beige head. Toasted malt and coffee nose, with green grassy hops. Black coffee flavor, a bit thin, lo-med bitterness, roasted malts, faint sweetness, dry and lacks some chocolaty depth. Somewhat over carbonated, light-med body, decent but boring.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rondphoto (2044) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - AUG 3, 2013
Opaque brown-black with a large-bubbled tan head that remains as a good cover, heavy bands of lace. When judging this, let’s remember it is 4.2% abv, which says a lot about how much the brewmaster has accomplished. Taste is bitter malt with a touch of mocha and burnt toast. The flavor is particularly strong on the sides of the tongue along with the buzz from carbonation. I believe this is intended as a session porter, and it succeeds very well.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
otakuden (1783) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JUL 21, 2013
Appearance: Deep dark browns bordering on black. Clear. A thin broken film of khaki rests on top.
Nose: Dark fruits with roast along the sides and chocolate on top. Sweet smoke weaves in and out. Black breads infused with prunes.
Palate: Medium-light mouthfeel with a clean body. Dark fruits in the middle. Dry bitter and tart tannins of dark fruit skins along the sides. The flavor hits quick and finishes quick with not much of anything hanging around.
Final Thoughts: For a sessionable English style porter, she was alright but in no way anything special. I have tasted better.
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4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Berard (307) - Salem, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 14, 2013
Draft. Black pour with creme colored head that lingers. Nice malt aroma. Coffee and dark chocolate flavors with no sweetness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tnkw01 (1121) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 10, 2013
Bottle. Dark brown color. Not much head. Flavor is burnt grains, slight mocha. Aroma is burnt toast. Had much better Porters.

2.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
hman43 (343) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - JUL 4, 2013
The brew has a roasted chocolate smell to it. The color is a deep, dark brown with a bit of dark red where the light gets through. The head is a medium brown with almost no clinging to the side and dissipated quickly. The carbonation gets in the way of the roasted malt flavor.


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