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Great Dane Cascade Mountain Porter
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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 3.51/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38   SEASONAL: Winter   ABV: -
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3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jewedekind (450) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 24, 2004
A bit of a brown head that limped along. Not much aroma, but look black and mean in the glass. Bitter bite that overpowers most everything...seems to be from a combo of roasted malt and hops. Roasted flavor is thee but not prominent. I guess this is supposed to be on the dry side of the Black Earth. This is good, but I much prefer the Black Earth.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
presario (4625) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 29, 2007
Chicago Trip. Sunday 20:50+. Sample tray. Black with a thick creamy head. Bitter coffee aroma. Nice lite coffee flavoured porter.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
RobertDale (3452) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - OCT 22, 2013
On tap at the brewpub. Comes dark brown with a small tan head. Aroma of of malt, chocolate, and coffee. Taste is roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, and some citrus. Nice.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ceebs25 (503) - Naperville, Illinois, USA - JUL 8, 2012
On tap at the brewpub in Madison, WI. This was decent with a good roasted malt, but a bit too sweet and not enough hop. Lots of cocoa, and sweet caramel in the light nose. Body was decently strong and well carbonated, but not quite as creamy as I would have liked. More nutty notes, roasted grains, and mixed dark cereal malts in the flavor. Overall, there’s some room for improvement I think.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
GeneralGao (3614) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - OCT 4, 2008
Cask at Great Dane (downtown). Poured a clear dark brown color with orange highlights. The head was light brown. Smelled of chocolate, citrusy hops, and roasted nuts. Light to medium bodied and slightly sweet with low carbonation and a smooth mouth feel that you’d expect from a cask conditioned beer. Roasty, subdued chocolate flavor with a light, but distinct grassy hop note. There was also a detracting adhesive tape flavor. So so.

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
phishpond417 (2088) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 21, 2008
This brew pours a dark brownish black colour with a two finger sized tan head. Lace that is left behind is sticky. Aroma is soft, faint with noticeable nutty character. But kind of weak. Taste is slightly metallicy with plum and apple flavors. Overall it’s a pretty average brew.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cbfobes (2293) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - OCT 24, 2010
On tap at The Great Dane, pours a very dark brown/black with a nice tan head, aroma is of sweet malt with a touch of hops in it, the flavor is smooth with malt, not bad.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pawola22 (3262) - Woodridge, Illinois, USA - MAY 16, 2012
On tap at the brewpub in Madison, WI. Pours a black body with a finger-width, dense and creamy, brown head that dissipates slowly and leaves a moderate lacing. Aroma has lots of roasts, some sweeter chocolates and light caramels, and a light piney hopping. Flavor is similar. Roasty, slightly sweet from the chocolate and light caramels, and lightly hopped. Finishes dry and roasty with a light bitterness and a light malt sweetness before leaving a lengthy aftertaste. Light body and a moderate carbonation. Overall, a decent porter. Nothing special, but enjoyable and easy drinking.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
arkurzynski (1519) - Combined Locks, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 26, 2011
On tap at Hilldale location. Murky brown. Smoky malt, coffee, toffee. Pretty light on the palate. Light roasted malt and a snap of smoke that finishes off the beer. Okay, but not altogether that great.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Silphium (3167) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - MAY 1, 2007
On tap at the downtown location. Deep opaque brown-black body, thin cream head. Dry, bitter aroma, with roasted malts and a thin acidity. Body dominated by bitter, charred malts, unsweetened chocolate, and piney hops. Thin and weak. I’m not sure how this batch differs from the earlier batches reviewed here, but I found this porter to be subpar.


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