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Brewed by Great Lakes Brewing (Ontario)
Style: Porter
Etobicoke, Canada

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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.68/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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An American style Porter. 2013 Gold Medal - Canadian Brewing Awards.

To Whom It May Concern:
Please don’t sue us.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Freaky_tiki (553) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 27, 2013
UPDATED: JUN 2, 2013 Pours Alberta Oil Sands burst pipeline black with a 1/2 finger milk head. Water toffee & rich dark coffee on the tongue. Love the concept of this project x series. These guys know how to brew & they know how to market. Thanks to steamwhistle lovin guy who works there for pushing this on me.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ads135 (2966) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - APR 13, 2013
Pretty good porter. Lots of chocolate, some grape juice, and cocoa. Slick mouthfeel and a nice tan head.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Viper666 (2763) - Quebec, CANADA - APR 11, 2013
Bouteille 650ml sous le nom de "GLB Project X Harry Porter", courtoisie de johnsense. De couleur noire et opaque. Nez de café, de malt rôti, léger de chocolat noir et de crème brûlée avec des petites notes fumées (tourbe) et de houblon herbeux aux faibles traces terreuses. Moyennement ronde en bouche avec un pétillement moyen ainsi qu’une texture léger-moyen crémeuse. Léger goût de crème brûlée (faibles notes lactiques) avec un léger goût de malt fumé (fumée de bois, traces de tourbe) et quelques traces de vanille lors de l’entrée en bouche auquel se rajoute un goût de malt rôti et légèrement brûlé avec un léger goût de chocolat noir ainsi que des traces de mélasse brûlée puis à mesure que l’on progresse vers la finale, un goût de café noir vient se rajouter jusqu’en finale, où il est appuyé par une légère amertume de houblon herbeux aux faibles traces terreuses. Post-goût long et sec, moyennement amer de rôti / brûlé, moyen de café, léger de houblon herbeux et de chocolat noir avec de faibles traces de fumée de bois.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
pootzboy (1590) - Hawgville, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 7, 2013
On tap @Imbibe - deep lushious brown-black ale with a frothy 2 finger cap. Aroma is pungent roasty aromas over light sweetness with some grassiness. Sturdy body, very smooth and viscous. Flavor is coffee-cocoa maltiness with enough bittering to ballance light sweetness vanishes in the long wet bittering finish, nice roasty snap at the end. A world class porter every bit as good if not better than Meantime. Well done GLB!

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lubiere (9999) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 6, 2013
A deep dark porter with a thin mocha head. In aroma, powderyt bitter chocolate with British hops and coffee. In mouth, powdery dry bitter chcolate with grassy hops, coffee grindsn good.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
probstblueribbon (2918) - Nepean, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 2, 2013
Half point at the Loon. Deep brown black with a small mocha head. Decent black coffee and dark chocolate, cold and tight, a touch of tang, a touch smokey. Medium body with plucky effervescence. Reasonable coffee, a little leafy hops stern and stark, a little molasses and a touch of smoke; dry with decent bitterness and a fair long black coffee finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TheJester (1883) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 16, 2013
Bottle from.the brewery. First thing I noticed is that it is a little thin, even for a porter. A pleasant porter, a little on the sweet side, but nothing particularly distinctive about it.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
matt7215 (2176) - Cambridge, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 8, 2012
jeff purchased this bomber from great lakes. project x berts reserve stach bottle, necktag, simply said " Porter, 40 IBUs, 6.5%" i have no idea if this is an alias to one of the other great lakes porters. jeff shared thiswith me and joel. deep brown with a tan head. aroma, nice roasty malts and well hopped. theflavour is on the hoppy side of balanced. super drinkable, really nice american style porter.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cyrenaica (981) - Milton, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 24, 2012
550ml draught
6.2% ABV
I tried this beer on draught at "C’est What" in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The beer poured a coca-cola colour with a creamy tan head that lasted. The aroma was weak roasted malt, smoke, molasses, and coffee. The mouthfeel was medium bodied with medium carbonation. The flavour was slightly sweet malt, some dark fruit, smoked wood, and coffee. A very good porter.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
DerWeg (1494) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 20, 2012
Tap CW. Very dark and dark brn cap, smell smoke and rich coffee-cocoa. Taste coffee-cocoa and impressive dryness of hop with trail of smoke and roast. Finsih becomes a bit green, rather a big porter that could stand some age to smooth it.


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