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RATINGS: 1740   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87   IBU: 37   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
Complex, roasty aroma with a bittersweet, chocolate-coffee taste and a bold hop presence.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BückDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - APR 6, 2004
Dark brown/black color with a thick creamy tan head and lots of lacing. The aroma is smoky with some sweet coffee and light dark malts. The flavor is creamy and hoppy with lots of chocolate and nice subtle roastiness. Very balanced porter with some smoke and creamy, I like this one very well! Thanks BBB!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sham (1845) - Seattle, Washington, USA - APR 6, 2004
Dark brown with mahogany edges, a creamy off white head and sheet lacing. Wet malts of roast, smoke, chocolate and coffee. Quite hoppy indeed. Chocolate and roast malts along with some coffee notes. A touch of smoke followed by caramel. Nice and hoppy. Both floral and citrus in there. Sticky palate, medium body and a touch of alcohol in the bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thetrifecta (29) - Bell’s country, Michigan, USA - APR 5, 2004
UPDATED: DEC 14, 2004 Pours into the porter glass with the look of dark-stained cherry and smells like roasted coffee and raisins. Light carbonation, probably natural, has a mouth watering head and leaves lacing as if straight from a masters loom. Drinkable beer with a full mouth feel and meaty body. Nice hops finish, with an amazing roasty aftertaste. Great beer available (at least around the great lakes) at most grocery stores for a fair price. Excellent choice for a night with some buddies and a good Dominican.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Terminus (3349) - Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA - APR 3, 2004
12 oz bottle-pours a deep deep ruby red hue-almost black with aggressive carbonation. very small tan head that left in an instant. awesome smokeyness on the aroma-along side the smoke are its partners, coffee, burnt wood, expresso and chocolate. The flavors match the aroma very nicely. This could be my fav porter now. Even though this porter isn;t one of the thicker or darker types, the flavors are just amazing. WORLD CLASS! Big thanks to Jsquire sending this my way as an added bonus!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtw (1140) - farmington, Michigan, USA - APR 1, 2004
very nice smoky aroma of chocolate and malt. the body is very sweet, with a definite malt dominance. finishes a little dry, with a solid bitterness. unfortunately the bitterness comes after the malt instead of with the malt....still very good.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
michael-pollack (4960) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 29, 2004
Aroma of chocolate, malt, and roast. Smells sweet. Decent head, though brown clumping in middle. Very dark brown to black. Nice color. Tastes of malt, chocolate, and toffee. Quite sweet. Chocolate is the strongest flavor. Quite tasty. Dry finish, easy drink. Overall, a tasty, decent porter. It could be dryer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BierBauch (784) - Cape Coral Waterfront Wonderland, Florida, USA - MAR 28, 2004
Nearly opaque and with a sizable head of mostly loose bubbles. Cookie dough in the aroma with some cocoa notes and roasted malt. Medium bodied and smooth. Great mix of flavors, coffee, roasted malt and a slight hop bitterness. Great Porter and a good session beer at that.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Tmoney99 (11903) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 24, 2004
Complex roasted aroma. Pours black with a large tan frothy head. Coffee and chocolate flavor. Long lasting mouthful.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
fly (1431) - austin, Tejas, Texas, USA - MAR 22, 2004
Very nice. Grand tan head and all the elements of roast malt, chocolate and bitterness melding in unison. Exceedingly enjoyable (thanks Rockinout!)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kbjames (244) - Utah, USA - MAR 18, 2004
This is a very taste porter with lots of roastiness and tons of flavor. Defintly would drink this alot if could get them.

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