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RATINGS: 1779   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87/5   IBU: 37   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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Complex, roasty aroma with a bittersweet, chocolate-coffee taste and a bold hop presence.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dambor (349) - Berlin, GERMANY - MAR 15, 2016
Pours dark with medium head. Aroma: a burst of chocolate and coffee, some raisins, vanilla, dark fruit and of course raosted malt. Taste: chocolate and coffee dominate, making this beer compley but at the same time drinkable. Great.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jcartamdg (2943) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 5, 2016
Pours a deep black with a brown head. Aroma of roast, dark chocolate with a hint of vanilla. Taste is bakers chocolate and roast. Full body, thick and chewy.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (15264) - Hasborn, GERMANY - JAN 29, 2016
Many thanks to Erzengel for sharing!
Pours very dark brown colour with a mid-sized creamy good lasting beige head. Aroma of dark roasted malt and coffee. Taste of dark roasted malt, coffee, some bitter hops, tons of vanilla in the aftertaste, nice stuff!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Erzengel (7324) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - JAN 25, 2016
Many thanks to my "Santa 2015" jsquire for this bottle! The beer starts malty and dry. Very intense dry with a great dry caramel and chocolate aroma. Moderate bitterness, soft, round and fresh. Intense aftertaste with dry roasted caramelly malts and espresso with a great full and rich body. Fantastic.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bigda83 (777) - Jamestown, New York, USA - JAN 22, 2016
5 oz sample at a tasting. Pours a nice dark brown with small bubbly head. Aroma was baking chocolate, coffee, roast malts, and some vanilla. Flavor follows the nose perfectly and is nicely balanced out. Medium body, slick texture, average carbonation, and a nice bold finish with bitterness from the hops. Solid porter.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
cwill (56) - Coatesville, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 20, 2015
Jet black pour, but holding onto light at the bottom of the glass is a deep, ruby red. Creamy, milk-white head with nice lacing. Aromas of burnt coffee, roasted malt, chocolate, caramel and brown sugar. The taste is not as sweet as the nose; coffee, bitter chocolate, and nutty pine, with bitter finish, but has a nice slight sweet after taste as it warms. Creamy, medium-bodied porter with a pleasant mouthfeel. Overall, this is a nice American Porter

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cimbasso (667) - - DEC 19, 2015
Sampled from a bottle at The Tilted Kilt S Wabash Avenue. Dark brown/black with a beige head. Lots of chocolate and and coffee in the taste and flavours of vanilla and sarsaparilla. This is a rich and tasty porter. Highly drinkable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sirmixsomewhat (180) - Paoli, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 10, 2015
Iím not big on porters, but this is definitely one Iíd recommend to others. Itís flavorful and itís not overpowering. Itís kind of scary looking at first, because it pours so dark, but the flavor doesnít smack you in the mouth. Itís just not a beer to drink in big sips.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Turboninja (450) - Tampere, FINLAND - DEC 4, 2015
Tap@Barking Spider, Cleveland, USA. Medium aroma with dark chocolate and some roasted malts. Pitch black color with medium beige head. Medium smooth earthy taste with dark chocolate, some coffee and roasted malts. Some tangy notes like cellar. Medium balanced with medium taste spectrum and medium aftertaste. Medium body with medium carbonation. Overall, nice porter except earthy notes which are either good or bad.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ESPh (123) - Branchburg, New Jersey, USA - NOV 28, 2015
Pours a nice dark black with a tan head. Pleasant aroma of cocoa, roasted malt, coffee. Medium body, taste is light coffee, bittersweet chocolate with a hop finish to keep it well balanced. One of the better porters Iíve had.


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