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RATINGS: 1745   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87   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.


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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
ladyhops (43) - - NOV 14, 2012
What a nummy beer. Not my favorite porter, but this one definitely has a great malty, coffee, chocolate flavor. More chocolate than coffee (I imagine thatís the idea) and I liked that. Poured into a tulip (is that appropriate? I think so) and the head endures for a long time. Residual sticky head on the sides of the glass, amazingly dark color; beautiful. The taste is a medium-heavy sweet with a very hidden hop presence. Must say I hated it the first time I tried it but feel like Iím appreciating more subtle brews as I try more.


2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Couch0508 (119) - Flat rock, Michigan, USA - AUG 26, 2015
Gordon Lightfoot would roll over in his grave (is he dead?) if he knew that a beer named after one of his most famous songs was this bad. If you would like to try a Porter, skip this one. Thanks.

4.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
rayy (43) - Ohio, USA - AUG 26, 2015
Probably the first porter I became really familiar with. Aroma is really nothing spectacular--kind of chocolate milk/mocha. Beautiful reddish-dark brown, but not opaque. Nice tightly knit head. Taste is coffee--chocolate, kind of sweet, but thereís a suggestion of hops and slight suggestion of roasted barley==just enough. Still havenít had a better porter.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Darwenus (659) - Virginia, USA - AUG 22, 2015
Pours dark brown with a little more than average head. The aroma is anise, bakerís chocolate, coffee. Thatís all present in the flavor, too. The finish is a strong, roasted malt and a little hop tingle. This is an affordable porter, and itís low price and high quality make it one worth seeking out.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dfearnley (1285) - Alberta, CANADA - AUG 17, 2015
Draft to taster Vanilla, coffee bean, caramel, nutmeg, a liitle red wine. Deep translucent ted with a thin off white head. Chocolate, vanilla, toasted malt.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
knickskicks (923) - - AUG 2, 2015
Dark brown, thin pour. Nose is vegetal, metallic, some roast. Taste is roasty, chocolate, fresh water, bitter finish. Thin mouthfeel.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ffaoe (338) - Moorestown, New Jersey, USA - JUL 24, 2015
roasty, slight chocolate aroma. black in color with little head. rich roasty flavor, slight chocolate and coffee, faint bitter finish

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Carlos87 (27) - - JUL 24, 2015
Pours a lovely dark body with a great malty taste and smooth finish. A nice Porter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
larryLSB (474) - La Selva Beach, California, USA - JUL 14, 2015
On tap at the airport in Philly, Jet Rock Bar and Grill. Dark brown with reddish hues, and a small light tan head. Nose is toasty and malty with mild hints of chocolate. Taste is cola like, semi sweet chocolate. Medium bodied, bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Meilby (9728) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 17, 2015
Draught @ Ashleyís, Ann Arbor, MI
Pours reddish brown with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of roasted malt, chocolate, caramel and coffee. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter with a long chocolate, caramel and coffee finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Concealer (963) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 8, 2015
Bottle. Clear dark reddish brown with a foamy, beige head that lasts and laces. Aromas of roasted malt, dark chocolate, coffee, light pine and caramel. Flavor is the same with just a hint of citrus and nuts toward the end. Light plus bodied, smooth with a roasty, slightly dry end.


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