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RATINGS: 1650   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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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
dnstone (2134) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - OCT 8, 2009
Deep brown, thick head. Light roasted flavor. Smooth, thin mouthfell. A decent porter.


3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Tonkun (821) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 30, 2014
Tap. Dark amber pour with a tan head. Chocolate, vanilla, coffee. Milky and silky medium body. Very nice

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
4theluvofbeer (90) - Ontario, CANADA - JUL 25, 2014
Coffee and chocolate on the nose and in the mouth. A good porter.... lacked a little depth for my liking.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dlovell2 (683) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - JUL 24, 2014
Pours dark brown with an amber tint and a tan head. Roasted malt aroma with tobacco, molasses and chocolate. Flavor starts with a sweet caramel malt, followed with roasted malt and chocolate finishing with coffee and smokiness. Really nice beer. Thanks Maxbier for this one!

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
bagalagalaga (111) - Indiana, USA - JUL 24, 2014
Great porter, nothing experimental about it, just the right amounts of coffee/chocolate/toast taste. Probably the only good thing about Cleveland.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
OneHotPepper (21) - - JUL 22, 2014
Bitter at the start. Drank from a bottle. Perfect notes of chocolate and coffee with a bit of sweet in the end. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
ScipioA (267) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 17, 2014
Deep cola appearance with a thin tan head. Roasted yet sweet aromas are softer and more appealing than a stout. Some hops begin to come out in the flavor and provide a contrasting bitter undertone. Thick and soupy mouthfeel is delicious in a darker beer. Great stuff!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
micronaut129 (241) - chalfontborotowntonbergville, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 15, 2014
I’ve recently heard about this beer in the local paper so while visiting the Blue Dog I picked one up. Well, this beer pours with a great tan head, dark brown in color. When held up to a light I can barely see through it. Good head rentention, very good actually and excellent lacing. Rich malts provide a complex aroma. I can pick out cofee and espresso and chocolate from the roasted malts. This porter is smooth and rich in flavor, what you smell is what you get baby. Coffee and espresso up front with a nice chocolate finish. A good cooking beer for stews and chili. Drink well my friends

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
vikingguy (797) - Chaska, Minnesota, USA - JUL 3, 2014
Bottle. Taste- robust is a good word for this. Chocolatey, coffee and hard water. Prominently hopped. Great porter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
johnnymusky (182) - Minnesota, USA - JUN 29, 2014
Enjoying this one after a solid three under round of disc...thanks to the dude in the swamp for 2 champion plastics for ten bucks keep swamp diving dude...nose is minimal..light malt coffee and chocolate....mouth is same but flavors more present...first porter i have ever pounded....great beer!

4.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
teddy4xp (2) - Michigan, USA - JUN 28, 2014 does not count
First time drinking and it lives up to the hype. Hints of cocoa and chocolate. Very easy drinking...makes me wish I had bought a 6pk instead of a single bottle!


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