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RATINGS: 117   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27/5   IBU: 31   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
If a troll requests a pint of porter, you’d better have a good, big one to offer. Troll Porter fits that bill. Black, round and complex, with mocha and chocolate overtones and a fine hop profile. Very tasty brew. 6.6% ABV 31 IBUs Malts: 2-Row Pale ~ Crystal 75L & 120L ~ Munich ~ Special Roast ~ Chocolate ~ Carafa III ~ Torrefied Wheat Hops: Apollo ~ East Kent Goldings Original Gravity: 16.5° Plato

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
OhioDad (2492) - Hilliard, Ohio, USA - JUL 30, 2007
22oz bottle at Columbus tasting 8 - Poured dark brownwith not much head at all. Aromas of slight roast and chocolate. Flavor falls right in line with the aroma. The shortcoming of this brew is the watery palate. Just not enough malt there to support it in my opinion. On the bottle it says it is Scary Good... I think it was Scary average.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sliffy (2040) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUL 29, 2007
C-Bus 8 - Bottle: Pours black with a tan head. Aroma, chocolate, some smoky notes, and caramel. Flavor, chocolate, roasty, dark fruits. Kind of seems watered down, just a bit weak really.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blackmurder (236) - Whitaker, Oregon, USA - JUL 25, 2007
Pours a deep brown color with a thin tan head. The flavor is kind of odd for a porter. There was a dominant licorice flavor that really threw me off with this one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BuckeyeBoy (4433) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUL 2, 2007
22oz Bottle Pours out a nice black topped with a tan head. Nice aroma or roast malts. Pretty good a little thin. but still tasty

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pinkzambia (1803) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAY 30, 2007
Tap at brew pub: Black color with a tan head. Roasted aromas and flavors are the word on this one. The feel wasn’t what I was expecting, not as runny-oily as many porters. It is still a pretty good overall beer. My wife loved it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
5000 (6599) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - MAY 5, 2007
Bottle: Pitch brown, nearly black, moderate to thin beige head, foamy, dies somewhat quickly, spotty lacing.   Soft roasted malt nose, slight lactose, a little sweet, but just barely. &bnsp Malty tongue, roasted malts are VERY soft in this case.   Seems more like a Blackbier than a porter.   Where are the hops?   Very mild in this case.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate, at best.   Finishes clean, but basically halfway through this beer it dies.   Too tame, too weak, but at least not offensive.   In my opinion, not robust enough to be called a porter.   If I were to say a beer was very bland, this would be it.   Not bad, just extremely boring.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bu11zeye (12405) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAY 2, 2007
(Bottle) Pours a black body with small tan head. Aroma of chocolate, some cola, and caramel. Smooth, creamy mouthfeel with flavor of lightly roasted malt, hops, cocoa, and a touch of caramel. Semi-bitter finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
JahNoth (1039) - Rochester, New York, USA - APR 27, 2007
Pours rather thin but dark with little beige head. Lots of English ale yeast on the aroma with their requisite fruit and butterscotch - no hints of roast or chocolate. This is a confused beer. The most prominent flavor is licorice and the peat smoked malts come through to make this more of a scotch ale, and not a very good one at that.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cbkschubert (2900) - BFE, Arizona, USA - APR 18, 2007
22 oz. bottle from Plaza Liquor - Pours a clear brown color with a one finger tan head. Has a doughy, caramel malt aroma. Flavor is light esters, caramel and toasted malt. Medium body with a slightly dry palate. A decent, middle of the road porter.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
GreatLibations (1854) - Last Supper, Arizona, USA - APR 6, 2007
Pours a dense dark brown color w/ a shallow froth. Minimal residual lacing. Aroma of thick roasted malts and animal crackers. Full nectar w/ silky residual effers. Thick and malty w/ a defined roasty character. A mild sweetness is enjoyble. Flavors continue to develope while she warms. One distinct nuance is that of the dark part of the famous Oreo cookie. Roated coffee bean, ripe black cherries, leather, molases, cocoa, and a slab of meat. Damn, this stuff is thick. I can stand a spoon up in it. The cookie really comes out in the finish. The finish is long on flavor and bittered nicely w/ a mild sourng. I highly recommend his brew.

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