RateBeer
overall
68
48
style

bottling
unknown

on tap
available

Local Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 113   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   IBU: 31   EST. CALORIES: 198   ABV: 6.6%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
NYHarvey (2153) - New York, New York, USA - JUL 18, 2008
Courtesy of Acertain. The aroma is detergent-esque with sharp chocolate notes, lactose sugar and mild roast. The body is black and holds a thin tan head. Fore is roasty, with dark fruit and some very noticeable soapy/detergent notes. Nice mouthfeel, but on the whole not really feeling this one due to the off flavors.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
philbertk (1873) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUL 6, 2008
Remarks 4-$3.49.ABV?Thin lacy espresso head.Clear obsidian ruby red color.Mild hop mild roasted fruit malt front.Mild creamy rich medium sweet doughy toasted toffee mild chocolate bisquit body.Cloying malt mild fruity hop smooth end.Aged Well.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bhensonb (12135) - Woodland, California, USA - JUL 5, 2008
Bomber from Bottle Trek. Dark brown/black color that shows orange glints at edges. Aroma is dark roasted malt with touches of berry and chocolate. Rather thin in body with very mild carbonation. Flavor is dark roasted malt and chocolate with some herbal hoppy bitter. Pretty good drink.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Angeloregon (2055) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAY 28, 2008
Poured a dark, brown-black oily body with a small tan head. Mildly watery mouthfeel. Kind of metallic and roasty. Grassy and chocolaty. Kinda dull, but not bad.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
carruthm (1401) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 2, 2008
Deep black this has a rich espresso/coffee flavor to it and is quite thick, even for a porter. Bitters come through on the taste.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
riversideAK (5738) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - APR 4, 2008
Dark brown with a chalky roast in the aroma. A touch earthy. Flavors of metallic roast, chalk, earth, and dirt. Actually kind of unpleasant, but gets a bit better as it warms. Less metallic and chalky, and more roasty with nice sweetness.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
killjoy966 (677) - Washington, USA - MAR 27, 2008
Looked great and smelled pretty good, but I was confused by the taste. Not much to it with a slightly sour/metallic aftertaste. Possibly I got a bad bottle. Will visit Hale’s to find out what’s what an re-rate.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BBB63 (6393) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - MAR 24, 2008
UPDATED: MAR 26, 2008 At the BBB63 comes to Tampa gathering, thanks to Degarth for the offering and a great party:

Brown hued with deep purple haze (hey it was late when I wrote that one) and some small creamy head and lace. The aroma has notes of walnut, earthy and grassy esters, vanilla and chocolate, black patent malt, and some mineral water. The taste is bittersweet chocolate and charred malt with a mild fruity character. Bready and herbal as well leading towards a husky astringent finish (snake boy would not like this beer). The mouth feel is lively and sharp, chalky finish. An okay beer, we should give this to every troll that visits ratebeer and gives Bud a 5 rating methinks or think we all our a bunch of number whores.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
HughConway (829) - Washington, USA - MAR 22, 2008
Bottle. Deep black with lightly laced tan head pour. Hop/malt aroma. Chocolate foretaste that lasts. A bit mixed in style.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopscotch (9996) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - MAR 19, 2008
Bottle… March 08 Tampa Bay Tasting... Clear, burnt orange brew (when held up to bright light); dark, otherwise. Metallic, minerally nose provides restrained notes of cola, chocolate and vanilla. Full-bodied with a velvety mouthfeel and ticklish carbonation. Robust. Well-bittered. Chocolate and roasted nuts. Medium length, smooth, creamy finish. Kudos to Degarth for providing the bottle!


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1 2 3 4 5  6  7 8 9 10 11 12


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50