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RATINGS: 109   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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When you set out to make a beer that's gonna keep a troll happy, it better have a lot to chew on. This one does. Troll Porter pushes the porter category to a new edge--big, complex, quite black with herbal hop influences--enough to keep that grouchy old troll off your back, at least for a while... Ingredients:Pale malted barley, Carastan, Caramel, Chocolate, Black and Special Roast Malts, Nugget and Mount Hood hops, Hale's special yeast and filtered water.


4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
pgreensoup (14) - - JUL 10, 2013
Awesome! I don't normally like porters but this troll just helped me across the bridge. It has elements of a sour, a stout, and a porter - a great blend of styles. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   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.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Davhgbrew (927) - Coconut Creek, Florida, USA - DEC 18, 2013
Off Draft at Hales brewery. Got 5 oz sample of this brew both nitro and regular. Rating is regular draft. Slight chocolate aroma, brown color. Sips full and mildly carbonated. Middle is slight dry and finishes mild cola sweetness with dark malt. Very easy drinking and enjoyable brew.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
turbo (1271) - Arizona, USA - DEC 23, 2007
Bottle poured black with a nice thick brown head with a nice sheet of lacing that coats the inside of my favorite glass. Aroma and flavor of bitter, roasty malts, chocolate, coffee. moderately sweet with a thin/ medium body. not bad at all with a lightly bitter finish and a good mouthfeel.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jimhilt (2387) - Bow, New Hampshire, USA - DEC 30, 2007
Pours a one finger light tan head that fades slowly to a ring leaving a good lace. Deep mahogany color. Light carbonation and heavy bodied. Roasted/burnt coffee nose. Flavor is roasted/burnt coffee, a little sweetness, smooth. Bakers chocolate aftertaste. $3.99 for a 22oz bottle from John’s Marketplace Portland, OR.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
maxwelldeux (3452) - Everett, Washington, USA - JUN 20, 2013
Bottle. Pours a very dark brown with a slightly smallish tan head on it. Nose is actually fairly light, but with some roasting to it. Taste is actually a little bitter from the hops, but has a decent amount of roastiness to it. Lighter than expected, but yummy.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
stevoj (1972) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JUN 7, 2014
Wow! On nitro at Bar Gernika. Dark brown with creamy beige head, lacing coats the glass. Dark peat and nuts, burnt toast. Mild but lasting bitterness. Excellent!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hanratty (36) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 24, 2006
Very dark with creamy head. Good lacing. Semi sweet chocolate tastes. Medium body. 6.9% alcohol.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrewDad (4774) - Olympia, Washington, USA - MAR 25, 2007
Taster - Hop Scotch Spring Beer Festival – Seattle WA
Dark brown color with a thin brown head This was a very thick and full of flavor porter. Deep dark chocolates and hints of spices and just a nice chewy porter. Not a drink with dinner beer this was for afterwards. This was great.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thedm (4924) - Fort Wayne, USA - AUG 4, 2007
This draft brew from the brew pub poured a small sized head of foamy fine to medium sized bubbles that were long lasting and left behind a semi-opaque no visible carbonation dark brown colored body and a fair lacing. The mild aroma was malty roasted malt and dark malt. The mouth feel was weakly tingly at the start mediumly tingly at the finish with a biting malty aftertaste. The flavor contained notes of hops roasted malt and dark malt. A decent one that I would consider buying again.


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