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RATINGS: 97   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Our award winning dark ale which is an original London style, lighter in body than a stout but with the same alcohol content. Brewed with pale, crystal, chocolate and black malts to create a creamy, smooth, roasted, slightly chocolate tasting ale with a bit of hoppiness in the finish. The name comes from the fact that after brewing, the mash is given to a local farmer and there can't be anything better than spent grain from brewing for fattening up a pig.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerandBlues2 (9997) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - MAY 4, 2013
Pours clear black with a medium, frothy light tan head, medium retention with light lacing. Aroma is roast, chocolate and nutty malt with dates and figs. Flavor is dark malt, light hops and bitterness, dark fruits and a sweet finish. Medium body and carbonation.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Gription79 (2296) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - MAR 10, 2013
Poured from a 12 ounce bottle. Pours a deep ruby. There is a solid caramel aroma. Notes of black cherries, caramel, chocolate. Tastes as if there be a slight brettanomyces infection. The body is dry and thin.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
snoworsummer (2325) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 6, 2013
From a bottle. Tastes like corn and water. No impressive taste. Mild aroma. Low carbonation. Light foamy head.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sonnycheeba (3680) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 2, 2013
Bottle. Pours dark brown with thick, frothy beige head; good retention and spare lacing. Aroma is roasted and caramel malts, dates, raisins, earthy hops, chocolate, and light cocoa. Flavor is dry, roast malts forward with supporting dark fruit esters, chocolate, light earthy hops, leather, and woody notes; dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sledutah (5022) - Utah, USA - FEB 26, 2013
12oz bottle picked up in Montana
Appearance: Pours dark brown with a small beige head, light lacing
Aroma: Roasted malts, coffee and metallic
Taste: Roasted coffee, chocolate, dark malts, salty with a bitter finish
Decent.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Glouglouburp (6104) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 8, 2013
In short: A low-sweetness nutty-fudge-cake porter with cigarette butt flavor. Acceptable
How: Bottle 12oz, consumed when probably 6 months of age. A bonus sent to me by Savvy1982, thanks Kyle
The look: Black body topped by a small tan head leaving lots of lacings on the glass
In long: Nose is a bit smoky (cigarette butt), commercial fudge cake bars. Taste also has a commercial fudge cake bar flavor, like eating one of those Cadbury’s individually wrapped fudge bars. There was also that strange flavor that as an ex-smoker I can only describe as ‘chewing on a cigarette filter after smoking the cigarette’. Also some hazelnuts. And that’s pretty much it. Medium body a bit on the oily side. I didn’t care for the cigarette butt character of the beer but it wasn’t overwhelming and in the end it was quite drinkable even if unexciting. And if you can drink a beer called Pigs Ass without giggling all the way through, then clearly we don’t have the same level of maturity.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
madvike (2802) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 19, 2012
Bottle - Pours nearly opaque deep brown with a thin bubbly tan head. Nose is chocolate, light roast, peanut butter, and rye bread. Taste is milky and lightly sweet, with a bit of light charred roast and a dark roast finish. Thin body and a bit of carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beernovice39 (3154) - Montana, USA - DEC 18, 2012
On tap at rhinoceros. Black with an off white top. Roasty scent with some earth and musty. Taste is roasty and metal.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Deryk (5) - Elgin, Alabama, USA - DEC 15, 2012 does not count
Great porter but like the name it causes the "pigs ass" effect in the flatulance department.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
thb (698) - Alberta, CANADA - DEC 15, 2012
Dark brown with off-white head, lots of deep red showing through the edges. Chocolate, chicory, nuttiness lead the aroma charge here, with some dark fruit for backup. Disappointing cooked green pea a significant distraction. Manages to get a little bit cloying by the time you’re through a pint.


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