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RATINGS: 94   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   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.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (10702) - Woodland, California, USA - DEC 14, 2010
Bottle at Beer Revolution. Pours black, but going garnet as the glass goes down, with some tan bubbles. Aroma is chocolate over coffee. Med body. Smooth near burnt malt flavor with a mix of burnt sugar and chocolate.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Skyview (5150) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - OCT 18, 2010
Picked up a single 12-oz bottle at Brennans Country Farm Market in Brookfield, Wisconsin. Pours an opaque dark brown colored porter with an average sized beige head that slowly dissipates to a creamy top. Aroma of toasted dark malt, chocolate, mocha and a hint of caramel. Taste is medium bodied, flavors of toasted dark malt, some chocolate malt, floral hops and hint of roasted coffee. Finish has a short lived mild bitterness then a toasted dark malt aftertaste. A solid porter throughout.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jarow (237) - Massachusetts, USA - SEP 1, 2010
Bottle. Pours dark brown with a small tan head. Nose is roasty, some chocolate and coffee. Medium body, a bit thinner than I’d expected. Some roasty malts, light chocolate and caramel. Finish is bitter chocolate. Not terribly exciting.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
omhper (19194) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - AUG 29, 2010
Bottled. Dark brown, small head. Fruity with lots of cocoa. Mid sweet with clean, rounded mouthfeel and light body. Faint salty finish with some bitterness. A drinkable albeit plain porter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
IndianaRed (2316) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 26, 2010
Bottle at Brewforia. Pours a dark brown with a small tan head. Sweet light roast map aroma and flavor. Lacking the sour tart stig of many porters. On the lighter side and pleasent. Lingering small bitterness at the end. Easy drinkable porter.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
nqualls (1452) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - AUG 26, 2010

Source:12 oz bottle from MT
Glass:Sam Adams Perfect Pint
Appearance:Dark brown with red hues and a two finger head that quickly dissipated into a thin layer of tan scum.
Aroma:Aroma is mainly of thick, rich caramel and a hint of roast.
Flavor:Flavor is a does of roast with a finish of dark caramel and earthy hops.
Palate:Medium bodied with solid carbonation
Overall:This has a very "homebrewed" quality about it that I love. Excellent porter all the way around.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dwyerpg (4486) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JUL 30, 2010
A rich roasty aroma, some coffee. This is pretty good. A hint of coffee, some richness but not thick really. Best beer I’ve had with ass in the title for sure.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RasterMaster (258) - , Oklahoma, USA - JUL 1, 2010
Sampled 14-June-2010. From tap at Grand Union Hotel in Fort Benton, Montana. Funny name caught my attention and after a sample, I ordered quite a few of these during my stay. Dark pour into thick off-white head that lingers into sticky lacing on the glass. Aroma of dark roasted chocolate. Initial flavor of dark roasted coffee, sweet creamy chocolate that fades into a slightly bitter, roasty finish. I hope to sample this one again soon!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerona97 (2397) - Washington, USA - MAY 17, 2010
Pours dark brown with copper edges and a creamy beige head. Aroma of dark roasted malts and chocolate with a touch of coffee. Taste has lots of sweet and burnt malts. Finish has some cocoa bitterness. Medium body, soft carbonation

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
TheHulk (486) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 21, 2010
Very heavy, full smelling, you get alcohol, coffee and yeast, in that order, then some sweet malt underneath all of that. Nice head on pour, pretty good lacing, dark, quite clear around the edges. Thick malty flavour but the alcohol is very noticable and it’s fairly thin bodied. For only being 5% it’s very thin indeed to be so strong of alcohol. Fairly decent, but after just 1/2 a glass it’s already getting too thin and too ’strong’ ...


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