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RATINGS: 99   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.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jake65 (2725) - Boise, Idaho, USA - SEP 12, 2009
Tap @ Famous Dave’s Bozeman: Pours a deep brown color with a finger of fizzy beige head. Aroma is a nice blend of roast and bittersweet chocolate. The flavor is roasty and has a strong hoppy content before mellowing into a smoother, more roasty and chocolate finish. Different, but enjoyable.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
smith4498 (3065) - Miami, Florida, USA - SEP 7, 2009
Bottle courtesy of otakuden. Pours dark brown with tan head. Roasted malt and coffee aromas. Flavor is slightly swet and roasty with coffee and itter dark chocolate. Medium body with sot carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BuckeyeBoy (2863) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 12, 2009
Bottle Pours out a dark brown with some red highs topped with a sandy cream head. Aroma of sweet milk chocolate and roasted nuts. Taste a nice ligth coffee, some sweetness and a good bitter dark chcolate end. Thanks Toby

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
HonkeyBra (3516) - Lemont, Illinois, USA - AUG 3, 2009
Bottle my girlfriend randomly picked up somewhere in Montana. Dark pour with fluffy off white head. Aroma of Chocolate, light smoke and coffee. Flavor of chocolate syrup. darlk chocolate, light coffee and roast. Mouthfeel is pillowy and smooth, almost like drinking a chocolatey marshmallow cloud. Lightly bitter, roasty finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AdamGott (386) - Idaho Falls, Idaho, USA - JUL 15, 2009
very dark brown pour with lots of frothy head - aroma of chocolate and nuts with hints of light smoke - flavor is a very sweet coffee/chocolate and pear. Pretty good.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
hopscotch (9490) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JUL 11, 2009
Bottle... Pours dark and sits just about black in my glass with a small, creamy, khaki head. Fantastic retention. Watery, chocolaty aroma offers modest notes of roasted nuts. Medium-bodied and very creamy with soft carbonation. The flavor provides some nice chocolate and coffee notes, but is thin and fairly bland. Leans barely on the sweet side of balance - and that’s at beach temperature, 15° more than room temperature. Lengthy, chocolaty, lightly bittersweet finish. Bottle provided by otakuden!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Savvy1982 (1705) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 6, 2009
Draft. Pours a clear black with a reddish hue, pale tan head doesn’t stick around, but this beer leaves decent lacing on your glass. Nose is gentle woodsmoke, dark malt, roasted malt, and fruit. Flavors of roast, creamy coffee, and fruit. Nice broad, dry palate. Maybe a shade thin, but overall still quite good.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PorkChopJohn (3) - , Montana, USA - DEC 18, 2008 does not count
Bottle. Bozeman, MT. Small malty aroma. Dark brown w diminishing beige head. Malty balanced bitterness. Some coffee/chocolate notes. I get a subtle sour, slightly fishy tang at the end. Curious. Nice mild porter.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Carl99Fan (187) - Suwanee, Georgia, USA - NOV 26, 2008
Not usually a fan porters, but enjoyed this on draught in Montana City at Rays....great beer. Creamy, extremely smooth...want to try more porters....

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cletus (6354) - Connecticut, USA - NOV 16, 2008
Bottle courtesy of kyzr. Pours dark brown with a thin white head. Smells of coffee, a hint of pepper. Tastes of sweet malt and a touch of coffee. Bitter finish.


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