on tap

Local Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 104   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
hopscotch (10265) - 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!

   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.

   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.

   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....

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cletus (6355) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DuffMan (8318) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 6, 2008
UPDATED: FEB 19, 2015 Re-rate: on tap in Whitefish, and from the bottle at home. Chocolatey with roasty undertones, a tad thin. Decent enough, but not as good as I remember. ORIGINAL RATING (2008): On tap at the clubhouse in Meadowlake. Dark brown, aromas of chocolate and clay. Fudgey, a litle roasty, smooth mouthfeel, medium bitter finish. Really delicious.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jarspag (601) - San Francisco, California, USA - APR 10, 2008
On draft in Billings. How can you see a name like this and not try it? Nothing really to say that isn’t in the "classic" porter deScription. For what it’s worth, it is a decent beer...fairly roasty, drinkable, and satisfying.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nearbeer (4392) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 14, 2007
Draft at Legends, Great Falls. Opaque with a small head that lasts pretty well. Aroma is earthy molasses. Flavor is mostly the same with some slight smoke, coffee and chocolate. Palate is light-medium and watery.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Canadianlush (169) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - OCT 7, 2007
On Tap in Great Falls, Montana. I thought it was well done if simple. Very dark in color but could have used more carbonation. Malty with clear hints of almonds and chocolate. Very nice balance and went down well.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
festeredrectum (1) - USA - OCT 23, 2006 does not count
I like this beer, but not as much as Harvest Moon Nut Brown. It tastes good, like a pig’s ass with a hint of smegma. mmmmmmmm good

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

Tick this beer

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