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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3.65/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
Working Man’s Porter an ale of true merit, brewed in the tradition of England’s Industrial Revolution, an age of rough-handed factory workers, a time before the weekend existed. Hearty and truly robust, this Porter’s body is built with complex English brown and black malts, and refined by Brambling Cross hops, which lend notes of herbs and black currants. It pairs well with oysters, shepherd’s pie, and sitting down after a long day. ABV: 5.2% IBU’s 30

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MaBeer1972 (1508) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 3, 2014
Picked up a bomber on a recent trip to Plymouth NH. A pretty basic style to brew. Tasty and robust. Body on the thin side, which would make this good with food.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tekstr1der (169) - New Hampshire, USA - OCT 2, 2015
Near-black pour with frothy tan top. Smells of chocolate and rich malt. Both come through in flavor with some spice and roast. This finishes fairly clean, but a little dry. Slightly more carbonation than I’d like. Pretty decent overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
AlainG (1610) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 30, 2015
Une brune qui est fière de sa mousse puisqu’elle la retient longtemps. Un nez classique du style; grains grillés, torréfaction, quelques effluves acidulées par-ci, par-là. Un goût de café amer, c légèrement poivré et une effervescence soutenue au travers une texture svelte et des saveurs herbacées rendant le tout fort agréable. C’est sans prétention et bien exécuté. (1605-250915)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bulk_Carrier (2871) - Final Resting Place, Vermont, USA - AUG 9, 2015
This was poured into an English pint glass. The appearance was a nice looking dark brown close to black color with a one finger off white to tan foamy head that dissipated within about thirty seconds. Messy lacing tries to cling but slides into the beer. The smell had a nice sweet blend of sticky cocoa, rich dark fruits, some light coffee and a delicate amount of robust spices. The taste was mainly sweet with a nice rich robust roastiness sticking to my tongue and leveling out to a nice smooth fruity to robust to sweet coffee aftertaste. There’s a quick little rich sweet fruity roasty finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a fairly decent sessionability about it. Carbonation runs nice and smooth. Low penetration of bitterness definitely shows its an English Porter. Overall, for me it’s good. Pretty sure I’d have again. For the style, it’s right up there as a well done English Porter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lukaduke (2737) - Gray, Maine, USA - MAY 31, 2015
Pours a dull burnt umber color with a finger of khaki foam, Nose is roasty with underlying cocoa and burnt spent coffee. Palate follows with good roasted malt throughout and layers of bakers cocoa, some chewy grain and a lingering bitterness. Good carbonation and a classic porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GIJOE (974) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - MAY 30, 2015
Pours black with a tan head. Nose is robust malts, with hints of chocolate and coffee. Taste is on the bitter side, like a rich dark chocolate. Full body. Moderate carbonation. Good brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tfontana (211) - Fremont, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 5, 2015
UPDATED: MAY 29, 2015 Bottle from The Drinkery, Derry, NH. Aroma is roasted malts, with strong chocolate and yeasty bread dough and hints of cereal, coffee, alcohol and caramel. Appearance is dark, dark brown--almost black with decent 1 - 1 1/2 finger width creamy light brown head that leaves similar lacing. Taste is more sweet than bitter but they trade off dominance. Palate is creamy texture but a little to the thin side of medium-bodied--I’d like mine to be more full. Carbonation is present but does not call attention to itself. Finish is more bitter than sweet and is dry and rather abrupt. Overall, a nice smelling and tasting beer without a ton of complexity but some nice features. A little thin for a Porter.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
micmillon18 (22) - Massachusetts, USA - MAR 26, 2015
Poured from a 22oz bottle into a nonic pint. Bottle lists no born on date. Aroma - Muted chocolate, roasted malt, herbal hops. Faint roasted character. What’s here is good, just wishing it was more bountiful. Appearance - Deep, dark black with a mocha head. Little to no lacing. Taste - Chocolate, roasted malts, espresso-like bitterness, earthy . Slightly acidic finish. Little to no hop presence. Lasting roasted character on the palate. Palate - Medium bodied. Creamy with a pleasant smooth carbonation. Overall - A fine English porter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BroSpud (1893) - , Massachusetts, USA - MAR 16, 2015
22oz bottle from Top Shelf in Hampton. Pours black with a tan head, plenty of sediment at the bottom of the bottle. Big malty flavors with notes of chocolate and coffee. Pretty tasty. Will get these again next time I’m in the area.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thornecb (4923) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 23, 2015
Pours deep brown into a shaker. Mocha head with little retention recedes to hug rim. Chocolate and caramel aromas. Dry with toast and caramel upfront turning chocolate in the medium length finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TizzleJizzle (741) - Garland, Texas, USA - JAN 20, 2015
Bomber in a trade thanks to Phatdog1. Poured a slightly unfiltered opaque dark brown with a thin tan head. Taste of roasted and toasted dark malts, slight chocolate bitterness and hints of coffee. High fizzy carbonation, medium body. Tasty brew!

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