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RATINGS: 168   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   IBU: 33   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Shallow Grave Porter is dark as night, perfect for a cool evening out in the woods. This a big, dark ale with a complex and rich chocolate and caramel malt character followed by a touch of warmth and light malt sweetness, leaving you ready for more after each shovelful. You will love this so much you won’t have time to dig a six-footer, so make it a Shallow Grave. We’re sure you’ll dig it.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (7700) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JUN 16, 2015
Bottle at James’ 10k tasting. Pours a deep black with a thin to medium sized tan head. Roast, cocoa, chocolate, soft toffee. Medium bodied, cocoa, chocolate. Roast, cocoa, big fuzzy carbonation. Cocoa and soft roast into the finish.

3.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kalki (20) - - JUN 15, 2015
Nice, smoky porter. A Texan bbq in beer form. Aroma is lacking, which is a real shame.

3.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
katrinaez (528) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 4, 2015
Very smooth and refreshing. Deep flavor that lingers. Nice rich black. Aroma is lacking. Tap

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tillmac62 (401) - Gaffney, South Carolina, USA - MAY 26, 2015
BOD 3/2/15. Pours dark as a starless night. Slightly below normal head volume and retention, normal lacing. Light nose of roast and cocoa. Medium body with a texture that is quite smooth and has strong creamy notes. Excellent carbonation with a mild burst of effervescence from the middle on. The very nice flavor profile is reasonably intense, a bit complex and superbly balanced. It begins with a mild blend of roast and cocoa. Chocolate is hinted at, at best. The middle brings a mild balancing hop bitterness with a hint of sweetness. The finish is a slow fade of hop and roast bitterness. This offering is certainly not bad, it is quite good actually, but lacks the flavor intensity and complexity of world class porters such as Victory at Sea or an outstanding one such as Founders.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
drsordr (1481) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - MAY 23, 2015
Draft to taster at Thirsty Monk pour opaque black with moderate tan head. Nose light roast and chocolate. Taste some dark fruit then roasted malt. Light chocolate flavors mid to late. A little muted compared to others in my flight.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jow (2649) - New York, USA - APR 25, 2015
At JTC10k. Fne dark porter pour. Nose is chocolate and licorice. Tastes of cola, chocolate, roasted malt, licorice and earthy bitters. Fine sudsy palate.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jredmond (6138) - Manhattan, New York, USA - APR 20, 2015
Bottle brought to Clockwork’s 10k tasting, April 19th 2015. Pours a deep black body with thick tan lacing. Mouthfeel is medium with soft carbonation and notes of burnt roast, chocolate, deep malt, oak, root, and chocolate syrup. Nice.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
vtafro (4653) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - APR 19, 2015
Bottle. Black pour with tan head. Roasted, porter and chocolate aromas. Flavors are dark malt, roasted, and chocolate tones.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
boto (1951) - Granby, Connecticut, USA - APR 15, 2015
22oz bomber: This one pours a fairly opaque, inky dark brown color. There was foamy light brown head on it. It has a good nose. Chocolate, some sweetness and roasted malts. The taste is good. Some chocolate sweet malts, with some roastiness in the background. Some hops in the background just knocking down the sweetness, but just letting a little through. Some milkiness to the taste. Slightly more than medium bodied. Nice.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jjgmd (1672) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - APR 2, 2015
Shared with Audrie, pours a beautiful pitch black color with a wispy Java head. Nose is sweet malt and sugary coffee. Taste is sweet malt, with sweet espresso and mild licorice.,Finishes on the same tastings notes with a moderately long ending . Very descent Porter. Quaff Score 8 / 10


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