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RATINGS: 147   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65   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.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
yespr (32344) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 17, 2012
From tap at Brewco. Pours dark brown to black with a small tan head. Aroma is smooth dark roasted chocolate malty. Breadish, chocolate and dark malty. Smooth, dark roasted malty and dense dark chocolate.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (17633) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 5, 2013
Draft @ Creekside Brewing Company, San Luis Obispo, CA. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty chocolate aroma. Roasted malty chocolate and caramel flavor. Has a roasted malty chocolate finish.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
madmitch76 (16111) - , Essex, ENGLAND - APR 11, 2014
8th April 2014
Tasting at Bruce’s Pad. Thanks to Colin. Opaque black - brown beer, good mid-tan head. Airy palate. Mildly tangy dark malts. Touch of lactose. That’s about it. A pretty dull porter.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (15170) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 25, 2014
Deep black... Big tan head..? Soft mellow chocolate malts... Dark roast... Dark chocolate... Mellow sweet toffee mslts

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
harrisoni (14141) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - AUG 12, 2014
At GBBF 2014. Bottle. Black dark brown colour thin tan head. Chocolate sponge cake aroma. Good chocolate in the mouth. good chocolate on the aroma. Just a tad thin in the mouth. Too carbonated. its ok but a little lacking on the swallow and finish. Ok. Good choc. Lacked a something.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (11971) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAY 11, 2012
(22oz bottle) Pours a dark mahogany (near black) body with a small tan head. Aroma of chocolate, caramel, light pine, and toasted bread. Flavor of chocolate, biscotti, some citrus, and caramel.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leighton (11900) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 8, 2014
Bottle shared in London - thanks to Colin. Pours clear, dark brown with a fine, creamy tan head. Tangy dark malts in the nose, a bit of cocoa, earth, dark berries. Light to medium sweet flavor with charred toast, burnt earth, mild tangy berries, moderate roast. Medium bodied with fine to average, massaging carbonation. Bittersweet cocoa on the finish with further dark bread, earth, burnt wood. Not bad.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (11612) - Orange County, California, USA - AUG 29, 2012
Dark brown color with a khaki head. Nice chocolate aroma, plenty of cocoa, and some moderate roast qualities. Plenty of toasted malt and toffee sweetness, maybe a little vanilla. The sweetness on the palate is very well pronounced. Tons of toffee, caramel, and toasted malt. Cocoa, chocolate, and a light bitterness. Mild to moderate roast and just a hint of coffee.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (11533) - Woodland, California, USA - FEB 29, 2012
Bomber from The Davis Beer Shoppe in Davis, CA. Pours very dark brown with a creamy tan head. Aroma is sort of chocolate and malt. Near full bodied. Flavor is like dark milk chocolate, with some coffee, and a sort of sour mash burnt malt touch. The sour aspect seems to leave with time, and the coffee comes out more. Finishing dry and a bit earthy (heh heh).

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (11527) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - SEP 21, 2014
Sample at Great British Beer Festival 2014. Black beer with a small beige head. Chocolate and cocoa aroma, vanilla, licorice, cream, some tar. Chocolate flavor, raisins, vinous, cocoa, licorice, some biscuits and tar. Not bad.


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