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RATINGS: 756   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   IBU: 32   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
A unique Highland creation, this robust beer is black in color, very malty with hints of chocolate-roasted flavor and a well balanced hop character.

Joelly3d's rating

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Joelly3d (46) - Kentucky, USA - MAY 3, 2013
The aroma is very faint. The malts are a bit too bitter for me, sour almost. I am a big fan of oatmeal stouts and smokey porters. Unfortunately this didn't taste like it met either of those. I couldn't taste the chocolate flavors described and the hops seem to be lost in the sourness. Perhaps this is better when it is fresher, or on tap... I had a bottle. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bufordbrewer (35) - Georgia, USA - MAY 14, 2016
Dark brown, tan head. Donít get any smoothness you would expect of an oatmeal. Mild chocolate flavor, sweetness a little, followed by a little bitterness on the tail end.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oldrtybastrd (4887) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 8, 2016
Pours a depp dark brownish black color. Aromas of chocolate, a touch of nut, and smoke. Flavor is bittersweet, smoke and woody. Kind of watery.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
OrthoDoc (119) - South Carolina, USA - APR 10, 2016
At the brewery : Nice smell of chocolate and medium roast. Taste is the same with medium-light mouthfeel. Easy drinking porter but on the lighter side so good for warmer days maybe. Not bad. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
OnTheTrail (286) - Virginia, USA - FEB 9, 2016
Pours dark brown, thin tan head. Bright caramel chocolate aroma. Taste has oats, chocolate, prunes, some hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Headbanger (3748) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - JAN 22, 2016
16oz Draft 7/29/15 (Brewhouse -South)-Pours black with a nice tan head. Aroma of chocolate, roasted malt, and slight coffee. Taste of the same. This medium bodied brew is well balanced and goes down smooth.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Criz (335) - - SEP 7, 2015
Decent porter. Roasted malt, bitter chocolate, slight coffee. Dry finish, light in body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
solidfunk (6841) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - AUG 22, 2015
Pretty nice. Some vanilla and oat. Good balance. Roast and dark chocolate. Pours black with good head and lacing. Light bitter finish. Bottle.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
climberbob (367) - Virginia, USA - AUG 20, 2015
Bottle into stout glass. Looks like a stout. Smells like stout. Taste slightly charred almost burnt but not in a bad way. Hint of toffee. No chocolate or coffee. Good beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kidobutai (600) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - JUL 27, 2015
Poured from a bottle. 1-finger creamy long -lasting head. Dark somewhat opaque color. Coffee aroma. More carbonated than I was hoping.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ironprog (58) - Florida, USA - JUL 17, 2015
12 oz. bottle. Pours a very dark (almost black) amber with a creamy, tall, light-tan head that dissipates slowly. Aroma is of sweet chocolate with hints of caramel. Taste is sweet to start with but then has a slight amount of bitter-sour for the finish, which makes for a nice contrast. The beer has a medium body with a silky texture. Carbonation is average. Overall, this is a nice beer. Iíve had better Porters than this, but I would certainly buy (and more importantly) drink this again. Thankfully, this is carried by my local grocer, so I will probably be partaking again very soon!

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