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This robust porter has a full body with some hints of chocolate from the chocolate malt and midnight wheat. The mild noble hop aroma showcases the roasty flavors and subtle fruit and spice notes of the artisan-roasted Fair Trade/Organic coffee of Black Mountain, NC’s Dynamite Roasting Co.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nimbleprop (5468) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - JAN 2, 2014
12oz bottle pours a watery black with some thin, creamy off white head. Nose is very nutty, coffee grounds, mocha, bread crust, some raisin, cola. Flavor has lots of soured coffee, sweet malt, cracker, toast, a little toasted almond. Watery finish. Very drinkable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
haddon90 (1557) - Denver, Colorado, USA - DEC 24, 2013
Bottle. Light coffee aroma with roasted malt and chocolate. Thick, roasted coffee taste with some chocolate in the background. Pretty solid brew. Always been a fan of Highland.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
envane (567) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 24, 2013
Barely translucent dark brown with a tan head. Aroma of coffee grounds and piney hops. Taste is dry, with a bitter hop and coffee grounds finish. Just not into coffee-grindy coffee beers.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dlovell2 (1038) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - DEC 23, 2013
Early Christmas present from a friend. Dark brown with a tan head. Smokey,Roasted malt aroma with coffee and vanilla and coffee notes and some pine from hops. Creamy feel in mouth. Sweet vanilla caramel start. Then a roasted malt and dark coffee flavor finish. One of the best names for a beer I’ve seen

4.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
reverendj (184) - Brunswick, Georgia, USA - DEC 21, 2013
Predominately coffee aroma enhanced by the hints of earthy hops. Deeply black color capped by a moderate nutmeg head. Smooth coffee up front chased by mild chocolate with a nice roastiness on the finish. Decadent enough to serve with a warm chocolate desert. GREAT BEER !

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
firemarshal (190) - North Carolina, USA - DEC 11, 2013
Bottle into shaker. Jet black with tan dense head. Coffee, chocolate, caramel, roasty, slightly spicy aroma. Predominant taste is chocolate, with coffee, roasted nuts, cloves. Chewy palate with a bit of spice and carb. Excellent.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Erikh04 (136) - - DEC 10, 2013
Very good porter. Smokey and coffee aroma. Taste is the same. Would get again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (4484) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - DEC 5, 2013
12 ounce from a six pack. Black pour. Tan head. Coffee in nose and taste. Light body Solid coffee stout all around.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TimsRatings (421) - - DEC 4, 2013
From bomber. Pours very dark with a finger of tan head. Aroma of molasses and coffee. Tastes of coffee mellowed by a touch of chocolate. Relatively mild for a coffee stout, but still definitely a coffee stout. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jhp40219 (346) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - NOV 30, 2013
12 oz bottle. Pours a dark brown, almost black. Minimal tan head that leaves very little lacing. Aroma of fresh coffee beans, milk chocolate, and toasted caramel malts. Taste is slightly smoky with coffee, chocolate, caramel, and a hint of licorice and vanilla with a backbone of toasty malts and a bit of earthy hop bitterness. Moderate length somewhat dry finish of dark malts and a slight hoppiness underlying. Palate is a bit thin with a slick texture and average carbonation. Overall a very nice coffee porter. Very fresh tasting and actually pretty crisp. An easy drinker that can also double as a dessert beer as well.


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