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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.


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4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cedwards1650 (16) - - NOV 17, 2013
Good crisp aroma with notes of coffee, vanilla, hazelnut. Dark brown almost black color. Malty bitter taste at the beginning with a very strong coffee taste (as expected), smooth finish with after notes of vanilla and almond and a hint of chocolate. Overall a well made porter


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (13012) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAR 2, 2015
Bottle shared during RBWG 2015 - Tampa. Pours clear brown with a foamy beige head. Rich coffee throughout, with earthy hops and dry cocoa. Medium bodied with average carbonation. Fairly dry on the finish, moderately roasty, with further coffee and bittersweet chocolate. Nice beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SudsMcDuff (6403) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - MAR 1, 2015
22 ounce bottle on the bus, backseat .. . pours dark brown .. light foam .. . some cheap coffee and brown bread crust .. light mouth, finish- like most highland beers .. . . then they would have been extremely uncomfortable and later on had the gnarly shit of their life.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jtclockwork (9986) - , New Jersey, USA - FEB 27, 2015
Bottle. Pours dark brown tan head. Nose/taste of coffee, light chocolate and vanilla. Medium body.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
crajun (1033) - , Texas, USA - FEB 27, 2015
bottle dated 12/13 to glass. Wonderful coffee aroma - one of the better coffee aromas... big dark brown froth head. Taste was better cold; as it warmed it seemed more watery and less flavorful. coffee was main flavor with roast....

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwood04 (4356) - Connecticut, USA - FEB 24, 2015
22oz bottle in a teku. Pours very dark brown with a lacy, beige head. Aroma of coffee, some roasted malts with light notes of caramel and chocolate, hints of bitterness from hops, and some light dough. Flavor the same but it has a very nice balance of coffee and the beer. Average texture and carb. A pretty good beer, that was actually better than I was expecting.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Travlr (14385) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 22, 2015
Bus beer, RBWG 2015. Deep maroon color. Aroma of huge coffee. Taste is pure coffee, light body.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BOSSbrewer (2247) - Arkansas, USA - FEB 18, 2015
Bottle at porch Nite thanks to Brisben. Pours dark brown with one finger of creamy head. Aroma is some coffee some dark fruits and some maltiness. Flavor follows. Fairly sweet. A bit too much. But overall a nice beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
swoopjones (6558) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JAN 24, 2015
bottle. dark pour medium body. aromas of coffee,roasted malts, & some chocolate. flavor folows up aroma as expected with a sweet finish. Decent mouthfeel, good porter

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BelgianBeerGal (3287) - Panama City, Florida, USA - JAN 22, 2015
ABC PCB growler. Gorgeous brown pour with a foamy, tan head that lasts forever. Big roasty aroma with a hint of coffee. Nice flavor that hints at coffee but also reminds me of roasted peanuts. Nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
llcooldave (1148) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - JAN 3, 2015
Black in the glass. Smoky coffee and cocoa aroma. Dry on the palate with a tobacco, cocoa and coffee flavor. Overall, tasty!


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