Fritz123 (1274) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - OCT 12, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle share at the Syb Pig in Boca Raton, FL. Thanks Ken! Pours a mostly dark brown-black with a one finger tan head. Head gone in under 60 seconds. Little lacing. Used a snifter. Aroma of roasted malts, hint of coffee, dark chocolate. Taste fell a little flat. You get the roasted malts fine but it just seemed to not exude much in flavor. A little thin for my taste regarding a porter. Medium body, light carbonation. Finish is roasty and slightly bitter.
jcnielsen (2498) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - MAY 26, 2015
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
On tap in Charleston. Pours a deep brown color with white head. Roasty, malty sweet, toffee aromas. Malty sweet, toffee flavors. Sweet malty version of a porter, not really my favorite version of the style.
Theydon_Bois (12113) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 9, 2015
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Keg at the brewpub, 18/02/15.
Light black with a moderate tan head.
Nose is roast malt, toffee, light cocoa.
Taste comprises dark fruit notes, chocoalte, light vanilla, faint roast.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close.
ordybill (539) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - APR 21, 2015
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Poured from a 12 OZ can into a pint glass.
Aroma- Has a malt and chocolate aroma.
Appearance- This beer pours a dark brown with a small tan head.
Taste- Has a nice malt flavor that is more on the mild side for porters. very enjoyable.
Palate- A medium bodied beer with moderate carbonation. It has a slightly oily texture that goes well with the flavor
Overall- A very solid porter. If you are new to porters this is a good one to try.
CanIHave4Beers (3535) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - MAR 20, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle, shared by a kind soul, in a location remote of my dining room.
Pours a dark reddish brown with a small head and some lacing on the glass.
The aroma is rich and roasty, nicely malty in a nutty way with a light coca character.
The flavor is a little sweeter than I’d prefer it’s got a nice level of roasty bitterness, some chocolate, some nuttiness. It’s a touch off balance but it
s got some nice things going on.
ARH (777) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 14, 2015
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap, poured into a sampler glass. Coffee and chocolate covered raisin aromas jump from the dark, opaque, raisin colored beer that’s topped by a dense, off white head that keeps a medium ring and a light lace. The taste is a medium, balanced bittersweet. The fuzzy beer is thin and light with a medium rich body containing fig and coffee flavors. The finish has a brief jolly rancher sweetness and a gritty coffee bitterness. The aftertaste is smokey coffee and clove.
Zeswaft (1446) - Charleston, South Carolina, USA - MAR 13, 2015
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Can. To be honest this beer is not good. Decent nutty aroma. Flavor is sort of dirty, tangy, and nutty. Maybe this would pass for a brown ale but not like anyporter i have had.
nimbleprop (5568) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - MAR 5, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
On tap at the brewery, pours a murky brown with some creamy beige head. Nose has a lot of vanilla, root beer, cakey, some chewy chocolate candies. Flavor is sweet, cakey, chocolatey, vanilla, molasses. Sweet finish.
tillmac62 (379) - Gaffney, South Carolina, USA - JAN 29, 2015
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours almost jet black. Normal head volume, fair retention and poor lacing.
Very light nose of roast and dark chocolate.
Heavy light body that falls slightly short of smooth. Normal carbonation with just a bit of effervescence in the finish.
The flavor profile lacks intensity, is complex and very well balanced. It begins with light notes of roast and chocolate over an unusual citrus element that is rather tasty. A subtle caramel sweetness emerges in the middle that flows into an equally subtle roast bitterness. The finish is slightly citric with notes of chocolate. A laid back porter that is a light version of the style and is a suitable candidate for style introduction.
Christpuncher (1781) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 27, 2014
3.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
A really light and easy to drink porter. Slight roasted malt flavor Pour black with a tiny tan head. Had at Clarke on the harbor in myrtle beach.
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jackl (5489) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - DEC 26, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle @ Three Notch’d Tasting. Deep brown with a small tan head. The nose has some red apple, toffee. Roasted nuts. Brown sugar. Taste of sweet boston cream pie. Eclairs. Chocolate and marshmallow. Roasted nut coffee ice cream. Light ashy bitterness on the finish. Medium body, soft carb.