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RATINGS: 201   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74/5   IBU: 26   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
Our chocolatey Silk Porter cold-infused with dark-roasted coffee beans to create the smoothest coffee character possible. Fresh-roasted coffee flavors and aromas add the perfect compliment to this old-world beer style, forming a truly savory and memorable memorable flavor experience!

brewskis' rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brewskis (123) - Saint John, Indiana, USA - FEB 1, 2013
Pours as dark as night with a half finger mocha colored head that dissipates quickly and leaves a ring of lacing on the glass. Smells of breakfast roast coffee, some roasted malts, maybe a hint of chocolate. Mostly just like a cup of coffee; nothing that stands out. Taste starts with the bold roasted coffee as well as some milk chocolate. Then in the middle, the coffee flavor stays, but is accompanied with some creamy malt (probably oatmeal) that lightens the bold coffee flavor. Then the finish is much of the same, with bold, yet smooth coffee. Also the milk chocolate comes back and is accompanied with some peat flavors on the very back end. Becomes more bitter and a little more complex as it warms. Nothing really stands out with the smell and taste, but the palate is nice. Very smooth and creamy mouthfeel with a light medium body. Nice carbonation presence as well. Hoppin Frog is spot on with the silky mouthfeel. Have had more complex coffee porters. Not bad, but Hoppin Frog has much better offerings.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vaiz (4334) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - SEP 7, 2016
Bottle @ first Wednesday tasting at De Molen. Aroma of coffee, chocolate, mocha, licorice and roasted malts. Flavor is quite bitter, roasted and very smooth. Great balance.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
poech73 (370) - Braine, BELGIUM - AUG 12, 2016
From 9th Beer Testing Evening @ Beer Market (Big Black) :: Porter aromatisé-- L’ajout de café à froid rend cette bière fort aromatique. tant au nez qu’au palais sur tout le long de la dégustation. Cette mouture torréfiée supplémentaire apporte une sensation bien dense de Stout ainsi que pas mal de saveurs chocolatées à la noisette cependant sans vraiment contre balancer le fort maltage caramélisé puisqu’il laisse un arrière-goût gras un peu écœurant sur les papilles.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
imdownthepub (13396) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - JUL 17, 2016
Keg at The Brewdog, Norwich. Black with tan head. Quite a full on bitter beer, drying, darkly roasted malts, quite tarry with a liquorice edge. Nutty later on. Pretty decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
McWorta (1530) - LUXEMBOURG - JUL 17, 2016
Dark brown (~40EBC), fine tan head, good viscousity. Aromas of cacao powder, roasted coffee, light earthy with hints of wet tobacco retronasal. Fine carbonation, smooth-silky, surprisingly slender bodied. Light chocolate sweetness with roast coffee and burnt toffee bitterness, well balanced. lasting bit astringnent-coffee finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Desverger (8719) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 17, 2016
Tap@Ørsted Ølbar, Copenhagen (26/06/2016) - pours black with a small beige head. Roasted and sweet malty aroma and taste with high chocolate prominence, coffee, caramel, sweet smooth subtle vanilla caress into the close.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
evergreen0199 (3030) - Northwood, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 8, 2016
Keg at Brewdog Shepherds Bush, London. A black coloured pour with a medium beige head on top. Roasty, coffee, chocolate aroma. Tastes similar, roasty, coffee, chocolate, caramel. Nice rich tasting porter from Hoppin Frog.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TET (2679) - Kaarina, FINLAND - JUL 6, 2016
A black beer, a head is medium and beige. Aroma has richness of coffee, chocolate, some sweetness of lactose. Taste has coffee, some roastiness, balanced sweetness, hint of dark chocolate. Medium bodied, smooth to drink. Balanced coffee, enjoyable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
weordie (874) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JUL 4, 2016
Pours black with almost no head. Aroma is ground coffee. Lovely. The taste is great too. Strong coffee.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
melush (2949) - SPAIN - JUN 24, 2016
Bottle 65cl. @ Zombier, Malaga, Spain. A: Dark brown. T: Roasted malt, coffee, sweet, cocoa.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Iphonephan (6260) - McLean/Jackson Hole, Virginia, USA - MAY 13, 2016
From a 22 oz bottle. Pours a deep clear brown with a tan head. Roasty nose. Flavors of coffee and cocoa. Smooth as a baby’s bottom.

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