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RATINGS: 154   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.71   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 26   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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Per the label, "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!"

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AWISLguy (1337) - Wisconsin, USA - JAN 25, 2013
Bomber from Ray’s in Tosa. Pours very dark brown with a light brown head. Nice lacing. Aroma - HELLO COFFEE! Aroma has in your face coffee, with chocolate, roasted maltiness and faint nuts. Lovely. Taste has bitter expresso beans, roast and faint sweet chocolate. Slightly rough. Finishes mostly coffee bitter with some sweetness under. This is a nice porter!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thomat (2085) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 18, 2014
Dark reddish brown with a small brown head. Malty and roasted tones.malt, coffee, hops and high carbonation. Medium body with a nice bitter sweet after taste.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
outlawskies (962) - - OCT 12, 2014
Julie's saws nice coffee says yum yum but it is spendy. So that will ding it. Very smooth she gives a 4 ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PriorL (1982) - Gent, BELGIUM - OCT 5, 2014
Bottle at tasting. APPEARANCE: clear brown beer, small unstable white head. NOSE: chocolate, mocha, vanilla, cold coffee. TASTE: mocha, coffee, chocolate, little watery.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sammy (8726) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 12, 2014
Good coffee smell and taste. Lacy. Well done but I like The stouts better. Smooth.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Stuu666 (2850) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 10, 2014
Bottle at James’s. Pours black, nose is huge roasted coffee, sweet chocolate, taste is sweet and chocolatey, dry coffee, roasted, creamy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
allmyvinyl (3640) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 9, 2014
22FL oz bottle from Beers of Europe shared with Stuu666. Pours opaque dark brown, thin ring of tan head. Big coffee nose, green coffee beans, light chocolate. Taste is much more coffee, dark chocolate, roasted bitterness. Medium body, quite high carbonation. Not as smooth as the original, but still nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
77ships (4135) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - SEP 7, 2014
655 ml. bottle sampled @ Pure Apricot Tasting. Thanks! Ruby blackish brown with no head,… Smells like a cup of coffee, sweetish, coffee beans and little else. Herbal taste upfront (could be old? Because these coffee beers tend to develop herbal & sometimes chilli notes with age), lots of cold coffee, paprika (same age remark), bitter coffee beans, light cheap chocolate, brown sugar. Low carbonation, light coffee body. Decent & nice but very one-note & touch too much herbal & paprika note + the bottle has no age as usual.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DocLock (7915) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 6, 2014
Bomber from a PUB’R member who visited the brewery. Dark blackish pour with tan head. Nose was fresh coffee, cacao, vanilla. Tastes dark malty, with big coffee, vanilla, and a medium density.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
SPDickerman (975) - Texas, USA - SEP 3, 2014
Pours pitch black with a large brown head. Smells strongly of coffee and hints of chocolate. Taste is bold coffee and chocolate medley. Medium-bodied with a smooth texture and soft mouth-carbonation, Hoppin’ Frog Café Silk Porter finishes with a soft chocolate sweetness coupled with a pinch of bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lectvay (145) - Boise, Idaho, USA - SEP 2, 2014
Bottle courtesy of a great local swap box from jsquire. Very dark brown, but a little thin, generous tan head. Smells like coffee and chocolate. Nicely balanced flavors, roasty, coffee present but not overwhelming. A little light and fizzy feeling. Solid porter.

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