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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 2.94/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.91   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Ale brewed with brown sugar and cinnamon & with vanilla and cacao nibs added.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jtclockwork (8778) - , New Jersey, USA - NOV 20, 2013
Bottle. Pours dark brown off white head. Nose and taste of brown sugar, cinnamon, toasted chocolate, vanilla extract and old fudge. Watery light body. More of a brown ale than a porter.

1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
crossovert (7722) - Illinois, USA - JAN 5, 2013
LOL. pours a clear AMBER. Smell is sugary malt, taste is thin and watery with some odd cinnamon.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ughsmash (7175) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 23, 2012
Bottled. Poured clear, medium reddish-amber with no head sticking around. The aroma picked up sweet vanilla, maple, and cocoa.. some astringency and detergent evident. The flavor found the same sweet malts with cinnamon and lightly bitter nutmeg around.. vanilla, cinnamon, and pumpkin-kissed cocoa on the finish. Lighter-bodied and fairly sharp through the palate.. it became cloying and non-enjoyable after the first couple sips.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
BVery (6833) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - DEC 16, 2012
UPDATED: DEC 24, 2013 Bottle. Watery cola colored pour with a small cream head. Thinner body. Mild vanilla, cinnamon, and a touch of cocoa powder. Not very good.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blipp (6249) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Bottle. Pours near black with a beige head. Medium sweet cocoa, hints of dark chocolate, light roasted malts, and medium sweetness. Not bad.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
PorterPounder (5654) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUL 8, 2013
Chattanooga, Tn - Riverside Wine & Spirits - 12 oz bottle. Pours a medium copper - looks like iced teas - with a light off white head. Aroma has some nutmeg and cinnamon notes, a hint of wort. Flavor is more akin to a brown ale than a porter. Light hints of molasses, some raisins, just a hint of chocolate and a back end of cinnamon and nutmeg. Mouthfeel is thick enough. Not sure where this one is heading.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Skyview (5269) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - JAN 14, 2013
Sampled on draught at the Horny Hideaway and from 12-oz bottle. Pours a clear brownish amber colored brew with a cream off-white head that quickly dissipates and leaves behind some spotty lacing. Aroma of sharp grassy hops, some light caramel and chocolate malts, a hint of cinnamon and some allspice. Taste is light to medium bodied, some spicy hop presence with flavors of both caramel and chocolate malts, some spicy, grassy hops and a touch of allspice. Finish is semi-dry with a chocolate and grassy hop aftertaste. Though I would consider the beer color more of a brown ale than a robust porter, I have to agree the flavor does remind me of those Duncan Hines brownies my mom used to make.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
badgerben (4491) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - JAN 16, 2013
Courtesy of Skyview. Brown color with a small head. Light spice aroma. Flavor of chocolate, light cinnamon and a bit of vanilla.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
cheap (4172) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 17, 2013
From a tap at burgatory in robinson. Not quite as dark as I would expect a porter to be. Does have a mild roastiness to it on the olfactory, so I guess its almost porter like in smell. Taste is somewhat like a dark decent beer, mild without lots of personality. Lacks some of th attributes that I associate with porter, probably more like a dark lager. Same with the appearance, this stuff is not really dark enough to be a porter, more like a yuengling and I don’t mean the black and tan. Yes, not offensive so I guess that is a positive when it comes to beer ande ale. Finish is accetable. One of the less offensive horny goat beers I’ve had.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
ben4321 (4066) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JAN 20, 2013
Location: 12 oz bottle from Buy Rite, 1/20/13, Rating 2775

Aroma: The nose is sweet and malty, with chocolate, caramel, vanilla, and a little spice
Appearance: Pours a clear reddish-dark orange/brown color with a small beige head and light lace
Flavor: Taste-wise, it is sweet, with the same notes as the nose and almost no balancing bitterness
Palate: The body is light and it drinks a little too watery, with average-plus carbonation and a short duration
Overall Impression: This is an OK beer. I don’t think it tastes like a brownie, but it is sweet, and it has some of the same flavors. The feel is a bit of an issue as well, as it is hard to shake how watery it feels. Overall, this one is not bad, just sub par.


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