krumbum (521) - truckee, California, USA - MAR 18, 2014
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark brown almost black with a creamy tan head that lasts. Strong nutty slightly alcoholic scent. Coffee taste on this thinner then expected beer a little kick of alcohol at the end but rinses clean.
Travlr (11812) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 8, 2012
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Very dark amroon, small beige head, nice lacing. Aroma of slightly sour cherries. Taste is roasted and sour prunes.
madmitch76 (15073) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 23, 2011
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
23rd May 2008.
Smooth porter - a little creamy. Nice depth of dark malt but no bitterness. Very easy drinking porter.
lusikka (6239) - Tampere, FINLAND - SEP 29, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
500 ml bottle @ Tuomari, Kuopio. Rated @ 22.3.2009.
Very dark brown colour with a thin white head. Aroma of chocolate, mild coffee and roasted malts. Flavour of roasted malts, vanilla and coffee in a good balance. Medium bodied with an oily mouthfeel. A pleasant porter.
martinboer (118) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JAN 4, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Apr 24, 2008
Bottle from Cracked Kettle. Dark black body with thin head. Nose of chocolate and coffee. Strong malt taste, roasty with chocolate, caramel and coffee flavours coming through sharply. So smooth - it’s like a shake.
Theis (13392) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - DEC 10, 2008
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at ØLbaren - thanks. Dark brown - light brown head. Grainy, chocolate, nutty, sweetness, dark bread, light coffee, light hoppy, light body. Not enough !!!
Archibaldo de la Cruz (1122) - FINLAND - NOV 20, 2008
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught. Dark brown colour with a thin brown head. The aroma is malt and coffee. Roasted malt flavour with hints of coffee, chocolate and some berries. Quite light-bodied and smooth mouthfeel. Bitter aftertaste. Good porter.
Marsiblursi (3002) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 26, 2008
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
(Bottle thanks to Porter Otto and Åsa) Pours dark brown with a beautiful red glow and a light brown/nougat colour head. The aroma is rather malty with tones of chocolate, nuts, dry dog food, hay, light caramel and some coffee. Light hoppy on the nose. A touch of vanilla in the background. The flavour is medium malty and light hoppy with tones of coffee, chocolate, hay, dry dog food, light caramel and grass. Aftertaste of wet paper oxidation and grass. Light sweet, light acidic and light to medium bitter. The mouthfeel is soft with a light to medium carbonation. Near medium bodied.
begbie100 (181) - Oulu, FINLAND - SEP 29, 2008
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draught @ OTTO Festival. Light brown thick head, goes away fast. Very dark coloured, little bit red light goes through. Aroma is sweet with roasted malts. Palate feels too carbonic for porter. Flavors of roasted malts, semi-bitter. Well balanced.
mjs (4584) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 12, 2008
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Draught at St. Urhos’s Pub on 2008-09-11) Black. Lightly tan coloured medium sized long lasting head. Roasty aromas in nose. Full bodied, bit oily and slightly dry palate with medium carbonation, Some liquorice, hint of coffee, roastedness, bitterness and some fruitiness in taste. Bitter aftertaste.