Brewed by Indie Alehouse Brewing Co.
Style: Porter
Toronto, Canada


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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49/5   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
Leadership Qualities: Breakfast Porter – It’s never too late to start the day off right A rich sweet malty beer balanced with hops and dark chocolate and oats, made with “milk” for a smooth full taste. Not just for breakfast! Edit: Previously listed as Indie Alehouse Leadership Qualities Breakfast Porter

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (15804) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 27, 2015
Medium brown, chocolate, sweet, cocoa and a little nuttiness, good balance.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (12935) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 29, 2012
A deep dark porter with a thin brown head. In aroma, a smooth chocolate with light rum notes, not bad. In mouth, a nice chocolate malt with light vanilla, coffee, toffee, nice. Cask at Beau’s Oktoberfest Sept 29 2012.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ferris (12890) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 9, 2015
Draft - Nice roasty notes and some dark chocolate. Deep jet brown with a light brown head. Cocoa and lots of nutty sweet notes. Odd for a porter but pleasant.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sammy (11216) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 22, 2011
A great roasting, dark colour, a bit sweet. Drying finish. Chocolate and coffee. Golding hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jercraigs (9872) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 22, 2011
2011-09-21. Black body with a nice beige head and lace. 4+ Modestly roasty aroma, modest sweet malt undercurrents. 7+ Flavour is similar, modest roast with a sweetish malt base, very light roasty bitterness. 7+ Smooth average to medium bodied palate. 3+ A bit mild for a porter, I actually had to double check to confirm I hadn’t been served the mild, but it is superbly drinkable and like their other offerings on tap tonight feels like it is designed to be full flavoured yet emminently sessionable. Nice. 7+/5/7+/4/15 On tap as "Breakfast Porter" at Burger Bar, Toronto

2011-08-28. Black body with a nice tan head. 4+ Pleasant porter flavour - mild roast over a fairly sweet body, dark malt, light herbal anise like character in the finish. 7+ Aroma has a tangy fruity quality to it. Mild roast over dark malt. 7+ Smooth average plus body. 3+ A pretty solid porter! 7/5/7/3/15+ On tap at Brewers Market, Toronto

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JoeMcPhee (9325) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 26, 2011
Tap at the Rhino. Deep brown pour with a thin, tight tan head. The aroma is nicely chocolately. A little bit of soft coffee and a fairly rich malt base. There is a fairly fruity aroma through the middle (blackberry and a bit of toasted fruit as well). Soft and slightly sweet with a lingering sort of earthiness. Nice and balanced. It doesn’t really taste like 6.9 but it’s still tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mabel (8640) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 9, 2011
UPDATED: OCT 11, 2011 [3944-20110828] Tap. Light smoky wood aroma. Clear, black brown body with a long-lasting creamy light tan head. More smoky roasted wood flavour ha a lingering sweet roast aftertaste. Full body has a bit of a tang. Tasty, enjoyable. (7/3+/7/3/14) 3.4
(Brewery Market @ Wychwood Barns, Toronto, ON)

[3970B-20110921] Tap. Light coffe roast toffee-infused sweet malt aroma. Black brown body with a long-lasting creamy tan head. Sweet roasty toffee cream flavour had a lingering light bitterness medium-full body. Interesting, great shape. (7/3+/7/4/15) 3.6
(TBW 2011 @ Burger Bar, Toronto, ON)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
czar (7816) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 4, 2012
cask days @ beau’s oktoberfest, 2012. light brown-reddish withtout a head. chocolate-plenty, medium dark coffee, light and soft creamy vanilla notes, somewhat boozy. decent bitter but short coffee finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
solidfunk (7695) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JAN 7, 2013
UPDATED: APR 25, 2013 Super interesting for a porter. Pours cloudy brown with great initial head and lacing. Smells of malt and hops. The oats really bring a cereal taste into this. Medium palate with a medium bitter finish. On tap at brewpub.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
blankboy (7268) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 23, 2011
Draught at Burger Bar. Pours dark brown, almost black, with an average size semi-lasting frothy tan head with decent lacing on the glass. Nice aroma of roasted malt, light coffee, chocolate, a touch of vanilla and some light leafy hops. Flavour of roasted malt, chocolate and some sweetness, a bit sweeter then the aroma suggests. Lightly roasty finish. Medium bodied, slightly creamy mouthfeel. Very good stuff. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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