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RATINGS: 9   MEAN: 3.44/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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This is a malty dark ale with a complex and flavorful roasty character. Ours is more of an American interpretation in that it is a bit bolder than the English style.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
closey22 (784) - Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, USA - AUG 14, 2013
Nice brown with tan head; aroma of chocolate and roastiness; flava is nice blend of roasted malt and choc and fruit; feels medium; finishes dryish

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blipp (5857) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - JUN 8, 2013
Draft. Pours brown with a beige head. Light roasted malts, medium sweetness, low bitterness, and some light candy-like notes. Straightforward, no frills porter. Very drinkable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2 (9400) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - JAN 27, 2013
Tap. Pours clear black with a medium, creamy tan head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is dark chocolate and roast malt with earthy hops and prune esters. Flavor is malt dominant with light hops and medium bitterness, dark fruity esters with a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sonnycheeba (3301) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 27, 2013
Tap. Pours deep, dark brown with thin, creamy beige head; decent retention and decent retention and spare lacing. Aroma is lightly roasted malts, milk chocolate, light earthy hops, plums, raisins, and light oats. Flavor is roast and chocolate malts forward with good supporting dark fruit esters and earthy hops (medium bitterness) and light ash; dry, lightly bitter finish. Medium body and low carbonation.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DiarmaidBHK (3347) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 12, 2012
Draft at brewpub. Pours black with a thin khaki head. Some dark roasted notes on the nose. Some malt on the tongue. Feels a bit dryer in the finish than is typical. Solid but jot spectacular.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kramer (4858) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 13, 2012
Tap, at brewpub. Pours a slightly cloudy dark brown with a small wispy light brown head. The nose is nice, coffee and light roast with some milk chocolate. The flavor is a bit thin, nice coffee and chocolate though, with minimal bitterness. Good English yeast influence. Light to medium bodied with soft fizzy carbonation. OK, but it could use a bit more malt in there to beef up the body.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Parrothead (292) - Ephrata, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 12, 2011
On tap at the pub. Pours a very dark, almost completely black color with a medium sized tan head. Nose of roast malts and hops. Great mouthfeel for the style. Flavor thats roasty, toasty and bitter. A great porter. Well done!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DocLock (7703) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 28, 2011
This was a good porter. Dark brown pour with heavy turbidity and off-khaki head. Nose was roasty dark malt, chocoff, backup hops, and nuts. Tasted rich, somplex, smooth, with a great malt bill matgched by notes of molasses, nuts, and hops.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lubiere (9747) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 26, 2011
A reddish brown porter with a thin brown head. In aroma, a light sweet chocolate with light fruity esters. In mouth, a nice clean porter, with metallic notes, bitter chocolate, and again, a tad too bitter. On tap at brewpub, April 8, 2011.


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