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RATINGS: 175   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92/5   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fratto (2845) - Arlington, Texas, USA - FEB 2, 2013
Bottle from Trader Joe's. dark pour with a small white head. Aroma is vanilla, light, and toasty. Taste is lots of vanilla, spice, chocolate, and cinnamon.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
edbast (38) - Minnesota, USA - JAN 21, 2016
Decent but unremarkable porter. Some pronounced coffee flavors, some hops. Not bad.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ron (3267) - Rochester, New York, USA - DEC 6, 2015
Bottle. Pours a deep brown/almost black color but somewhat thin. Nice little tan head. Tastes of chocolate and coffee and malt. Not much hoppiness. Easy drinker, light and sessionable

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Metalchopz (2832) - Cantley, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 5, 2015
From Trader Joe in Vegas. Pours a clear, deep copper colour with a beige head, decent retention and a little lace. Fruity dark malt nose with some light hops. A lot of the same in the taste but with the hops being more powerful in the finish, and roasted malts lingering. I feel some mild infection in this one, so hope this is not in others. Decent average porter.

2.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 10/20
scarletfire65 (1238) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 29, 2015
Bottle at home. Deep amber pour. The aroma is sweet coffee, maple syrup, root beer. Thin wiry body, but it has lean roasted malts, maple, bitter coffee, burnt caramel, and burnt wood flavors. Well attenuated finish. Ashy. This is complex but needs a bit more viscosity and ABV to carry these flavors. Falls a bit short.

2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
gripweed57 (1197) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - NOV 25, 2015
12 ounce bottle from Trader Joe’s. Translucent brown color with a moderate fluffy light tan head. Sweet roasted malt nose is redolent of cocoa. Thin bodied with slight notes of cocoa and weak coffee. Slightly lactic with little more to offer. Skip this one.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nekronos (3849) - Xalapa, MEXICO - SEP 6, 2015
Quite interesting but nothing special. Watery at some point and a little thin. BUt great to enjoy in a good moment.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bergstaden (1953) - Røros, NORWAY - SEP 5, 2015
Olmost black with an off white head - Good malt aroma - Good roasted malt body with some bitterness - The roasted malt goes into the finish - This was nice

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ttoadee (1109) - Austin, Texas, USA - AUG 13, 2015
Medium brown pour, disappearing head. Little coco on the nose. Bittersweet. Middle is bittersweet chocolate, dollop of molasses, and some dark malt. Finish wants to lean dry, but still comes out a tad sweet. Not bad, not great.

2.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
elamericano (34) - Moscow, USA - AUG 10, 2015
Bought at Trader Joe’s in Queens, NY. This can hardly be called a porter. Sweet smell, thin taste, light-bodied, bitter, slightly toasty. Again, the least porterly of the porters.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
nimbleprop (6646) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 9, 2015
12oz bottle at an art event, can’t tell you how it looked. Smells heavy with malt and licorice. Flavor is chewy malts, molasses and licorice. Full bodied, lightly sweet finish.


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