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RATINGS: 170   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
spilledpint (352) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - JUN 1, 2012
12 oz. bottle from Trader Joe’s Chapel Hill, $1.00 Ar: Aroma is mildly roasty, but there’s a really awkward sweet malty note piercing through. Odd. Ap: Pours a medium brown-black, slightly hazy, frothy 1" light cinnamon head lasts pretty well. T: Not much sweetness, the finish has the bitter chocolate bite but not much bitter chocolate flavor. Just not a very robust beer. P: Medium body with medium-high carbonation. O: It’s a buck, and it’s definitely a Porter. Just a very dull one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nekronos (3838) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bergstaden (1766) - 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

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ttoadee (1029) - 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.

   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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
nimbleprop (6164) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bif (1739) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JUL 18, 2015
Bottle. Pours a deep mahogany color with a small head. Aroma of roasted malt with hint of coffee. Taste of roasted malt coffee and bit of dark chocolate. Nice bitterness and the finish is quite dry. Moderate body, smooth with a malty feel. Nice beer without being overly complex

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 5/20
jerseyjohn71 (273) - corsicana, Texas, USA - MAR 29, 2015
ez drinking, thin, caramel, roasty, red, clear, tan foam, light sweetness, light body, thin feel, soft carbonation,

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Boutip (5266) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 19, 2015
Bottle: Poured a clear dark color porter with a medium size light brown foamy head with OK retention and some light lacing. Aroma of light chocolate and roasted malt notes is enjoyable. Taste is a mix of chocolate malt with some roasted malt notes with some light dry finish. Body is light with good carbonation. A bit short on complexity but well drinkable.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
loubar (155) - Los Gatos, California, USA - NOV 17, 2014
12 oz. bottle from Trader Joe’s. Nose is light and slightly skunky. Taste is a little smoky but that is where the porter similarity ends. From there it’s mildly acidic and watery. Ugh! Fortunately I only purchased one bottle.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Patrickctenchi (5078) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - OCT 30, 2014
Bottle: Deep brown, rubied, with a small tan head. Cola, chocolate scent. Taste is moderately bitter dark chocolate/cocoa, flat cola. Light, earthy-nutty bitter. Not too bad, pretty watery, though.

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