Jade (397) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 22, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Dark chocolate colour, almost black. Nice frothy head, a little unusual for the style. Chocolate coffee aroma. Almost an iced coffee texture, not as thick and string as most porters, but nice. Mocca after taste - nice, I like it.
LesArgen (177) - AUSTRALIA - OCT 15, 2013
3.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Lovely aromas of chocolate and roasted coffee rise from the swirling glass with a little aniseed to boot. The taste is quite milky with a good deal of chocolate, coffee and aniseed as well as loads of grapefruit. It’s strength is in the smelling and although the taste is more than pleasant, the aftertaste is slightly metallic, quite salty and not all that pleasant. Combined with the slightly thin palate and somewhat short finish, it’s not a great drink.
Vanz (188) - Sydney, AUSTRALIA - OCT 3, 2013
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Quite a hoppy aroma, lactose, dark malt. Large foamy head, dark body. Hoppy than I expected, very smooth though. Quite thin as well. Has a slightly cola taste as noted from someone elses ratings, good description. Very easily drinkable.
eManu (434) - Kuala Lumpur & Brussels, BELGIUM - OCT 1, 2013
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
From a 33cl bottle, pours a dark brown with a small beige head, that did not stay long only to leave a thin ring around. Aroma of light roasted malts, and coffee. Flavors of light roasted malts, coffee, sugar and cola. Light sweetness, light mouth feel, with a cola taste finish. Overall very light dimension brew and sweet. Not my cup of coffee.
gnoff (7327) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - AUG 25, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottled 33 cl at Penny Blue, Melbourne. On July 25, 2013.
Black color, brown head. Sweet, cocoa taste. Sweet, grainy aftertaste. Medium mouthfeel, low bitterness. Sweet, cocoa scent.
sic1314 (2392) - Leiden, NETHERLANDS - AUG 21, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Poured dark brown with a dense beige head. Aroma of lactose and bitter chocolate. Medium body, flavour of the aroma with some nuttiness and a bitter sweet end.
ComradeK (903) - The Vale of Dundas, AUSTRALIA - JUL 18, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
330ml bottle. Pours an opaque black, with a moderate beige head, which lasts well and leaves good lacing. Bitter espresso and cocoa mix with faint leafy, herbal hops in the aroma. It is quite hoppy for a porter, with plenty of lemon and herbal hops flavours up front. These give way to a mild white chocolate sweetness, which leads into plenty of dark, roasty malt and espresso in the mid-palate. Mild lemon hops reappear in the finish, combining nicely with the bitter malt flavours. This is a very good porter from Kooinda.
tomciccateri (977) - Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - JUN 28, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
330 ml bottle at Taps - Kuala Lumpur. pours an opaque black with a tan head, dark malt aromas and fllavors, full mouthfeel. dry dark malt flavor balance.
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StevieT (314) - AUSTRALIA - JUN 17, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
UPDATED: JAN 31, 2014 A smooth yet strong beer, great taste and coffee sftertas. A fantastic milk porter.
downender (5819) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - JUN 16, 2013
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from Mane Liquor, Perth. Amber with a slight, off-white head. Decent citrus notes, with some caramel, solid cereal malts and dryish finish. Good. Near black with a big, off-white head. Sweet, milk chocolate and prune porter, with some vanilla in the roasty finish. Good.