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RATINGS: 164   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49/5   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
An American Porter, black in color. Draws a creamy tan head, which yeilds a chocolate malty aroma blended with citrus-like aroma of American hops. This ale penetrates your palate with flavors of caramels, dark chocolates, nuts and hops.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
esjaygee (3903) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 8, 2012
On tap at Kuhnhenn Brewpub. Clear dark ruby brown with a medium tan head. Aroma of chocolate, dark roasted malt and light coffee. Smooth and tasty with chocolate, roasted malt and mild caramel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Krej (219) - USA - AUG 15, 2015
Very good Porter. It feels mellow and is an easy drinker at noon but it’s still jam packed with flavor

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
charule (2047) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 25, 2015
On tap at Kuhnhenn. Poured murky brown with little beige head. Aroma malty choc roast oat. Light carb med bod. Tastes light bitter similar to aroma.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
arminjewell (9207) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - MAR 7, 2015
Pour on tap at the brewery, dark reddish black pour with off white head, aroma brought notes of big roast, coffee, chocolate notes, some ash into a bit of earth, spicy notes with a hint of dark fruit and a slight anise note. Taste was a mix of cocoa, roast, coffee into a slight smokey, ashy note, slight dark fruit, finishing bitter, roasted.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tectactoe (3125) - Michigan, USA - JAN 29, 2015
Tap @ Kuhnhenn:Jet black & silky pour with a small, khaki colored head perched on top for a short while. Huge roasted aroma with plentiful malts, char, & light smoke. Little bit of dried cocoa dust & a hint of ash. Mouth feel is a little thinner than expected, but still has some creaminess to it. Heavy roast on the palate as well with a modest campfire-like char & ashy tone. Some balancing sweet flavors come out; mild baker’s chocolate, prune, & a hint of red grape. A hint of toasted nuttiness lingers in the finish with more notes of heavily roasted dark malt. Don’t get many hops out of this one, but they aren’t necessarily missed. Good porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Marheb (4189) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 6, 2015
Sec et anisé, léger aspect roti sur une charpente délicate et filiforme. Simple et effacé.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
JStax (4529) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - JAN 4, 2015
Draft pour at the source. Pours a darker brown with a beige head of foam. The arom has coffee, roast, chocolate. Taste is toasty bitter. Medium body and medium carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
zach8270 (4022) - Henrietta, New York, USA - DEC 3, 2014
(draft @ Kuhnhenn Brewing Company - Warren, MI) Dark brown pour with a thin tan head. Light chocolate and roasted aroma. Very mild flavor for a porter. Some light roast and a touch of hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ARH (1093) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 14, 2014
On tap, poured into a sampler. Clean and floral notes come through on the nose initially, which includes a roasted quality, some earthiness, a dark fruit aroma, and some wet cardboard too. It pours a dark, murky opaque mud brown color with a tan, uneven, soapy head. A fuzzy, wispy island and moderate ring is left behind and the glass is fairly clean as the lace is runny. It’s a medium sweet beer with just a touch of bitterness. The light-medium body has a thin yet sticky texture with a buzzy carbonation. Burnt coffee, cacao, and raisin flavors come through on the palate and it finishes with mostly a dry cacao character. There’s some cacao with ash in the aftertaste, as well as a funky penicillin touch buried in there.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
koleminer20 (1808) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - NOV 13, 2014
From notes. Finally getting around to adding beers from the Ypsi Summer Beerfest! Enjoyed on July 25. The pour is dark brown with a thin, lighter tan head and a decent lace. The aroma is heavy on chocolate and caramel malts. There is also a light coffee note on the back end. It’s pretty plain, but pretty decent. The flavor is a little more hoppy than I was expecting, but it’s well received. The malts are sweet, and there is a little chocolate. Not too bad. The mouth feel is a little light and there is a sweetness to it. The aftertaste isn’t too bad, but it quite dry.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
RobertDale (4958) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - OCT 9, 2014
Sample at GABF 2014. Comes dark brown with a small beige head. Aroma of malt, chocolate, and coffee. Taste is roasted malt, dark chocolate, coffee, and fruit. Nice.

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