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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.46/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   IBU: 18   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
Kulshan Porter is brewed in the Brown Porter style. Deep mahogany in color, the beer is topped with a rich mocha-colored head. The roasted barley aroma is accented with notes of coffee and chocolate. The flavor is smooth and silky with roasty-toasty grains blended with coffee, chocolate and a touch of toffee. The aftertaste is smooth and clean. Kulshan Porter is the perfect beer to pair with grilled meats, hearty stews and shellfish. Or try it with your favorite Bleu, Stilton or washed-rind cheese. For dessert, Kulshan Porter is just right with any kind of chocolate cake or a tart apple pie topped with a slice of cheddar and some ice cream.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PorterPounder (7412) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - AUG 11, 2016
Bellingham, Wa - on tap at Kulshan. Nice topsoil and light creosote aroma. Solid light chocolate notes, hints of coffee, some creosote in the back end. Creamy mouthfeel. Good solid working man’s porter. Rating #8 of 2016 vacation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kathouse (1642) - Nevada, USA - JAN 25, 2015
Deeper red than brown with a light tan head. Aroma is chocolate and toasted malts. Definitely more brown ale than porter with some roasted notes, but lots of toasted malt and residual sweetness. Finish is somewhat dry. Not what I expect from a porter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
IndianaRed (3845) - Boise, Idaho, USA - SEP 19, 2014
On gtap at the original Bellingham tap room. Clear dark brown witiha thin sandy head. Nice soft light roasted chocolaty aromas and flavors. Well attenuated and clean. Like all their beers. Moderate tastey middle of the road Porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oakes (15805) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 15, 2014
Red-brown, nice chocolatey aroma, some sweeter caramel malts, more chocolate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ratman197 (13404) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUL 30, 2014
Growler poured a clear reddish brown with a small lingering tan head. Aromas of roasted malt, dark chocolate and coffee. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of roasted malt, bitter chocolate and earthiness with a smooth lingering bitter chocolate finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ferris (12892) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 4, 2014
Draft - Chocolate dark malts and a bit of molasses. Jet black with a good rich beige head. Very thin dark malts and molasses with a bit of dark chocolate, starts nice but disappoints.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
maxwelldeux (4349) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - JUN 20, 2014
Draught at WA Brewers Festival, 2014. Pours a dark brown color, though lighter than I expected. Nose is roasty and slightly bitter, but seems like a stock and unremarkable porter recipe at first. Taste is slightly bitter and roasty, and entirely forgettable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiulijn (19347) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 22, 2014
Draught at the brewery
Dark brown color, almost black, with creamy beige head. Roasted malt aroma. The flavor is also a bit chocolatey, and the muthfeel is smooth.
Nice Porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mcberko (14663) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 19, 2012
Sampled on tap at Kulshan tasting room, pours a very dark reddish brown with a small tan head. Aroma of light roast, light espresso beans, and cocoa powder. Flavour of very nice light roasted malt, dry espresso, and bittersweet cocoa powder. Great porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrewDad (5328) - Olympia, Washington, USA - JUL 5, 2012
Washington Brewers Festival 2012
Dark borwn in color, thin tan head. Deep rich dark malt flavor with a nice chocolate aroma and flavor. This was a very tasty Porter.

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