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RATINGS: 144   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   IBU: 38   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
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This is a smooth, full-bodied beer. A rich "nuts & berries" flavor followed by a coffee-like finish. Based on the traditional English Porter beers ofthe late 1800’s. Originally created for Irish immigrants working the shipping docks in England. They were a hard working lot who wanted a "stout" style brew with more alcohol content to drink during their all too short lunch breaks.


2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
mrjaxson (293) - .08 Junction, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 12, 2012
Perhaps this is a bad bottle because I recall Tommy’s Porter being much better a few years ago. It pours to an attractive, full head but has an unusually plain aroma with only distant hints of coffee and cherries. Thin body and bland taste with no malty sweetness.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Lubiere (9999) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 27, 2012
A deep dark porter with a receding brown head. In aroma, a herbaceous chocolate with light coffee notes, wild grass, so-so. In mouth, a light sweet chocolate with light herbal and acidic notes, medium bodied. On tap at the Istmus Beer and Cheese, Jan 21 2012.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hombrepalo (1828) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 16, 2011
12 oz bottle. Pours dark brown with a tan head and tons of lacing. Very sweet malt with notes of chocolate and vanilla though not very complex overall. On the whole pretty tasty though nothing spectacular.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcr (2208) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - NOV 28, 2011
Bottle. Deep brown body, red highlights. Fizzy, beige head, diminishing. Aroma of roasted malts, coffee, chocolate, vanilla, ash. The flavor is moderately sweet and lightly bitter. It finishes lightly to moderately sweet and lightly to moderately bitter. Medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation. Dry roast finish with a hint of sweet sugar/molasses/lactic that turns tart, then bitter. Tastes of nuts, roast, vanilla and a note of coffee. A bit flabby, watery going into the finish, but overall a nice collection of aromas and flavors. Enjoyable and easy drinking.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Drake (8539) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - AUG 25, 2011
12 ounce bottle from Steve’s Mineral Point Madison, WI. Pours a dark brown color with a thin tan head. Good head retention and lacing. Aroma of roasted malts, coffee, chocolate, honey and a milky note. The taste is roasted malts, honey, berries, nuts, chocolate and coffee. Medium bodied. Nice beer.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sherm1016 (1148) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 17, 2011
12oz bottle from Discount Liquor Milwaukee. Pours a dark brown color with a thin tan head. Aroma is malty, nutty, a little coffee. Medium on the palate with soft carbonation. Flavor is sweet, chocolate, nutty, with a dry, slightly bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dionysus (1448) - Arizona, USA - AUG 4, 2011
Bottle pours deep brown/black with a tan head. Aroma shows notes of chocolate covered nuts, vanilla, coffee, and moderate roast. Flavor shows the same with underlying notes of dates, dried plum (not prune), earthy hops, and light ash. Overall body is moderate, dry, and finishes with roasted bitterness.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BuckeyeBoy (2709) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAY 7, 2011
12oz Bottle. Pours dark brown topped with a sand head. Aroma was of coffee, dark roast, chocolate, and light hops. Taste was the rich malts with a light bitter end.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
zer0crew (119) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 13, 2011
Bottle. Pours a dark brown with a very strong aroma of vanilla, with some almond and coconut(?). Taste is nutty, but not in a good way. It’s honestly a bit offsetting. Long finish, almost oily, with some definite bitterness. Not a huge fan.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SuperDave (1932) - Beautiful Sunny Mesa, Arizona, USA - JAN 9, 2011
Dark brown pour with a light tan head. Aroma is roasty and has notes of chocolate and coffee. Flavor is a bit bitter and ashy, with roasted coffee and dark chocolate. Not bad.


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