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RATINGS: 148   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51/5   IBU: 38   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
nr706 (12) - Evanston, Illinois, USA - MAY 22, 2012
12 oz. bottle into 16 oz. snifter. Light tan head average at first, never completely dissipates. Roasty aroma, with hints of coffee and chocolate. Smooth, medium/full body, with flavors that progress toward slight bitterness as it stays on the palate. Very drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
arkurzynski (1886) - Combined Locks, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 5, 2012
Deep brown, almost black. Light nose of cocoa and roasted malt mixed with subtle dark fruit. Flavor is light roast with smooth brown sugar and fruit esters. Finishes with some residual roast. Overall, a very solid, easy drinking porter with just enough palate and not too heavy on the roast.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopheadsbrew (142) - Illinois, USA - APR 25, 2012
Thick fluffy head. Jet black color. Bready toasty prunes and chocolate on the nose. Light body. Dry flavor. Chocolate and malt flavor. Slight alcohol afterburn.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GhostFace (321) - Wisconsin, USA - FEB 22, 2012
12oz bottle. dark brown pour, thin off white head.roasted malt aroma with some nutty hints, caramel and toffee. sweet, dry flavor that follows the aroma. ok

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
mrjaxson (392) - .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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Lubiere (11586) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hombrepalo (1963) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcr (2424) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Drake (11116) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sherm1016 (1255) - 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.

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