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RATINGS: 149   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 1800ís. 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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sherm1016 (1271) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dionysus (1485) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BuckeyeBoy (5861) - 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.

   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. Itís honestly a bit offsetting. Long finish, almost oily, with some definite bitterness. Not a huge fan.

   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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
boFNjackson (4200) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 2, 2011
Bottle... Poured black with a light tan head. Very dry porter with some decent roast. Some sugar cane, little bit of yeast flavor too. Foamy, thin body, lactose, coffee roast and chocolate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bjbergen (6) - DeForest, USA - DEC 9, 2010 does not count
For a Porter lover, this beer has everything you need. It has a nice, dark colored head and a smooth finish. Itís perfect for a Wisconsin winter night in.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
tastebud (8) - Verona, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 30, 2010 does not count
Aroma is of roasted barley, nuts, and a wee bit of hops. It goes down super clean with a bit of sweetness and finishes with some smoke. Great offering from Tom!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hair6a11 (1476) - Illinois, USA - OCT 10, 2010
Bottle: Pours a dark brown with a nice creamy beige head. decent retention, nice lacing as well. Crisp roasted aroma, mouthfeel is medium, i enjoy the creamy head. Flavors are a little muted. roasted coffee, very light chocolate, a touch of hop bitterness at the end.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
drowland (7881) - Georgia, USA - AUG 12, 2010
8/12/10. 12oz bottle with big thanks to cbfobes! A rich brown pour that shines with reds when held the light. A fluffy tan head floats on top and remains as a ring and skin for quite awhile. The aroma is muted chocolate, toasted bread, and a definite fruity wine quality. The flavor is fruitier up front, again with hints of chocolate, and lingers with bitter roasted malts and just barely a hint of coffee.

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