Brewed by Lake of Bays Brewing Company
Style: Porter
Baysville, Canada


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RATINGS: 84   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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A brewer, a coffee roaster and a craft beer snob walk into a bar in Muskoka. The result: A rich winter beer full of coffee, chocolate and roasted barley. Perfect with a hearty meal on a cold winter night. Cheers!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
can8ianben (1315) - Souderton, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 30, 2012
A standard porter with coffee. Pretty much sums it up. Kinda thin mouthfeel, and high carbonation. Doesn’t make me want to drink more from this brewer, but I’m happy to have tried it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hammy78 (732) - Dundas, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 7, 2012
On draft at "The Ship", Augusta Street Hamilton Ontario. Pours a dark brown/ black colour, with a tan head. Aroma of chocolate, coffee malt. Tastes both of chocolate and coffee as well.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
OntBeerDrinker (430) - Ontario, CANADA - DEC 29, 2011
Its a dark black beer,with a creamy mocha head. You can smell some roastedness,chocolate & smoke. Taste allways starts of watery,then eather roasted taste comes next or you get hops or carbonation on the tounge,then an aftertaste of some sourness and a smoothness with chocolate taste from the chocolate malt. Not the best porter for the few or so I have had but I love dark beer’s and wish i xcould easily review more,more often. cheer’s.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tessic (840) - Brantford, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 29, 2011
This porter poured a black colour with a tan coloured, rocky head. Light lacing. To the nose there are scents of caramel, coffee, cocoa and cereal. First sip was smooth and slightly bitter with strong flavour of coffee and burnt caramel. Finish is very lightly hoppy with the burnt flavour lingering on the palate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bmc123 (2) - Ontario, CANADA - DEC 19, 2011 does not count
Pours a nice dark almost black colour. Taste is rich and caramel-chocolaty with hints of sweet sugar form kilned malt. Very nice Porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thorongil2 (1189) - , Ontario, CANADA - DEC 7, 2011
(bottle) clear, dark brown colour with small tan head; aroma of roast, coffee; balanced, dry flavour, coffee is not overpowering like in many similar beers

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
solidfunk (3854) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - DEC 4, 2011
A hard taste of smoked barbeque. There is little or no sourness in this porter, and the mocha taste a dead giveaway. It’s pretty decent - had it on tap. Been thinking about buying the bottle at licbo for a while but at ten bucks it’s fairly expensive...esp when trappist triples are going for six/seven bucks

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
bortology (35) - Ontario, CANADA - NOV 26, 2011
Smokey mocha flavor, thinner body, bitter sweet. I like it. I have yet to find a beer from Lake of Bays that I didn’t like.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
greglikesbeer (34) - Ancaster, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 12, 2011
Pours black with moderate beige head. Phenomenal coffee aroma. Surprising light-bodied beer - coffee and chocolate flavors, slightly acidic. Coffee flavor lingers through the finish. Okay, easy-drinking beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TaktikMTL (5700) - Montréal-Nord, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 8, 2011
En fût, cask. Verre de dégustation au Beau’s Oktoberfest 2011 (Vankleek Hill, ONT). Arôme: Légère odeur de café et de chocolat. Apparence: La couleur est noire opaque. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de café avec une pointe de chocolat et de noix. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement huileuse. Faible effervescence en bouche. Légère présence de café en arrière goût. (Rating #3968)

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