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


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RATINGS: 105   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
pushkinwow (2345) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 9, 2012
Billed as Lake of the Bays Old North Mocha Porter but assuming its under this. Pours nice brown with a ruby tinge, somewhat light, creamy biege head. Coffee grinds, lots of roasted malts, bittersweet and some milk chocolate. Mild body and moderate carbonation, slightly sweet and builds to, in my opinion, too much sweetness with more vanilla and chocolate along with a very strong roasted malt. Does not live up to the initial promise.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cfrancis (2789) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 8, 2012
Pours black with a thick mocha head. aroma is coffee, chocolate and roasted malts. Taste is actually not terribly coffee centric. Nice chocolate and roasted malts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
presario (4901) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 24, 2012
Grey Cup 2012. Very dark brown. Moderate mocha nose. Chocolate, mocha, mat body. OK.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
maley1 (909) - calgary, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 24, 2012
Clear dark brown pour with large fluffy light tan head. Aroma of roasted malts and very faint hint of coffee and chocolate. Taste is very muted roasted malts and cocoa, not much flavor. Nice carbonation and mouthfeel though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
gilvanblight (819) - Windsor, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 8, 2012
Looks like a coke. With head. Very strong coffee scent. Dark chocolate and something sweet. Very smoky mouth. Smoked cheese, smoked chocolate cheese. Thick. Sweet. Rich. Heavy. Nice but very rich, a bit too much. Good but a bit unbalanced.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rederic (3228) - montréal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 7, 2012
750ml bottle, deep dark brown color, with a bubbly tan head, nice mochaish, chocolate praline, mild roasted, toasted, chocolate malt nose, with some chocolate cake, coffee, dark dried date, fig, burnt raisin, chocolate granola bar accents, and some faint vanilla, chocolate chip cookie dough notes in the aroma follows through on a medium-bodied palate with a yeasty, fruity, brown chocolate, mocha, black coffee, roasted, black, toasted, chocolate malt character, with some brownie, fudgey, chocolate pudding flavours, leading towards a yeasty, coffee, mocha, chocolate cake, chocolate bran muffin, faint lingering roasty bitterness finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
kevinsenn (1595) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 23, 2012
On tap at Imbibe. Slightly clear (light passes through it), with a big creamy head. Aroma of creamy coffee, with slight metallic hints. Taste is relatively smooth, roasty, with a clean watery finish. A distinct lack of chocolate taste, for something calling itself "mocha". Body is too thin.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
czar (6211) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 4, 2012
cask days @ beau’s oktoberfest, 2012. hazy light brown-reddish. cereals, dark cereals, some burnt malts, some coffee. light body, short coffee finish. meh.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
VT (1795) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 1, 2012
Cask at Vankleek Hill’s/Beau’s Oktoberfest. Almost opaque, pitch black. Taste is chocolate, sweet cream and vanilla. Some black coffee bitterness in the finish. Light bodied. Somewhat heavily carbonated, for a cask conditioned porter...regardless, pretty decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
LadySusan (724) - Ste-Therese, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 8, 2012
Cask at Vankleek hill 2011.The color is a dark brown with a thick moka head.The aroma is of moka strong coffee. The taste is of malt,coffeenot so much moka some fruits like prunes, it has a smoky taste to it. Not much bitterness to it.

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