WheatKing (703) - Oak Bay, British Columbia, - APR 26, 2012
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
The bodyís good enough and the coffee meshes well with the porter so Iím happy with it. Not jumping around but a little grin. Thatís all I could ask for I suppose. The head was quite beautiful. Coffee was mostly in the smell and slightly in the aftertaste, didnít carry a punch, but I guess thatís not what they were going for. Very good for a new brewery, looking forward to the future.
slarkman (2) - Muskoka, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 17, 2013 does not count
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Old North Mocha Porter, poured like a true gentleman, quiet and reserved, subtle and refined. Lovely mouth feel with a very satisfying nose of coffee and chocolate. Ample carbonation and slight bite that made this beer a one of my favorites for this year. Sad that I will have to wait until next year to get my hands on some
pushkinwow (1338) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 9, 2012
2.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
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.
cfrancis (1773) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 8, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
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.
presario (4406) - Stampede City, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 24, 2012
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Grey Cup 2012. Very dark brown. Moderate mocha nose. Chocolate, mocha, mat body. OK.
maley1 (470) - calgary, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 24, 2012
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
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.
gilvanblight (679) - Windsor, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 8, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
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.
rederic (2559) - montrťal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 7, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
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.
kevinsenn (552) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 23, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
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.
czar (2232) - Quťbec, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 4, 2012
2.3 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
cask days @ beauís oktoberfest, 2012. hazy light brown-reddish. cereals, dark cereals, some burnt malts, some coffee. light body, short coffee finish. meh.
VT (796) - Quebec City, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 1, 2012
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Cask at Vankleek Hillís/Beauís 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.