idedek (157) - USA - SEP 22, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
A rich aroma with sweet malt and a bit of chocolate. A nice medium/mild body with a nice rich malt flavor. a mild finish with a earthy/biscuity flavor that doesn’t stay too long.
pdx77 (330) - Oregon, USA - APR 26, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
On draught at Laurelwood. Blackish brown with tan head. Roasted, toasted malts in the aroma. Flavor is chocolate with roasty, creamy, vanilla notes. Smooth, easy finish.
douglas88 (4458) - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA - APR 3, 2013
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
On tap at the airport brewery. Pours a deep black hue. A light chocolate nose. Earthy, big coffee, roast, light dark fruit. Really good. Vanilla in the finish.
maekchu (1086) - Hirakata, JAPAN - MAR 8, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught at the Laurelwood NW Public House. Notes from tasting session.
Solid stuff, very good example of the style, nice finish
DuffMan (5183) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 18, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap @ brewpub, airport location. Dark brown with a thick creamy off-white head. Aroma is sweet and smokey. Flavours of bunt malt, light smok, light fruit acids. A tad on the thin side, but otherwise tasty.
KyotoLefty (4719) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JUL 31, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draught at the Brewpub. Shiny black. Roasty, lightly smoky nose. Roasty, slightly smoky flavor, with coffee, smoked salmon, dark chocolate. Light sweetness, dry finish, mildly bitter and roasty. Easy drinking, good balance, dry.
kathouse (571) - Nevada, USA - MAY 27, 2012
3.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: MAY 28, 2012 Pours from the tap dark with thin tan head. Aroma of chocolate and tottered is subdued. Medium bodied ale with lots of chocolate. Very dry with roasted malt bitterness. Finishes dry and bitter as well.
Lubiere (8239) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 30, 2011
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
A reddish brown porter with a thin moka head. In aroma, a light peaty chocolate with light fusel alcohol. In mouth, a peaty chocolate with nutty notes, roasted and woody, quite nice. On tap at PDX Concourse E location, July 31 2011.
TBone (9999) - Pori, FINLAND - JUL 10, 2011
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draught@Laurelwood Public House & Brewery, Portland (ABV 5.6%)
Dark ruby-brown color, small beige head. Light toasted malty nose. Light to medium-bodied. Chocolaty, a bit malty flavor. Toasted malty.Lingering toastyness in tthe aftertaste. Good porter.
after4ever (5279) - Brier, Washington, USA - FEB 5, 2011
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft at Tap House Bellevue. Pours jet black with a gigantically towering dark tan head. Big toasty roasty chocolatey nose. Creamy medium body with lively carb, a little dense and silky. Toast, roast, chocolate, and delicious on the mid-palate. Long sweet malty finish. Very nice porter. Laurelwood keeps knockin’ ’em outta the park.