Cybercat (2783) - Georgia, USA - NOV 17, 2012
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Comes out of the tap black - not sable, not very very very dark brown, but BLACK, black as Darth Vaderís armor, with a fine-bubbled tan head that leaves generous lacing. Smoky aroma has a strong note of quality roast coffee and hints of chocolate and licorice. Flavor has a roast malt core and notes of quality mocha and molasses with a hint of caramel, fairly sweet but not overly so. Texture is a teeny on the thin side for a porter, but has good fizz and smoothness. Very worthy!
ajnepple (1115) - Clear Creek County, Colorado, USA - DEC 16, 2013
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Barrels & Bottles. Black appearance with a small white head. Aroma and flavor of strong coffee, roasted malts, and light chocolate. Light to medium body, a little thin. Malty and roasty with a lingering, light bitter finish.
NachlamSie (2540) - Denver, Colorado, USA - DEC 15, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pint from draft at Cedar Creek Pub. Pours very dark with active carbonation and a small ring of a head. Aroma has some coffee in there, but I want more. Itís very subtle. It could almost pass for a standard roasty porter without the coffee. The flavor is ashy with a light milkiness, faint coffee and dark chocolate. Palate is medium and rather effervescent. This is a tasty beer, but it aggravates me that the coffee is so light. Weak sauce, indeed.
deyholla (5403) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - DEC 11, 2013
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at Tapwerks. Pours a near clear deep brown with a tan head that dissipates to the edges and laces. Aroma has a nice rich bitter coffee note with backing roasted malts and dark grains. Flavor has the same rich coffee bitterness the mellows to a light finish of dark grains and roasted malts.
drjay44 (2350) - Salida, Colorado, USA - NOV 22, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft. Pours a medium thick, poorly retained beige head with some lacing, over an apparently clear dark brown black (SRM 35) body.....nose is coffee, light chocolate, minimal hops, no esters.....taste is moderately sweet lactose type tones with coffee, cocoa, chocolate hints, finishing with a moderate burnt coffee bitterness and light hops......mouth feel medium, slightly sticky, with a clean light acid finish. The coffee adjunct is a bit too dominant for the malt and hop backbones. If coffee tasting beers are your thing it is wonderful, if not, well. BJCP 7/3/13/4/7
Gription79 (2005) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - OCT 18, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sampled at the brewery. This is a great coffee porter. The coffee is clean and not peppery. Chocolate, creamy, slight caramel. We had to order two, my wife wouldnít share.
ads135 (2382) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - OCT 15, 2013
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Had this beer very recently on tap at Merchants in Lawrence, so its a bit of a surprise that this was a 2011 beer. Very nice, though. Not much head, but a deep, rich coffee character.
jmikolich (1308) - North Ridgeville, Ohio, USA - SEP 16, 2013
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at Meddlesome Moth, Dallas Tx, a thin coffee porter which has loads of coffee nose, minimal head, and surprisingly watery body, almost like there was too much coffee, then again no vegetals that I found which make it quite tasty.
SudsMcDuff (5374) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - AUG 12, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Had on draft at Nobi ,,, pours a deep brown black, lacing is well off .. Nice and toasty, like a piece of burnt toastie .. . Mouth is decent and iím a lemon headed son of a bitch!!
DrinkEmUpJones (1057) - Georgia, USA - JUL 28, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Deep brown/black color with tan lacing and head. Fairly bold aroma of coffee and wood (tree bark). Big body, certainly for a porter, but not so big that stout aspects come through. Lots of coffee on the palate, with one pint being plenty for the evening.
SSSteve (3557) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUL 5, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
bottle. near black with small tan head. huge, dark roast bitter coffee aroma. the coffee is balanced with crystal malt and some sweetness in the flavor. big, dark and roasty with tons of coffee. medium bodied with a loud amount of carbonation.