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RATINGS: 1190   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
A traditional London style beer, our Black Jack Porter highlights chocolate malt and Kent Goldings hops. Its slight initial sweetness quickly yields to the distinctive roastiness of the chocolate malt. The Kent Goldings hops perfectly balance the malt, making it very smooth, with a surprisingly clean finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
BREWMUSKCLES (2538) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 14, 2007
nice nutty toasted aroma with a off white head that does’nt hang around for long! smooth slightly smokey and velvety yes creamy then choco...mmmnn more roasted carob of a taste. slightly sweet with a decent hop bitter finish. this is a -nice- porter. better than many London’s i have tried (that were brews). did i mention in the service i spent time as a convelescent in England -oooohhhh lads those were glorious days for sure! left hand satisfies this lefty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jerohen (2163) - Bussum, NETHERLANDS - JUL 13, 2007
Bottled. Black coloured, brown head. Malts and liquorice in aroma. Initially sweet flavour, which becomes quite bitter towards the end. Quite thin mouthfeel. Not very impressed by this one.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
radagast83 (7088) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - JUL 10, 2007
Tap. Beer poured a dark black color, with dark brown head. Aroma was of roasted malts with chocolates. Taste and flavor was smooth, creamy, sweet with a generous helping of chocolates within and a hint of coffee.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
skortila (5161) - Baarn, NETHERLANDS - JUL 10, 2007
Aroma of dark roasted malts with some smooth chocolate and coffee. Black coloured with a lasting, medium, brown head. Taste is sweet, bitter, roasted malty with chocolate and coffee mainly. Good stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerbill (3605) - Laurel, New York, USA - JUL 9, 2007
12 oz. bottle. Pours a deep dark brown with a long lasting tan head that is fed by a stream of carbonation bubbles. Very nice aroma of roasted malt and chocolate. The flavor is less distinctive than the aroma with some roasted malt and a bit of chocolate follwed by some hops bitterness. Somewhat bitter and a bit dry at the finish. An ok porter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
caesar (6486) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - JUL 2, 2007
Clear redbrown color, medium frothy brown head. Aroma of soft coffee, some roasted malt, some hop, licorice, quite soft. Soft chocolat taste, bit sweet, slight bitter. Bit milky. Decent soft porter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (22523) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUL 2, 2007
Bottle @ Oliver Twist, Stockholm. Pours a dark brown color with a tan head. Very roasted malty chocolate aroma. Sweet roasted malty chocolate flavor with hints of coffee. Sweet roasted maly finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
malrubius (2519) - Springfield, Vermont, USA - JUN 28, 2007
Draught in pint glass at Flying Saucer Raleigh. Deep dark brown/black with lasting tan head and lace. Aroma of roasted coffee and chocolate with some bready yeast. Mild chocolate and roasted flavors with clean dry finish. Medium body with very low carbonation make this a fine, sessionable porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (39989) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUN 26, 2007
12 oz bottle. Pours black with a light brown head. Aroma is malty, mild chocolate note. Flavour is mild roasted malt. Minor orange note. Otherwise soft chocolate malty. Finish is mellow chocolate malty. Very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
skibumphishead (259) - Massachusetts, USA - JUN 21, 2007
12oz bottle at cellar temp from table and vine. After trying the milk stout I have to try them all now. This one was black with a hint of red. The aroma is sweet chocolate and coffee. The espresso and hop flavors balance perfectly. This isn’t as great as the Duck Rabbit Baltic, but it does have the same fruity raspberry and anise flavor that comes from the combination of sweet and bitter elements. Left hand is kickass. It might be time for a trip to colorado for some hiking and brewery tours.

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