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RATINGS: 1096   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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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.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tmoney99 (10660) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JAN 19, 2006
Bottle. Pours black color with an average rocky off-white head that diminished quickly. Heavy roasted malt and chocolate aroma. Medium body. Moderate roasted sweet flavor with a small bitter finish of average duration.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nate (3727) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 2, 2006
Aroma is sweet and malty, sort of like a chocolate malted beer milkshake. Mild licorice and coffee. Dark reddish brown clear with a thin off-white lacing head. Light bodied with light carbonation, milky and smooth. Starts malty and sweet, with notes of chocolate malted milkshake, mocha, and milk sugar. Light roasted grains, mild coffee, and dry nuttiness. Finish is a little drier, with mild chalky hop bitterness. Not hash, and the after is reaaly clean for a porter. Enjoyable.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jcr (2205) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - JAN 1, 2006
Decent porter except the finish is a little too crisp. Sweet, malty aroma with hints of chocolate, nuts. Flavor starts sweet and nutty exposing tastes of chocolate, brown sugar, roasted malts. Slightly bitter finish. Medium body with bubbly carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (9792) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - DEC 11, 2005
Bottle poured a clear reddish brown with a small amber head. Aromas of licorice, chocolate, and hints of coffee. Palate was light bodied and crisp. Flavors of chocolate, coffee, a bit of roastiness, and carmel with lightly sweet, clean finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
peter (445) - Normal, Illinois, USA - DEC 10, 2005
Strong scents of chocolate with a tiny coffee presence. First sip brought emeories of nestle quick. Mildly bitter afters. Heavly carbonated

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rdawson321 (145) - USA - DEC 6, 2005
Excellent beer. Fairly light bodied for a porter, but a delicious chocolate and molasses brew. Malted and milk notes are fairly present. My favorite brew from Left Hand.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Odeed (1776) - Bakersfield, California, USA - DEC 2, 2005
(another bonus brew from rob’s reality)poured a pretty light body for a porter.lots of amber peaking through the darkness.butterscoth and milk dominated the aroma.loads of butterscotch in the flavor as well.as well as some brown sugar and a tiny little hop bite.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Probiere (992) - Iowa, USA - NOV 28, 2005
Whew, I’d say this one’s underrated. The best plain ole porter I’ve had in a long time. Full of milk thickness, chocolate sweetness, coffee roastedness, and that indefinable porter tang. Rich, sweet, medium-thick/sticky mouthfeel. Really, I enjoyed this too much to make a proper rating, so let this stand as a placeholder until I get another bottle and describe it properly.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DrBayern (1139) - Morehead City, North Carolina, USA - NOV 27, 2005
Nearly opaque ruby/brown, light tan head. Roasted coffee, caramel, and faint floral hop aroma. Flavors of coffee, chocolate, and sweet malt. Chewy, surprisingly full mouthfeel. Sweetness lasts well into the finish, although the hops eventually balance it off with barely enough bitterness. A quality, drinkable porter.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tybalt (206) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - NOV 21, 2005
Pours a nice brown head, but doesn’t drink as smoothly as it pours. Has some nice subtle roasted flavors, but leaves more to be desired and has a bit of a tangy aftertaste. Still a good beer to try.


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