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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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oldrtybastrd (3222) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - MAR 1, 2006
Pours a deep dark brown color. Aromas of chocolate, coffee and a hint of hops. Flavor light chocolate, coffee, and a touch of tobacco. Medium body with a smooth dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dp (608) - uniontown, Ohio, USA - FEB 21, 2006
Really enjoyed this one. Really was easy to drink, did not give me the fullness that I associate with a porter. Highly recommend.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GeneralGao (3614) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - FEB 18, 2006
Draught. Clear dark brown color with thin tan head. Not much aroma other than a subtle hint of tootsie roll. The lack of nose contradicts the rich and complex flavor. These include chocolate, anise, root beer, cola, and coffee. Slightly sweet with a finish again reminiscent of cola.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Shag (2668) - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA - FEB 1, 2006
This poured a black color with a beige head. The usual suspects in the aroma with chocolate ruling over the coffee. A roasted coffee flavor with a decent amount of bitterness. Not much sweetness shows up in this one. A rather full bodied porter but nothing that stands out from others. Overall pretty good.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 17/20
austinpowers (2826) - New York, New York, USA - FEB 1, 2006
Quality. This is so rich and thick, itís 2/3rds of the way to a stout. And itís really roasty. Nice. They sure didnít skimp on ingredients.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MI2CA (1340) - Noblesville, Indiana, USA - JAN 30, 2006
12oz - bottled on 9/14/05 - Aroma is roasted chocolate malt and very nutty. Cola appearance with small head and great lacing. Flavor is thin at first with nuttiness, the roasty malts kick in at the end. Palate is a bit thin. It is alright, but more of a brown ale than a porter in my book and the thin palate kills it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
aracauna (3198) - Georgia, USA - JAN 23, 2006
The extremely dark ruby body has an almost purple cast to it. The small head fades quickly. The aroma is intensely milk-chocolatey with some dates and brown sugar. The flavor is sweet, but the body is relatively light. Not a bad porter at all.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bigsilky (327) - Charleston, USA - JAN 20, 2006
A little light and sweet for the style, but the alcohol has a sneaky punch. A very syrupy malt that most of left hands brew seem to have. But well balanced and quaffable

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tmoney99 (11694) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nate (3806) - 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.

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