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RATINGS: 1161   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   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 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nolankowal (937) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAR 31, 2006
Pours black with deep crimson along the edges an a small light tan head. The aroma is kind of awkward...both milk chocolate with some light moldy characteristics make the nose a bit uninviting...but nothing to terribly off putting. The flavor is nice, roasty...with flavors of liquorice, caramelized sugar, and coffee with chocolate dominating. Malty, almost a bit clumpy at times over the tounge witha light bittersweet toasty finish. Nice porter despite a few minor flaws.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mddawso (89) - Normal, Illinois, USA - MAR 30, 2006
Pours black with a tan head. Aroma of roasted malt. Flavor of chocolate and coffe. Taste is all roasted malt, not very balanced. Malt lovers rejoice!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
fishman127 (4) - USA - MAR 29, 2006 does not count
Light aroma but a great finish. Came from a bottle with the and had a chocolate taste with a little coffee and caramel. Extremely enjoyable, would definately buy this beer again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
TheBeerOrg (2145) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAR 26, 2006
UPDATED: JUN 17, 2012 Pours dark mahogany with a thin tan head. Aroma of roast coffee, chocolate, and alcohol. Taste is lightly roasty with notes of chocolate, caramal, and toffee. Mouthfeel is medium bodied and slightly oily with lush carbonation. Soft mouthfeel without being watery. A straightforward, perhaps simple porter, but also quite enjoyable.
br> Pours reddish brown with a thin wispy tan head. Notes of chocolate, toasted malt, licorice. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
morrdt (715) - Dirty Mo’, North Carolina, USA - MAR 24, 2006
Bottle. Light aroma, poured a cola like color with a light white head. Nice flavoring of chocolate, licorice, and coffee. Malt finish. A little light on the palate. Solid Porter though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
decaturstevo (5487) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - MAR 18, 2006
On tap it came to me too cold and with a light tan decent head. I couldn’t pick up much on the aroma besides the light malt and chocolate. It was a smooth drinking beer with a light initial sweetness and a light to medium bitter finish. As with most porters it got better as it got warmer, very good beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
stoutchap (421) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 6, 2006
Light aroma, poured a cola color with some head. Nice flavor, chocolate, licorice, and coffee notes. Malt finish. A little light on the palate. Solid Porter though.

   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.

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