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RATINGS: 58   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   EST. CALORIES: 279   ABV: 9.3%
This dark chocolate Porter is a very rich, roasty beer with top notes of chocolate derived from freshly roasted cacao. Strong but relatively smooth on the palate, it’s malty sweetness is evenly balanced with bitterness, and a slight dryness from the alcoholic strength. Look for solid notes of coffee, licorice, mild chocolate and more subtle hints of fruit and spices.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mike67 (953) - , New Jersey, USA - APR 15, 2014
12 oz bottle. Pours black with tall, long lasting, fluffy, beige head. Aroma is of toasted malt, alcohol, dark fruit and cacao. Body is full, creamy and smooth. Taste is of toasted malt, cacao, chocolate, dark fruit, alcohol, brown sugar and earthy hops. Finish is long and dry. Good, warming brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bth122 (1347) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 12, 2014
Draft at sharp edge. Very dark brown. Aroma is very nice roasted malt with cocoa. Slightly nutty. Creamy texture. Soft carbonation. Warming alcohol. Taste is similar to aroma. Enjoyed, would get again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mjhall89 (36) - - APR 11, 2014
Slightly toasty porter with good chocolate flavor. Not that complex but very flavorful and smooth. Deep and dark color with very thin cafe colored head.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerdedone (3008) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 6, 2014
Bottle. Pours black with a small tan head. Aroma was roasty with chocolate, coffee and some smokiness. Smooth creamy flavor of dark roasted malts, dark chocolate, dark roasted coffee and had a hint of smoke. Medium bodied low carbonation dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ron (3105) - Rochester, New York, USA - APR 5, 2014
Bottle. Pours black with a beige head and little lace. Aroma of roasted malts, chocolate, coffee and light notes of dark fruits. Flavor the same with a nice roasted malt and a good chocolate character in this beer. A smooth texture. A good beer.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Kegger71 (1) - Vermont, USA - APR 3, 2014 does not count
Draft at Long Trail Brewery. Pours dark brown to black with generous brown head that lasts. Amazing porter, lots of chocolate and malt, but not overwhelming. Hints of fruit. No alcohol burn for such a strong beer. A lot of flavors and aromas that blend awesomely.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Slubgob (239) - West Hartford, USA - MAR 30, 2014
Bomber into pint glass. Opaque dark brown, thin quickly dissipating mahogany head. Earthy chocolate dominates the nose, with a hint of typical porter roast. In the mouth, dry, a bit of bitterness. More cocoa powder in the backend, and a bit of alcohol heat. Very well balanced, drinks easily. Nice done.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
blipp (7182) - San Diego, California, USA - MAR 30, 2014
Draft at Pony Bar. Pours deep brown with a beige head. Medium roasted malts, chocolate, moderate sweetness, and a touch of booze. Not bad.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jrodooo5 (1299) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - MAR 29, 2014
An awesome blend of chocolate & coffee in the aroma draw you in! The pour is opaque w/ a thin mocha head that leaves good lacing. The mouthfeel is smooth yet complex. The taste is chocolate w/ a roasty bitter undertone that really comes out in the finish! This is one damn good beer!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BroSpud (1893) - , Massachusetts, USA - MAR 18, 2014
22oz bottle. Pours black with a tan head. Sweet malt flavors of coffee along with some chocolate and alcohol notes. Somewhat thin palate. Not bad but leaves me wanting one of the better impy stouts available out there.

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