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RATINGS: 52   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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A smoked porter brewed with six malts offering an aroma of caramel and chocolate with a subtle, complimentary smokiness.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Aniela (2462) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 25, 2013
Draught at Rattle & Hum NYC sept 2012. Black beer with a tanned big lacy head. Vanilla, coffee, tar, licorice, chocolate aroma. Tar, licorice, viola, coffe flavour with nice chocolate notes.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
LinusStick (2879) - Moon Twp, suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 22, 2013
Meh...a very average beer. Aroma was alright. Heavy on the roasted malt and chocolate with a slight hint of smoke. Pour was a deep dark brown with a one finger near tan head. Taste was a little off. The heavy roasted malt and chocolate overpowered in the beginning. The smoke seemed to be an afterthought and almost tasted medicinal. Slight band-aid flavor in the finish. Decent carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
Patrickctenchi (3969) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - JAN 15, 2013
Pours nearly black with red accents. Small tan head. Aroma is cola, smoke, chocolate. Taste is wood smoke, coffee, malt. Sweet, porter-ish with light smoke. Just ok.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
GRM (3057) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 15, 2013
Sample, brown bottle, 750 ml; eye: black, opaque, tiny ring of brown head, no lacing; nose: smoke, acridness, dark chocolate; mouth: acridness, burnt barley, roasting, light hops, finale in smoke with presence of burnt barley, full body, good carbonation, lightly bitter, lightly harsh texture; overall: once is enough FRANÇAIS Échantillon, bouteille brune, 750 ml, de Mario D’Eer; œil : noire, opaque, petit anneau de mousse brun, pas de dentelle; nez : fumée, âcreté, chocolat noir; bouche : âcreté, orge brûlée, torréfaction, léger houblon, finale en fumée avec présence d’orge brûlée, corsée, bonne carbonatation, légèrement amère, texture légèrement rugueuse; en résumé : une fois, c’est assez

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kramer (5063) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 7, 2013
Bottle. Pours a clear brown body with a one finger tight bubbled beige head that faded to a thin film. The nose is decently smoky with a heavier emphasis on the Porter qualities. Rather chocolaty with cocoa nibs, light coffee, and a little roast. The flavor is just lightly smoky, a bit on the sweeter side with a lot of chocolate malt. I wish it were a bit smokier. Finishes with a sweet chocolate note that sort of overpowers the smoke. Medium bodied, a bit clingy, with soft fizzy carbonation. Not a bad beer, but for the style it doesn’t hold up in the smoke department.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerdedone (2703) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 22, 2012
Bottle. Pours a deep dark brown/black with a small tan head. Aroma of roasted malts, smoke and chocolate. Flavor was smokey with roasted malts, chocolate, a bit of caramel and a hint of coffee with a nice roasted finish.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
EvanFriend (312) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 8, 2012
Kinda tastes like burnt chocolate milk. No real smokey flavor, just burnt. Not completely horrible, but not great either. I suppose this is about as good as you can expect from Magic Hat. I was disappointed.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BREWMUSKCLES (2288) - New Jersey, USA - DEC 6, 2012
black and smokey as well as chalky brew with decent sweetish hint of cocoa and even less so caramel. moderate body making this a bit like a cigar that has been in your mouth and unlit for an hour ... with a dash of salt.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
maxwelldeux (3763) - Everett, Washington, USA - NOV 24, 2012
Bottle. Pours an extremely dark brown with a moderate tan head. Nose is definitely very smokey, which is awesome. Tastes dark and malty, and with a great amount of smoke. Very light and easy for something based off a porter. I like it.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
queenholly (3007) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - NOV 22, 2012
Bottle. Smoky meaty, chocolate malt aroma. Dark brown with a thin ring of bubbles. Smoky peaty malt, slightly meaty, coffee, chocolate flavor, with a light roasty finish. Slightly artificial type sweetness. Light to medium body, soft carbonation.


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