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RATINGS: 454   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
Our take on an American robust porter. Dark, thick, chewy, chocolaty, and of course, generously hopped. Vitals: Color – Dark Chocolate ABV – 7.5% O.G. – 1.078 Malt – American 2-Row, Caramel 40L, Caramel 80L, Munich 10L, Chocolate, Roasted Wheat, Flaked Oats Hops – Centennial, Columbus

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cosmo6644 (102) - Illinois, USA - MAY 25, 2015
Bottle I have had for about a year, black pour with tan head, huge coffee and chocolate nose, a fair amount of hops on the taste, a little thin, would like to try fresh ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SG111 (1296) - New York, USA - MAY 20, 2015
Bottled 12/16/14. Slightly cold temperature. Pour into tulip. Black with a large frothy tan head. Aroma as you pour it is roasted malts, big chocolate flavor, coffee notes. Really just smells right. The chocolate is fantastic. Flavor is roasted chocolate, tons of it, surprisingly intense coffee, and a great body on it. I mean it is 7.5% which is strong for a porter and the body on it reflects that accordingly. Not thin or watery at all. 5 months old and hops held up well. As it warms, it gets better. chocolate richer, coffee notes a little sharper. Another amazing beer from Maine.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rumproasts (5054) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAY 20, 2015
bottle. deep brown, near black with one finger tan head. strong chocolate malt with roast. mild sweetness and some hops in the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
wlajwl (5837) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - MAY 16, 2015
Aroma is dark malts, chocolate and dark bread. The flavor is dark malts, chocolate, fruit and citrus hops and slight resin in the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bigtaster (901) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAY 8, 2015
From a bottle into a snifter. Dark brown body with hug light brown head. Nose is chocolate, roasted malts. Body is extremely smooth, soft carbonation, slight bitterness. Nice beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DSG (12189) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - APR 22, 2015
Bottle sample at a tasting at Alexey & Rafaela’s place. Thanks Alexey. Black with a nice tan head. Nice roasty aroma with some chocolate. Roasty flavor with coffee and dark chocolate. Medium-bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sregnar35 (1030) - Rotterdam, New York, USA - APR 18, 2015
Pours dark brown, no head. Aroma is dry and roasted. Flavor is thin and forgettable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
demannu (378) - New Jersey, USA - APR 13, 2015
UPDATED: MAY 3, 2015 Dark brown thick looking pour. Froathy tan head. Roasted malt nose (nothing special). Strong medium body (very satisfying). Definitely more of a hops presence than I’m used to in a porter (not a bad thing). Good but not great.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ScottWallace82 (96) - Winchester, Virginia, USA - APR 3, 2015
On draft. Dark, dark brown with a tan head. Chocolate and caramel malts on the nose. Perfect medium mouthfeel. Very clean chocolaty taste, with an interesting roasty bitterness on the back end.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Kevin (2192) - New Mexico, USA - APR 3, 2015
black body with a light brown head. roasty orange scented pine nose. roast note is in the forefront with a caramel chocolate underneath. hops are present and aggressive. leaving a mild burning feeling on my tongue. some notes of cream and caramel emerge as it warms. chocolate note is very subdued. a nice sipper at the end of the day.

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