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RATINGS: 414   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.86   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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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


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4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
dbarnold (1126) - Bethesda, Maryland, USA - FEB 15, 2013
Truly fantastic. Extremely well balanced and easy to drink while being super hoppy. It’s got a lot of roasty malt, hazelnut, a little chocolate. There’s hops all over it as well, but they strongly accent, without dominating. Bitter piney, a bit of resin. The carbonation is very fine, and it goes down with a moderate finish.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
LilBeerDoctor (3526) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 29, 2015
Bottle. Pours dark brown with a thick tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, bitter chocolate. Flavor of bitter chocolate, chocolate fudge, roasted malt, burnt malts. Tasty stout, fairly standard/simple. 7/4/7/4/14 (3.6/5)

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cmacklin (417) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 23, 2015
500 m bottle. Pours an opaque, dark brown, almost black with a huge brown head that laces. Roasted malt aroma with dark chocolate, liquorice and a light ashy note. Sweet flavour of roasted malt, dark chocolate, coffee and liquorice with a light dry, bitter, ashy finish. Full body with a thick, chewy texture and soft carbonation. Very tasty.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
radiomgb (2504) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 16, 2015
500ml bottle from Binny’s in Chicago, Illinois. Near black in colour with a thin tan head, good lacing. The aroma is of chocolate, roasty, cakey and sweet. The flavour is lightly sweet, lots of dark chocolate, some roasted malts, oats, chalky. Finishes long, sweet. Full bodied.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ktwse (2798) - SWEDEN - JUL 16, 2015
Pours clear deep brown with two fingers of tan head. Aroma of chocolate, vanilla, light coffee, nuts. Taste is chocolate and vanilla sweet with a light coffee bitter finish. Light to medium body, creamy, with soft carbonation.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cirrhosis (1261) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 29, 2015
So I bought this bottle a year ago I was excited to drink it, but I kind of forgot about so there it sat in my cellar for a year. But this weekend I needed an imperial stout for a kick ass burger recipe. So looked at what I had but had nothing in sight but then I spotted this hidding behind a couple bottles Lagunitas Sucks. So I brought it up stairs cracked it open and poured half the bottle in a bowl with 1lb of ground beef, 1lb of ground pork, some basil, fennel, salt and pepper to taste. Any way I then drank the final half of the bottle directly out of the bottle while standing over the grill cooking these burgers up. Burgers turned out fantastic. Beers is awsome mild coffee good vannila touch of earth mild mild sour finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tillmac62 (421) - Gaffney, South Carolina, USA - JUN 26, 2015
BOD 5/5/15. Pours pitch black. World class head volume, lacing and retention. Very nice nose of roast, chocolate and a light airy citric hop note. Full bodied, almost to the point of thickness, with a rich creamy texture. Normal carbonation with a hint of effervescence in the middle and a nice burst in the finish. The very good flavor profile is intense, slightly complex and somewhat balanced. It begins with a burst of roast that slowly yields to coffee coupled with a hoppy bitterness. The middle brings a caramel sweetness that is detectable, but fails to balance. As the finish occurs, alcohol is rather evident.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
jrodooo5 (1236) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - JUN 9, 2015
Delicious porter that is phenomenal on the palate! It pours the darkest of browns w/ a thin tan head that leaves lacing. The aroma is subtle yet enticing full of chocolate & roasted notes. The flavor is a whirlwind of chocolate, coffee, & traditional porter bitterness. It’s Maine co. So it leaves a bit of it’s ibu’s lingering but this is light & creamy w/ the nearly 8% being Undetectable. Excellent!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bigda83 (487) - Jamestown, New York, USA - JUN 8, 2015
Bottle about a month old. Pours a deep black with very thin white colored head. Aromas of chocolate, coffee, nuts, and grain. Flavor followed the nose pretty closely. Medium body and a creamy texture, although on the thin side for a porter. Average carbonation and a long bitter finish. not bad.

3.1
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
katrinaez (580) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 1, 2015
Aroma is amazing. Smells of deep chocolate and coffee. The porter flavor is nice and the mouth feel is good, however the actual taste is missing the coffee and chocolate. Wouldn’t have again. Tap

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
samsmith33 (575) - - MAY 31, 2015
Aroma, Coffee, toasted malt. Really tasty. On tap at fiume. Dark black,thick smallish head. Good bitter finish.


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