Nikiel (864) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 13, 2013
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
11.2 oz bottle. Pours dark brown with tan foam. Smells strongly of sweet chocolate. Tastes very thin and pretty mild with the mild bitterness of coffee bringing up the end.
Westchesterco (769) - mclean, Virginia, USA - AUG 13, 2013
3.8 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Poured from a bottle. The beer is brown with a slight head. The aroma is coffee and cocoa. The taste is strongly coffee with a slight bitter overtone.
Jesterdeal (1581) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - AUG 5, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle from WineWorks. Aroma is stale dark roast coffee and a bitter iron. Pours black with a white foamy film. Taste is pretty reserved with smooth coffee, chocolate malt, and bitter dark chocolate. Very english and not very exciting.
kerenmk (1902) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JUL 23, 2013
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle sample at a tasting at our place, thanks zvikar. Black coffee colour with a tan ring. Delicate coffee and cocoa aroma as well as some ash.Ash-dry bitter coffee with sweet undertones. Medium-to-full body, smooth texture and easy to drink. Really tasty.
agent_persik (279) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 21, 2013
3.5 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Black color, medum long-lasting beige creamy head. Aroma of roasted coffee, dark chocolate, some malt and licorice. Taste is similar, dry sweet initially with mildly bitter hoppy finish and coffee aftertaste . Medium body and soft carbonation. Nice porter.
SamP01 (502) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 6, 2013
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
A dark espresso with a bit of a red tinge on the pour with a large lasting tan head, very good head retention and lacing. Aroma is of dark roasted caramel and espresso malt. Taste same as aroma with some mild espresso bean bitter notes. A medium body with a slightly sticky and oily texture, smooth drinking with , mild carbonation. Sweet caramel and cacao espresso malt flavors on the tongue and a lingering mild espresso bitterness on the end for balance. A well made, flavorful and enjoyable after dinner drink.
gunnar (4745) - Sandnes, NORWAY - JUN 26, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at Melkebaren, Sandnes. Pours almost pitch black with a big creamy off-white head. Aroma of roasted coffee. Taste of the same, roasted coffee, light sweet chocolate and vanilla. Smooth & soft mouthfeel. Shy bitter end, good one.
ogivlado (5375) - Zagreb, CROATIA - JUN 6, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle at Ljubljanski Festival Piva, Slovenia. Black coloured, small to medium sized off-white head, coffee in the nose. Heavy roasted coffee and bitter chocolate with hint of vanilla and dry bitter finish. Coffee dominates here.
HoppyBudgie (606) - SOLA, NORWAY - MAY 28, 2013
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle at cardinal. Very dark. Lots of coffee and a medium body with a nice taste of rich dark coffee. Simple lovable porter
mbgrayson (491) - Anaconda, Montana, USA - MAY 25, 2013
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pours fairly dark but clear, with a thin tan head. Aroma of coffee and licorice. Taste of malt and coffee, slightly sweet. Smooth, and very drinkable. A thumbs up on this one for sure.