TheRealMGD (551) - Lakewood, Washington, USA - JAN 30, 2013
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
750ml bottle from BW. Bottle opens with an unimpressive pop - not sure how much bottle conditioning is happening. Clear, mahogany pour with red highlights and a medium beige head with excellent retention and leaving heavy lace. Medium body with moderate, fine carbonation and a creamy mouth feel. Nose is medium roast malt, molasses and chocolate. Chocolate, toffee, raisins, coffee, brown sugar and molasses. Hop profile is low, with some subtle spices Finish is medium, dry and roasty. Very well integrated, delicious and sessionable. Almost perfect.
Melnis (213) - LATVIA - DEC 16, 2014
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Nu pieņemsim ka underrate, bet man nepatīk tāda vnk ogle bez tumīguma. No šī būtu labs imps, bet te daudz kas trūkst iespējams atslēgas vārdis ir saldums :)
mikeyo1 (270) - Linköping, SWEDEN - DEC 13, 2014
3.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Dark brown color with a beige white head.
really nice and smooth aroma of milk chocolate, dark fruits, herbs, some coffee and vanilla. Dry taste, moderately roasted and with a quite thin and a bit metallic taste. Notes of chocolate, coffee, raisins, oak and some smoke . Dry finish with wood and a balanced herbal bitterness.
Werckmeister (77) - Vienna, AUSTRIA - DEC 2, 2014
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
dark brown, black clear color. off-white head. smells of mushrooms, tobacco and subtle caramell notes. medium body, chocolate, coffee, good bitterness on the tongue.
gegwilson (1448) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 22, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from Beers of Europe. Pours mahogany with a cream head. The taste is coffe and chocolate with light spice and smoke. There’s something a little metallic too.
tricksta_p (1334) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - NOV 17, 2014
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Aroma of roasted malts, toffee, coffee, chocolate, light smoke. Flavour is light sweet with a medium bitter finish. A very solid Porter.
Cuso (5049) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 17, 2014
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Dark chestnut color with thick beige head. Caramel, dark malt, some fruits in aroma. Taste, sweet caramel malt, burned sugar, red fruits, coffee, chocolate, licorice. Enjoyable beer.
BrownALEx (281) - Portland, Michigan, USA - OCT 28, 2014
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at Seven Monks in Traverse City. Nice malty porter, aromas of chocolate and coffee. Deep dark pour with a heavy body. Overall a great porter. Will get again.
HerrBierkoenig (350) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - OCT 26, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
From 0,33l bottle, BBD 21 04 15. Pours light cloudy dark brown to red liquid, big tan head, Aroma: roasted malt/ espresso, plum, ripe fruits, Taste: medium to heavy sweet, medium bitter, dry, espresso, ripe fruits, milk, Palate: full body, creamy texture, soft to average carbonation, long roasty bitter finish. Overall: very good porter, without warming alcohol, mainly roasty notes.
slowrunner77 (6081) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 18, 2014
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
"typical porter aroma, which is nice,but a bit on the weak side. I’m a little distracted from the roasted aroma and flavor by a slight sour note, which doesn’t quite fit the style. we tried side by side with another english porter (santas’s butt) and liked this one better, although both were slightly disappointing. i’ll stick with fullers!"
eduardovl (940) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: DEC 15, 2014 750ml bottle poured in a chalice.
A: Pours a dark brown to black clean color with a large, around three finger, tan head. Medium retention and some
S: Sweet and roasted. Dark chocolate, coffee and roasted malts are evident
T: Follows the smells: Dark chocolate, coffee and roasted malts with notes of caramel. Nice bitterness with a pleasant smoky end
M: Light to medium body. Medium carbonation. Very drinkable. A bit molasses. Mild bitter and smoky end
O: Very good quality beer. Really easy to drink.
[ BA Review @ 7/8/2011 ]