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Brewed by Mill St. Brewery
Style: Porter
Toronto, Canada

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RATINGS: 397   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Our porter is rich and robust, dark brown in colour with a dark roasted coffee nose, imparting an intense coffee flavour with notes of chocolate. Made with beans supplied by the Distillery District’s Balzac’s Coffee, this porter offers a rich, full and unique flavour. Currently, there are no other coffee-flavoured beers in the Ontario market.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Viper666 (2763) - Quebec, CANADA - FEB 28, 2013
Bouteille 341ml. De couleur noire et opaque. Nez de café, de malt rôti, moyen de chocolat noir avec des notes de noix brûlées. Moyenne-mince en bouche avec un pétillement moyen et une texture moyennement crémeuse et aux notes aqueuses. Très léger goût de chocolat au lait (faibles notes lactiques) lors de l’entrée en bouche suivi rapidement d’un goût de malt assez rôti avec de faibles notes brûlées ainsi qu’un léger-moyen goût de chocolat noir puis progressivement, un goût de café espresso s’installe jusqu’en finale avec de faibles notes de houblon herbeux. Post-goût long et légèrement sec, légèrement amer de café noir, léger de rôti avec des notes de chocolat noir et de faibles notes de houblon herbeux.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Naka (706) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 16, 2013
Pours dark and fizzy like cola with a foamy beige head. Aroma is is sweet chocolate malt and mocha latte with a little carbony bite. Flavor is a tangy roast coffee. Medium light body with a bit of creaminess. Nice dry and roasted bitter aftertaste..

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thevep (22) - Ontario, CANADA - FEB 7, 2013
Easily my top pick at the Beer Store - an easy, relaxed porter with great coffee flavour infused into it (incidentally, Balzac’s Coffee is a great place to grab a high quality coffee in the Ontario region - bring a book, check them out and have a great afternoon, though no word if a coffee porter is permitted on the premises). Oh yeah, I was reviewing the beer.... dark amber/black colour with a gentle touch of acidity. Very enjoyable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RumRunner101 (773) - Alberta, CANADA - FEB 2, 2013
Flavour is a nice balance between coffee and dark malts. Not too heavy or sweet.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
SoberDave (135) - Ontario, CANADA - JAN 20, 2013
Aroma of bitterness and coffee bean. Has also the bitter coffee taste which is nice. Pours dark with a lingering tan head. Smooth and creamy. Nice porter, not complex, but gets the job done.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
redpooba (396) - New York, USA - JAN 17, 2013
A dark mahogany red with a brown head. The beer has depth and complexity with the coffee but is a good example of what a 'hot' beer is. The flavors have not had time to blend and mature together. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
boobooi (28) - - DEC 23, 2012
A bit on the bitter side.Caramel, coffee, roasty smell and flavour. If you enjoy black coffee and porters, try this one.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RxForHealth (155) - - OCT 24, 2012
341 mL bottle. Pours dark brown with modest head that dissipates quickly. Coffee aroma. Light carbonation. On the tongue are flavours of coffee and burnt toast. Maybe some nuttiness. Long coffee finish. Really nicely done. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
ren123 (4) - ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 17, 2012 does not count
wow!! i was rather shocked by the taste. I thought it would taste like motor oil but i was wrong!!! it was very delightful and enjoyable. you can taste the good flavor of the coffee beans and the aroma is outstanding.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AlainG (1247) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 14, 2012
Noire opaque aux reflets rougeâtres, ayant une mousse timide qui flotte au-dessus du liquide. Des arômes certains de café noir, aussi de de grains grillés et de mélasse, à moins forte dose. Le goût est dans la même palette, avec des pointes plus amères à l’occasion. Belle corpulence. Pas de qualités exceptionnelles, c’est satisfaisant sans pour autant en vouloir à tout prix. (386-051012)


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