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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 2.92/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92   IBU: 26   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Motor City Honey Porter is a full bodied, creamy dark ale with a distinct roasted malt flavor and chocolate overtones. A touch of pure Michigan clover honey adds a subtle sweetness to this smooth, well balanced ale.


Panzuriel's rating

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Panzuriel (1427) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - SEP 22, 2012
Dark brown black opaque with very little head. Slightly malty nose with hints of coffee. Taste is slightly coffeeish. Creamy with dark chocolate notes. Light body. Finishes slightly bitter in a good way.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
superspak (3397) - Michigan, USA - APR 30, 2015
12 ounce bottle into pint glass, bottled on 11/19/2014. Pours nearly opaque dark brown color with a 1 finger dense tan head with good retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Light spotty soapy lacing clings on the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation retaining the cap. Aromas of chocolate, cocoa, caramel, honey, toast, dark bread, light coffee/smoke, light herbal, and roast/toasted earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance and complexity of dark/roast/bready malt and light earthy hop notes; with solid strength. Taste of chocolate, cocoa, caramel, honey, toast, dark bread, light coffee/smoke, light herbal, and roast/toasted earthiness. Light herbal/roasted bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of chocolate, cocoa, caramel, toast, dark bread, light coffee/smoke, and roast/toasted earthiness on the finish for as good big. Good robustness, complexity, and balance of dark/roast/bready malt and light earthy hop flavors; with a good roasted bitterness/sweetness balance and no cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, moderately creamy, and lightly bready/chalky mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish as expected of 5.2%. Overall this is a nice robust porter style. All around good robustness, complexity, and balance of dark/roast/bready malt and light earthy hop flavors; and very smooth to drink. A nicely enjoyable offering.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Jamesthebrit (350) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - DEC 20, 2014
Aroma is sublet roastiness. Looks fine dark. Taste is light. Metallic like a porter but pretty light and boring. Palate is watery. Hops are ok. Overall pretty average. Nothing special. Simple.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BOSSbrewer (2707) - Arkansas, USA - AUG 15, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours a dark brown with a medium head. Aroma is roast and some chocolate. Flavor is very roasty with some chocolate. Also a good bit of smokiness. Medium bodied. Nice beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
rumproasts (4130) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - AUG 9, 2014
bottle. Brown with small head. Below average porter with some honey sweetness that doesn’t really fit. Thin body. Definitely not "well balanced".

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chucklemation (789) - Pontiac, Michigan, USA - AUG 8, 2014
Pours a dark brown with a tan foam head. Has a light aroma of roasted malts. Flavor is sweet roasted malts. A bit too light in body and flavor, but still enjoyable.

1.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
mrjaxson (352) - .08 Junction, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 28, 2012
A borderline pour-down-the-sink porter. No particular aroma that could be associated with a porter. The taste was tingly sharp on the tongue and there was an unpleasant thinness to the body. Maybe I got a bottle that was all honey and nothing else, but this one--purchased at the brew pub--was nasty.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
sliqjonz (32) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - FEB 25, 2012
Mild taste, smooth, semi sweet, clean finish, kinda dark for a porter, but still not heavy, matly ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
strongpieman (1594) - Mount Airy, Maryland, USA - DEC 27, 2010
Thick black beer, light head. Nice bitterness, smooth with lots of flavor.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
deyholla (8114) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - OCT 24, 2010
On tap at the brewpub. Poured a dark brown with a slightly yellowish brown head that dissipated to the edges. Aroma had a honey note that was back by darker malts and a slight roasted note. Flavor was sweet honey with slight roast and some coffee coming through in the finish. The beer had a nice creamy mouthfeel.


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