Mountain Sun Java Porter
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A rich, creamy ale infused with a generous amount of coffee, the Porter was developed by Mountain Sun brewers weary of drinking Stout for breakfast. The result is an ale where coffee aromas mingle perfectly with a roasted barley, hop finish. A unique treat including as thick a head as you will ever get on a latte.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
cprochak (590) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 30, 2009
On nitro tap at the brewpub on 7/17/09. Nice dark black with coffee and chocolate aroma. Nice little sweetness up front and then a great bitter mocha finish. Incredibly smooth (nitro) but also great on the regular tap as well. My rating may be biased as this is one of my favorite styles, but don’t let that take away from this beer, it really is fantastic. This is exactly what I wanted from this beer. I tasted 197 beers on this trip and this was one of the more memorable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DJMonarch (9163) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2009
Sampler at the Mountain Sun Pub & Brewery, Boulder 12/10/2008 Coffee roast aroma. Small tan head. Dark red coloured a little rich on the palate and fruity with a crisp and slightly bitter roast finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cavie (3895) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - JUL 18, 2009
Opaque brown pour. Lovely coffee aroma. Very smooth and nice. Fantastic coffee flavor that leaves a finish Starbucks would envy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arrogantb (1402) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAY 12, 2009
$4.20 for a pint on tap at Mountain Sun. Dark brown-black. Smells malty, coffee, not too shabby. The flavor was a coffee-heavy porter but it worked in this case. I don’t usually dig coffee beers but this one was alright and had a smooth mouthfeel. Very easy to drink. Serving type: on-tap Reviewed on: 05-09-2009 20:53:16

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Under-age Drinker (96) - Colorado, USA - APR 4, 2009
Pours almost black. Smells like the bottom of the coffee pot before the last cup is poured. Very small head, with intense coffee aroma. Decent balance in flavor, with cocoa, coffee, and a chocolate vanilla blend. Somewhat chewy. One of the few Mountain Sun beers I enjoy

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
That1Guy (2004) - Greeley, Colorado, USA - MAR 25, 2009
Crushed with Jakebra on tap at the brewpub. Thin. But plenty of coffee and chocolate. It’s aight. Smooth and unoffensive.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (12072) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 12, 2009
UPDATED: JAN 26, 2010 (Draught) Pours an opaque dark brown (near black )body with a small tan head. Aroma of coffee, roasted malt, caramel, chocolate, and light licorice. Flavor of roasted malt, coffee, and chocolate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rederic (3188) - montréal, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 9, 2008
On tap at the brewery, dark brown color, with a thick tan-colored head, light roasted malt, black coffee nose, with a dark bitter chocolatey accent, a faint mochaish, liquorice note in the aroma follows through on a medium-bodied palate with a sweet cocoa coffee, roasty malt character with a light espresso, coffee flavor, a faint vanilla bean, liquorice spiciness, with some roasted coffee bean, black chocolate accents, leading toeards a mochaish, roasty, lingering biterness finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Theis (14013) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 21, 2008
Draught at Southern Sun in Boulder. Dark dark brown - white head. High coffee... a lot of coffee taste and aroma, licorice, coffee, burned, light lactose. Lovely.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Skinnyviking (7492) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 21, 2008
Draught. High creamy and long lasting light brown head. Lovely mild coffee aroma. Soft sweet mild creamy coffee choccolate flavor with little hops bitternes. Low carbonation. Long sweet coffee aftertaste.

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