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This is a rich, robust porter, cleverly crafted to integrate the aromas and flavors of espresso coffee malt and bitter-sweet chocolate malt. Inspired by owner Brendan Moylans’ daughter Chelsea, this is an American-Irish Style Porter that dark beer drinkers will love


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jb (2204) - Rochester, New York, USA - JAN 25, 2014
Strange that with this name this comes out of California! Bottle, dark, clear, slight reddish highlights. Very chocolaty but with some vegetable notes. Clean start to it, with chocolate, then vegetables, then coffee. Odd, okay, not great.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Petkus331 (265) - Redford, Michigan, USA - JAN 16, 2014
A nice acidic aroma of apple with milk chocolate and some roasty malt. Appearance is a nearly opaque dark brown with light tan head and some curtains. Taste is similar to a dark Belgian with apple, raisin, and cantaloupe fruit tied in with the port character of coffee-ish roast malt. Palate is standard for a porter. Overall, this was surprisingly good, my first brew from this brewery.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
firstsip (446) - Michigan, USA - JAN 16, 2014
From bottle. Got for a tremendous $1.99. Dark black and tan head lingering throughout. Nose of dark fruits and dark roast coffee. Tastes of strong coffee, roasted malt, and dark fruits of raisins and faint dark cherry.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
patricks110 (1620) - Alberta, CANADA - JAN 10, 2014
A nice well balanced and pleasantly roasted portrr with hints of vanilla, cocoa and used coffee grounds. Mild appearance with a thin foamy beige head and dark black body. Nice heavy body with moderate roasted palate.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DuffMan (6802) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 3, 2014
Bottle, shared with Ian. Very dark brown with a tan head that shows good retention. A roast-rich porter, very roasty, with undertones of dark fruits, finishing with an fruity acidity and burnt bitterness. Very nice, classic porter. More UK than US in style.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
swoopjones (5927) - Buffalo, New York, USA - DEC 27, 2013
draft at Coles, creamy black pour with good lacing & white head. chocolate, roasted maltiness with light coffee. good porter

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sammy (8679) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 24, 2013
On nitro at Cole’s. Decent drinking creamy not complex and maybe not need to be. Some chocolate and licorice. Black with a big head.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
reebtogi (4214) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 22, 2013
650ml bottle pours black in color with a 2 finger head that settles slowly and leaves some nice lacing on the glass. Aroma is roasted grains with dark chocolate and hints of coffee. Taste is a roasted grain and coffee bitterness with a chocolate malty sweetness. Medium bodied with carbonation typical for the style. A well done porter that I recommend for others to sample.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
travita (4019) - Frisco, Texas, USA - NOV 18, 2013
Bottle thanks to somebody, rating from my backlog. The smell is chocolate, malts, roast, and ok. The look is brown in color, clear, and has a beige colored head. The taste is chocolate, malts, roast, and grains.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
monk191 (936) - California, USA - AUG 29, 2013
A boring porter. Pours a beautiful black red with a white head. Smells very nutty. Taste is milky, but also weirdly watery. Had on tap at the brewery. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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