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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.61/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
As far as porters go, this one is heavier on the caramel malt and lighter on the roast malt. I will be smoking a small portion of the base malt in-house for a smoky complexity. This beer will pair well with most of our menu items.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
badgerben (4651) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - MAR 28, 2015
UPDATED: APR 9, 2015 Minnesota Beer #800. Black color with no head. Strong aroma of smoke. Very piggy (that bacony, ham kinda smoke). Heavy roast and chocolate flavors with moderate smoke rounding it out. Full body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
edgallow (2960) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 5, 2015
Draft sampler pours black with a tan head. Aroma of coffee, smoke, malts and some fruit. Taste is malts, chocolate and coffee.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
deyholla (8568) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 30, 2014
Sampled from the tap at the brewpub. Pours near black with a brown head that dissipates slowly to the edges and laces slightly. Aromŕ has notes of sweet dark grains with a good amount of roast and a touch of smoke. Flavor has a nice combination of sweet dark grains, roasted malts and a growing smokiness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leafs93 (1919) - Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 28, 2014
Growler from the pub. Pours dark brown with a small tan head that quickly dissipated. Aroma is dark chocolate, roast, coffee and smoke. Taste is sweet with some light acrid bitter notes. Medium bodied, slick texture and overall a very solid porter. I enjoyed the hint of smoke in this porter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
csaso (1772) - Missouri, USA - OCT 22, 2014
Tap - average size tan foamy head, almost black color, mildly roasty and chocolatey aroma and flavor, fair hop balance, good overall ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bacterial (2365) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - SEP 9, 2014
Dark brown pour at the brewpub with a slight tan head and some lacing. Not much going on in the nose - roasted malt. Taste is malty, chewy, slightly smoky in the finish. Roasted dark malt, slight bitter chocolate. Quite nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
northropfrye (2839) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JAN 6, 2014
Quality porter from Northbound. Cocao and raostyed malts. a bit light but overall a decent porter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
arminjewell (8752) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - JAN 3, 2014
Pour on tap at the brewery, dark brownish black pour with tan head, aroma brought notes of big dark chocolate, creamy milk, hints of oat into some slight smoke, dark roast, coffee, mocha like notes, nice. Taste is a mix of dark chocolate, coffee, roast, some sweet vanilla, oat, and dark fruits, into some yeast, finishing sweet, slightly bitter. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
cards04 (2417) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JAN 3, 2014
Pours black. Nice milk chocolate aromas and a touch of fruitiness. Chocolate and malty flavors. Nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
camborne (656) - Hopkins, Minnesota, USA - DEC 29, 2013
Best of the six beers I tried. Fairly complex porter. Nice caramel malts and light smokiness. Nice with the food they serve

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