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RATINGS: 514   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Dark, rich and smoky…this classic porter is brewed with 63% German smoked malt and makes a perfect after dinner (or anytime) sipper for those who love a "bigger" beer. Winner of the Gold Medal in the 2004 Great American Beer Festival® for best Smoked Beer in America!


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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pumpkin (28) - Apex, North Carolina, USA - NOV 22, 2012
12 oz bottle older bottle with campfire smoke on label Stevens Point WI, pours dark brown and black with small brown tan head, smell of smoke and barbecue, taste of smoke malts brown sugar and small taste of barbecue, medium bodied and very smooth, I like it.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dacrza (739) - Great Meadows, New Jersey, USA - JAN 30, 2016
DATE TASTED: January 30, 2016... GLASSWARE: Barley Creek pint.. OCCASION: continuing to show the boys The Desolation of Smaug--time for a smoked porter to match that of a smoking drake!... APPEARANCE: pours a fizzy, pitch black body that supports a brief one-finger brown head, which ultimately fades into a crescent... as a porter usually approximates... AROMA: a robust roastedness engages with vegetable, ham, bacon and egg... the peatiness is present too, as much of the aroma suggests a log fire and a dead pig--not the worst thing, but not tremendously alluring either... PALATE: medium-bodied, rather smooth...and a bit thin for what is described as a "bigger" beer... the aftertaste lingers, while it goes down with an acute oiliness... of average experience... TASTE: as expected, the bacon is thick and the profile is thin... some peat and smoke, but not overwhelming... hints of alcohol also show up oddly at 6% ABV... vegetable--onion, garlic and cola make for a reasonable finish... OVERALL: the first O’Fallon I have had--go with a medal winner--is not a bad introduction to the brand... the experience is mostly a pleasant one, with little outside the genre to explain or deride...

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gripweed57 (1204) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - NOV 21, 2015
12 ounce bottle. Translucent brown color. Small fluffy beige head. Roasted malt aroma with noticeable smokiness. Soft roasted maltiness has a decent smoke and nutty character. Sweet cocoa nuance in midtaste. Slightly chewy mouthfeel. Smooth and drinkable with some dried fruit and coffee notes.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
voyageurmike (203) - Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 9, 2015
Served in snifter at brewery. Dark brown with moderate carbonation. Watery flavor with some smoke but not as malty as could be desired. Clean finish but not a great porter.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jaymobrown (1792) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 26, 2015
Super black color with light head and smoke with roasted taste and malt chocolate flavors. Long mouthfeel.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sebilinz (1372) - Linz, AUSTRIA - SEP 11, 2015
Bottle. Black body with tan head. Aroma is smoke roasted malts with vanilla and cocoa and hints of dried fruits. Taste is cocoa with smoke and roasted malts. Aftertaste is medium roasted malts. Nice and easy one.

1.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
N3lson1 (710) - Long Valley, New Jersey, USA - SEP 6, 2015
Drank from a pint glass poured from a twelve ounce bottle. Pours black! with a tiny bit of beige head. Smells smokey and syrupy. Tastes pretty gross and thick. I’m definitely a porter fan but not this one.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
edwardbass (730) - Illinois, USA - AUG 14, 2015
UPDATED: AUG 15, 2015 Super-dark brown with a tan head. Aroma is smokey. It doesn’t quite taste like a smoked porter, but reminds me a lot of Aecht Schlenkerla Rauchbier Urbock. The porter is back in there, though, I can tell. A good smoked beer, but not outstanding.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gopherfan99 (1140) - CROATIA - AUG 13, 2015
Bottle; pours dark brown with a tan head; aroma is smoky with roasted malt; taste is smoky chocolate with roasted malt and a hint of bacon; finish is dry and smoky; decent

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
artyom (824) - Osijek, CROATIA - JUL 31, 2015
0.355l bottle. Dark brown color with tanned head. Aroma is smoked malt, chocolate and hint of coffee. Taste is smoked malt, toasted malt and chocolate with some coffee. Overall it’s great and interesting beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
daniele (7210) - ITALY - JUL 31, 2015
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