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RATINGS: 70   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
A classic dry porter with coffee, toffee and roasty notes in both the aroma and flavor. Black in color with a refreshingly dry finish. Reminiscent of the porters of old before the days of stouts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
travita (4531) - Frisco, Texas, USA - MAR 12, 2012
Dark brown to black in color and look with tannish head. The smell is roast, malts, burnt, coffee, and slight licorice. The taste is about the same.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (12745) - Woodland, California, USA - FEB 24, 2012
Bottle from Liz. Pours brown/black with a creamy tan head. Aroma is chocolate with a little coffee and maybe a touch of anise. Med + body. Flavor is very dark chocolate with some gritty near-burnt malt and with a little coffee coming along. Anise? Maybe not. Definitely dry, but not particularly bitter. More like astringent from the burnt malt.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
beernovice39 (3270) - Montana, USA - JAN 17, 2012
Draft at brewer. Pours black with a light bown head. Scent of burnt malts and chocolate. Taste is the same. Thin

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
alexanderj (3426) - Branson, Missouri, USA - DEC 24, 2011
Bottle; poured a dark brown to black with a tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, caramel and cocoa. Light aroma. Flavor was also a tad thin; leather, cocoa and caramel. Ok

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
smith4498 (3277) - Miami, Florida, USA - DEC 24, 2011
Draft @ the brewery. Pours black with light bown head. Aromas of burnt malts and chocolate. Similar flavors with a dry, ashy finish. Light to medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lorenasa (159) - Florida, USA - SEP 12, 2011
Pours a dark brown nearly black with a small tan head. Aroma has coffee and chocolate notes. Tastes very much as expected for style with just the right amount of bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beerfest5 (1206) - Cloneen, IRELAND - JUN 21, 2011
A very nice surprise given where we were staying in orlando was not exactly a beer Mecca at any stretch of the imagination. Nice black color, almost black ipa-ish in it’s aroma, and although not extremely hoppy like a bipa, still very delicious

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hamilton23 (618) - Alpine, California, USA - MAR 29, 2011
Poured from a 12oz bottle. Pours dark brown, nearly black with a thin beige head. Aroma is coffee and roasted malts. Taste is heavy on the stale coffee.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
PorterPounder (6390) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - MAR 22, 2011
Orlando, Fl - Whole Foods - 12 oz bottle, Very dark brown pour, brief off white head. Nice earthy aroma, black dirt, coffee. Flavor has a bit of chocolate, some black coffee and a bit of black dirt. Mouthfeel has some nice chalkiness to it, but ends up a bit oily. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SHIG (4011) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - MAR 11, 2011
Bottle at Disney Garden Grill: Poured a deep black with a light brown head. The aroma was roasted malts and bakers chocolate. The taste was what I expect of a porter by style, very chalky with baking chocolate with just enough malt to break it up. The finish is dry and doesn’t leave me thinking it should be in a stout category as most new porters do.

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