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RATINGS: 66   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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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 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ughsmash (7181) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 24, 2009
On tap at WDW. Poured medium-deep brown with a short cap of off-white head. The aroma was sweet and chocolatey with dry-roast to it and accents of peaty smoke.. just what I needed. The flavor didn’t come together as well.. dry-roasted black malts gave some chocolate character at the core, but not a whole lot.. faint smoke worked in its favor, as did light coffee bitterness, but both could have been more prevalent.. rather bland with black malts on the finish. Medium-bodied and dry on the palate with lower carbonation.. smelled better than it tasted.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Palidor19 (2998) - Brandon, Florida, USA - DEC 3, 2008
its kinda of, and not as opaue as it should be, it taste like fresh coffee, cocoa and some toast malts

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
PhillyBeer2112 (2544) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - SEP 18, 2008
Dark brown, shows alot of light at the edges, revealing an orangey-brown color, otherwise opaque. Served too cold in a shaker glass, but as it warmed.... Nose had alot of bittersweet chocolate, though restrained on the whole. Also featured touches of cigar tobacco, and perhaps vanilla or caramel. Flavor is mostly dry roast with a hint of iced coffee in the finish. Slight lingering ashiness. Body is rather thin. 1/3 of the way into this pint and I’ve lost interest.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BeerVirgin72 (880) - Pickerington, Ohio, USA - JUN 16, 2008
On tap at Brewery. Nice dark pour. Aroma of roasted coffee. Taste was all black coffee and dark chocolate. This one was way too dry for me. Prefer more sweeter porters.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TomDecapolis (4540) - Milton, Delaware, USA - FEB 14, 2008
On tap at the brewery. Pours a deep black with a smaller creamy/bubbly tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate and coffee. Flavor of milk chocolate, roasted malt and some coffee.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (11069) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 11, 2008
Draft at brewpub. Poured dark brown color with medium brown creamy head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Medium roasted coffee and chocolate aroma. Medium to full body with a dry smoth texture. Medium flavor of roasted malt with a medium bittersweet finish of moderate duration. Solid brew.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BREWMUSKCLES (2300) - New Jersey, USA - JAN 26, 2008
this a porter that is a bit too thin for my interest. a little licorice in with an adequate flavor profile of chocolate malt and light hop finish. seemed the bitterness and carbonation were not quite balanced and i found that distracting. nice dark color seemed to enhance the dissapointment.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
fordest (2010) - Santee/San Diego, California, USA - DEC 6, 2007
GABF. Dark pour. Some chocolate on the flavor, but never got it off the aroma. Somewhat difficult to get any aromas. Flavor was watered down too. Not a favorite.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - NOV 25, 2007
Date: 11/17/2007
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub

dark brown, wispy beige head, dark chocolate aroma with a touch of sweetness, rich chocolate flavor, nice sweetness brings out the chocolate and gives it a slight milk chocolate character, touch of roasted mixes with a light bitterness for a light bitter finish,

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 11/20
Rating: 2.9/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *4

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Quake1028 (633) - Tampa, Florida, USA - NOV 11, 2007
Sampled at the taproom. The best beer these guys do, by far. Dark brown pour with red edges. Smallish mocha colored head. Decent retention and some nice lacing. Nose of espresso beans, coffee grounds, tobacco, cocoa and dark malts. Smells pretty damn good. The taste is a bit disappointing after how good it smells, but it’s still not bad by any stretch. Reminds of a weak cup coffee mixed with hot chocolate. Light to medium bodied, creamy palate. Finish is lengthy, roasted notes all over the place and a sweet milk chocolate ending. I wish they bottled this, I would have brought a few six packs home.

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