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RATINGS: 229   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
This complex porter is as black as coal that fueled locomotives for generations Made with judicious amounts of crystal and chocolate malt for a rich, smooth, creamy experience. Go ahead and jump on the night train. Enjoy!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
pinkzambia (1803) - Boise, Idaho, USA - SEP 22, 2013
Bottle: Dark black with a tan head. Sweet, root beer, malty aroma with flavors of coffee, charcoal. An all around solid porter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
IndianaRed (3791) - Boise, Idaho, USA - SEP 22, 2013
12oz bottle pours a dark brown with dark red highlights. Small thin quick light tan head. Big roasted aroma and lots of sweet dark roast flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hondajunkie (90) - Tinley Park, Illinois, USA - AUG 27, 2013
Pours a dark black with a thin dark khaki head that settles quickly. Aromas of chocolate, vanilla bean, candied fruit, molasses. Somewhat thin texture leading to a slightly creamy mouthfeel tasting of chocolate malt, toffee and finishing with a bit of bittersweet chocolate tartness. Nice and easy drinking porter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
kaser (5640) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 1, 2013
Super oil black pour at tempest in Madison. Brown head. Rich chocolate aroma - malty. Crazy coffee cocoa milky taste. One of the better porters I've ever had

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
jaymobrown (1840) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 13, 2013
Nice. Nice roasted flavors with sweet caramel and a bit of coffee. Alcohol taste in the end.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jmagnus87 (2912) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - JUN 13, 2013
12oz bottle poured into a shaker. Pours almost black with less than half a finger of nut brown head. Aroma of coffee and chocolate with a little dark fruit and some tart cherry skin. A little red wine in there also. Taste is light bitter. Coffee and dark chocolate with a little tart red wine. Full bodied with a somewhat thin texture. Lively carbonation and a pretty long finish. Overall, pretty good. Something i would gladly drink again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
wchesser (1899) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAY 30, 2013
Very dark, nice slow fading head. Some coffee and tar on the nose. Nutty flavor with nice toasted malt and coffee finish. Full bodied. Nice porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
akoeninger (675) - Wisconsin, USA - MAY 27, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 4, 2014 Carmel,roasts, black pour, frothy off white head, nice coffee toffee flavor. A nice medium light body. An enjoyable roasty porter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dragonfly1 (500) - Colorado, USA - MAY 26, 2013
Bottle, Standard Market. Pours dark brown, nearly black. Inviting tan head. Smells of lightly roasted coffee beans, milk chocolate, salty licorice, and marzipan. First sip is nice creamy chocolate again, with bitter roasted coffee again, and a pine hop finish. Mouthfeel turns noticeably thin as it warms. Otherwise this is well made, good depth and complexity.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jandd1983 (3832) - Wentzville, Missouri, USA - MAY 2, 2013
Sampled at DLD 2013. It poured a dark brown color with a dark brown head. The aroma was of deep roasted malts, dark chocolate and a shade of smoke. The taste was full bodied, chewy, roasted malts. There was a slight smoke in the aftertaste and dark chocolates as well. Great beer.

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