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RATINGS: 180   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   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 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
AlexPKeyton (4) - USA - MAR 9, 2011 does not count
http://reardenbrewing.com/?p=103 If This Beer Was a Celebrity: It would be Ving Rhames in Pulp Fiction. Notes: I am willing to admit that my love for Night Train is kind of what got me into the craft beer world to begin with. I was on a business trip in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and a coworker and I stumbled into The Eatery on Fallwell for some recovery food and a Bloody Mary. The bartender offered a beer back of Night Train and I was hooked. OSO says, among other things, that Night Train is Chewy and I can tell you for a fact that is the perfect way to describe the beer. If this beer was a steak it would be the 54oz challange steak from Texas your buddy told you about. While OSO is a truly immense beer in flavor it does not feel as heavy as many strong porters do and its drinkability makes it a stong choice for nights when you want to get the party started right. Last but not least a word of warning. At 7% Night Train has a sneaky way of making you feel like you are faster than a locamotive and able to leap tall buildings in a single bound. Best enjoyed as a beer back to a Bloody Mary with Pepper Jack cheese and a piece of jerky in it from the Eatery on Fallwell, Milwaukee, WI. One down 364 to go.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Scubatrip (605) - Annandale, Virginia, USA - MAR 8, 2011
Ive had enough of this that its time I finally rate it. Also, its the first of a marathon of 365 different beers in 365 days. Take that, liver. From the bottle, pours black with a solid tan foamy head. Aroma is of coffee and dark chocolate, and some slight anger. Taste is similar, with flavors of espresso, chocolate, a hint of alcohol, some freezer-burned chocolate, a light bitterness throughout, very creamy but not too thick. A very solid beer, definitely worth trying if youre a dark beer fan.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cfrancis (2786) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 28, 2011
Thanks to Secret Santa for this. Pours a deep dark brown with a dark brown foamy head. Aroma is deep roasted malts, dark chocolates and a shade of smoke. Taste is full bodied, chewy, roasted malts. Slight smoke in the aftertaste and dark chocolates lie on the tongue. Nice beer .

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SuperDave (1932) - Beautiful Sunny Mesa, Arizona, USA - JAN 8, 2011
Black pour with a tan head.Aroma of chocolate and roasted malt. Lightly sweet roasty flavor with hints of chocolate and coffee. Good stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
spilledpint (352) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - DEC 8, 2010
12 oz. bottle from Woodmans Madison Ar: Not as rich of a roast as I was expecting on this one. A bit of coffee, but more of a medium roast aroma than a dark roast aroma. Ap: Pours a deep brown-black with a 3/4" pillowy light cinnamon head. Very nice lace as well. T: Medium malt sweetness up front, again with a medium roast flavor. Significant hop bitterness on the finish. P: A bit over-carbonated for my preference, medium body. O: This is decent, but not anything special.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GranvilleTim (1778) - Granville, Illinois, USA - DEC 7, 2010
Dark pour with a brown head. Aroma was roasted malt, chocolate. Taste was roasted malt, semi-sweet chocolate, tasty.Nice lacing!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
msante79 (2217) - Mount Prospect, Illinois, USA - NOV 12, 2010
120z bottle from Discount Liquor. Pours dark brown with tan head. Aromas of dark fruits, cherry, chocolate, coffee, and roasted malts. Flavors of chocolate, cof.ee, caramel, bit of dark fruit, and roasted malts. Interesting porter to say the least.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stensler (14) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 21, 2010
Very pleasant caramel and chocolate aroma. Pours a very dark black with a minimal amount of carbonation and slight brown head that quickly dissipates. Has a dry and subtle alcohol taste with some wood and cherry overtones. Creamy and full bodied with a long slightly bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (12367) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - OCT 14, 2010
(12oz bottle) Pours a dark brown body with a medium beige head. Aroma of roasted malt, wood, caramel, light coffee, and bacon grease. Flavor of roasted malt, smoke, caramel, and baking cocoa.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
joshpiledean (316) - Seattle, Washington, USA - OCT 3, 2010
Rich chocolate and roasted malt, some smoky notes. Rich and complex malt profile, medium heavy body. Roasty and bitter chocolate finish. Nice all around porter.

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