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RATINGS: 167   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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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!


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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Onenote81 (1002) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - SEP 13, 2012
12oz bottle poured into a pint glass. The pour yields a ruby-tinted dark cola color. The thinnest of beige heads rest on top. The aroma is ripe with fresh breads, roasted malts, cocoa beans, dirt. The mouth is a little thin for my liking. There needs to be a bit more depth to this I think. The bubbles are too prominent. There is a lot of chocolate in this beer. Definitely the main player here. Chocolate malt, bitter coffee, grounds, and a bit of alcohol on the back end. This beer is simple and doesn’t bring much complexity, but that’s okay.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (4185) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - NOV 25, 2014
12 ounce bottle from Binny’s. Dark sticky pour. Some cherry, chocolate, and light body.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (5878) - Ohio, USA - NOV 19, 2014
12 oz. bottle picked up at Woodman’s. Pours dark brown to black in color with a small beige head. The aroma and flavor have roasted malts, a mix of bitter dark chocolate and sweeter, creamy milk chocolate, vanilla, decent body, some mild plus bitterness to the finish, the nose is a bit better than the flavor, overall pretty good.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ragademalion (3) - - NOV 10, 2014 does not count
A go to beer. Love porters, and OSO did well with this one. Dark and chewy.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KyotoLefty (6715) - Kyoto, JAPAN - NOV 1, 2014
Bottle. Nose is vanilla, umami, cocoa. Dark brown with lace. Light body, umami, cocoa, some minerals. Interesting and nice.

4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
badgerbob72 (9) - Appleton, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 23, 2014 does not count
Poured dark black with an off white head. Strong chocolate taste with light coffee overtones. Head adds a great creamy flavor on top of the main taste. Great beer

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ernesto987 (3930) - Connecticut, USA - OCT 16, 2014
bottle, great porter, roasty and full bodied. Very clean and rich, tasty. I’m a fan

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
ElGaucho (2240) - Minnetonka, Minnesota, USA - OCT 10, 2014
Draft at Every Buddy's, Chippewa falls, Wi. Rich, somewhat milk chocolatey, creamy. Beautiful lace. Unexpectedly excellent.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77 (6084) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 26, 2014
Bottle via WI beer maphia. Dark pour w ample head. Slick, smooth and creamy with an almost lactic feel. Lots of chocolate with some roast and dark fruit as well. Dry, bittersweet finish. Very nice porter."

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ICEatALAMO (994) - Troy, Michigan, USA - AUG 12, 2014
Bottle. The pour is black with a thin head. The aroma is nice, malty and roasty, near perfect for this style. The taste is very nice as well. The malt mixes well and a perfect hint of roast. Nails it for a porter. Well done! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
OPIE788 (337) - Ohio, USA - AUG 1, 2014
Bottle. Poured black with a tan head. Roast coffee bitterness and a hint of coco. Not bad.


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