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RATINGS: 224   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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!


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (22307) - Malm, SWEDEN - JUN 12, 2016
Bottle. Pours a dark brown color with a small off-white head. Has a roasted malty chocolate and caramel aroma. Roasted malty chocolate and caramel flavor. Has a roasted malty caramel and chocolate finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
madmitch76 (21227) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JAN 3, 2016
6th December 2015
ChrisO Tasting. Almost opaque dark brown beer, small cream colour head. Palate is smooth and semi dry, low carbonation. Tangy dry dark malts, mildly sour chocolate streak. Touch of coffee and dark fruits. Light dry finish. Coffee linger. So so from Oso.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (20322) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUL 29, 2012
Bottle courtesy of nuplastikk, thanks! Hazy maroon color, small brown head. Aroma of Starbucks and burnt toast. Taste is coffee, dark cocoa powder. Nice.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leighton (17802) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 7, 2015
Bottle shared at the chriso and Ruth pre-Christmas/post-Pigs Ear holiday tasting of 2015 - London. Pours unclear dark brown with a bubbly tan head. The nose holds burnt toast, light cocoa, earth and plastic. Medium sweet flavor with dry chocolate, burnt toffee, earth. Medium bodied with fine carbonation and waxy texture. Earthy cocoa in the finish, light roast, nips of coffee. Not bad.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
harrisoni (16849) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - MAY 2, 2016
Bottle from Reading BF 2016 and drunk at home. Black dark brown beer lasting tan head. roasty malt aroma with some character some chocolate some dark fruits. decent carbonation. really quite a decent likeable drinkable porter. fine. Blackcurrant biscuit with melted chocolate and cream.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (16262) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - DEC 11, 2015
Bottle split at Chriso pre Xmas tasting, 06/12/15. Dark mahogany brown with a decent beige covering. Nose is light roast malt, toffee, spice, dark fruits with a slight tarte come lactic edge. Taste comprises chocolate, dark malt, trace of vanilla, toffee, dark fruit rinds. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. Ok.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (15709) - Pori, FINLAND - JAN 7, 2016
Bottle at Konttori, Tampere. Dark brown color, small beige head. Toasted, a bit chocolaty aroma. Medium-bodied. Flavor is also toasted malty and chocolaty but it has some ashy notes too. Decent strong porter.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Theis (14975) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 9, 2008
Bottle at Sunes (Thanks). Black - offwhite head. English licorice, burned, dryness, berries, light lactose, coffee, caramel, smooth & creamy. I Love It !!!

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
FatPhil (13067) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 23, 2016
330ml bottle (Alko Arkadia, Helsinki)
Nice rich roasty aroma, bit of choc there. Taste is slicker, sticky and coco powder taste. Dry powdery. palate. Pretty rough and messy.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
argo0 (12934) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 14, 2010
12oz bottle courtesy of CaptainCougar. Small beige head atop dark brown body. Aroma is moderately sweet, milk chocolate, light roast. Taste is moderately sweet, bittersweet/milk chocolate, some smoke, roast. Sticky medium-full body.


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