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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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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AZBennett (114) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - MAR 20, 2013
Pours dark brown, nearly black with nearly zero head just a touch of off white foam. Nice roast greets the nose followed by some coffee and maybe some cocoa powder. Tastes huge, lots of even roast flavor, minimal hops and some caramel hints. Overall this is a huge porter. A lot bigger in flavor and body than I was expecting. I would love to keep this around the fridge at all times.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerInHeaven (210) - Brillion, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 7, 2015
pours black with a medium tan head. aroma is malt, toast, hint of coffee. The taste is substantial. Dark malt, bitter coffee. Heavy. Long bittersweet finish. Good beer, but I wouldn’t want to session it all night.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cbfobes (2606) - Quad Cities, Illinois, USA - JAN 12, 2015
Poured from bottle, pours a very dark brown with a thin tan head, the aroma has nice notes of light roast with some coffee as well, the flavor has a good amount of coffee at first with some burnt malt and chocolate in the finish, nice mouthfeel, not bad at all.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (4407) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - NOV 25, 2014
12 ounce bottle from Binny’s. Dark sticky pour. Some cherry, chocolate, and light body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (6399) - 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.

   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KyotoLefty (6964) - Kyoto, JAPAN - NOV 1, 2014
Bottle. Nose is vanilla, umami, cocoa. Dark brown with lace. Light body, umami, cocoa, some minerals. Interesting and nice.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
badgerbob72 (10) - Appleton, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 23, 2014
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

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ernesto987 (4288) - Arizona, USA - OCT 16, 2014
bottle, great porter, roasty and full bodied. Very clean and rich, tasty. I’m a fan

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
ElGaucho (2272) - Minnetonka, Minnesota, USA - OCT 10, 2014
Draft at Every Buddy's, Chippewa falls, Wi. Rich, somewhat milk chocolatey, creamy. Beautiful lace. Unexpectedly excellent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77 (6336) - 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."

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