joergen (19647) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 20, 2009
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Monks Café, Wallingatan.
Black coloured with a medium sized beige head.
Sweet and roasted aroma of caramel, hay, coffee and dark chocolate.
Roasted flavour of coffee, dark chocolate and hops.
Dry roasted finish.
omhper (18954) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAR 7, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottled at Monk’s Café Wallingatan, Stokholm. Near black, rich airy head. Mild chocolate/licorice aroma. Dry with spritzy, rounded mouthfeel. Salty, roasty and bready with medium-light body and non-intimidating flavour intemsity. Salty ansiseed finish. Heavy carbonationa makes it feel a bit blown up or diluted.
fiulijn (13533) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 17, 2009
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Draught at Pony Bar, New York
Dark mahogany color. Light coffee aroma. Dry coffee flavor, quite bland, no chocolate; dry finish; like an office coffee. Useless.
cgarvieuk (13176) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 11, 2009
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at home ... Thanks to Space Coyote for this one ... deep brown thin tan head ... Big roast malt little chocolate malt ... mily malts .... sweet roast ... little toasted oats ... little hop ... quite nice
Oakes (11798) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 28, 2001
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Dark mahogany; light coffee nose; mellow palate with a good bit of smoke; thin in the finish.
bu11zeye (11760) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - FEB 1, 2006
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
(Bottle) Pours a dark brown body with a small off-white head. Aroma of chocolate and roasted malt. Flavor of malt, cocoa, and vinous.
argo0 (11181) - Washington DC, USA - APR 3, 2002
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Delicious porter -- bitter roasty aroma translates wonderfully into the taste -- it stays nicely on the tongue, and dissolves into a mild aftertaste. Deep brown with a pleasant creamy head.
jcwattsrugger (11004) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - NOV 12, 2007
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
12oz bottle-pours a dissipating tan head and black color with red tint. Aroma is dark malt-chocolate/some coffee. Taste is dark malt-charcoal/chocolate/some coffee, secondary hops bite. Right on for style, but not my taste. Occasional. OK carbonation.
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Source: Norm’s, DC
black, thin tan head, roasted malt aroma, light malt flavor, lots of roasted character leading to a bit of bitterness, the chocolate doesn’t show up until after warming
Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 5/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 10/20
The score was calculated based upon the notes and an old scoring system.
bhensonb (10348) - Woodland, California, USA - JUN 22, 2007
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
The aroma is primarily coffee, backed by some darkly roasted malt. Opaque brown/black color with an off-white head that filmed, but laced at the edges of the film. Medium bodied; moderately carbonated. Thins as the carbonation leaves, but it touches on creamy, and the coffee will not quit. There is light sweetness accompanied by dark roasted malt, and there is enough bitter hop to balance the whole. It’s the best porter I can recall - but my organic database is hard to call up. At this moment all I can say is that it is really very good. Really.