kp (10887) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - MAR 27, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
UPDATED: MAR 27, 2010
Date: February 27, 2010
Source: Brewfest, Brewvival
Appearance: opaque dark brown, frothy beige head, drippy lace
Aroma: sweet caramel and coffee aroma
Flavor: rich coffee flavor, caramel sweetness, light bitterness
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 12/20
Score: ** /4
argo0 (10388) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 23, 2011
2.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
12oz bottle. Minimal beige head atop cola dark brown body. Aroma is moderately sweet, coffee/espresso, light milk chocolate. Taste is moderately sweet, coffee/roast, some milk/bittersweet chocolate, light nut. Light-medium body, light creamy, low carbonation.
jcwattsrugger (10000) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - OCT 24, 2010
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
12oz bottle @PreJam Gathering-pours a tan head and black color. Aroma is chili, peat/roasty/coffee-dark malt. Taste is chili, peat/roasty/coffee-dark malt, secondary earthy hops.
Lubiere (8248) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 2, 2011
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
A dark reddish brown porter with a thick moka head. In aroma, loads of coffee grinds over caramel malts. In mouth, a smooth coffeee porter with nice herbal hops, coffee grinds, quite nice. On tap at Brewvival, Feb. 26 2011.
Travlr (8002) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 24, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draft at Brewvival. Dark brownish maroon color, almost flat. Aroma of cofee, nutella. Taste is espresso and dark chocolate.
DocLock (6800) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 23, 2013
3.5 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from my brother from a Hilton Head trip. Pours dark brownish black with minimal khaki head. Nose is roasty dark malt, huge coffee, hot peppers of the chili and jalapeno variety. Tastes roasty choc malty, with notes of coffee and chili pepper in the finish. Iím pretty sure no hot peppers were used in this, but it damned well tasted like it , and it tasted good, stubby.
Drake (6507) - Ivy, Virginia, USA - FEB 25, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Draft at Brewvival 2012. Pours all head. Creamy tan head. Good head retention. Aroma of coffee, roasted malts, leafy hops. The taste is roasted malts, chocolate and coffee. Medium bodied. Nice beer.
Plovmand (5713) - Helsinge, DENMARK - NOV 24, 2012
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle. Thanks karstenborg for sharing! Pours almost clear brown with a medium beige head. Mostly roasted bitter coffee notes in aroma and flavour. Coffee Bean like finish.
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jtclockwork (5117) - , New Jersey, USA - SEP 17, 2011
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Pours black. Light beige head. Nose/taste of fresh coffee beans, espresso, cocoa and vanilla. Body is a little on the thin side. Finishes with fresh coffee beans and burnt black malt.
Braudog (5035) - Hampton, Virginia, USA - MAY 10, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Typical American porter pour ... dark brownish, black, thin head. Aroma straight from the office coffee pot. Drinks with a stark, java-based bitterness, unusually delicious. Good example of a coffee-based dark beer. Love it. (#5017, 5/10/2013)