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Porter gains it’s robust, full-bodied flavor from dark rich barley malts. We use a blend of munich, crystal, pale ale, black patent and chocolate malts. To these we add hops, filtered water and ale yeast. No adjuncts, additives or preservatives… Not pasteurized.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TikiE (368) - Sylva, North Carolina, USA - AUG 14, 2008
Bottled: Brought back when I was home, but sadly not very good. Pours a brown color with a red tint. Tastes of faint roasted malt that is faint and a little watered down.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Collint (475) - Sylva, North Carolina, USA - AUG 14, 2008
Bottle, from charleston. Pours a dark brown with a thin almost no head. Aroma is a sweet malt and chocolate smell. Flavor is thin malty and boring, nothing special here.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
travita (4155) - Frisco, Texas, USA - JUL 1, 2008
Look id dark brown to black in color with a decent beige colored head. Smell is roasty, coffee, and toasty. Taste is much the same as the smell. Dark and roasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
00cobraR (1103) - Greensboro, North Carolina, USA - JUN 28, 2008
Wow. A solide porter. Pours out a very deep brown color with a small tan head. aroma is full of choco, and roasted malt. Flavor was smooth as silk. had a nice choco roast flavor with a slight bitterness in the finish. i was really impressed with this on.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pojo41 (315) - Hattiesburg, Mississippi, USA - JUN 6, 2008
Had a couple of these at Hyman’s Seafood restaurant with dinner. Poured a dark brown to nearly black color with an OK off-white head. It left a little lacing on my glass. Aroma of dark roasted malt with an almost smoky character. Flavor of the same dark roasted malt with a slightly burnt flavor with a bit of bitterness. I thought this was a pretty good porter. It went well with my flounder.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cale422 (28) - Timmonsville, South Carolina, USA - JUN 2, 2008
Very robust and taosty and almost chocolaste slight tar flavor but not to overpowering. Very full body and palate. Great brew for a rainy stormy SC day

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sthlm (1233) - Minnesota, USA - MAY 29, 2008
[Bottle, thanks tennisjoel!] Pours cola brown with a tiny off-white head. Aroma is cocoa and somewhat nutty. Taste is deep roasted malt, a hint of the cocoa again and then something harshly bitter. Somewhat thin, but has a long finish. Not bad, but pretty simple and really didn’t set itself apart in any way.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
badgerben (4502) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - MAY 26, 2008
OSLO and Guerde’s Memorial Weekend Tasting, 5/23/08. Courtesy of Tennisjoel and thanks for letting us knock down another state! Dark brown color with no head. Slight coffee aroma and molasses. Charred grain flavor and a bit of ash. Tastes like it was oak aged for a bit, even though I’m pretty sure it wasn’t.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Skyview (5269) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - MAY 23, 2008
UPDATED: MAY 26, 2008 Sampled at OSLO/Guerde’s Memorial Day tasting and shared by Tennisjoel. Pours a semi-clear cola brown brew with a thin beige head that quickly dissipates to a fine film and off-white ring. Aroma of roasted caramel malt, some floral and a touch of coffee. Taste is slightly chalky, medium bodied, with a slight metallic roasted malt flavor with some dark chocolate. Finish is a little gritty with a metallic aftertaste that hides some of the roasted malt flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Palidor19 (2998) - Brandon, Florida, USA - MAY 10, 2008
a solid beer, not to toasted and roasted. Not too weak and thin. this has a perfect balance to what a porter should be.

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