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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 2.92/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.89   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Not your typical porter, this is chocolaty, easy drinking, and slightly roasted with a touch of toast. Don’t look for the coffee notes you are used to in porters, but rather a nice subtle balance between roast and malt that distinguish this “brown porter” from the more common “robust porter” and lend to a quaffable drink year round.


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3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
kevinator (922) - The Colony, Texas, USA - OCT 12, 2012
An average porter. A nice roasted aroma. Deep brown color with minimal lacing. The roasted malts I tasted are preferable to the heavy sour malts of some porters. I detected a slight earthy and chocolate tone as well. The palate was a little light. The uniqueness was not there.


2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
ajtrupp (245) - Keenesburg, Colorado, USA - JUN 18, 2014
There is just not much going on here. Hell, look at it's own description. It talks more about what you won't find in the beer than what you will. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

0.7
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
foyle (237) - Wyoming, USA - MAY 10, 2014
UPDATED: MAY 21, 2014 Poured from 16 oz can into pint glass. (Reviewed for a 2nd time after trading in ’bad’ beers for supposedly good ones). Appearance: pours with a 3/4" tan head that slowly recedes. Some mild lacing. Color is dark brown and completely opaque. Some carbonation bubbles clinging to sides of glass. Aroma: off flavor dominates (vinegar?) with a background of some chocolate, bread dough, and a hint of hops and yeast. Mouthfeel: unpleasant mouthfeel (infected?) with a sour, extremely astringent finish. Flavor: dominate flavor is an unpleasant off-putting astringency and vinegar. Behind that unpleasantness is some chocolate and roasted barley malt. The hops are hard to pick up because they get a bit lost in the bitter vinegar. Overall: I returned the first batch of this beer to the brewery, where they replaced it with beer that was supposedly not infected. It was. I had to drain pour the last two.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
RobertDale (3458) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - MAR 10, 2014
16 ounce can. Thanks Secret Santa Aaron. Pours brown with a nice beige head. Aroma of malt and chocolate. Taste is malt, chocolate, caramel, and some coffee. Thin and watery. Lacking.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
daknole (9114) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAR 2, 2014
Brown pour, light brown head. Lightly toasty, roasted malt, plums, molasses, some chocolate and light cocoa notes. This is an underrated beer IMO.

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
3fourths (8032) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JAN 18, 2014
Yogurt-y yeast, potato starch and magnesium hydroxide nose with hints of dried / stale chocolate. Faint diacetyl (butter and toffee). Plastic / smoke phenols. Medium body, low bitterness, sour and acidic taste with burnt chocolate squares and more milk / yogurt in the finish. Strong solvent in the mouth with sweat / isovaleric acid and higher alcohols in the finish. This is an abomination and if I were judging in BJCP Brown Porter 12A it would garner less than a 20.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MacBoost (1279) - Pouring Bus, New York, USA - JAN 17, 2014
Fuck it, let’s boost this 16oz can of dumpster juice courtesy of NielsenRatings. Fucken A, bro. Pours a thinish looking dark brown with a slight head. Aromas of some light powdery chocolate, some light roast. No perceptible hop aroma. Taste is lightly ashy, medium bodied semi sweet garbage can drippings. Finishes on a note of dirty boxers and creamofsomeyoungguy. Meh. I like it.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hockey9930 (89) - - JAN 15, 2014
Poured from a can. Very dark ruby with a thick frothy lasting tan head. Aroma of dark roasted malt and coffee. Taste is of roasted coffee beens with a sour finish. Heavy bodied.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ads135 (2955) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - JAN 1, 2014
A pretty good porter. A tad bit on the watery side, but with an excellent aroma and superb coffee and chocolate flavor. Tried with the parents at the brewery in Dec, 2013.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
brokensail (10935) - Orange County, California, USA - OCT 6, 2013
On tap @ Pateros Creek. Dark brown with some reddish hue. Off-white head. Water, metal, and roast on the nose. Pennies, olives, and grass. Really acidic flavor. Olive, roast, and metal. Pennies and bad coffee. Watery.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
gmellison (423) - Colorado, USA - OCT 5, 2013
On tap at the brewery. Pours a dark brown color. Aroma is lightly nutty and chocolatey. Taste is pretty watery, with some chocolate. Boring


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