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RATINGS: 118   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
Joe is not your average beer. This ale is brewed with locally-roasted, fair trade coffee, Dark Munich and chocolate malts which combine to create a well-balanced, flavorful Porter with a fresh roasted coffee aroma. Good from the first drop. We use 2.5 pounds of coffee in each barrel of this robust porter. Available in both bottles and kegs for a limited time each fall and winter. 5% ALC/VOL

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
N3lson1 (701) - Long Valley, New Jersey, USA - DEC 11, 2015
Drank from a nonic glass poured from a twelve ounce bottle. Pours black with a tiny bit of dark beige head. Amazing aromas of coffee and chocolate (one of the best aromatic brews!) Smooth feel on the tounge, some fizz, but I wish there was some different hop flavoring on the finish, otherwise one of the best porters I have ever have!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joejames (411) - Jacobus, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 9, 2015
Bottle to shaker, pours deep brown, small, quick light tan head. No lacing or retention. Aroma of chocolate malt. The taste has a coffee bitterness to it, slightly sweet.. Medium-light bodied, subtle carbonation, mouth feel is slightly creamy but thin. Finishes dry. Tasting notes of roasted malt, tree nuts, vanilla, light roasted coffee bean and earthy. Drinkable but average.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
skmikeg (1540) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - DEC 17, 2014
Pours opaque black with a thin foamy tan head which fades to very little lacing. Aroma is of coffee, roasted malts, dark coco, molasses, and some sourness. Taste is similar to the aroma. Has a medium body with a semi creamy mouthfeel and a semi bitter, semi dry, medium-long finish. Overall, a pretty nice porter that has some nice coffee notes and it pretty drinkable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ed5388 (2756) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - NOV 14, 2014
12oz bottle from Crossroads. Pours a dirty dark brown/almost black color with a tiny tan head of foam. Aroma of butterfingers and roasted coffee rinds. Taste of chocolate, roasted malt, weak coffee, and hints of caramel, with a sour bitterness in the finish.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
LinusStick (3072) - Moon Twp, suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 5, 2014
Not a bad beer. Aroma was terribly weak. Could pick up subtle hints of coffee but hard to detect. Pour was a nice deep dark brown with a thin tan ring for a head. Luckily the taste was a lot stronger than the smell. Nice coffee flavor with a slight hoppiness. Chocolate comes out a little in the flavor. A little thin and slightly watery, but for a 5% beer this isn’t bad. Mild carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
biznizness (1140) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - SEP 21, 2014
Notes from Reading Tap Room, Oct 26, 2013. Nice coffee flavor but this was just way too thin. Good coffee porters start as good porters and I doubt I would have rated this porter very highly without the coffee. Pass.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
fluffy (2127) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - JUL 28, 2014
Sort of like day old coffee, kinda thin and watery with just a hint of sweetness. Ok I guess. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jgb9348 (5316) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - APR 26, 2014
Rich deep dark brown coloured body with a thinnish, one centimetre tall off-white head. Aroma of coffee, roasted malt, nuts and a bunch of earth. Medium to Light-bodied; Strong coffee flavour at first with some maple syrup and a touch of toffee, all with a lot of alcohol and even more bitterness. Aftertaste shows some richness from the coffee, a good amount of roasted malt and a faint instant coffee like flavour. Overall, a decent coffee based porter that is a touch watery, but not bad at all. I sampled this twelve ounce bottle brought after a hockey game by Ed (from Philadelphia) on 15-January-2014 in Arlington, Virginia - Thanks Ed!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TreborWhip (393) - Reading, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 10, 2014
Bottle pours dark brown with tan head. Aroma of roasted malts and java. Flavor dominated by freshly ground coffee beans, roasted malts, semi-sweet chocolate, and light spices. Has a great earthiness. Very drinkable.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Voodoo (498) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 26, 2013
Pours a deep brown with little head. Aroma is heavy almost barnyard earthiness, sour smell, coffee. Taste is thin, wisp of coffee, earthiness dominates.

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