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RATINGS: 112   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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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


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GhostFace (321) - Wisconsin, USA - NOV 7, 2011
acquired on a trade from watson1977. deep brown pour with a solid tan head. smells like carmel, roasted malt, and coffee. thin beer but very flavorful. roasty up front with a coffee finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nyindiansfan (463) - rochester, New York, USA - OCT 30, 2011
Pours dark brown, mid. tan head. Nice roasted chocolate smell. Better then I excpected. Not a bad beer to have 2-3 of.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
LilBeerDoctor (3442) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 8, 2011
Tap at Earth Bread+Brewery. Pours a dark brown with a thick tan head. Aroma of roasted malt and a hint of coffee. Flavor of bitter coffee with vanilla and sweet malt. Ok coffee porter, not great, but decent. 7/4/7/4/14 (3.6/5)

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
smith4498 (3022) - Miami, Florida, USA - OCT 2, 2011
Bottle from a trade with watson1977. Pours dark brown color with tan head. Aromas of roasted malts coffee and milk chocolate. Moderate roast flavor with some day old coffee. Thin to medium body with lots of carbonation. A little watery and not as much coffee as I like I’m my coffee beers. Thanks Kerry.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leafs93 (1671) - Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 16, 2011
Pours dark brown with a tan head. Aroma is roasted coffee beans and dark chocolate. Taste is sweet with very little bitterness on the finish. Light mouthfeel. Solid porter, was much better then i thought it would be.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Elwood (3090) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - AUG 16, 2011
Serving: 12 oz. bottle from Pinnocchios. It pours a very deep brown with a small, frothy tan head. The nose is mainly coffee with some light flint notes. The flavor is thin coffee up front with a slight sourness and a slightly metallic back end. I have to say, this isn’t my favorite. Thin in body with too much carbonation. It certainly isn’t as bad as the lager I just had, but it’s nothing to write home about either.

1.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
hellbilly (3249) - scottsdale über alles, Arizona, USA - JUL 21, 2011
bottle at dak’s 1/19/11. typical porter color with a huge tan head. it smells like black olives and stale musty coffee. delicious sour kalamata olive flavor...mmm. i don’t know how to make it go away! 2/3/2/2/5/1.5-

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MadIndian (2373) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 18, 2011
Nice brown pour. With a good nose and taste of roasted malts, chocolate and nut with a good dry rich finish. GO PHILA!

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopscotch (9120) - Indian River County, Florida, USA - APR 30, 2011
UPDATED: JUN 5, 2011 (Rating #6600) Bottle… Pours very dark and sits black in my glass with a ridiculously large, foamy, mushroom-colored head. Fantastic retention. The intensity and size of the head hint at infection. The aroma offers lots of deep roast, but no real coffee - a bit lactic as well. Medium-bodied and mildly creamy with tingly carbonation. Tons of black malt and espresso flavor here. Leans just a smidge toward the bitter side of balance - low sweetness, but nothing lactic or “off” in the taste. Finishes burnt and a touch acrid. Fortunately, the infection hasn’t set in enough to whittle away at the beer’s body or flavor. I wish I could remember who sent this beer to me. I’ll go ahead and thank pantanap for shooting this brew my way!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kassner (1349) - Wexford, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 30, 2011
Had a small glass at 3 Sons while beer shopping. very nice full of smoke and a fair level of hops, dark chocolate color. Modest head, definetly an nice porter though i did not get that much coffee impact.


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