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RATINGS: 116   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Spookgolds (241) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 5, 2012
Bottle from craft beer outlet. Nice aroma and flavor of roasted malts and coffee. A little thin though, but good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Nate (3827) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 26, 2011
On tap at Burgatory. Nice coffee aroma, molasses and malted barley. Light hops and a bit of bitter chocolate. Dark brown black clear with thin head. Medium carbonation with medium watery body. Starts medium malty with bitter roasted notes, light coffee and bittersweet chocolate. Bitter dry finish with nutty astringent after.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
arkurzynski (1819) - Combined Locks, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 23, 2011
Dark brown. Way over-carbonated with an over-abundance of light tan, foamy head. Aroma is a not overly appealing combo of super green coffee, soot, ash, burnt caramel, super grassy/vegetal hops, and plastic. Ash and coffee flavor, brief sweet caramel and toffee in the middle, and finishes with wet grass and more ash. Carbonic acidity from over-carbonation plus coffee acidity equals not good. Just a mess of a beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jrallen34 (3497) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 21, 2011
bottle... light black body, nice color, not much of a head though... the aroma is very solid, really nice fresh ground coffee beans, rounded off nicely with a light coffee finish... the taste is a bit boring and thin, the coffee comes off a bit old and generic, doesnít take bad but not something Iíd have again, although one of the beter Philadelphia beers

   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.

   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
LilBeerDoctor (3539) - 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)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
smith4498 (3270) - 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 Iím my coffee beers. Thanks Kerry.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leafs93 (1896) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Elwood (3336) - 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 isnít my favorite. Thin in body with too much carbonation. It certainly isnít as bad as the lager I just had, but itís nothing to write home about either.

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