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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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maniac (3800) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 2, 2010
Bottle on 10/18/2009. Dark black body with a large creamy tan head. Sweet roast, chocolate and coffee aroma. Dry coffee flavor with some light bitterness on a chocolate and roast background. Medium body with moderate carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JFGrind (1844) - Glenside, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 31, 2009
Had a few pints of ’Joe’ while watching Temple football in their first bowl appearance in 30 years. Medium bodied porter with cocoa, coffee and underlying hop bitterness. Made for an enjoyable porter to drown sorrows of a bad second half and ultimate loss by Temple to UCLA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jeff789 (1407) - West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 28, 2009
Pours a deep deep brown with a small white head... Big roast coffee aroma, a bit one dimensional... creamy body, roast coffee flavor still one dimensional, but they pull that dimension off pretty well... medium bodied, dry finish.. decent...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pastor (796) - Skowhegan, Maine, USA - DEC 28, 2009
the first beer I tried that has my name on it. Bottle poured into a big beer snifter produced a finger worth of coco head that trailed off to a thin lace. The body was a deep black in color. There was a good coffee aroma in the brew. I did however pick up a note of vinegar toward the end. The flavor was a great espresso filled brew big roasted bitters filling out this brew in the end. It had a medium to full feel in my mouth with light carbonation. I don’t think this brew could be sessioned it was just to rich in the coffee flavor. I did like it though and would like to try another to check out the nose. Serving type: bottle

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
EithCubes (4887) - New Jersey, USA - DEC 25, 2009
Bottle. Big, big, big aroma of coffee (grounds). Dark brown/pitch pour with an acidic light tan head. Watery thin body, very dry and coffee-inflected. Lightly metallic taste, very weak porter. Lightly sour and a touch of staleness. Base coffee needs improvement before I’ll jump onboard.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Miver (609) - Silver Spring, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 23, 2009
12 oz bottle at the Chameleon Club in Lancaster, PA. Consumed from bottle. Aroma of fresh roasted coffee. Mouthfeel was pretty thin and pretty one dimensional. Flavors of fresh roasted coffee,some mild chocolate with a dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Arayaga2 (1779) - portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 19, 2009
Soy black with 1 cm of lasting light brown head and strong lacing. Aroma is good middle of the road coffee, with slight sweetness. Taste is mild coffee with a slight astringency. Medium carbonation. $2/12

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (4919) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 13, 2009
Sampled from a 12 oz brown bottle this beer poured a black color with a large creamy dark tan head. The aroma was dry, bitter and roasty coffee. The flavor was dry, roasty, toasty and bitter with fairly strong coffee and a touch of cream. The finish was medium length dry and bitter. A bit thin in body but smooth. Solid.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
beerdude1973 (1) - USA - DEC 4, 2009 does not count
Outstanding quality Porter with some very nice and distinct (which was expected) coffee flavors. Good looking pint of beer which will be a perfect comanion for those cool winter nights.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BillKismet (3335) - Seattle, Washington, USA - NOV 29, 2009
Coffee bean body topped with a small cream head. Deep roast barley fills the nose. Easy roast barley flavor with coffee ground finish. Smooth and simple. Slight burnt black patent character.

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