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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

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
abcfan (720) - New Jersey, USA - FEB 6, 2013
Ehhh. Pours reddish brown. Aroma is mostly bitter chocolate with some coffee. Rather thin in mouth with some coffee notes. Finishes dry / tart bitters.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
fluffy (1666) - 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 (4737) - 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 (392) - 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 (311) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
callmemickey (2779) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 10, 2013
Dark black body, thin light tan head, minimal lacing. Roasted coffee, chocolate, caramel, and a bit of earth. Medium bodied, silky carbonation, clean finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bth122 (1267) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 8, 2013
Bottle. Aged a year. Poured very dark brown color. At HV. Smells like coffee beans, vanilla, French vanilla, cocoa, roasted malt. Creamy texture. Medium light body. Tastes like coffee and roasted malt. Fairly smooth.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tcane7 (1664) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 27, 2013
Draft at Standard Tap. Pours a deep brown, near black, with thin beige head and some mild soapy lace. Nose of roasted malt, coffee, chocolate. Taste of cold brewed coffee, roast, chocolate, caramel. Medium body, mild bitterness

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jesterdeal (1887) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - OCT 15, 2013
Local pride. Bottle shared over a Troma horror film. Aroma is black coffee with slight iron. Pours thin and black with a forgettable white head/film. Taste is roast coffee, some dark fruit, and a roasty metallic taste. Light mouthfeel but it goes down easy. Nice to knock these back if you like coffee beers.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MarkSachon (585) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 31, 2013
12 oz bottle from a friend’s sampler case at a weekend at Hidden Valley. Overall it was thin and insipid, lacking the intensity that a coffee porter should have.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
ryanscourt (745) - Latrobe, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 25, 2013
Ok porter. Not a big fan of coffee as usual. This one is pretty light and pretty simple. A little malt flavor comes through and some hop balance at the end. However, its a pretty straight foward experience - consisting of, as advertised coffee flavor.

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