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Brewed by Phillips Brewing Co.
Style: Porter
Victoria, Canada

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RATINGS: 174   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Big and rich, this London style porter is charged with chocolate to give a distinctive finish.


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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
simonblaine (302) - Alberta, - DEC 28, 2012
Sweet chocolate and candy aroma.....like those candy cigarettes from about 20 years ago, remember those? Black with frothy head, sweet chocolatey taste leading to a bitter choco taste....interesting.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jennawood79 (367) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 19, 2014
On taste: Smooth on to the tongue due to light carbonation,malt and bitterness are the main sensations on the start,a little chocolate in the middle and a mild nice dry finish.On a closer taste i think i can detect the chocolate throughout the beer but it is subtle. Good mouth feel,but not my favourite style,making it a bit hard to rate. 1/2 way through the bottle i am starting to pick up on the chocolate a fair bit more.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
tgncc (2830) - Bellmore, New York, USA - SEP 5, 2014
Deep brown appearance. Aroma is chocolate. The flavor is Bosco, plain and simple. So is the finish. No roastiness, weird. Too much.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iphonephan (3354) - McLean, Virginia, USA - AUG 13, 2014
From a 65cl bottle. Pours a clear dark cola brown with a thick tan head. Chocolate aroma. Flavors of milk chocolate. Smooth creamy finish.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
books2brl (10) - - JUL 29, 2014
My perfect beer. As good as Brooklyn chocolate stout. And I got this on draft. Aromatic chocolate aroma. Velvety chocolate flavor without being overpowering. Mild coffee on the finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
a_sully (152) - - JUL 28, 2014
Dark brown/black with a foamy tan head. Aroma of chocolate and coffee. Taste is light, almost watery, and taste has notes of chocolate. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrewDad (5004) - Olympia, Washington, USA - JUL 14, 2014
The Great BrewDad Victoria Pub Crawl 2014 - Brown in color thin tan head. Super drinking dark roast. Nice chocolate flavor and great finish,

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
blomster (258) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 25, 2014
Bottle. Aroma of semi sweet chocolate. Dark brown pour with a cappucino head. Taste is bitter chocolate. Pretty good chocolate beer, doesn’t really have much more than chocolate though.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
kschep (1706) - DENMARK - JUN 9, 2014
Nose is quite heavy cream, hazel, milk chocolate, feel is mediumbroad, taste follows nose with weak cola, sweet corn and rubber

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jksipa (386) - Newmarket, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 27, 2014
Opaque dark brown pour with red highlights under a foamy tan head that leaves lots of lace. Lots of coffee and chocolate on the nose with a good amount of roasted nut. Excellent bitter chocolate throughout with notes of vanilla. Medium creamy mouth with soft carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
LarryBeast (517) - - MAY 12, 2014
650ml bottle. Roasted nuts, milk chocolate and cocoa. Rich and potent. Great as a dessert, but tends to be a little too sweet otherwise.


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