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


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RATINGS: 193   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
Big and rich, this London style porter is charged with chocolate to give a distinctive finish.

Eyrish's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Eyrish (92) - British Columbia, - APR 27, 2013
Dark ebony with slight head. Lacing left behind. Medium Carbonation. Malty sweetness of chocolate and molasses with hints of vanilla when inhaled. Sweet on the tongue with a bitter lingering. Smoky coffee aftertaste. Smooth on the palate, leaving an effervescent tingle. An easy drinking flavoured porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
cobaink2 (363) - seattle, Washington, USA - APR 14, 2016
Sample from brewery. Tastes of coco and milk chocolate. Lots of great dark and sweet malts. Not Bad but a little on the sweet side.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
popoul (6) - - MAR 4, 2016 does not count
aroma Malty caramel & chocolat. Aperance: Dark minimal head Taste: Light Sweet Palate Thin texture, lill fizzy with medium long finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dfinney23 (2576) - Houston, Texas, USA - DEC 2, 2015
Rich and chocolaty with a bit of roast. Sweet up front turning more bitter in the finish. Still definitely a dessert beer, though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
UXO (1295) - CANADA - NOV 4, 2015
Appearance: nearly opaque black, one fat finger of fluffy tan head diminishing rapidly to a thin skim, minimal lacing. (3/5) Aroma: milky chocolate, light coffee, malted milk, lightly nutty. (7/10) Taste: moderate-high sweet, moderate bitter. (7/10) Full body, moderate-low carbonation, lingering bitter finish. (4/5) Sweet and milky chocolate leads out, but it’s backed up with enough bitterness to keep it from being cloying. Decent depth and pleasantly balanced. (14/20)

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DiarmaidBHK (4056) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 23, 2015
Bottle from the Strath. Pours black with a thin khaki head. leaves trace lacing in the glass. massive chocolate notes on the nose. very nicely done. lovely chocolate on the tongue as well. Has a nice amount of bitterness on the finish to keep things tidy and neat. Definitely the highlight of the trip.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
hubble6 (1) - CANADA - SEP 21, 2015 does not count
Had a very light taste for a porter. Still enjoyable though with light hints of chocolate.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mbgrayson (696) - Anaconda, Montana, USA - SEP 11, 2015
Pours a dark brown, with ample tan head. Aroma of chocolate and malt. Taste is sweet and chocolaty. Smooth and quite drinkable. A definite thumbs up.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RhetoricalAns (775) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 12, 2015
Draught. Black pour with a thin tan head. As the name implies lots of dark chocolate in the nose and taste. Some roasted malt as well. Heavy body. Nice dessert.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ryanhunter_4 (198) - La Crete, Alberta, CANADA - APR 8, 2015
big bottle poured at home. purchased at Sherbrooke Liquor Store in Edmonton. Has a slight chocolate smell. Pours a dark brown, almost black with a minimal beige head. Average carbonation and a strong chocolate/cocoa taste. Drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DSG (10579) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAR 18, 2015
Bottle sample at a tasting at Ariel’s place. Thanks Ory. Dark brown to black with a beige head. Nice aroma of chocolate and some light vegetal notes. Bittersweetish flavor with cocoa, roast and vegetal note. Medium-bodied.

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