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


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RATINGS: 188   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   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 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 (638) - 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 (628) - Toronto, Ontario, 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 (115) - 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 (8664) - Tel Aviv, - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cruzer (103) - St. Albert, Alberta, CANADA - MAR 10, 2015
Reeeally starting to like chocolate porters now, I think this was the best one yet. Pours black, with a medium sized head, little lacing. Aroma a taste of chocolate, dark coffee, and sweet roasted malts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RobBestwick (684) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 26, 2015
Dark chocolate and coffee aroma. Classic dark porter appearance with an off white head. Dark chocolate and roasted nuts flavour, very malty and quite sweet. Medium bodied. Decent porter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JohnnyJ (4988) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 31, 2015
On draft at the brewery. Brown pour, with a tan head. Lots of chocolate, roasted malt, cocoa powder, and fairly sweet. Not my thing, but I’m sure some people would like it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
taylorderek (37) - - JAN 25, 2015
Dark and sweet with minimal carbonation. Really good use if the chocolate malt with almost hoppy bitterness. Thick head and light chocolate aroma with a very subtle lingering mocha aftertaste

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (11504) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JAN 6, 2015
Bomber poured a clear dark reddish brown with a small lingering tan head. Aromas of cocoa, coffee, light vanilla and light caramel. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of milk chocolate, vanilla and light roastiness with a smooth lingering chocolate finish.

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