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

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RATINGS: 186   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Big and rich, this London style porter is charged with chocolate to give a distinctive finish.


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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
martin21 (155) - Quebec city, Quebec, - DEC 27, 2008
Foncer, beaucoup de chocolat... manque un peu de corps mais c est une bonne porter quand meme. Dark, lots of chocolate... lacking in body but still a decent porter.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RhetoricalAns (618) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ryanhunter_4 (114) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DSG (8610) - Tel Aviv, - MAR 18, 2015
Bottle sample at a tasting at Arielís 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.

3.9
   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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RobBestwick (677) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JohnnyJ (4950) - 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 Iím sure some people would like it.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
taylorderek (36) - - 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

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (11372) - 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.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MunBro (821) - St. Albert, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 25, 2014
Big chocolatey taste but unfortunately I donít enjoy porters. Phillips is amazing though!

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Oldschool_Mike (186) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 16, 2014
Bottle into pint glass. Pours a solid black with a cream coloured head. Aroma is of chocolate with a touch of roasted malt. Taste is of cocoa with a slight bitterness. If you like chocolate you should try this beer. -- rated via 'Find A Beer' for Blackberry 10


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