thepatrickman (698) - Durham, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 31, 2016
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Can from Greg (gregwilsonstl) -- cheers! This was so carbonated that it foamed over the top of the pint glass I poured it into, even with 2/3rds of the beer still left in the can. Disappointing -- once I finally got through the foam it was super-watery, super-thin, and super-forgettable.
edgallow (3477) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAY 22, 2016
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Sampler pours black with a tan head. Aroma of coffee, toffee and chocolate. Taste is pretty much the same, nice beer.
gregwilsonstl (1896) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - MAY 1, 2016
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Can. Brown. Thick off white head. Some cola. Caramel. Pretty simple. Nothing fancy, but nice drinkable porter.
thegreenrooster (3895) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - DEC 12, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pour is an almost black with a small tan head. Aroms is a nice roasted malt with a little black licorice in there. Flavor is a nice roasted malt with a decent char and ash which drys the mouth out after the swalllow. No sweet sugary malts here this is all about what can be done with a simple malt after the kiln. This is a nice dry and flavorful porter.
Ratman197 (12826) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - DEC 7, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
16 oz can poured a clear reddish brown with a small lingering tan head. Aromas of roasted malt, bakers cocoa, coffee and light earthiness. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of roasted malt, bakers cocoa, light earthiness and a hint of coffee with a smooth lingering bakers cocoa finish.
Bif (1958) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - NOV 8, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
on tap. Served a dark brown color with a tan head and some lacing. Aroma of roasted malt, bit of chocolate and grain. Taste is similar with roasted malt, chocolate hint of wood. Decent bitterness and a fairly dry finish. Moderate body, quite smooth and flavorful. Nice beer.
beer_rookie (332) - Arkansas, USA - JUL 28, 2015
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
16 oz can. I love the concept.
Pours a very dark brown. Two fingers head. Pretty good retention. Nice clinging lacing.
Aroma is toffee. There’s some chocolate, some medium roasted malt. There’s some smoke.
Taste is a little watery. It has a lot of flavor. Its balanced well between bitter and sweet leaning toward bitter. I taste toffee and some chocolate. It has also some creaminess in it, and it blends well with the chocolate and makes it taste like mocha in the finish.
Mouthfeel is actually light, at least for a porter. Good flavor, medium body. It could stand to be a little heavier. But the drinkability is high, especially for a porter.
Overall this is really really good. It might not be the best porter I’ve ever had, but by golly its the most drinkable one. Absolutely try it if you can.
tfontana (566) - Fremont, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 6, 2015
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Aroma is rich roasted malts with yeasty dough and hints of chocolate and licorice. Appearance is dark, dark brown--virtually opaque with finger-width beige head with poor retention and transient lacing. Taste is moderately roasted malty sweet with some yeasty sour. Palate is light bodied with thin texture, mild carbonation and long, pleasant mild bitter finish. Overall, a thin-bodied Porter with a nice aroma, appearance and taste.
GRM (3645) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 18, 2015
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Glass, 6 ounces, brown bottle, 500 ml, during the Media luncheon, trip to the Great American Beer Festival (Denver), savoured on October 3 2014; eye: mahogany, semi-opaque, tiny ring of beige head, light lacing; nose: coffee, roasting, malt, nutty, light dusty; mouth: coffee, roasting, malt, nutty, light dusty, light astringency, light hops, nutty finale with dusty presence, medium body, average carbonation, lightly bitter; overall: nice surprise
Verre, 6 onces, bouteille brune, 500 ml, 8,5 %, lors du dîner des média, voyage au Great American Beer Festival (Denver), savourée le 3 octobre 2014; œil : acajou, semi-opaque, petit anneau de mousse beige, légère dentelle; nez : café, rôti, malt, noix, léger poussière; bouche : café, rôti, malt, noix, léger poussière, légère astringence, léger houblon, finale en noix avec présence de poussière, corps moyen, carbonatation moyenne, légèrement amère; en résumé : belle surprise
bookman10 (879) - Osseo, Minnesota, USA - FEB 3, 2015
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours a nice, dark, brownish black, with good-sized, lasting head. Aroma of chocolate coffee, roasted malt. Flavor includes all of these, with some leather and dark fruits. A bit over-carbonated/fizzy for palate. This could use a bit more work.