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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.45/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Dense black beard, brilliant plumage, reverberating gobble--Old Tom is notorious for haunting the Ozark hills. He’s a prize gobbler with the wisdom to stay just out of reach. Our handcrafted porter is also memorable, but it’s one Old Tom that won’t get away. Color 21.2 SRM

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pawola22 (3262) - Plainfield, Illinois, USA - NOV 16, 2012
Pint can from the Flying Saucer in Little Rock, AR. Pours a deep brown colored body with a finger-width, creamy, brown head that dissipates slowly and leaves a nice lacing. Aroma is roasty with a light dark chocolate sweetness, earth, and a few hints of dark fruit. A bit of a licorice character to this as well. Flavor is similar. Pretty heavily roasted with a light dark chocolate sweetness, touches of dark fruit and licorice, and some burnt malts. Finishes dry, roasty, lightly sweetened, and fairly earthy with a medium-light bitterness. Lengthy aftertaste following a medium-light body and a moderate carbonation. Overall, a pretty solid porter. Roasty, earthy, and somewhat burnt with a nice, light sweetness to balance. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thegreenrooster (3810) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - DEC 12, 2015
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (12540) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - DEC 7, 2015
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bif (1885) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - NOV 8, 2015
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beer_rookie (301) - USA - JUL 28, 2015
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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tfontana (468) - Fremont, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 6, 2015
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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
GRM (3581) - Aylmer, Quebec, CANADA - FEB 18, 2015
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 FRANÇAIS 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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bookman10 (844) - Osseo, Minnesota, USA - FEB 3, 2015
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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jeremyh70 (1022) - Missouri, USA - FEB 1, 2015
Pours chestnut with three fingers of tan head and good lacing. Aroma has some mild roastiness and brown bread. Taste follows the nose with some mild roastiness, dark bread and woody hops. Finishes dry with coffee roastiness. Medium bodied, fairly creamy, thins out some as it warms. A soild, easy-drinking Porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kambei70 (894) - - JAN 25, 2015
2015 can. Pours a medium translucent brown with a fairly thick light tan head. Aroma is a nice sweet, toasty malt with a bit of milk chocolate. Taste pretty much follows the nose with a little bit of a lactose taste and toasty bitterness at the end. Light medium mouthfeel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (19434) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 21, 2014
Can. Opaque brown color, beige head. Aroma of cafe au lait. Taste has coffee, creamy milk chocolate. Decent.

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