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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 3.43/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.38/5   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Dense black beard, brilliant plumage, reverberating gobble--Old Tom is notorious for haunting the Ozark hills. Heís a prize gobbler with the wisdom to stay just out of reach. Our handcrafted porter is also memorable, but itís one Old Tom that wonít get away. Color 21.2 SRM


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3.4
   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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BlackHaddock (6087) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - JUL 27, 2016
9th July 2016: can at the RBESG, traded from Greg Wilson, via me. Light haze to the deep amber/brown body, on top a beige crown. The nose and taste both had a caramel, coffee and chocolate leaning but this was not a sweet brew, it had a some dry bitterness throughout, especially in the finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maakun (3422) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 9, 2016
Can at RBESG16 thanks to BlackHaddock. Slight hazy dark amber, with dark beige head. Sweet chocolate, light coffee, sweet brown sugar, brown malts. Over medium sweet and very light bitterness. Medium bodied.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (39989) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 9, 2016
50 cl can. Pours hazy brown with a small tan head head. Aroma is dry and toasted malty. Dry malty and caramelish malty. Bitter and dry roasted finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
thepatrickman (714) - Durham, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 31, 2016
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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
edgallow (3572) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAY 22, 2016
Sampler pours black with a tan head. Aroma of coffee, toffee and chocolate. Taste is pretty much the same, nice beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gregwilsonstl (1942) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - MAY 1, 2016
Can. Brown. Thick off white head. Some cola. Caramel. Pretty simple. Nothing fancy, but nice drinkable porter.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thegreenrooster (3934) - 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.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (12958) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bif (1984) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beer_rookie (360) - Arkansas, 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. Thereís some chocolate, some medium roasted malt. Thereís 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 Iíve ever had, but by golly its the most drinkable one. Absolutely try it if you can.


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