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RATINGS: 62   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4/5   ABV: -
Five organic malts are blended and balanced by a single addition of whole leaf Chinook and Nugget hops. This darkest of Pisgah beers is rich and smooth.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Westchesterco (1654) - mclean, Virginia, USA - JUL 17, 2015
On tap at the brewpub it is a dark amber color with a slight head. The aroma is coffee and the taste is a strong coffee egg cream that finishes boldly

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iphonephan (5613) - McLean, Virginia, USA - JUL 17, 2015
On draft at the brewery. Pours a clear cola with an ecru head. Roasted malt nose. Flavors of coffee and chicory. Mild roast finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
woodychevy (799) - - JUN 16, 2014
Part of flight at brewery. Decent porter- bit of a heavy-er mouthfeel. Flavors are as expected- coffee, chocolate, sweet malt- overall smooth and balanced and very drinkable. Nothing exceptional.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
b3shine (7662) - Indiana, USA - MAY 31, 2014
Draft to taster at Pisgah. Looks good; a translucent dark brown with foamy beige head that steadily dissipates into lacing. Smells and tastes of dark malt, hops, and a bit of roast. Average on the palate. A decent no-frills porter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcnielsen (2950) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - FEB 10, 2014
On tap at Pisgah. Pours a dark brown color with white head. Roasty, malty, slight nutty flavors.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
adnielsen (10367) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - FEB 7, 2014
On tap @ source. Pours a reddish orange appearance with a tan head. Some smoke and a fair amount of roast in the nose. Chocolate. Moderately sweet. Earthy, herbal hops. A bit tangy. OK.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
unclemattie (4358) - Georgia, USA - DEC 8, 2013
Tap @ Pisgah. Dark brown color. Aroma of dark malts. Mellow sweetness, well balanced. Bitterness flavors of burnt character. (3904)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
decaturstevo (5743) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - SEP 3, 2013
Brown/black pour with tan head and lace. Aroma of coffee, light chocolate, and roasted malt. Light chocolate, a hinto coffee, and roasted malt flavor. Semi sweet from start to finish. Medium bodied with good carbonation. I like this beer

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dimenhetfield (2486) - , Florida, USA - FEB 16, 2013
Growler picked up from Bruisin’ Ales. Dark brown pour, with a light beige head. Nice aroma of chocolate malts, slight vanilla and slight hops. Creamy texture with a nice subtle chocolate flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Onenote81 (1002) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - APR 30, 2012
Originally reviewed: 10/25/10. 22oz bottle, poured into a pint glass. Pours a fairly transparent dark ruby-shaded mahogany. This was an odd color. Not as dark as expected. Small head on top. No lace. The nose was slightly roasted, some vinous scents, and hints of coffee. Nothing really bold though. The mouth was moderately carbonated. Not as smooth as I’d like. A little slick and wet on the back end. This Porter was not bold in any way. Light roasted flavor, some minor chocolate sweetness, but more overpowering in the fruit flavor. This Porter is off base. Nothing to really stand on. I appreciate that this is organic, but that’s about it. I likely won’t get this again. Move on to better Porters.

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