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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dalekliz (826) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 16, 2010
On tap at Toronado. Pours a deep dark brown with a small off-white head. Nice burnt aroma, of malt, wood, pine, and dark chocolate. Taste is smooth and creamy, of burnt toast, chocolate and toffee. Lingering burnt creaminess. Nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wetherel (1836) - Encinitas, California, USA - SEP 2, 2009
On tap at PP carlsbad. Description: "6% english style porter with coffee and chocolate notes". Thick creamy awesome nitro head. Black brown color. Low to no roastiness. Leans dry. Easy to drink. Low in flavor, but still surprizingly good.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
cprochak (590) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 27, 2009
On nitro tap at PIzza Port Carlsbad, 7/9/09. Pours near black with nice frothy head (nitro). Wonderful coffee and caramel aromas. Very well balanced porter that has very smooth mouthfeel and a nice coffee and nut finish. This is a great porter.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (29687) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 23, 2009
From tap at the Carlsbad brewpub. Pours dark brown and black with a small, tan and lasting creamy head. Hard roasted malty aroma. Flavour too is hardroasted, light coffeeish and vague dark chocolate flavoured too. Lasting roasted and dark malty flavoured into the far finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25094) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 21, 2009
On tap. Clear dark brown with an orange hue and a beige head. Aroma of hard roasted malts and coffee. Fairly light body, hard roasted malts with a light sweetness. Fairly discreet bitterness. 060709

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
DaSilky1 (2606) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 17, 2009
UPDATED: JUL 22, 2009 Served nitro with no warning and we got a pitcher of it. Fuck that. Pours a nitro black with big nitro head. Semi-roasty nose with chocolate and yesterdays cold coffee. Nitro watery flat mouthfeel. Creamy chocolate milk flavors, that’s all I can taste now that my head is full of nitrogen. Gets lower scores for appearance and palate because you fucks put nitrogen in my beer without my consent.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SamGamgee (2452) - down the whirlpool, California, USA - JUL 8, 2009
Draught at the brewpub. Looked and felt like nitro, but I didn’t get it so I can’t be sure. Black color with a big, creamy light beige head. Somewhat muted roasted grain and light chocolate aroma. Roasty and coffee flavors, but pretty sweet with lower bitterness. Medium bodied with smooth, lower carbonation. The sweetness doesn’t show in the mouthfeel. Like liquid chocolate beer but not at all heavy.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (28448) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUL 7, 2009
Draft in Carlsbad. A brown beer with a red shine. The aroma has notes of soy sauce and caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes of soy sauce, and caramel as well as light notes of roasted malt, leading to a soy sauce finish combined with a light note of roasted malt, reminds me of an ice cream topping.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
danielcurtis81 (1517) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 6, 2009
Tap at Port Carlsbad. Pours a full deep brown black with a small brown head. Nice pale like malts at first and the roasted notes grow as the beer warms. Nice coffee flavors build as well. A solid porter.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pawola22 (3262) - Woodridge, Illinois, USA - JUN 10, 2009
On tap at Pizza Port in Carlsbad. Pours a deep brown, almost black with a thick, insanely creamy, chalky brown head that takes forever to dissipate and actually never goes away. Lots of thick, creamy lacing. Aroma of soft, chalky chocolates and roasts with a light astringent citrus and sour cherry. Like a mix between a porter and a dry stout. Flavor is smooth and creamy, rich chocolates and dry roasts. Some sweeter malts and nice, balancing, slightly sour cherries and citrus. Very creamy, medium bodied palate that finishes smooth with a rich and sweet, soft roast aftertaste. Overall, not quite a porter, not quite a dry stout...although it leans more towards the dry stout side of things. Very tasty with lots of smooth, creamy flavor.


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