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RATINGS: 168   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Our robust Porter shows bittersweet flavors of coffee and dark chocolate. It has very complex malt character enhanced by yeast fruitiness.


3.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
tossmeabeer (21) - San Luis Obispo, California, USA - APR 10, 2015
UPDATED: APR 18, 2015 Nuts, toast, chocolate, roasty, caramel, leather, earthy, butterscotch, raisin, smoke, woody, woody

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SteveOrz85 (104) - Pennsylvania, USA - APR 7, 2015
12 oz to tulip. Poured near black, nice light tan head disappeared quickly leaving lots of lacing. Aroma is dull, light malts. Taste is lightly sweet and fairly smooth. Medium bodied with an oily texture. Average to soft carbonation. Nice, ever so slightly bitter, but smooth finish. Over all it is good. It is pretty much what a solid porter should be. Cant complain much. It is a porter, nothing to rave about. It is what it claims to be. Well done. Enjoyed. Would drink again.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ron (3060) - Rochester, New York, USA - MAR 20, 2015
Bottle. Pours a nice dark brown with beige head. Great aroma with roasted malts, coffee, chocolate, earthy hops, and some dark fruit. Flavor matches the nose with mostly roast and light bitterness; dry, lightly bitter finish. The alcohol is hidden well. Medium body and carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GenDV138 (3535) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAR 17, 2015
16 oz pour on draft at Kangaroo Boxing Club. Dark brownish black with light tan head. Aromas of dark chocolate, roast, slight dark fruit. Tastes of dark chocolate, roast, malt. Medium body with a dry finish.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maxbier (704) - Maryland, USA - FEB 2, 2015
Dark brown opaque color with cream dark brown head. Aroma is light roast and cocoa. Roasty sweet malt, caramel, toffee, dark chocolate bitterness. Nice balance of bitter, dark malt, and alcohol. Great Virginia brew.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Natai (115) - Sacramento, California, USA - JAN 6, 2015
On tap at Tortoise & Hare in Arlington. Pours dark brown with a light tan head and superb lacing. Solid roasted malt character with some nuttiness. Smooth and creamy that coats the palate with just a hint of bite.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drp6 (12) - North Carolina, USA - JAN 6, 2015
I liked this Porter. The nose, taste, everything about it was what I expected from a standard Porter.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dlovell2 (1273) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - NOV 11, 2014
Pours dark brown with tan head. Roasted malt aroma with vanilla and coffee. Flavor starts roasted malt with sweet caramel, molasses, and vanilla. Some cocoa flavors in finish and finishing coffee. Really nice, roasty, flavorful porter.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Homer321 (2849) - Melboring, Florida, USA - OCT 16, 2014
Bottle from a trade. pour is almost black with a small, light tan head, garnet highlights. Aroma is chocolate with a light grapey note. Taste is milk chocolate with some bitterness coming though eventually. Slightly sticky on the lips. Fairly solid beer. Just a hint of alcohol noted.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77 (7264) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 25, 2014
"Bittersweet and pretty robust in flavor and feel. Doesn’t really follow the porter style to a tee, but it don’t matter. Rich chocolate, coffee (slight) and decent balance. Nice brew. Thanks Thomas."


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