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RATINGS: 28   MEAN: 3.38/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   IBU: 43   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
While brewing our Porter, we wanted to keep it as traditional as possible. The final product is something that a shipbuilder would have enjoyed after a long, hard day in the yard. Dark in color, smooth in flavor, and sweetened with local organic honey, this Porter will have you dreaming of fair winds and following seas.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jb (2966) - Rochester, New York, USA - SEP 17, 2015
Really tasty. Coffee is in the nose and taste. Also plenty of black malt and a sweetness adds complexity. Looks great with tan head.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
yngwie (16529) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 7, 2015
Bottle. 22oz. It pours a dark brown, close to black in color and with a dense, tan head Itís quite mocha-ish on the nose, with roasted malts and some soy and licorice. Itís full-bodied and very soft on the palate. Roasted malts, mocha, a nice hoppy bitterness and some chocolate chip cookies in the flavor. The aroma had hints of soy and licorice, the flavor too, but theyíre even vaguer in the flavor. Thereís brown sugar too, but itís not really sweet on the palate. The finish has a good dash of brown sugar and hoppy bitterness, as well as mocha and roasted malts. Sure a nice one, especially like the soft body and the mocha, but it still feels a tad boring. Considering the low ABV itís very nice though. 150607

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Meilby (10971) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JUN 7, 2015
Bottle 650ml @ Hotel room, Fairfield Inn, Flushing, NY
Pours black with a tan head. Aroma has notes of roasted malt, chocolate, cocoa, hint of coffee, yeast and licorice. Taste is medium sweet and light to medium bitter with a long roasted, chocolate and hint of coffee finish. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
djd07 (10553) - Houston, Texas, USA - DEC 14, 2014
Bottle thanks to Will. Pours a dark brown with beige head that lasts. The aroma is roasted malt, dark chocolate, wood. Medium mouth with dark chocolate, roasted malt, light sweetness. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MadRobin (2830) - Silver Spring, Alabama, USA - OCT 26, 2014
On tap 3 oz. sampler at Port Jeff Brewing's tasting room. Opaque, ruby-black-brown with a fine, khaki head and excellent lacing. Aroma of roasted malt, roasted coffee, dark chocolate and nuts. Taste of roasted coffee, roasted malt, dark chocolate and nuts. Medium body and medium carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DocLock (9999) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 28, 2014
Bomber. Pours hazy blackish with 3-finger tan head that laces well. Nose is roasty dark malt hops, an oaty aroma, Tastes smooth and complex, with dark malt up front, some oaty, honey, and molasses flavors at mid-palate, and some finishing hops. This one is velvety smooth on the palate, and a very well made porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kaser (5688) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 26, 2014
Black with white head Coffee taste. Expresso. Nutty. Sweet. Pretty good. People fighting in this bar. Can't concentrate

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jtclockwork (14999) - , New Jersey, USA - AUG 16, 2014
Bottle. Pours dark brown tan head. Nose/taste of honey, burnt chocolate, molasses, roasted coffee grounds and birch sap. Medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ben4321 (5784) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - APR 28, 2014
Location: Sampled at TapNY, 4/26/14

Aroma: It has a sweet porter aroma with some chocolate, roast, and a little honey
Appearance: It pours a dark brown color with a light brown colored head
Flavor: The flavor is clean and sweet, but not overly so, with minimal bitterness
Palate: This one has a smooth, creamy mouthfeel, with a soft carbonation
Overall Impression: I thought this one was a nice, smooth, creamy porter. Maybe it is a little bit too sweet, but overall, I enjoyed it. It certainly has a nice mouthfeel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
bytemesis (6977) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Bottle. Pours deep brown to black, large creamy brown head, dissipates slowly with nice lacing. Aroma is roasty malts, ashtray, cardboard. Flavor is light sweet, weird artificial smoke acidic flavor, light bitter, kinda yuk really. Medium body, highly carbonated.

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