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RATINGS: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Gandy Dancer is a robust American porter that has a French roasted coffee aroma without a burnt flavor. It starts with a medium caramel body that flows into a milk chocolate finish that results in many a light beer only drinker crossing over to the dark side. This beer pairs exceptionally well with braised meats to chocolate desserts.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
akoeninger (341) - Wisconsin, USA - MAR 22, 2014
Brown and clear with a off white fizzy head. Aroma of dark coffee and veggies or grass? Anyway this is a good drinking porter. Flavor of caramel, cocoa, and coffee, some lactic presence as well. Lighter body, makes it easier to put a few more of them away. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
edgallow (1653) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - MAR 5, 2014
12 oz bottle pours black with a tan head. Aroma of roasted malts, chocolate and coffee. Taste is malts, coffee and a hint of chocolate.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Frank (2381) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 3, 2014
I’d put this kind of on the line between a porter and a sweet stout. It’s kind of a homely brew, red brown w/ almost no lasting head but it doesn’t taste bad at all. It has a sweet, milk chocolate character, which is why I say it reminds me of a sweet stout, but it doesn’t really have the strong roasted character I’d expect. This is a little bit sticky on the palate for my tastes but otherwise, it’s a pretty good beer.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
eworkman1 (27) - - FEB 23, 2014
Nice dark brown color, slightly opaque. Soft aroma with mostly sweet notes. Full body with strong crystal malt influence and coffee flavors. Finishes clean for a robust porter.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Strykzone (4475) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - JAN 28, 2014
12 ounce bottle from Woodmans in Beloit. This beer is almost completely black with just a little red. A one finger tan head and a good amount of carbonation floating up to meet it. The aroma is roasted but also some sweeter vinous notes, too. Less roasted notes in the flavor. In the background are bitter citrus hops and they add some brightness. A little vanilla and cocoa. This is quite nice and has a smooth feel.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
beerbaaron (920) - Wisconsin, USA - DEC 29, 2013
Pours an attractive clear ruby brownish amber. Medium creamy beige head. Aroma is chocolatey, caramel, vanilla, a little cracker, some lactose. Flavor is much the same, more roasty. Medium body. Clean, smooth, great balance. Finish is light toasty, some cracker. A really well-made beer. Best of what ive had from Potosi. Underrated.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MarinEvelyn (465) - Wisconsin, USA - DEC 29, 2013
Aroma is very sweet, chocolately, malty, coffee, roasty, vanilla. Taste is spot on. Malty, toffee, coffee, chocolate, roasty. Very enjoyable.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rosenbergh (6072) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 23, 2013
12 oz bottle. (Friar Tuck) Springfield, IL.
Looks like a glass of Coke. Mild bready malty aroma with dark bread and mild hops. Sweet malty flavour with mild roastiness, some bread and some sweetness. Sweetness makes this a bit unpleasant.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RobertDale (2920) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - AUG 26, 2013
12 ounce bottle. Pours almost black with a small tan head. Aroma of malt, coffee, and chocolate. Taste is roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, and vanilla. Very nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kaser (2095) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 17, 2013
Black pour from bottle at Andy's. nutty burnt taste. Black brown pour. Malts. Honey and cocoa hints. Very good


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