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RATINGS: 47   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   SEASONAL: Special   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.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
esjaygee (3903) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 22, 2012
On tap at 8th Street Ale House. Dark brown with ruby lowlights and a creamy thin tan head. Aroma of dark roasted malts, oatmeal and light coffee. Creamy body tastes of dark malts, chocolate, coffee and mild dark fruits. A tad thin but decent.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
richlikebeer (838) - Easton, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 3, 2012
This is a surprisingly great porter..dark dark body, nice mocha colored lacing...lots of coffee in both the nose and flavor, combined with some burnt Malta and tailing off to a milk chocolate finish...very smooth body...just good.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
twindadplus2 (628) - Wisconsin, USA - NOV 12, 2012
Opaque walnut brown with a small light tan head. Aroma is malty sweet with a bit of vanilla and roasted coffee. Flavor is dark roasted coffee and malt with a slight nutty sweetness. Finish is a short burst of light hops bitterness and almost charred malt. Medium bodied and creamy on the palate with a nice tingle of carbonation. A little shallow for a porter but still a very nice nice drink.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
durhambeer (2500) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - SEP 24, 2012
Bottle thanks to CanIHave4Beers. Pours dark brown with light showing through the edges. No much head. But the nose and taste! Hello there. Graham cracker, chocolate, marshmallow. Add some peanut butter and this sucker is a s’more. Caramel notes as well. Sweet rather than roasty for a porter, but done well. Tasty.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ughsmash (7361) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 22, 2012
Bottled. Poured clear, garnet-tinted cola brown with a short, sticky beige head. The aroma picked up sweet vanilla over roasted black and coffee malts.. touches of licorice too.. well-presented. The flavor found well-roasted chocolate, coffee, and licorice notes at the core.. vanilla and charred roast laced throughout.. finished dry and roasty, with a hit of acidity. Medium-bodied at most on the palate, with moderate carbonation.. good balance throughout. This was surprisingly good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dekester1 (340) - Neenah, Wisconsin, USA - APR 19, 2012
Poured a nice very deep red with minimal head and lacing. Aroma was nice mix of sweet malts with light coffee roast and prune hues. Taste is mainly of malts - roast and coffee/prune light hues with a nice smooth light hop finish. Palate was very nice with good viscosity. Overall, an extremely nice porter from the foks at good ole Potosi!

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
lawman357 (93) - Missouri, USA - FEB 11, 2012
Lovely, lighter porter. Aroma carries light chocolate and bitter. Lovely creamy, maltiness in the mouth with the slightly bitter chocolate coming through.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DasBierChef (1083) - Hudson, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 21, 2011
Pours a deep chocolate with decent off white head. Aroma is quite malty, full of chocolate and roasted tones. A bit of dark fruit too. Taste is smooth and easy drinking, yet not lacking in flavor. Well done, Potosi!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AWISLguy (1751) - Wisconsin, USA - DEC 11, 2011
Bottle from Woodmans. Pours brown. Foamy with a nice looking off-tan head. Some reddish tints, I guess, but brown. Aroma has roasted malts, some caramel, some coffee, perhaps some soy. Taste brings some coffee, caramel sweetness, toffee, and a bit of roast malts. Some depth, but not a lot. Finishes not too long. Stays sweet. The second bottle I chilled from cellar temperature for a while and I thought that was a little better that way. A bit more depth than a brown, but not a lot. The taste is there, just the depth is a bit short for a porter.

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrinkEmUpJones (1069) - Georgia, USA - OCT 30, 2011
Pours dark brown almost black color with an off white head. Minimal nose of coffee, chocolate, and nuts. Great palate with notes of creamy smoothness and dark chocolate and nutty roundness. Great drinking beer.


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