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RATINGS: 44   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
murphym45 (769) - New York, New York, USA - APR 12, 2011
Pours dark brown with a thin tan head. Aroma is roasted malts, a bit of coffee and chocolate. Dry and full bodied, taste is more roasted malt with some more chocolate and a bit of caramel. Malty finish. Pretty solid all around.

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
peteysmu (63) - USA - MAR 16, 2011
Nice dry porter, that has medium to think texture. I am a fan of this Porter

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
crossovert (7388) - Illinois, USA - MAR 15, 2011
A solid American porter, it is rich, but not overly robust, this brewery has some potential.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dwm1034 (637) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 13, 2011
12 oz bottle from SIL Todd...thanks....pours dark dark brown..almost black with light tan head that passes quickly. Mild hoppy nose; light chocolate / coffee malt taste....not the top of the porter pile, but a good Wisconsin product....will do another...

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jebert (500) - Watertown, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 1, 2011
Pours a deep dark black mahogany with a nice sized creamy tan head. Nose is of molasses and caramel. Nice and creamy on the palate. The taste is rich and slightly sweet with notes of caramel, molasses and dark roasted grains. A very good porter that pairs well with deli sandwiches on whole grain bread.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ekoerper (589) - Iowa, USA - JAN 28, 2011
Nice roasty nose with a hint of coffee. Pours with a thick white head which dissipates quickly, decent lacing. Black, but not opaque. Roast, coffee, and some chocolate dominate the flavor profile; pleasant hop bitterness. Medium-light body, appropriate carbonation, goes down silky and smooth. A nice addition to the developing Midwestern lineup of craft brew.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jsquire (3464) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - JAN 18, 2011
Deep mahogany red color with a foamy brown head. Roast grain nose. Sweet caramel flavors with roast grains, burnt coffee and a gentle hop presence. This is a nice porter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GranvilleTim (1467) - Granville, Illinois, USA - DEC 7, 2010
Reddish-brown pour with a beige head. Aroma was roastde malt,some sweetness to it. Taste was roasted malt, creamy, little chocolate, low carbonation. Nice lacing.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
bpreo (1610) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - NOV 16, 2010
Oh yeah, that is a nice Porter. Mississippi River Porter. Nevermind, it has a locomotive pictured on the bottle.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nuplastikk (4396) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 25, 2010
Draft at Old Fashioned. Opaque blac, nice off white head. Roasty chocolate aroma. A touch of a watery mouthfeel, but the hits the mark stylistically. Mossy, with some borderline Stout nuances. A little thin bodywise, relies a little heavily on the specialty malt. Drinkable, but still sub par and unimpressive. Mild chocolate bitterness in the aftertaste.


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