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RATINGS: 455   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18/5   EST. CALORIES: 157   ABV: 5.23%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A traditional London-style, top-fermented black porter.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gerdy555 (163) - Ohio, USA - AUG 2, 2002
this is a pretty good porter. pours black with little head that doesn’t last long anyway. very good chocolate malt flavoring and it is well balanced with the hops i will definatly try more from these guys

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
TheBeerCollector (633) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - AUG 1, 2002
A tasty pint for sure. Looks as good as it tastes; dark, dark brown with decent head retention. Not for the casual beer drinker but a great example of the style.

3.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
stephen (308) - California, USA - JUL 30, 2002
On Nitro at BW3 in Knoxville. Beautiful. Slightly sweet. Chocolate shines through with a slight roasty note. A session porter for sure. I didn’t get the lively hopping as described in the commercial deScription.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JPDIPSO (5153) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 28, 2002
An slightly above average porter. Brown, with a touch of red color. Almost a cross between robust and a brown porter. Chocolate flavors along with slight coffee. Dry dark malt bitter finish.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nstal (237) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUL 23, 2002
Full bodied, lots of flavor. Excellent Porter.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
k2 (146) - USA - JUL 11, 2002
Good dark brew. One of the best porters on the market.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MartinT (8855) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 7, 2002
Nice bitter chocolate…Fat coffee beans…Quaffable Porter…

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Darkover (1532) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUN 18, 2002
Roasted aroma, small beige head. Roasted malt flavor. Light body. Hoppy finish

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mattduling (64) - Fairmont, West Virginia, USA - JUN 12, 2002
Just not what I expected, dark in color with a creamy head but light coffey chocolate taste. Just not much there.

3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bigal9699 (152) - Orange County, California, USA - JUN 3, 2002
I expected more from this beer - had it on tap and I believe it was fairly fresh. Black color, very creamy head - by appearance, thought it would be a real treat. Mothfeel was of medium silky smooth. But where are the flavors? Very muted taste ... slight hints of coffee and bakers chocolate - but again, very faint. I was disappointed and will not be buying again.


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