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RATINGS: 466   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18/5   EST. CALORIES: 157   ABV: 5.23%
A traditional London-style, top-fermented black porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Darkover (1535) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUN 18, 2002
Roasted aroma, small beige head. Roasted malt flavor. Light body. Hoppy finish

   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.

   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

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DOdubble (92) - UVA, Virginia, USA - JAN 21, 2003
Not bad at all.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
biomechanic (55) - Washington, USA - JUL 13, 2003
Not a bad beer but is kind of watery for the style. Not very alcoholic and goes down smooth.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
DYCSoccer17 (3639) - Woodland, California, USA - AUG 31, 2003
Pours a black and nearly opaque color with a very mild light brown head that does not hang around. Nose is roasty and nutty. Star is pretty undefined, followed by a very hearty rich nuttyness that is not bitter like the bottle promised. There might be a slightest hint of fruit in there as well. The palate is perfect and feels great going down. A very drinkable beer. There may be some complexity that is lacking.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
ChazyRPh (583) - Chazy, New York, USA - AUG 31, 2003
Typical pour of a porter, very black. Smoky aroma, roasted malt, roasted nuts. Very smooth, nothing smacks you in the face initially, but the finish is a caramelly, roasted malt, nuttiness. Nice sweetness, but not overpowering. The only knock is the lack of a taste initially, otherwise this is a very nice beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jennajlover (135) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAR 15, 2006
this beer pours a german forest black, without a head, after a few seconds, a melted caramel tan head wells up and sits for half a minute before it releases a rich chocolate-y aroma. the first sip hit me with a rich and strong chocolate/coffee flavor and cleeared my sinuses, it even made me sneezed, but the flavor is strong enough to be thoroughly enjoyed while not ruining the beer the finish is a bit acidic, but not bad enough to ruin the drinkability of this fine brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jde123 (775) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUL 12, 2006
Wow! I really enjoyed this porter, although perhaps I was just happy to drink a porter again after such a long hiatus (had not ordered a porter in quite a while). Pours very dark, nice and thick with a medium tan head, aroma was bitter and sharp, although chocolate and coffee dominated. Flavor was pleasant, though mild. Overall I like this one, and will get it again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
snoworsummer (4810) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - APR 27, 2013
Nitro. Pours black with a tan foamy head. Medium body and low carbonation. Smooth and creamy, tastes like coffee. Light aroma of bread, toast, malt.

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