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RATINGS: 262   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64/5   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
A striking, robust porter full of warmth and chocolate malt. Eugene is a robust porter named after Eugene V. Debs, an American union leader and activist who led the Pullman Railroad strike in 1894. An assortment of Belgian specialty malts form a complex structure of toasted grain and caramel flavors. Dark chocolate malt makes this porter black as night and infuses it with its distinct intense, chocolate essence.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ktwse (4104) - Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 6, 2014
Pours deep dark brown, nearly black, with low light tan head. Aroma of coffee, roasted malt, chocolate, light raisins and dates. Taste is chocolate and roasty up front followed by a sweet finish. Light, somewhat sticky body with smooth, soft carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DialSquare (4321) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 3, 2014
12oz can from Weilands. Brown pour. Aroma of brown sugar. Tastes are sweet malt and dark fruit. Sticky little dry finish. Crisp ready drinking. Little soda vibe.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
drsordr (2380) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - AUG 1, 2014
Draft pour dark opaque brown with thin light tan head. Nose very light roast. Not much else. Taste some roast, but more metallic. Not as much as roast and chocolate I like. Mild roasty bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jackfrost9p (338) - California, USA - JUN 20, 2014
Loved this beer. Really nice and drinkable porter. Chocolate and caramel are very noticeable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GT (9982) - Oceanside, California, USA - JUN 16, 2014
> Odd plum and sarsaparilla bubbly Porter

[ Can ][ 12oz ][ northernbrews ][ Trade ][ Brewbies Half Irish Pint ][ 6.14.14 ]
>> Pours deep cola, good tan foam, soda carbonation. Nose is sarsaparilla, licorice, plum, odd like an aged Abbey Dubbel with so much plum. Taste is oily, mild roast, dark cherry, booze. Chalky, dusty mouthfeel. Good, simple. Odd flavor combinations though.

>!< plums?

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fidemaster (296) - Naperville, Illinois, USA - MAY 29, 2014
Pours a black thick head. Has a nice rich choclate, roasted coffe aroma. Has a taste of sweet bread, chocolate, malt, smoke, and coffee. Is a little bitter finish. Overall a solid choice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nike (966) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 20, 2014
12oz can, pours black 2 inch tan head. Smooth and creamy feel, a little on the thin or light side for a porter, but a great tasting brew nevertheless. Great balance of malt hop, some complexity in the toasted and caramel flavors. A great beer for those trying a dark beer,

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hayduke (4948) - Eureka, California, USA - MAY 9, 2014
Sampled at brewpub. Poured black with tan head. Nose of coffee and roasted malts. Some chocolate. Medium body. Flavor was coffee and chocolate. Bitter finish. Really nice. .

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jandd1983 (3869) - Wentzville, Missouri, USA - MAY 8, 2014
Sampled at the brewpub. It poured a black color with a white head. The aroma was of toasted and roasted malts with some sweetness and a hint of coffee. The taste was a little bitter with some coffee notes, vanilla and chocolate in the backend. Tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cornfield (5570) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - MAY 6, 2014
I went to school with Eugene Porter from kindergarten through the fourth grade. I hadn’t given a thought to that little dorky twit since then until Revolution named a beer after him.
The beer is much better than I remember Eugene being. It poured an opaque, deep brown body with a bubbly, sudsy light brown head that settled down into a slender, creamy cap on the brew. It smelled of bittersweet chocolate, chewy dark malt, ash, and a light spiciness. The flavor added an earthy, woody bitterness that peppered the tongue.
Pretty good brew. Much better than the dorky little twit.

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