Theis (12131) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 20, 2012
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Draught at Revolution, Chicago. Black - brown head. Chocolate. Fruity. Nice roasted. Ok bitterness. Hoppy and malty bitterness. High malty. Nice smooth. Light smokey.
Travlr (9838) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JAN 17, 2012
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
This beer and I have a lot in common. Draft at the sourse. Very dark brown color, thin beige head, nice lacing. Aroma of hot cocoa with a bit of espresso. Taste is coffee and milk chocolate. Decent stuff.
Tmoney99 (9601) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 9, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft. Poured a dark brown color with an average frothy light brown head that was mostly lasting and excellent lacing. Moderate roasted coffee and sweet chocolate malt aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. Medium roasted sweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. Solid drinkable beer.
brokensail (9154) - Orange County, California, USA - JAN 5, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Dark brown pour with a tan head. Sort of metallic aroma, plenty of roasted malt, coffee, and dark chocolate. A little bit grassy and lightly sweet from some toffee notes. Tastes of roasted malt and coffee for the most part. A little bit metallic, some grass, dark chocolate, and mild toffee and molasses sweetness.
Lubiere (9031) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 14, 2011
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
A deep dark porter with a thin brown head. In aroma, a sweet powdery chocolate with light dark fruits. In mouth, a smooth sweet fruity chocolate, powdery, some off astringency, a bit cloying. On tap at brewpub, Nov. 11 2011.
BeerandBlues2 (8458) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - JUN 12, 2011
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Tap. Pours black with a medium, fizzy light tan head, short retention and light lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (coffee, chocolate, roast), faint woody hops, and notes of dates and prunes. Flavor is malty, chocolate, and somewhat sweet. Medium body and carbonation, low warmth with a sweet to dry finish.
daknole (8005) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - OCT 29, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
GABF. Pours a nice brown color with a dark tan head. Very roasty up front with a good hit of roasted espresso beans, bitter chocolate, raisins. A nice porter!
Sammy (7716) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 10, 2012
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
On tap at the brewpub.A serviceable porter. Dark brown to black coloured body with a bit of head, lacey. Licorice and chocolate. Above average mouthfeel. Carbonation was right there. Decent drinkability, but I am coming out here paying good money and time to get something bold not something I could take out of the fridge for a couple of dollars.
adnielsen (7576) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JAN 7, 2013
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Drank in the can thanks to salukialum. Pours a dark brown appearance with a creamy brown head. Rich dark chocolate, bakers cocoa, roasty maty, light vanilla aroma. A bit thin. Richly roasted chocolate malty, light coffee, a touch burnt flavor. Pretty tasty dessert beer.
Ughsmash (6914) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 17, 2010
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Cask at GTMW. Poured deep brown with a tall, looser beige head. The aroma picked up warm black patent maltage without much heft to it.. some earth and vanilla accented. The flavor found the same black patent and chocolate at the core.. some vanilla around.. OK moderate roast throughout. Medium-bodied at most on the palate.. not memorable by any stretch of the imagination.