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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.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
tectactoe (1850) - Michigan, USA - SEP 2, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 28, 2014 Can: Very nearly black with a gigantic, long lasting mocha head that leaves some very nice webbing at the top of the glass. Aroma is coffee with sweet cream, a touch of sweetly roasted barley, and some light cocoa notes. Taste follows nicely, more roasted barley and some coffee with cream. Light touches of residual sugar, and a smooth finish of milk chocolate and mild roast. Creamy mouth feel but it could be thicker for 7% ABV. Alcohol is hidden very well though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jeremyh70 (707) - Missouri, USA - SEP 10, 2014
Pours an almost opaque dark cola color with a big tan head and nice lacing. Aroma of roasted malt with a slight burnt character, umami and dark chocolate. Tastes of roasted malt with slight smokey and burnt flavor. And just a bit of sweetness. Also umami, dark chocolate and some coffee with moderate amount of roasty bitterness. Finishes semi dry with some roasty bitterness. Mouthfeel is semi creamy with a medium/full body and moderate carbonation. Nice porter with big flavors.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DrnkMcDermott (2798) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - AUG 23, 2014
One of those porters whose head comes out in varying shades of cappuccino, rather pretty. Solid black beer underneath. Smell is a little light, but shows up with some chocolate roast malt at first sniff. Taste is of bitter cocoa and coffee, balanced by a little milk sugar sweetness. So there’s some grainy harshness from black malt, with a little support from some sweetness. I find myself liking it more than I would something with black bitter malt, but perhaps the balance again is speaking to me. Nit much in the way of individual hops to find.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Chudwick (2144) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - AUG 14, 2014
Expectation: other than the high ratings, I know little about the brewery. I’d love to be pleasantly surprised
Hardware: 12oz can into Le Guinness 2010
Nose: dark chocolate with some milk
Sip: like the nose but better. Slight roast aftertaste
Taste: dark chocolate bitterness
Misc: somewhat dry
Conclusion: it’s a porter folks.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rumproasts (2879) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - AUG 9, 2014
can. Deep brown with one finger head. Solid malt base with some chocolate and a touch of sweet coffee. Aboverage porter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ktwse (1989) - SWEDEN - 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 (2657) - 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 (1055) - 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 (258) - 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
GT2 (8425) - San Diego County, 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 (282) - 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.

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