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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.62/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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This Robust Porter is a beautiful homage to the power of roasted malts and the zen of restraint. Milk chocolate roasted liquid darkness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tastybeer (1728) - Bloomington, Indiana, USA - JUN 25, 2014
Draft. Brown pour, tan head. Some retention/lace. Aroma of roast, chocolate, light coffee. Taste is lightly bitter, chocolate, roast. Palate has average carbonation, light bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ADesenberg (592) - Ohio, USA - MAY 20, 2014
Draft: pours a very dark brown with a tan head. Just what you’d expect from a great porter, lots of chocolate and roasty coffee. Nice and earthy, but very drinkable still. This is a great porter, and I thoroughly enjoyed it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Patrickctenchi (3662) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - MAY 14, 2014
Draft: Pours red-brown with a light tan head. Caramel, nut, chocolate aroma. Sweet chocolate malt...light earthy flavour. A very nice, mild porter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (7600) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - MAR 30, 2014
Draft. Chocolate malt aroma. Dark brown with moderate head. Lightly sweet chocolate toffee malt flavor. Mild hay finish. Nice light porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
drsordr (1058) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Draft sample at Lehr’s in Milford Pours cola brown. Nose roasted malt, faint coffee, and sweet dark fruit. Taste lighter character throughout, mild roast, some nuttiness, and mild minerality. Light bitter finish. Light mouth feel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shigadeyo (3010) - Harrison, Ohio, USA - FEB 4, 2014
1/17/2014: Rhinegeist Panther Porter... Roasty and malty with some chocolate undertones, not too heavy, conservative alcohol content; very good CLASSIC porter. Draft (pint) at Rhinegeist in Cincinnati, Ohio. Rating #10 for this beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
LilBeerDoctor (3453) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 27, 2014
On tap at the brewery. Pours a dark brown with a thin light tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate. Flavor of sweet malt, light roast, light peat. Very light porter, easy drinking, not as roasted as I expected, probably closer to a brown ale even. 6/4/7/4/14 (3.5/5)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (5412) - Ohio, USA - JAN 4, 2014
Draft at Rhinegeist. Pours a cola brown color with a small off white head. The aroma and flavor have roasted malts, toasted bread, mild dark fruit, chocolate, earthy notes, body is a bit thin, but the flavor is good. Moderate bitterness to the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
schwemjw (15) - - NOV 17, 2013
Good roast. Strong presence of coffee balanced nicely with bitter chocolate. Very light. A good session it’s just missing something

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
garrison (773) - Cin. city, Ohio, USA - OCT 13, 2013
On draft from the taproom at the Rhinegeist Brewery (basically because I tried I tried to sample it at the former Elder Cafe at Findlay Market but they stopped serving at 6 p.m. and I decided to walk a few blocks up Elm Street to get Panther Porter) - This is a dark brown brew with a tall, lasting tan head of foam and an interesting grainy-cocoa aroma. Tastewise , it was very good, but I thought it lacking a very small bit on the balance... still a good beer, though.

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