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RATINGS: 70   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.06   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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"Grab your darts and let’s go!" This is a dark ruby red porter with a medium body. A slight hint of smoke is detected from a small portion of grains used that are smoked with beechwood. Pale, chocolate, black and crystal grains are also used with Northern Brewer and East Kent Golding hops.


Nephilium's rating

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nephilium (1498) - Ohio, USA - DEC 3, 2012
Slightly sweet, with a presence of smoke in the aroma. Pours a very dark ruby red, with just a dusting of light tan head. The flavor is roasted with a lingering smoke finish. The smoke isn’t overpowering, and nicely accentuates the flavor of the porter. The body is a bit thin, with it being easy drinking. If you like smoked beers, this is a nice one to try, it could also work as an introduction to the style for those who have never tried it.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerdedDave (816) - - JAN 21, 2015
dark brown color; roasted malt and coffee aroma; a light bodied porter; roasted malt flavor with coffee notes and hints of smoke

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BREWMUSKCLES (2379) - New Jersey, USA - DEC 25, 2014
bit of plastic smoke. brew is dark brown with some malt and dark fruit in cherry. flavors are recessed and body is moderate and somewhat silky. some cocoa.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Metalchopz (2606) - Cantley, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 15, 2014
Enjoyed in Vermont. Pours a dark brown colour with a beige head and minimal lacing. Mild coffee notes with roasted malts. A little smokey hints. Not so much in the taste. Flavours of fruity and roasted malts. Decent porter lacking in the taste department, and just a little smokiness.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
malrubius (2098) - Springfield, Vermont, USA - OCT 8, 2014
Bottle from Brewfest. Dark brown with flat tan head and lace. Very chocolate and chocolate milk and fruity aroma with a hint of ashy woody smoke. Chocolate some roasted coffee very raisiny figgy dark fruity sweet with fruity woody finish and hints of ashy smoke. Thin and way too fruity for my tastes.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
edgallow (2826) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - AUG 22, 2014
12 oz bottle pours black with a tan head. Aroma of malts, coffee and smoke. Taste is smokey, malts and coffee.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (5523) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 30, 2014
UPDATED: MAY 31, 2014 Sampled from a 12 oz brown bottle this beer poured a very dark brown color with orange highlights and a medium sized foamy beige head that faded quickly and left no lacing. The aroma was bacon, malty, a touch roasty and a bit of smoke. The flavor was dryish and a bit malty with wood, smoke and a touch of bacon. Long smoky finish. Medium body. Ok.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
puboflyons (2540) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 29, 2014
From the 12 fl. oz. bottle. It is an attractive looking deep brown to near black color with a long lasting beige head. The aroma is rather muted and subtle. I get some smoked malts but they are downplayed. I kind of hoped for more of it considering it a smoked porter. Medium body. The taste is a step up with a similar smoked malt character and clean, earthy finish.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
keepersj12 (2932) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - FEB 23, 2014
Nothing much to say about this brew. Pours a clear brown with a thin head. The aroma hardly noticeable. Just some bread. The flavor is malty with a hint of smoke and an odd metallic taste. Very thin and watery. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bdgf06 (19) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 4, 2013
Nice dark color. Great porter aroma with smoky notes on top. Taste is smooth with smoke not overpowering the overall taste. Best smoky taste beer I have had. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
czar (5704) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 14, 2013
pours light brown-reddish with a small light beige cap, little retention. caramel and bacon, mushrooms, minerals, hint of maple syrup, soap, earthiness, spoiled fruits, burnt fruits too. moderate carbonation, very light body - watery, short grassy-herbal finish. DP.


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