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RATINGS: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   IBU: 46   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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Seven different malts and three different hops go into our Porter for a smooth yet complex flavor. Ost offers light roast malt with a rich smoothness and a dry finish. Ideally served at 50-55F to best reveal its chocolate, caramel, coffee, and roasted malt notes.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dfinney23 (1440) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUN 6, 2013
Really nice porter with no extra bells or whistles. Mild bitter hops compliment the sweet chocolatey malt.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bleeng (1475) - Houston nowhere near Beersel, Texas, USA - APR 19, 2013
Bomber. Pours black and thick with a small tan head. Big coffee/chocolate/roasty nose-nice. Taste is the same with a full rich body. Just a bit of a fade on the end. Well done for a young brewery.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sammy (8096) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 6, 2013
A good very drinkable though dry porter. Solid stuff, chocolate, anise, molasses. Black and rich looking. I did the bomber, but that was still a lot of porter. Slight smoke, a very good roastiness. Smooth mouthfeel. Bottle from Steve beerenberger.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
blutt59 (5999) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAR 24, 2013
Bottled, dark velvety brown pour with creamy tan foam, nice roasty chocolate and dark fruit flavors, milk chocolate malty aroma, nice bitter chocolate finish

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SudsMcDuff (5664) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - FEB 19, 2013
On draft at Nobi Public .. . Pours a very deep brown black .. . Medium foam .. . Deep roasted malts and black earth .. . Very well balanced porter .. . . Yeah? Rock and roll is fast, you know? If all goes according to plan, I could be in rehab next Thursday. Tuesday week, Iíll be living on an island with a small Indian boy.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ansermadide (1468) - Kyle, Texas, USA - FEB 4, 2013
This is one roasted black monster of a porter, at least in appearance, boasting a rich, medium-brown head. It looks especially bad in an English Pint glass. It smells of rich, roasted malts, with more roasted coffee grounds than chocolate and a touch of caramel candy. It smells about as expected for the style, but a little deeper and slightly more complex than your average porter. In the mouth itís a little too thin on the palate, though, offering a warm, bitter overall experience rather than a full, enjoyably rich, thick and roasted flavor. It seems like itís too thin for the heavy amount of roast. Had this been a little thicker, the heavy roasted bitterness would be easier to handle. And if this didnít have such a bitter roasted malt flavor it would be a very easy to drink and enjoyable, light porter. It seems to be on the fence between two worlds and is a little awkward because of it. Although it has somewhat of an enjoyably dry, roasted finish, itís the excessive bitterness in the finish that kills the overall experience. Iíd like to blame it on the hops, but I canít at only 46 IBU. I drank this at the 50 degrees as suggested by Rogness, but Iím thinking this might be better colder. The bitterness just isnít that good at warmer temperatures with this low of an ABV.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jkwalking05 (3517) - Arlington, Texas, USA - JAN 21, 2013
Black with a decent tan head. Aroma is like being packed away in a cardboard box full of packing peanuts in the attic for a few days...and roasted malts. Taste is of roasted malts, toast, like chewing on a chalkboard, coffee.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
travita (3729) - Frisco, Texas, USA - JAN 21, 2013
Bottle. The look is black in color, ok an head, and dark. The smell is really roasty, malts, styrofoam, dry, and dusty. The taste is dry, dusty, malts, really roasty, and good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
deyholla (5975) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - JAN 14, 2013
Bottle thanks to secret Santa! Pours black with a dark brown head that dissipates slowly to the edges. Aroma has a strong roasted malt note with a bit of coffee and underlying bitter dark chocolate. Flavor starts with strong roasted malts and dark chocolate but finishes with dark coffee and a good amount of dryness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fratto (2524) - Arlington, Texas, USA - JAN 7, 2013
Bottle from RS Food Mart. Dark pour with a tan head. Aroma is roasted, chocolate, and lots of coffee. Taste is ash, chocolate, and maybe a little more coffee.


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