TBone (16197) - Pori, FINLAND - OCT 3, 2005
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: JAN 26, 2006 Bottled, alc. 5.3%
Opaque black, small tanned head. Aromatic hoppy nose, a bit roasted. Medium-bodied, roasted, very pleasant coffee in the finish and aftertaste. For this ABV, excellent porter. (7/4/8/4/16 3.9)
Re-rated, bottled 5.7%
Dark, almost opaque black. Small tan head. Very chocolaty roasted nose with notes of hops. Medium to full-bodied. Starts roasted with cold coffee then has a long burst of hops. Long roasted and hoppy aftertaste. (8/4/8/4/16 4.0)
brokensail (16057) - Dublin, California, USA - JUN 12, 2012
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Dark brown in color with a khaki head. Stale coffee, harsh roastiness, bitter dark chocolate, and coffee grounds. Not a fan of the aroma. The flavor is really no better. Quite bitter with tons of roasted malt and coffee ground flavors. Some bitter dark chocolate, a bit of earthiness, maybe some slight malty sweetness. Meh.
Oakes (15806) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 26, 2006
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Very dark brown colour. Full rich character is chocolatey, a bit nutty. Hop bitterness is moderate, which I find appetizing in a porter. Very full, smooth body. Goes down reaaaaallly easy. Great stuff, an old favourite.
Dedollewaitor (15579) - Odense, DENMARK - MAR 26, 2007
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Pitch black with a fine thick brown head. Roasted coffeee/mocha notes. Filling body not near thick though. Easy smoke & light chocolate.. light sweet malty/sugar. Dry bitter finish! Good!
chrisv10 (15519) - DENMARK - JUN 10, 2009
3.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
12 oz bottle. Nice big tan head. Black body. Light carbonated. A tiny bit watery. Aroma and flavour is Coffe and Chocolate.
MiP (15304) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - MAR 29, 2014
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle, 5.3%. Weak coffee aroma. Black colour. Seems hazy. Small light brown head. The flavour is bready, has a mild coffee note. Low bitterness, it seems, but actually a little unpleasant.
Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - AUG 20, 2006
3.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle 650 ml - shared with Mette. Dark brown (almost black) - light brown head. Burned / roasted, chokolate, dried fruits, malty, hoppy, bitter. Not much coffee. Burned / bitter / chokolate finish.
jtclockwork (14999) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 12, 2010
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Blackish pour, some dark browns. Nose is chocolate syrup, coffee and roasted malts. Taste is burnt malts, chocolate cake, caramel coffee, light bourbon smoked woods. Rated 6/29/02
mcberko (14665) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 1, 2010
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
12oz. bottle, pours dark brown with a big tan head. Aroma of strong coffee and chocolate. Flavour begins with chocolate and finishes with a lingering coffee note, and a pleasant mildly better aftertaste. Mouthful is smooth and silky. Very nice porter.
Benzai (14270) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - JAN 28, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle @ home shared with Thompson after he crushed and demolished me in multiple poker games. Thanks Thomas my good friend. You bastard. Anyway, dark brown color, dark red glow coming through when held into the light, medium sized light brown color that diminishes quite quickly. Aroma of malts, dark malts, mocha, dark chocolate. Taste malts, caramel, dark malts, mocha, chocolate, bitter. Medium body and carbonation.