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RATINGS: 138   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74/5   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
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Six malts and four hops go into this tasty dark ale. Hints of toffee, caramel, and chocolate are evident from aroma to finish in this approachable robust porter. 1.059 O.G / 40 BUs


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
0o9i (439) - Reno, Nevada, USA - JUN 24, 2010
Tap @ brewery. Clear, deep Ruby/mohagony with a tan head that laces well, becomes a ring and lasts fully. Malty aroma of Baker’s chocolate, dark fruit, molasses and a bit of musk. Body is medium with light carb and a solidly dry finish. Flavor is lightly sweet, dark roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, molasses an a long lightly bitter aftertaste with pine and chocolate.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nimbleprop (7345) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - JAN 27, 2012
Honestly, is there a bad Russian River beer? 16oz pour is a lightly viscous mostly opaque black with a creamy off white head. Malty, chocolatey aroma that has some bread, toast, cookie dough and brown sugar. Flavor Ian really solid and more of the same; malty, milk chocolate, brown sugar, multi grIn bread. Medium bodied, dry finish

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BVery (9482) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - MAY 12, 2012
Tap at Russian River. Dark brown pour with a clingy off white head. Roasted chocolate malt on the nose and taste. Nice porter.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
xscottypx (104) - Missouri, USA - JUN 12, 2012
On tap at RR. Pour was a dark cola with a nice creamy head that lingered, even leaving some lacing. Great retention. Lots of roasted malts and dark fruit with a light coffee. Very dry, lots of roasted flavor with a very light smokiness. No real hop flavors stood out. This was all roasted flavors. Light coffee hidden through out. Light body, a bit thin, very porter like. Nice mild carbonation. This struck me more as a stout and not a porter. I was expecting a sweetness but this lacked that. It was ok, I doubt I try it any time soon. Reviewed on: 08-17-2010

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
DruncanVeasey (7999) - NUNEATON, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - SEP 4, 2012
Tap@the brewpub, Santa Rosa, CA, 13/08/12. Black with a pentagonal (?) slick of beige lacing finely. Chocolate, coal, burnt walnut and black toast in the aroma. High cocoa chocolate, mocha and slight blackberry beyond with pronounced US hop undercurrents. Hop-bitter, well roasted finish. Very nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bytemesis (6569) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - SEP 14, 2012
Tap. Pours clear dark reddish brown with a small brown head and great lacing. Light aroma of coffee, dark chocolate and dark roasted malt. Flavor about the same, lightly sweet and with a light bitter dry grassy finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Reynolds314 (3302) - Connecticut, USA - JUL 8, 2014
On tap at the source. Pours an opaque dark brown with little to no head. Aroma is lightly burnt toast and cocoa. Taste is mildly bitter and lightly sweet.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
adnielsen (10475) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUL 11, 2014
On tap @ Russian River. Pours a dark brown appearance with a creamy head. Dark chocolate, roast, light vanilla in the nose. Mouth feel is a touch rough. Dry, toasted flavor with a hint if coffee and some dark chocolate. Solid.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yiannnos (1254) - , CYPRUS - AUG 16, 2014
Sampler @ RR. dark brown colour. Coffee, toffee, caramel, chocolate, somewhat thin

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dfearnley (1759) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 7, 2015
Draft to taster at RR brewpub Dark chocolate, light coffee, a little clove, and toasted malt. Dark brown with a creamy tan head; nice cascading and oily lacing. Taste is chocolate, toasted malt and a little late bitterness.


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