kidobutai (560) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - SEP 13, 2013
4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Okay, so I’m rating a holiday Porter in September. But if it list anything over the months, I can’t tell. Great head with a light brown hue that stays around, very dark, almost black. Great taste, rich, almost chocolate. Delicious!
Beergeek23322 (2602) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - AUG 21, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
November 2011. Bottle from a seasonal mixed case. Dark brown with roasted malt, chocolate and spice aromas. Medium carbonation, nice slightly bitter finish.
flatmatt (1316) - Northville, Michigan, USA - JUN 15, 2013
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
12 oz bottle. Pours a clear deep red brown with a tan head. Caramelized brown sugar and toffee in the aroma. Flavors of roasty caramel, toffee, brown sugar, at times a bit of marshmallow. A little different from the typical porter flavors, but definitely on the watery side.
mike5326 (1328) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - MAY 30, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Poured from a chilled bottle into a glass. Dark brown with a nice tan head. Smells of sweat toasted malt with a slight metallic hint. Smooth roasted porter taste, with a extremely mild bitter after taste.
Rrauth (1196) - North Carolina, USA - MAY 10, 2013
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
From beerlicious iphone app: Caramel and some milk choc. hazy brown with frothy tan head. some bitterness and sourness. Medium sticky and alcoholic finish.
OKplus (787) - Oklahoma, USA - APR 30, 2013
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
A - Pours a dark brown garnet color. 1.5 fingers of frothy tan head.
S - Chocolate, roasted malt, toasted brown sugar, mild notes of sharp fruitiness.
T - Bittersweet chocolate, roasted grain with a smokey character followed by a sharp nuttiness. Sugary malts over burnt toast in the middle. Acidic towards the finish.
M - Medium mouthfeel. Smooth body.
A nice beer to have on any occasion. Chocolate forward, not overly sweet, and some moderate roast notes.
Serving type: bottle
jason1970 (143) - Illinois, USA - APR 27, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Not a bad porter, but unremarkable when it comes to all the great ones available. The malt profile isn’t really complex enough and that affects the flavor. I like a porter that errs on the side of being more on the coffee/chocolate side of the spectrum. This doesn’t get there. Good, but not great.
mnmike (1074) - Minnesota, USA - APR 18, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle pour from a build your own six pack around the holidays. Caramel and chocolate porter is good.
Lilja (2275) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 16, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Smak och doft av malt, humle, choklad och toner av honung och laktris. Rostad känsla med god sötma och fin beska.
UncleKorm (1142) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - APR 3, 2013
3.6 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle poured clear brown hue w/ a frothy tan head w/ good retention yet no lacing. Mild aroma of roasted malts. Initial flavor is a moderate sweet with a light bitter finish. Tastes are chocolate, roasted coffee, bread and vanilla. Medium bodied, lively carbonation, creamy mouthfeel and a lasting roast in the finish.