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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.12/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05   ABV: -
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3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (11971) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - NOV 22, 2011
(Draught) Pours a dark brown body with a small tan head. Aroma of roasted malt, cocoa, light oak, and toasted grain. Flavor of vanilla, chocolate, brown sugar, caramel, and subtle oak.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
brokensail (11599) - Orange County, California, USA - AUG 18, 2011
A: The beer pours a mahogany color with a finger of khaki colored head. S: Definitely has some oak and vanilla notes to it. Light charred oak aromas as well as plenty of roast. There is quite a bit of sweet toffee and some mild fruitiness. A weird ash-like note on the back end. T: Medium levels of sweetness, mostly in the form of toffee. The oak flavor is quite strong, but there is a bit of acidity to the beer and a weird flavor I cannot quite describe, perhaps spoiled chocolate? M: Medium bodied with medium carbonation. O: Not a bad aroma on this, but the flavor was a bit off. Wouldn’t have this one again.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tmoney99 (11088) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 30, 2011
Draft sample at CBW 2011. Poured a dark reddish brown color with an average frothy light brown head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate toasted malt, chocolate and wood aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. Medium toasted chocolate and woody flavor with a medium sweet acidic finish of moderate duration. My expectations where not met.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drake (8981) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - SEP 12, 2012
Served on draft at Max’s. Pours a clear dark brown color with a large creamy tan head. Decent head retention. Aroma of spicy wood, chocolate and roasted malts. The taste is roasted malts, big chocolate notes, toasted wood and a hoppy finish. Medium bodied.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sammy (8939) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 21, 2013
On tap at Kickbacks. Big oak, big lace, the finish is bitter and a tad astringent. Drying. Still a serviceable porter and glad to catch up to it.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
shrubber85 (7956) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - AUG 8, 2011
Tap. Light smoke, wood and chocolate malt aroma. Dark chestnut color with moderate head. Lightly bitter herbal hops and sweet toffee malt aroma. Okay but nothing great.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BMan1113VR (7874) - Los Angeles, California, USA - AUG 19, 2011
On tap. Pours with a clear brown body with a small tan head that fades. Aromas of molasses, oak, vanilla, grainy, brown sugar, light toasts and a faint fruity ester. Flavors of molasses, vanilla, malty, watery. Light brown sugar. Low carbonation. Medium dry. Watery/thin. Bland.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
j12601 (6863) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - MAY 9, 2013
On tap at Elaine’s. Pours a clear brown with ruby highlights and a thin to medium sized beige head. Big sweet caramel and vanilla and wood. Medium, sweet caramel and a bit of plum. Soft toffee warm cocoa and wood. Easy drinking but a bit thin and watery at times.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
swoopjones (6214) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JUL 21, 2011
draft at Coles, Buffalo, NY. darker brown/ black pour. Dried fruits/ raisins fill aroma, seems to be an absence of roasted malts & oak in the aroma. Hints of dark chocolate as its warming. Flavor is sweet maltiness, some mild roast. little chocolate. Ok

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blutt59 (6036) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 4, 2011
On tap, ruby dark brown pour with good lasting tan foam, aroma is malty chocolate, flavor is creamy, some bitter chocolate, malty finish


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