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RATINGS: 383   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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Four different malted barleys combine to create a distinctive, full-bodied beer with a roasted nuttiness, uniquely enhanced by a hint of hazelnuts. Smooth and creamy with the nose of the Willamette hop, this porter is a beer style unto itself.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
milo91hd (137) - Lecce, ITALY - DEC 9, 2014
Bottiglia. Colore marrone scuro con una schiuma color cappuccino mediamente persistente. Aromi di malto tostato, nocciole e cioccolato. Al palato è molto beverina e il malto la fa da padrone, sul finale si sentono le nocciole. Corpo medio con una carbonazione bassa. Una bella porter

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gopherfan99 (612) - CROATIA - DEC 6, 2014
Bottle (trade with non Rate Beer member); pours dark brown with thin khaki head; aroma of chocolate, roasted hazelnuts, and a hint of vanilla; taste is sweet with the roasted nuts and chocolate with hints of toffee and vanilla; light sweet and dry finish; nice porter

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SudsMcDuff (5935) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - OCT 26, 2014
small sample at george r’s place .. . dark amber brown .. . ooomph .. . mild foam stuff .. . light chocolate hazelnut .. . an easy beer, pretty simple and one edged .. . . i’ve never been in cahoots with anybody, but once I got into some shenanigans with a floozy at a shindig

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
brewerale (43) - - SEP 19, 2014
UPDATED: SEP 29, 2014 Negra com média formação de espuma. Aroma e sabor com notas de café e chocolatte, mais chocolate no aroma e mais café no sabor. Corpo médio, final longo, levemente adocicado e com agradável amargor tostado do malte.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kkaiser (5) - - AUG 13, 2014 does not count
This beer looks and smells good with pretty good flavor. However, the aftertaste leaves something to be desired. I’ll finish the six pack that I bought, but would not buy it again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tnkw01 (1185) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 9, 2014
Bottle. Loved this beer. Dark brown color with a medium tan head. A malty roasted nut aroma. Taste was a hazelnut laced chocolate delight. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
HuskerTan (569) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - MAY 28, 2014
Bottle. A- Hazelnuts, chocolate, roasty, toffee. A- Dark brown color, dark liquid, tan head. T- Hazelnuts, slightly malty, cocoa, roasted, nutty, toffee. P- Medium body, average texture, average carbonation, nutty finish. O- Pretty darn good, but not quite great. The hazelnut aroma and taste is great especially at the front, but the taste fades and leaves you with a not so great after taste. Nonetheless, this is a pretty solid brew, that with a few tweaks would be really damn good. The hazelnut is very welcomed, but it’s just lacking and not quite complex enough.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cagou007 (336) - FRANCE - MAY 25, 2014
Pours nice ebony color with cherry reflects. Almost no head. Nose is caramel and coffee. Aromas are roasted malts, coffee and clearly hazelnut. Dry and coffee-nutty finish. Well balanced and pleasant beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VastActiv (3079) - Oulu, FINLAND - MAY 18, 2014
Bottle 0.335l at Janoinen Lohi, Helsinki. Originally rated 22052012. Colour is brown with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Hazelnuts, nuts, chocolate, sweetness and malts.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jblauvs (1346) - Chester, Vermont, USA - APR 25, 2014
Brown pour with a thin beige head. I was a bit wary of this but it turned out to be decent. Aroma is chocolate, sweet hazelnut, caramel, and light coffee grounds. A bit slick on the tongue, medium bodied. The sweetness is more subdued than I expected. Toffee, Chocolate, light nuttiness, and a flutter of vegetable character on the first sip. Finishes with a pleasant, mild roastiness. Not a bad beer, but don’t let it warm up too much.

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