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RATINGS: 209   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Black Cherry Porter is made using local Northern Michigan sweet black cherries, eight different malts, and three varieties of hops. The combination of ingredients provides the deep radiant flavor profile and creates a dark opaque color. The beer leaves a slight purple lace from the fruit puree and finishes with flavors of roasted chocolate and pleasurable black cherry.

Black Cherry Porter is one of the oldest beers in our portfolio. It was brewed for the first time on July 29, 2004 as the 35th batch of beer ever brewed at Short’s.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HoppyBudgie (833) - SOLA, NORWAY - OCT 9, 2013
Black with thin head. Aroma og caramel, roasted malts and a weak hint of acidic fruit. Taste of coffee, burntout bonfire, black cherries. Nice porter this

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
gunnar (7400) - Sandnes, NORWAY - OCT 8, 2013
Shared bottloe at Cardinal, Stavanger. Pours black with almost no head at all. Aroma of caramel, light roast and liquorice. Taste is moderate sweet, sour coffee, ash.Nice, but not easy to like.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
Holmen2 (2569) - NORWAY - OCT 7, 2013
Almost black. Aroma of prunes and cherries. Sour taste, reminiscent of fruit juice.Interesting experiment. A small glass for evaluation is enough for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
koleminer20 (1808) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - AUG 24, 2013
On draft at HopCat in East Lansing Pours black with minimal head Very coffee oriented in aroma, no cherry to be distinguished Tasts, though good, is unlike the name. Coffee dominate, and the cherry is hardly an afterthought, though there is a minute amount after the finish sits there a moment

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Japalo (1686) - DENMARK - JUL 16, 2013
Bottle@Guren. Black with a dark-purple edge. Half finger mocca foam. Very roasted malts. Coffee notes. The cherry aromas are well hiding. Nice brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BMMillsy (1788) - Florida, USA - JUL 7, 2013
Pours pitch black with a small brown head that recedes quickly. Big chocolate aroma with a background of fruit, anise, and surprising spice. Flavor is bitter chocolate with only hints of the cherry. Big and bold, with tobacco and fruit mixed together. Hop bitter holds the sweetness in check. Pretty flavorful porter here, bordering on a stout. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jercraigs (9253) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 3, 2013
2013-05-20. Black body, nice brown head. Aroma is pretty fruity, lightly tangy cherry. 7+ Flavour is similar, tangy fruity cherry over sweet dark malt core, mild roast malt undertones. 7+ Smooth average plus bodied palate is under carbonated. Enjoyable. Bottle via trade with jprime.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blankboy (7058) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 20, 2013
Bottle [12oz] shared with and c/o jerc & mabel. Pours a very dark amber-brown with a small bubbly light-brown head. Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate, light leafy hops and some black cherry. Chocolaty flavour along with roasted malt, leafy hops, lightly tart cherries and a light bitter finish. Average to medium bodied. Pretty good, I enjoyed it. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
Inbreak (3869) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - MAY 18, 2013
UPDATED: FEB 23, 2014 18.5.2013, 0,35l bottle @ home:
Nice foamy cocoa-cherry colored head, but falls a little to fast. Aroma is rich, roasted coffee, soy sauce, dark berries, grass, salty caramel, hay. Taste is very harsh, lots of metal, coffee, dark berries, grass, hay. Medium bitterness. Not good at all.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mittenator (1612) - Michigan, USA - MAY 11, 2013
Bottle. Near black with a beige head. Cherry, chocolate and malt aromas. Similar flavors but with a lot of coffee and a more sour cherry note. Kind of astringent.

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