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RATINGS: 2107   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   IBU: 36   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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A delicious, dark-colored, medium-bodied ale made with roasted malted barley. It has a creamy head and a very rich, yet smooth, malty flavor.
Bittering Hops: Nugget
Beginning Gravity: 14.5 Plato
Finishing Hops: Willamette
Ending Gravity: 3.5 Plato
Malts: Two-row Barley Malt, Caramel Malt, Chocolate Malt, Black Malt, Dextrin Malt


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jorn69 (761) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - MAY 18, 2014
@ Havregatan. Flaska (350ml) från Systembolaget (31:-). Rostad malt och humle, kaffe och choklad, sötma och en hel del lakrits, medelbeska, medelfyllig. Avslutningen är något besk och torr tillsammans med kaffe och rostade toner.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
dlbeer (694) - Wisconsin, USA - MAY 11, 2014
Bottle. Dark pour with tan head. Smells of dark malts and slight smoke. Tastes of the same with some chocolate and coffee. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
HammerTroll (318) - Pula / Zagreb, CROATIA - MAY 7, 2014
Completely dark bodied with minimal tan head. Coffee nose. Aroma is coffee, caramel, hops, cocoa. Bitter sweet coffee finish. Medium to full body, soft carbonation. All in all, a great porter.
(Svijet piva 0,33l bottle)

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MattiasA (862) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 7, 2014
Backlog. On tap at Green Lion Inn December 2010. Roasted caramel, bread, hay and coffee

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hopmelt (141) - Painesville TWP, Ohio, USA - MAY 3, 2014
Pours dark brown, reddish hues on edges, thick of white half finger head. Aroma subdued roast, bready malt, caramel and toffee malt, slight earthy hops. Taste roast malt, slight stale coffee, bready malt caramel and toffee, very slight bittering. Mouthfeel medium body and carbonation, slight roast spiciness, slight dry finish. Overall good beer, within style, tasty and drinkable, nothing stands out.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
CharmCityCrab (148) - Maryland, USA - MAY 3, 2014
Roasted coffee and dark chocolate notes highlight a medium body beer. Very slight cookie dough aftertaste. Been a while since I’ve had a good all around porter. There’s not much in my price range. 1,000 times better than the Sam Adams Holiday Porter (Granted, I have a much lower opinion of that than the general public), and significantly better than Yuengling’s macro style porter (Not its actual name). This hits all the right notes and is a good example of the style. Sold in 6-packs right next to the SN pale ale and torpedo at the same price, got it on sale for even less. What this isn’t is a very heavy beer that doubles all the ingredients and the booze and tries to be something that will warm you up after ice fishing in the arctic, with the complexity of a rubix cube (Well, those cubes seem complex to me, anyway...). Its just a nice basic sessionable porter with the tastes you’d look for in a porter that doesn’t feel watered down or like too many corners were cut. They also avoided the trap of hopping it up a ton just to follow trends that contradict the style. It won’t win porter of the year, but its the only widely available example of the style without obvious drawbacks that is in the Sam Adams/Sierra Nevada price range on down that I am aware of.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Headbanger (3226) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - MAY 1, 2014
12oz bottle (Old Notes)-Pours black with an aroma and taste of roasted malt, coffee, and caramel. This medium to full bodied brew is well balanced and one of the better porters I have had.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
angel77 (768) - oviedo, SPAIN - APR 30, 2014
Botella de 33 cl en la Abadia. Leon agosto de 2013. Color marrón muy oscuro con reflejos rubí. Espuma beige poco persistente. Aromas tostados con notas de pasas, ligero chocolate, frutos del bosque. Según va cogiendo temperatura se aprecian ligeras notas de galleta y vainilla. Ligera carbonatación que junto con un cuerpo medio de 5.6 vol no muy intensos la hacen fácilmente bebible. Ligeramente dulce al inicio junto con sabores tostados, conjunta perfectamente con un también ligero amargo de 32 Ibu´s. Una porter ligera, fácil de beber y con sabores ligeros, sutiles e interesantes. Para repetir.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
NallePalle (57) - - APR 29, 2014
Somewhat disappointing, overall a bleak appearance, reminding about a light beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
veceo (318) - CROATIA - APR 27, 2014
UPDATED: MAY 9, 2014 Dark brown color, average sized tan head. Lots of lacing. Medium to full body, soft to average carbonation. Strong coffee aroma, malt, caramel. Sweet taste with nice bitter finish. Very good.


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