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RATINGS: 2229   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


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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hfmejias (825) - Dover, Delaware, USA - MAY 25, 2013
12 Fl. Oz. Bottle. Pours dark reddish brown with about a finger tall tan beige head. Aroma of malts caramel and chocolate. Taste sweet, mostly of roasted malts, earthy but with a hoppy bitter end. Nice porter; an easy drinker, very smooth.


3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Strangebrewer (903) - Chatham, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 28, 2014
bottle. Poured opaque brown with a red hue, creamy tan head. Aroma of coffee with some sweetness. Medium-full body, thick oily mouthfeel with just a tart dry finish. Flavour is all roasted malt, notes of coffee, molasses, dark chocolate and a little sour cherry.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Oelbas (208) - DENMARK - DEC 28, 2014
Klar maghonifarvet med stabilt og stort cremebrunt tæt skum. Duften er præget af malt og lakrids. Smagen er blød og mild med brændt malt, let kaffeagtig syrlighed. En let bitterhed dukker op i den syrlige eftersmag.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
sizeablepaladin (1) - Duncan, Oklahoma, USA - DEC 25, 2014 does not count
This is one of the better Porters, I have tried. I am quite amazed that throughout the year from the various times I have bought this porter that the year round flavor is not up and down like some breweries. Sierra Nevada has been a consistent brewer. One note with this style and this particular Porter, I found this to be the best flavored when chilled overnight.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 9/20
Hounddog77 (3) - - DEC 24, 2014 does not count
Sierra Navada Porter is another great tasting beer, dark full body with a hint of chocolate, great malt taste very smooth no harsh after taste.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
badpuppy69 (266) - orange, California, USA - DEC 24, 2014
Pours a clear dark brownish amber with a nice off white head that does not completely dissipate aroma is roasted malt chocolate slight coffee and a slight brown sugar taste follows the aroma well medium to light mouth feel the taste is slightly lighter than the aroma. Taste and mouth feel a bit thin and light for a porter. But you really can?t expect too much for a budget price beer with that is excellent for the price. I actually had to come back in rewrite this about 15 minutes later when it warms up slightly and that the aroma and taste really came up a notch much better if you let it sit for 10 minutes to warm up and it is very good!!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jackafholmes (375) - - DEC 22, 2014
Black with decent white head. Aroma is nice smokey coffee and a bit of chocolate. Taste is smoky and bitter. Mild carbonated and medium body.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Schwarzbart (29) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 18, 2014
The color is ruby brown when held up to the light. Has an off-white, khaki head and the frothy lace is quite abundant. Nice chocolate and light mocha in the nose. Medium bodied and creamy. Tastes of bittersweet chocolate, lightly roasted malts, cocoa powder, caramel, dried grass and light leafy hops in the finish. Quite enjoyable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Strife21 (170) - North Wales, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 18, 2014
Pours dark brown with tan head. Smell is roasted malt, burnt wood, chocolate and molasses. Taste is roasted malt, cedar, chocolate, tobacco and leather. Smooth mouth feel. Medium body light carb.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Zodiac (37) - - DEC 17, 2014
Nice beer, I understand that someone might love it. However, it has that distinctive rye taste or something that I really dislike... Would not have it the second time if there would be a better choice.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
woodychevy (439) - - DEC 16, 2014
UPDATED: DEC 28, 2014 Part of flight post-tour. Super solid porter although somewhat forgettable. Usual porter notes- chocolate/ coffee, earthy (willamette) and super roasty. Ever so slightly light bodied- but I am just nit-picking at this point. Appealing nuttiness. Tasty.


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