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RATINGS: 2189   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

Cakes' rating

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Cakes (376) - New Bloomfield, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 10, 2012
12 oz bottle. A strong aroma, smoky with malty and molasses components. Pours a dark, somewhat hazy mahogany with a fairly thick, fine-bubbled, pale tan head that leaves some good lacing. Mouth-filling aroma has tones of burnt wood, hops, molasses, coffee and unsweet chocolate. Texture is fairly smooth and fizzy, leaving a smoky and somewhat hoppy finish that sticks around for a little bit. Nothing really distinct here and it has that chicory thing going on.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hopmaestro (162) - Örebro, SWEDEN - NOV 25, 2014
Aroma is as you’d expect from a porter, mild toasty malts with a hint of chocolates. The taste is earthy with a medium body, a laidback hop sting and a dry aftertaste. A decent, clean porter. Perhaps a bit too standard?

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
firemarshal (174) - North Carolina, USA - NOV 23, 2014
Bottle. Pours dark brown with a huge rocky head that lasts impressively. Aroma is roasted nuts, toast, hot chocolate, molasses. Taste is a bit watery with caramel, leather, alcohol, banana, vanilla, coffee and milk chocolate. Overall pretty good stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
aumentm (100) - North Carolina, USA - NOV 23, 2014
Nice overall porter. Dark beer with a tan head. I really tasted some roasted malts. Thought it was creamy and full bodied.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bwyu (32) - - NOV 17, 2014
Nice rich malty goodness. Straightforward porter - chocolate coffee roasty with a nice hoppy balance.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Palidor19 (2988) - Brandon, Florida, USA - NOV 17, 2014
Solid porter with dark Malta, medium hop bitterness. A touch of nuts, caramel and toast. Greasy for a night cap ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
arnold931 (606) - Iowa, USA - NOV 17, 2014
Bottle. Pours black with ruby highlights. Tan head. Nose coffee and some chocolate. Taste add some unsweetened grape juice. Good porter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
John25 (641) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - NOV 15, 2014
Bottle. Dark cola. Coffee aroma with dark chocolate. That taste adds more roasted malt than most porters. Thin, yet creamy mouthfeel. Very good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AtronSeige (676) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - NOV 15, 2014
Aroma: Medium sweetness, vinous, chocolate, roast Appearance: Body: brown with red hues. Head: Small, tan, good retention. Lacing. Flavour: Medium roasty, slightly harsh. Dark fruits, prunes. Dry finish with lingering malty/fruitiness. Mouthfeel: Medium-full body. Medium carbonation, creamy. Overall: Too harsh on the roasty. not as complex as expected. 355 ml bottle, poured. Thanks Andre! 12B. Robust Porter

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
conway (1573) - - NOV 14, 2014
Bottle. Dark cola with a big fluffy beige head. Aroma is chocolate and coffee. Taste adds fudge/chocolate sauce and a roasted malt finisher. Medium mouthfeel and carb. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beertholomeus (854) - California, USA - NOV 10, 2014
Pours a amber brown color with a khaki head. Caramel, chocolate, herbal, nutty and malt aroma. Chocolate, caramel, toffee, nutty, herbal, coffee, bready and malt flavors. Medium full, creamy body and lively carbonation for the style. Toffee, chocolate and malt finish.

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