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RATINGS: 2123   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

Sask89's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sask89 (418) - Regina, Saskatchewan, - JAN 11, 2013
Pours a deep brow colour with a nice off-white head. Aroma is largely of coffee malts and subtle roasted grain scents. Taste is mild and a nice balance between sweetness and bitterness, fairly dry. Medium bodied, softer carbonation and a smooth creamy mouth feel. Overall an exceptional porter.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
teromous (47) - - SEP 14, 2014
Appearance: Black body with a quickly fading off-white head. Decent lacing. Aroma: Light roasted scent, but nothing else. Taste: Big roast coffee flavor, a bit nutty, and some alcohol flavor. Palate: Light bodied and finishes dry and clean. Very easy drinking. Overall: Itís a good clean easy to drink simple porter. Iím not jumping out of my socks or anything but itís good. Not something I would buy a sixer of, but I would buy a single every now and then or enjoy it in a mixed case.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
winto (30) - Washington, USA - SEP 12, 2014
nose: correct but indistinct. cacao, grains. smells clean and boring. palate: hmmm...itís thin and dry, possibly too much so, like guinness but with less flavor and texture and more of an acidic edge. very earthy. not sure i like it. finish is short and tannic like dark chocolate

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Muggus69 (1198) - Yarram, Vic, AUSTRALIA - SEP 9, 2014
355mL bottle Packaged 06/04/14 Deep ruby body, holds a dense beige head. Subtle but nice aroma; chocolate & caramel malts, citrus hop, some breadiness. Medium-full body, moderate carbonation, dry overall mouthfeel. Good malt presence on the palate - toasted nuts, biscuit, toffee, dark chocolate with a restrained but complimentary hop hit of citrus & leafiness. Medium, well balanced bitterness on lingering dry finish. Classy porter, certainly in the American caste, but very well made and drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alengrin (1715) - BELGIUM - SEP 5, 2014
Classic American porter with thin beige head and blackish colour. Malty aroma of coffee grounds, caramel, dried leaves, a lemony sourishness and citrussy hops. Sweetish onset of candied fruits, thin and ícalmí but smooth and supple mouthfeel, ending in a gentle and elegant roasted bitterness attractively paired with an aromatic, citrussy but not too agressive hop bitterness. Light, elegant and of very high drinkability. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ATulloch (92) - Aberdeenshire, SCOTLAND - AUG 28, 2014
Bottle from deeside drinks emporium. Pours a blackish brown with a thin tan head which lasts. Aromas of roasted malts,dark chocolate with a slight sweetness. Taste is similar with some coffee as well as chocolate with an almost Turkish delight sweet hint. Quite nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
klippx (54) - Solna, SWEDEN - AUG 14, 2014
Like the backpack in Dora the Explorer I say: "Yum yum yum yum yum delicious!" Roasty coffee aroma and solid after taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dambor (35) - Berlin, GERMANY - AUG 12, 2014
Pours dark brown, leaves a nice lacing on the glass. Aroma: roasted malts dominate, with some coffee and dark fruit. Taste: medium bodied, which makes the rostaed malts not too dominating. Not too sweet, some coffee in the background. Medium/low carbonation, which is perfect for this beer. A solid, very drinkable porter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Danev76 (508) - AUSTRALIA - AUG 12, 2014
Rich toffee malt aroma. Dark ruby brown colour with excellent head. Excellent chocolate and coffee flavours. Heavy body with medium carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sinfull (831) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - JUL 28, 2014
Classic of the genre. Dark brown color , bog beige head. Aroma of roasted caramel , coffee and hint of dark fruits. Sweet malty , caramel taste with coffee notes. Pleasant roasted bitterness in finish and aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sinte (335) - Udine, ITALY - JUL 28, 2014
Bottle 0.35L. Dark brown body with reddish nuances; large, creamy, tan head, mosly lasting with nice lacing. Moderate malty (caramel, roasted, coffee) aroma with notes of dark fruits and licorice. Moderate-to-heavy bitter and light-to-moderate sweet flavour with a dry and bitter finish. Medium-to-full body with creamy texture; soft carbonation.

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