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RATINGS: 60   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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An English style dry porter, the Snake Bite is dark, crisp, smokey and delicious. Die hard porter fans come back for this one. Self proclaimed "non-beer-drinkers" have been wooed to the craft side of beer by it too. By popular demand we serve this beer year round.


3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Experiment_Ale (1003) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUL 12, 2014
At Silvermoon with Taylor on a hot Saturday in bend. Pours black with thick grey head. Aroma is roasted malt, marshmallow, chocolate, hint of rubber. Taste is light, rubber burnt malt. Finishes long and rubbery.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bpreo (1550) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - JUL 7, 2014
Legitimate Porter flavor. I have a feeling this brewery will be producing many great beers in the future.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ernest (6200) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUL 4, 2014
Bottle. Head is initially small, frothy, light brown, mostly diminishing. Body is dark brown to black. Aroma is lightly to moderately malty (chocolate, caramel, roasted grain), with a note of vanilla. Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly to moderately sweet, lightly to moderately bitter. Medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation. A simple, plain rendition, but no flaws. Not enough balance for the sweetness.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kidmartinek (3640) - austin, Texas, USA - NOV 14, 2013
Dark brown ale. Off white head lasts an hour plus. Sharp roasty nose. Sharper roasty flavor with a mellow middle amd milky finish. Not my rav. Want porters to be smoother, less roast and more cocoa.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GT2 (8380) - San Diego County, California, USA - OCT 19, 2013
Tap at Silver Moon. Someone needs a graphic designer. Pours a deep brown with healthy foam. Nose is coffee, savory, hazelnut. Taste has a harsh coffee bite, soap, chemical, hydrogen peroxide. Papery palate. Huh.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Hanuta06 (321) - Washington, USA - OCT 10, 2013
Serving: from bottle--purchased at Made in Oregon. Aroma: light apple and raisin. Appearance: large, rocky, light-brown, initial head with fair lacing and fully diminishing longevity. Dark-brown body. Taste: lightly acidic, raisin, apple initial flavor and lightly bitter, roasty finish with average duration. Palate: medium body with dry texture and lively carbonation. Overall: nice roasty finish, but I didn’t care for the apple raisin taste.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mora2000 (5667) - McKinney, Texas, USA - AUG 19, 2013
Black pour with a brown head. The aroma is very full of milk chocolate with some lactose notes. The flavor is a mix of bitter chocolate and roasted malt. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (11940) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUN 25, 2013
(22oz bottle) Pours an opaque black body with a small brown head. Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate, and graham cracker. Flavor of dry cocoa, roasted malt, and coffee.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (8002) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAY 24, 2013
Sample at the brewpub. Brownish-black pour with a medium tan head that dissipates slowly. Partial rings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of roasted malt, chocolate and hops. Light-bodied with a roasty character and flavors of chocolate malt, coffee and hops. The finish is sweet with a malty aftertaste. Decent overall.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
5000 (6265) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - MAY 3, 2013
Bottle:   Pours like a stout, very black, moderate frothy/sudsy tannish head, spotty lacing.   Soft apple/pear skin up front, roasty, with some graham cracker notes.   This is starting to smell like an aged Imperial Stout.   Not as heavy on the tongue as I would have guessed.   Soft roastiness, a little tart, some chocolate and coffee like notes, but not terribly big.   Very smooth and easy going, this "Robust Porter" I aged for two years or so.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate, surprisingly the backside seems to kind of fall off quickly.   A little ash, graham cracker, and sweet milky roasted malts linger.   Probably over the hill, but it seems to have held up well.   Has a slight dank basement like component well after the finish, a bit musty.   Not too bright now, but I imagine it had more bite when fresh.   Still enjoyable after these few years tho.



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